Memorize Now

This website allows you to paste in a passage and use tools that aid memorization. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors. […]

The Life of Faith

by Michael Catt 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 I. Key Characteristics of a Great Church Attitudes: faith, hope, loveActions, work, labor, steadfastness Two-fold Example1) In conduct (v. 6)2) In their confession (v. 8) II. The Necessity of a Working Faith A) The first key is the object of faith. B) The second key to understanding is the […]

"To be entirely safe from the devil's snares the man of God must be completely obedient to the Word of the Lord. The driver on the highway is safe, not when he reads the signs but when he obeys them." - A. W. Tozer

Spiritual Warfare

"Revivals die when people take control again and try to predict, program or direct the Spirit to work the way they want Him to work." - E. M. Bounds

"Revivals start with a sovereign work of the Holy Spirit who takes control of His Church and moves the way he chooses." - E.M. Bounds


New Moral Code

What did 18-to-25-year-olds do last week?64% I cussed in public38% I hooked up (illicit sex)37% I lied33% I viewed porn26% I gossiped12% I retaliated When asked about their behavior last week, only 19% of Boomers admitted to using profanity in puglic, 4% to having illicit sex, and 6% to lying. Evangelical adults’ most common confessions […]

I Am My Own Yoda

71% of U. S. adults develop their own set of religious believes rather than accept the teachings of a particular church. That is also the response of 82% of people under age 25 and 61% of born-again adults. Faith today is more viral than pedagogical, said researcher George Barna. “More people now serve as their […]

A Better Freedom

Finding Life as Slaves of Christ – Michael Card. IVP Books. “There are a lot of truths about Christianity that should deter people from becoming followers of Jesus. You must recognize and repent of your sin. You must die to yourself. You must live your life in service to others and not to yourself. Dying […]

A Plea for Grace and Truth in Preaching Methods

It was a surprise and liberation to me. Years ago, through the study of men and women in Scripture, history and daily life, I realized an amazing truth: everyone is imbalanced. Look around you and you will discover that there are no exceptions to this maxim. Every effective man I admire is tremendously passionate about […]

The Pope Is Right

While Baptists have significant areas of disagreement with the Vatican, we share many of the same creedal and moral convictions. Furthermore, we are prudent to identify those areas of consensus and to collaborate with those who share our moral and ethical perspectives whenever we can do so without compromise. Just this week (February 1, 2010), […]

I Am No Changeling

During the sixteenth century, there was a man who served as a page at the court of King Edward VI by the name of Thomas Hawkes. Thomas was a man noted for his gentle manners, his winsome personality, and his firm faithfulness to Christ. However, when Edward died, the face of religion changed, and those […]

Twits in Church

Whatever you want to call them, twits or tweets (“I thought I saw a puddy tat…I did, I did see a puddy tat!” Ops, wrong tweet.), I find them distracting. On the other hand, I may end up doing it just to keep up with the six billion people on the planet. I need to […]

When the Pastor Hurts (Part 1)

“When doesn’t the pastor hurt?” may be your response to this title, but honest reflection will remind you that there are joys in the ministry that more than compensate for occasional times of pain. Seeing sinners come to Christ, helping people mature in the Lord, studying and teaching the Word faithfully, watching God answer prayer, […]