The True Estimate of Life

by Vance Havner (James 4:14; Philippians 1:21) “To me to live is…” what? Three false estimates:– Things (Luke 12:15)– Theories (1 Corinthians 1:21)– Thrills (1 Timothy 5:6) The true estimate: Philippians 1:21 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors. […]

"Virtue is the doing of good to mankind in the obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." - William Paley

"Virtue is to the soul what health is to the body." - Francios de La Rochefoucauld


"It is right to be contented with what we have, but never with what we are." - Sir James MacKintosh

"I am always content with what happens; for I know that what God chooses is better that what I choose." - Epictetus


6 Dangers of Church Credit Cards

Written by Keith The phone call came late one evening. It was not the time but the details of the call that bothered Steve Jones. Steve was the chairman of his church’s budget and finance committee. The call was from the church treasurer. The treasurer had some bad news. Recently, the pastor of this […]

Volume 08, Issue 04

Insightful QuotesWarren Wiersbe “Keep your ministry on a miracle basis. If you can explain what’s going on, God didn’t do it” (Dr. Robert A. Cook). Dr. Bob Cook (1912-1991) was one of the founders of Youth for Christ International, president of the organization from 1948-1957 and president of the King’s College, Briarcliff Manor, NY. He […]

Do You Know?: G. Campbell Morgan (Part 2)

(Taken from American Preachers of To-Day by Edgar DeWitt Jones, 1933) “The question is sometimes asked, How do you make your sermons? Do you ever find a man who can tell you? It is a difficult question. I can only give some very general statements as to my methods. Two things are vital: first, personal first-hand work […]

Life Is Short

I recently read a story that was printed in the New York Times of a Swiss man who was celebrating his eightieth birthday. He had kept a detailed diary of notes of his life, and he observed this special occasion in a most unusual manner. He took stock of his life by looking at himself statistically with […]

From Alaska to Albany…and Back

A few weeks ago Terri and I had the privilege of speaking at the Alaska State Evangelism Conference in Anchorage. After three planes, two layovers and more hours than we could count, we landed and were greeted by the smiling face of Jimmy Stewart (not THAT Jimmy Stewart) and -4° weather. To say the least, […]

The Medicine of a Merry Heart

A doctor friend of mine used to cry on my shoulder occasionally. One day he said to me, “You know what’s wrong with this world? I’ll tell you what’s wrong–people expect me to solve their problems with pills. All you can do is relieve the symptoms, but the problems are still there.” Then he added, […]