"Fashion is one of the top issues for teen girls and one of the facets of the larger discussion about sexual purity. Teaching girls to look at their attire through God's perspective is one of those places where the rubber meets the road in both parenting and youth ministry."

- Dannah Gresh commenting in her article, "Fashionable and Modest? Absolutely!"

Sexual Purity


“If you can talk, you can sing; if you can walk, you can dance.” – African Proverb 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors. […]

Why, Why, Why?

Why do we press harder on a remote control when we know the batteries are getting dead? Why do banks charge a fee on “insufficient funds” when they know there is not enough money? Why does someone believe you when you say there are four billion stars, but check when you say the paint is wet? […]

John Phillips Books

– The John Phillips Commentary Series, Kregel Publications – The John Phillips Bible Characters Series, Kregel Publications Both of these series are invaluable resources for pastors and lay leaders alike. Having been out of print, Dr. Phillips’ commentaries are now able to be placed into the hands of a brand new generation of leaders. “I can’t […]

Ironside Expository Commentary

– H. A. Ironside Expository Commentary Series, Kregel Publications  This devotional commentary series enhances the preparation of any pastor, lay leader or Sunday School teacher. Dr. Ironside’s style and in-depth study aid any student as they wade through the books of Scripture. A valuable addition to any library! 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren […]

Risk-Takers or Risk-Makers?

Someone showed me some statistics this week that really frighten me. In fact, my heart has been burdened ever since these stats were brought to my attention. “Goals of Gen Next vs. Gen X”(Pew Research Center for the People & the Press survey, Sept-Oct 2006 as seen in USA TODAY) Get Rich     Become Famous Help […]

The Tyranny of the Telephone

I don’t do phones. I hate them. I don’t have one in my home (my wife has a cell though), and when I get a “pink slip” message at the office I go to the Internet and look up the person and write them an email instead of returning their phone call. In fact, when […]

It’s Sad We Have to Talk About This (Part 2)

A few months later, I was fired from the church I served in Jackson. There were several reasons given. One—I had challenged the finance committee about taking part of a love offering at a concert and using it to build a fence around the church property to keep the black kids (not the word they […]

Psalm 10

How Near Is God? (Psalm 10:1-11) David was in trouble again. As you read the Book of Psalms, you see that David was in and out of trouble. Some people tell us that if you are a Christian and you really love the Lord, you’ll never be in difficult places. That wasn’t true of Moses. […]