Kairos Journal

An online resource serving pastors as they strive to transform the moral conscience of the culture and restore the prophetic voice of the Church. www.kairosjournal.org  2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors. […]

A Troubling Remembrance

By Vance Havner I remembered God, and was troubled. (Ps. 77:3). One would expect to read, “I remembered God and was comforted.” But remembering God may sometimes make us unhappy. As a truant child remembers his parents and dreads their discipline, so when we go astray we remember that evil doing brings consequences. When we […]

(From 14,000 Quips & Quotes for Writers & SpeakersE. C. McKenzie)

Thankfulness could well be the finest sentiment of man—and also the rarest.

It isn’t what you have in your pocket that makes you thankful, but what you have in your heart.

There’s always something to be thankful for. If you can’t pay your bills, you can be thankful you’re not one of your creditors.

If you have nothing for which to be thankful, make up your mind that there’s something wrong with you.

Be thankful if your job is a little harder than you like. A razor can’t be sharpened on a piece of velvet.

We should be thankful for the good things that we have and, also, for the bad things we don’t have.

A person doesn’t realize how much he has to be thankful for until he has to pay taxes on it.

Even though we can’t have all we want, we ought to be thankful we don’t get what we deserve.

We ought to be thankful that we are living in a country where folks can say what they think without thinking.


Do You Have a Written Pastor’s Job Description?

From a poll conducted by Rev Magazine (www.onlinerev.com), printed in the November/December 2005 issue: “Do you have a written pastor’s job description?” 47% No, and I don’t need one. 19% Yes, I have one, but it is more than two years old. 18% Yes, I have one that is less than two years old. 15% […]

The Serpent of Paradise

The Incredible Story of How Satan’s Rebellion Serves God’s Purposes – Erwin W. Lutzer. Moody. The author is the pastor or the historic Moody Church and a popular conference speaker. R. C. Sproul calls the book, “…positively brilliant.” Your library should include this valuable resource if you are preaching on Spiritual Warfare, the fall, Satan […]

Protecting Your Church Against Sexual Predators

Legal FAQ’s for Church Leaders Voyle A. Glover Esq. Kregel.   A must book for pastors, deacon chairmen, elders and anyone on a church board who is expected to make policy decisions. A valuable tool for preschool and children’s leaders as well. In light of all the events that have brought shame to the Catholic […]

Pierced by the Word

31 Meditations for Your Soul – John Piper. Multnomah. Piper hopes these meditations will, ‘become in your life the living embodiment of God’s Word and penetrate to the deep places of your soul.” Piper is a popular, best selling author in the Reformed Tradition. His writings are influencing and impacting thousands of believers in America […]

ISRAEL, A Commentary on Joshua – 2 Kings

– John J. Davis and John C. Whitcomb, BMH books. This volume is a composite of 3 earlier books printed separately under the titles, Conquest and Crisis, The Birth of the Kingdom and  Solomon to the Exile.  The style is informal while at the same time honoring the authority of Scripture. The authors believe the […]

Gripped by the Greatness of God

– James MacDonald. Moody. MacDonald is a pastor with a broad radio ministry. He is the author of four other books. This newest book covers significant passages in Isaiah and will motivate you to reread the ancient prophet and to reevaluate your personal worship. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael […]

Bring Your Faith to Work

– Norman L. Geisler. Baker. A solid resource for your laity to help them answer the skeptics and cynics in the work place. God has the answers people are looking for. The authors put them in simple terms and thoughts so that they can transfer easily over a cup of coffee or in the break […]

Soaring on Eagle’s Wings

Every year when autumn arrives, millions of monarch butterflies begin their lengthy migration from southern Canada and northern United States to spend the winter under the protection of the pine forests in central Mexico. As they migrate to such extensive distances, the butterflies will encounter numerous extreme challenges in their survival. For over three months, […]

Why Boomers Resist the Emergent Fad

Emergents trying to convince Boomers that there is a new generation with new needs that requires new approachesoften meet a brick wall from Boomers. Boomers say, “I’m tired of chasing fads in ministry.” Why is it that boomers (my own generation) are so resistant to the emergent generation’s claims that the church must change or die? […]

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