God Entrusted His Word to Amateurs

My wife and oldest daughter are theater addicts. My oldest daughter is a theater and communications major so I hear this stuff all the time. We have season tickets to her plays at the Baptist college she attends. When she and her mother get together, they can talk about a Broadway play for hours on […]

This Foolishness Called Dying

by Dr. Joe McKeeverFirst Baptist Church, Kenner, Louisiana We were saddened to learn of the death of Dr. Stephen Ambrose Sunday. Some people leave holes when they depart; he left a crater. I met him once. In 1998, he and Doug Brinkley did an all-day conference at LePavillon Hotel here in New Orleans on the […]

Periodicals & Magazines

All of us are flooded with mail, email and material that says, “Open Immediately.” Quite honestly, it’s difficult to keep up. Here are a few tools I use to stay current on ministry, news and more. World MagazineĀ is a conservative response to magazines like Time and Newsweek. I subscribe to all three to get a […]

Fighting Truth Decay

The Message of Jude – Sam Gordon. Ambassador. Jude is a timely book for our times. Written in a very practical style, this expository book is a welcome addition to any library. Recommended by Woodrow Kroll, President, Back to the Bible International among others. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael […]

Sought by Grace

– R. Kent Hughes. Moody. Hughes has written a number of books and commentaries. His style is easy to read, practical and full of application. He says, “My prayer is that this little book will clear away the spiritual fog so that those who are uncertain of salvation can settle it once for all and […]

The Incredible Power of Kingdom Authority

– Adrian Rogers. Broadman & Holman. Dr. Rogers is pastor of the Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis and a nationally known speaker on ‘Love Worth Finding.’ A good read and helpful resource to help you embrace the power that God has for you. The book is broken down into four sections: Recognizing the Priority of […]

Volume 02, Issue 21

November 1The U.S. Weather Bureau made its first observations, 1870.Pompeii buried by Mt Vesuvius, 79.Michelangelo’s paintings on ceiling of Sistine Chapel, 1st exhibited, 1512. November 2Pioneer Daniel Boone born, 1734.British foreign secretary Arthur J. Balfour, 69, issued the Balfour Declaration, calling for “establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.” The document’s […]

And the Winner Is…

Television game shows are back in vogue, with Who Wants to Be a Millionaire leading the latest buzz. This quiz show starring Regis Philbin has snagged top viewer interest during its three short runs. After its two-week debut, a copycat, Greed, was quickly spawned. The top-rated TV game shows for the last broadcast season (September […]

"Prayer is the vital breath of the Christian; not the thing that makes him alive, but the evidence that he is alive." - Oswald Chambers

"For a successful season of prayer, the best beginning is confession." - Charles Spurgeon

"The devil is in constant conspiracy against a preacher who really prays, for it has been said that what a minister is in his prayer closet is what he is, no more, no less." - Vance Havner

"The measure of any Christian is his prayer life." - Vance Havner

"The thermometer of a church is its prayer meeting." - Vance Havner

"The purpose of prayer is not to inform God of our needs, but to invite Him to rule our lives." - Clarence Bauman

"We are all too busy to use the mightiest weapon God has given us - prayer!" - J. Sidlow Baxter

"God's promises lie like giant corpses without life, only for decay and dust, unless men appropriate those promises by earnest and prevailing prayer." - E. M. Bounds

"A day without prayer is a boast against God." - Owen Carr

"What isn't won in prayer first, is never won at all." - Malcolm Cook

"God has editing rights over our prayers."' - Stephen Crotts

"Those who pray most in private pray best in public." - R. Edward Davenport

"Many people pray as if God were a Tylenol. They only come to God with their aches and pains, never with their adoration and praise." - Michael Catt

"True prayer always receives what it asks for - or something better." - Byron Edwards

"You can do more than pray - but only after you have prayed." - S. D. Gordon

"Prayer in the sense of petition, asking for things is a small part of it; confession and penitence are its threshold, adoration its sanctuary, the presence and vision and enjoyment of God its bread and wine." - C. S. Lewis

"The less I pray, the harder it gets; the more I pray, the better it goes." - Martin Luther

"The best prayers have often more groans than words." - John Bunyan

"I am convinced that nothing in Christianity is so rarely attained as a praying heart." - Charles Finney

"Self-examination is the high road to prayer." - D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

"When you kneel in prayer, don't give God orders, just report to your Commander in Chief for duty." - Michael Catt

"Prayer is not only our approach to God, but also his approach to us." - E. F. Hallock

"Prayer is not monologue but dialogue. God's voice in response to mine is its most essential part." - Andrew Murray

"True prayer is born out of brokenness." - Frances Roberts

"Many a person is praying for rain with his tub the wrong side up." - Sam Jones

"I'd rather be able to pray than be a great preacher; Jesus Christ never taught his disciples how to preach, but only how to pray." - D. L. Moody

"Books on prayer are good, but not good enough. As books on cooking are good but hopeless unless there is food to work on, so with prayer. One can read a library of prayer books and not be one whit more powerful in prayer. We must learn to pray, and we must pray to learn to pray." - Leonard Ravenhill

"Prayer crowns God with the honor and glory due to His name." - Thomas Benton Brooks

"Real prayer is taking His Word into the Throne Room and letting His words speak through our lips to Him on the throne, calling His attention to His own promises." - E. W. Kenyon

"Prayer is not eloquence but earnestness." - Hannah More

"There are particular things about which we ought to pray, for which we are commanded to pray; for all the saints, for the Word of God, for the Christian ministry, for all souls." - G. Campbell Morgan

"There is nothing that makes us love a man as much as praying for him." - William Law

"Intercession is simply love at prayer." - Henrietta C. Mears


The Revelation of God

By Pastor Michael Catt A Reality Check in Light of the RevelationPsalm 19:12-14 Several years ago, Harper’s Magazine asked some of the nations’ leading ad agencies to sell sin. According to Joan Connell of Knight Rider, “The idea was simple. The same industry that urges us to drench ourselves in perfumes called Passion, Opium and […]

Doug Marlette

There are a number of humor websites out there. Here are a few you might want to check out. www.dilbert.com. We’ve recommended it before, but Doug Marlette’s site www.dougmarlette.com is a great site. If you aren’t a fan of KUDZU and the Rev. Will B. Dunn, you will be when you hit this site www.dilbert.com […]

Net Results

www.netresults.org is a website full of practical information. They also produce a journal called Net Results. www.netresults.org 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors. […]

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