by Vance Havner Fire from hell (James 3:6) Fire from above, fire from heaven (Luke 12:49) Fire from within, fire from the heart (2 Timothy 1:6) 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors.
"A democracy will continue to exist until the time the voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates who promise the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that every democracy will finally collapse due to loose fiscal policy, (which is) always followed by a dictatorship." - Alexander Tyler, a Scottish professor at the University of Edinburgh (observation about the fall of the Greek Republic)
"We tend to make our Christianity too simple. Jesus was tender and stern at the same time. He was a boon companion at happy feasts, yet he wept with sympathy for his brokenhearted friends. He did not try to escape hardship by dodging it; he knew how to find strength to carry the cross without being spiritually broken by it. That is the relief we have a right to seek." - Anonymous
(from the Journal of Beliefs and Values) 34% Prayers submitted online tot he Church of England that focused on personal needs04% Prayers submitted in churches (as handwritten notes) that focused on personal needs 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors.
(from the BioLogos Foundation) BREAKDOWN OF BELIEFS BY POLITICAL PARTY: God created humans in present form within last 10,000 years.52% Republican34% Independent34% Democrat Humans evolved. God had no part in the process.08% Republican21% Independent28% Democrat Humans evolved. God guided the process.36% Republican39% Independent48% Democrat BREAKDOWN OF BELIEFS BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE: God created humans in present
Equipping the Church for the Sake of the World – JR Woodward. Praxis. “Missiologist and church planter JR Woodward has provided a manual for struggling pastors everywhere. Creating a Missional Culture will give pastors the practical tools they need to lead more effectively and to spread the responsibilities of ministry and mission more evenly between
I am currently preaching two new series, “The Keys to Revival in America” on Sunday mornings and “Unfaithful” from the Book of Judges on Sunday evenings. As I prepare and preach, I’ve made two observances: 1) Occupy the altar every Sunday to say to those who are casually observing in our services and to God
It surprises many Christians to discover that the word enjoy is found in the Bible. As a friend commented to me one day, “Most Christians endure the Christian life; they don’t really enjoy it.” But how can you help but enjoy being a Christian when you realize how rich you are in Christ? You have,