A few months later, I was fired from the church I served in Jackson. There were several reasons given. One—I had challenged the finance committee about taking part of a love offering at a concert and using it to build a fence around the church property to keep the black kids (not the word they
How Near Is God? (Psalm 10:1-11) David was in trouble again. As you read the Book of Psalms, you see that David was in and out of trouble. Some people tell us that if you are a Christian and you really love the Lord, you’ll never be in difficult places. That wasn’t true of Moses.
It’s the subject of a new book for teens, full of questions to help teenagers get to know each other. www.coke-or-pepsi.com 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors.
by Vance Havner Can God furnish a table in the wilderness (Ps. 78:19)? From whence can a man satisfy these men with bread here in the wilderness (Mark 8:4)? 1. When our Lord fed the multitude there was a bread problem. There was a budget proposed. Philip “made an estimate” that two hundred pennyworth of bread would not
"O Jesus! Meek and humble of heart, hear me. From the desire of being esteemed, deliver me, Jesus. From the desire of being loved, deliver me, Jesus. From the desire of being extolled...from the desire of being honored...from the desire of being praised...from the desire of being preferred to others...from the desire of being consulted...from the desire of being approved...from the fear of being humiliated...from the fear of being despised...from the fear of suffering rebukes...from the fear of being calumniated...from the fear of being forgotten...from the fear of being ridiculed....from the fear of being wronged...from the fear of being suspected...."
- from Litany of Humility
Desire and Fear
“The concern, of course, is that a church who weds the spirit of this age will find itself a widow in the next.” - W. R. Inge, former Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London
"Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me;Christ within me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me;Christ to right of me, Christ to left of me;Christ in my lying, Christ in my sitting, Christ in my rising;Christ in the heart of all who think of me,Christ on the tongue of all who speak of me,Christ in the eye of all who see me,Christ in the ear of all who hear me." - Saint Patrick
In the 1400’s a law was set forth in England that a man was allowed to beat his wife with a stick no thicker than his thumb. Hence we have “the rule of thumb.” Many years ago in Scotland, a new game was invented. It was ruled “Gentlemen Only…Ladies Forbidden,” and thus the word GOLF
– Mike Blaylock After being diagnosed with colon cancer in 2005 and given little hope for survival, Mike Blaylock walked out of the hospital a year later cancer-free. This is his miraculous story of faith in God and God’s faithfulness. Mike is the vice president for campus affairs at the University of Mobile in Mobile, Alabama,
At the beginning of the New Year, there are plenty of tips in magazines to help you with your resolutions. Weight loss tips abound, but it now seems that there is a lot of information on helping you to organize your workspace and get rid of clutter in your life. True anti-clutter freaks pride themselves
Earlier this week, I was sitting in the school parking lot waiting to pick up my daughter, when my attention was captured by a group of kindergarten children playing. The sounds of laughter and excitement filled the air while they ran and played. As I watched this scene unfold, my mind raced back in time