God has made this universe to operate a day at a time. And you and I are supposed to live a day at a time. God’s promise is “As thy days, so shall thy strength be” (Deut. 33:25). You and I are able to live a day at a time because of the fact that
Two years ago last month, we completed a 10.6 million dollar building program at Sherwood. It was exhausting but a positive experience. Most pastors leave right after a building program. I’m not sure why, but I understand it. Going through the process, you spend a lot of time and energy. Unfortunately, you don’t always get
Written by: Joe McKeever In his book “Not the Way it’s Supposed to Be,” Cornelius Plantinga, Jr., tells of a Wall Street Journal editorial from December 12, 1991, recounting a number of public sex scandals: Anita Hill’s charges of sexual abuse from Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, Magic Johnson’s admission that his HIV infection was
An Insider’s Look at How We Do It – John G. Stackhouse, Jr. Baker. The author is a contributing editor for both Christianity Today and Books & Culture. He is Professor of theology and culture at Regent College. This is a candid, insightful book that deals with many aspects of church life. It’s an insider’s
– John Ortberg. Zondervan. This best selling author and teacher deals with the subject of community in this practical book. He deals with profound principles with an easy to read and apply approach 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors.
A Historian Looks at Christmas, Easter and the Early Church – Paul L. Maier. Kregel. A good reference work to add to your collection. Moody Monthly says, ‘Vivid style and keen insights make this book a delight and a genuine educational experience.’ A good basic research tool to help you with understanding background. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is
– Mark Wilson Wilson is adjunct professor of New Testament at Regent University and taught Greek at Oral Roberts University. David Alan Black of Southeastern Seminary writes, “I highly recommend this book to all students as a helpful guide to learning the vocabulary of the Greek New Testament…” This book arranges Greek words in the
How Revelation and Redemption Lead in Reconciliation – A. Charles Ware. Kregel. All of us must learn to deal with differences between cultures. We live in a multi-cultural world and someone has said that Sunday morning is the most segregated hour in the week. That being the case, leaders need to learn to build bridges,
Effective Evangelism in Today’s Culture – Lewis A. Drummond. Baker. Recommended by respected theologians and educators such as Timothy George, Stephen Olford, Robert Coleman and Elmer Towns. A solid book to help you understand the postmodern world and ways to answer skeptics. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to
– Alan Cairns. Ambassador. Written by a Presbyterian pastor. A pastoral approach to one of the great passages from the writings of Paul. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors.
Essentials For Those Who Will Shape the Future – Andy Stanley. Multnomah. The five essentials are: Competence, Courage, Clarity, Coaching and Character. Stanley is pastor of North Point Community Church in Atlanta, Ga. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors.
– Samuel Terrien Critical Eerdmans Commentary. 971 pages. No light reading here. The author says, “The Hebrew text of the Psalter contains words with uncertain and sometimes unknown meanings. In the past two centuries, many translators have thought that such words represented scribal errors. With great care and sometimes brilliant ingenuity, scholars emended these words