A source of training, encouragement and vision for building a healthy small group ministry in your church that will transform lives through community.
A web resource where you can browse and compare Bible studies, get free samples, and examine studies for personal and group settings www.christianbiblestudies.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 Michael Catt 1 Thessalonians 1:3 Three adjectives descriptive of hope: Good (2 Thess. 2:16) Blessed (Titus 2:13) Living (1 Peter 1:3) I. Hope Depends on Perspective II. The Basis of Our Hope A) God has promised us eternal life.B) God has promised us a resurrected body.C) God has promised us that Jesus is coming
“We must never mistake the process for the result…there is suffering; but this is only the process. God isn’t going to stop with the process; He wants to produce the final result. Suffering leads to glory; shame leads to honor; weakness leads to power. This is God’s way of doing things.” – Warren W. Wiersbe
"The meek are positive and often colorful characters. They are not self-assertive nor self-seeking, to be sure, but rather they are unselfish and uncomplaining, genuinely interested in the welfare of others, creating opportunities to be of service to them, submissive in the face of injuries and insults, silent in the accidents and adversities of life, and bearing with equanimity the infamies and injustices heaped upon them." - V. Raymond Edman
67% of U.S. adults said religions influence is decreasing. The 9/11 bounce is over, according to this new Gallup poll, in sharp contrast to a December 2001 poll, three months after the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, when 71% said “religious influence on life in the U.S. is increasing.” Reported by RNS
A new national survey by Your Church magazine and NationalChristianPoll.com shows a surprising number of churches don’t provide a child sexual abuse prevention training program for staff or volunteers who are involved in church activities and programs of the 704 church leaders who responded: 41% say no child sexual abuse prevention training program exists at
Small Steps for a Better World – Mae Elise Cannon. IVP Books. A resource organized by topic and type of work to guide you in coupling the gospel with social justice work. A great tool! 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and
A Guide for Crosscultural Service – Steve Hoke and Bill Taylor. IVP Books. This book provides resources for personal spiritual preparation as well as cross-cultural skills and hands-on missionary training. Includes profiles and stories of people entering cross-cultural missions, introduces the latest issues in global missions, from business as mission to sex trafficking. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is
Written by: Bill Elliff “Therefore do not be anxious for tomorrow, for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” (Matthew 6:34) Most of my trouble is tomorrow. I don’t have enough money tomorrow. I have to have a tough conversation tomorrow. I’ve got too much to do tomorrow. I
In churches that desperately need revival, one can often hear the prayer being offered, “Lord, send revival to our church. You know how much we need it.” But revival doesn’t come . . . because that is not revival praying. The words may be spoken passionately; the prayer may be uttered fervently and loudly; but
Author J.K. Gressett writes about a man named Samuel Scull who settled on a farm in the Arizona desert with his wife and children. One evening, a fierce storm with rain, hail, and high winds swept across the desert leaving nothing but devastation and destruction in its path. Early the next morning, Samuel went out