A Test for Making Decisions

by Vance Havner If you have a doubtful issue in your life, something with a question mark after it, put it to this fourfold test. – The test of expediency (1 Corinthians 6:12).– The test of enslavement (1 Corinthians 6:12).– The test of edification (1 Corinthians 10:23).– The test of example (1 Corinthians 8). If […]

"If you think you're too small to make a difference, you haven't been in bed with a mosquito." - Anita Roddick

Making a Difference

"Hate is like acid. It can damage the vessel in which it is stored as well as destroy the object on which it is poured." - Ann Landers


"Courage is contagious. When a brave person takes a stand, the spines of others are stiffened." - Billy Graham


Veteran’s Day

(This will be a valuable resource as we approach Veteran’s Day next month.) Tomb of the Unknown Soldier 1) How many steps does the guard take during his walk across the tomb of the Unknowns and why? 21 steps. It alludes to the twenty-one gun salute, which is the highest honor given any military or foreign […]

Blogging Tips

(REV! Magazine, Sept/Oct 2006)by Helen T. Goody 1) Keep it simple.2) Keep it fresh.3) Keep your audience in mind.4) Publicize your blog. Who’s Blogging?The Pew Internet and American Life project has created the following profile on bloggers: 48%     Younger than age 3082%     Six years or more online42%     Household earnings above $50,00039%     College or graduate degrees […]

Volume 07, Issue 19

FireproofSherwood Baptist Church is in the production phase of their third movie, Fireproof. Click on the picture below to view the Fireproof website and register for updates about the film. Please pray for the cast and crew involved in filming over the next six weeks. The movie is scheduled for release in August 2008. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online […]

Do You Know? Alexander Whyte

by Maureen Bradley(copyright 1997) Alexander Whyte was born in Kirriemuir, Scotland, in a two-room thatched weaver’s cottage. His mother, Janet Thomson, was unmarried at the time of his birth and did not marry his father, John Whyte. Soon after Alexander’s birth his father left for America and Janet never saw him again. She struggled to […]


Finding Our Way Through Duty to Delight – J. I. Packer and Carolyn Nystrom. IVP Books. “The authors offer hope for those of us who daydream when we try to listen to God and stumble when we try to speak. Yet they don’t just teach us about prayer; they challenge and inspire us to do […]

Shields of Brass

The prosperous reign of Solomon was followed by the apostasy under Rehoboam. You will remember how he listened to the rash advice of the young men and plunged the country into a course of idolatry. Judah did evil in the sight of the Lord. They provoked Him to jealousy; they built high places and images […]

Psalm 22

What God Won’t DoPsalm 22:1-11 “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?” (v. 1). Those words are familiar, aren’t they? We heard the Lord Jesus say them from the cross (Matthew 27:46). But, remember, these words were first spoken by David. He said them at a time when he was going through a […]