I is for Illustrations

In this day of electronic equipment that can flash a picture or even a film clip on the screen, perhaps we don’t need to think about verbal illustrations. But our sermons should be prepared so carefully that if the power fails, the people will still “see” what we’re saying. Let’s try to answer some basic […]

Worship As A Moving Target, Part 2

Here’s an unrelated question? But, if you are honest, you’ve got to admit it. There are times when you sit on the platform and someone is singing just before you preach and you wonder if they stepped on a nail or were trying to hit a note out of their range. When are lay singers […]

Voice of the Martyrs

www.vom.org Those of us who live in the west are often indifferent or uniformed about the persecution of the church in other parts of the world. Now you can go to www.vom.org ‘Voice of Martyrs’ and get valuable information that the media often ignores. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael […]

Sleeping at Airports

www.sleepinginairports.net/airports.htm Killing time on the web? Check out www.sleepinginairports.net/airports.htm especially if you travel and find going through an airport and the increased security a less than joyful experience. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors. […]

Thirsting for God

By Michael Catt (Part 1) Psalm 63 THE PASSIONATE PURSUIT BEGINS WITH A PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP. NEVER UNDERESTIMATE WHAT GOD CAN TEACH YOU IN THE WILDERNESS. Hagar saw God in the wilderness – Gen. 16:13 Moses saw God in the wilderness – Ex. 3:1-4 Elijah saw God in the wilderness – 1 Kings 19:4-18 Israel was […]

It’s Funny

It’s funny how we set our clocks to arise at 4:00 am or 5:00 am to be at the job by 7:30; yet, when Sunday comes we can’t get to church for the 11:00 am service to praise the one who gave us the jobs! It’s funny how we call God our Father and Jesus […]

Book Notices

Since Dr. Wiersbe is dealing with illustrations in this issue, I will mention a few books that might be helpful additions to your library. From time to time, I’ve used these books to assist me in preparing a sermon. Something to Think About, Motivational & Inspirational Anecdotes, Raymond McHenry, Hendrickson Publishers. Over 1,200 stories, quotes […]