Volume 13, Issue 11

“The mind grows rich from what it takes in, the heart from what it gives out.” – Anonymous (thoughts by Warren Wiersbe) We should grow in wisdom and knowledge, and that’s why we read, study, meditate and pray. But we also must grow in compassion and concern, and that’s why we sacrifice and share. Peter […]

Volume 13, Issue 6

Prayer for Hurting PastorsAuthor unknown “But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was angry. And he prayed to the Lord and said, “O Lord, is not this what I said when I was yet in my country? That is why I made haste to flee to Tarshish; for I knew that you are a gracious […]

Volume 09, Issue 02

Newest Release from Michael Catt In June 2009, Broadman & Holman will release Michael Catt’s latest book, The Power of Desperation. It’s the first book in a three-part series with the publishing group. “What could be good about being broken? Michael Catt, innovtive pastor and executive producer of hit films Facing the Giants and Fireproof, […]

Volume 09, Issue 01

by Warren Wiersbe “It is not great talents God blesses so much as great likeness to Jesus.”– Robert Murray M’Cheyne This saintly Scotsman was born in Edinburgh in 1813 and died in Dundee in 1843 at the age of twenty-nine. He pastored St. Peter’s Church in Dundee from 1836 to 1838 when poor health forced […]

Volume 08, Issue 18

CHANGE HAS COMEMichael Catt These past few months, the presidential election has been a discussion of change and who would bring the best change to America. The election was going to be historic, no matter which way it went–either the first African-American President (if you don’t count Morgan Freeman in “Deep Impact” and President David […]

Volume 08, Issue 17

by Michael Catt On October 12, 2008, I found myself sitting on the platform of the old Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia. Sitting beside me was my friend and “co-pastor” Daniel Simmons, senior pastor of Mt. Zion. Daniel and I have worked together now for a number of years to try to build […]

Volume 08, Issue 15

A Minister’s MiscellanyWarren Wiersbe “Let us be as watchful after the victory as before the battle.” (Andrew Bonar) The godly Scottish preacher Andrew Bonar (1810-1892) was a close friend of Robert Murray M’Cheyne and wrote The Memoirs of M’Cheyne, a book every Christian ought to read. He wrote many hymns as well as commentaries on […]

Volume 08, Issue 14

Stinkin’ Thinkin’Michael Catt My study is located in a separate building from my office. I have my books and files there, and it is the place where I write books, articles and most of my sermons. It’s quiet and I’m rarely disturbed there. Last week I got a whiff of something that didn’t smell right, […]

Volume 08, Issue 12

Minister’s MiscellanyWarren Wiersbe “He who has prayed well has studied well.” –Martin Luther Martin Luther (1483-1546) was a brilliant man who knew that to “study well” menat to pray before we study, as we study and after we study. We not only pray for an understanding of God’s Word but also for a delight in […]

Volume 08, Issue 11

When Will Colleges Start Recruiting Babies? Michael Catt Finally, someone is addressing the madness of colleges offering future scholarships to 8th and 9th graders. The National Assocation of Basketball Coaches board of directors is asking that college coaches hold off on offering scholarships to these middle school kids. Coach Billy Gillispie has offered scholarships to […]

Volume 08, Issue 09

As we move toward Memorial Day and the celebration of the 4th of July, you might find these stories alarming, sad and most of all indicative that we are living in a postmodern, post-Christian culture. Our failure to be salt and light has resulted in society now dictating we stay in the shaker and leave […]

Volume 08, Issue 08

Have you read Warren Wiersbe’s latest releases? Dr. Wiersbe summarizes the livesof Bible chracters in one sentence.Read the life sentences of these famousfigures and determine what your ownlife sentence will be. Learn about God’s blessings andhow He wants you to share themwith others in this study of12 benedictions in the Bible. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online […]

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