Revival Links

All the links listed below are related to Life Action Ministries, calling the church to revival in this nation. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors. […]

The Glory of God

by Vance Havner It is manifested in creation (Ps. 19:1).It is revealed in man (1 Cor. 11:7).We have all come short of it (Rom. 3:23).It is perfectly revealed in the Christian (2 Cor. 4:6).By faith we see it (John 11:40).It is gradually revealed in the Christian (2 Cor. 3:18).It is the standard of our conduct […]


“From the human perspective, when you compare [God] to the other gods of the other religions in the world, you have to say our God is really sort of odd. He uses the most common of people, people that aren’t any different from any of us here; he comes in the most commong of ways, […]

Not Much Difference

Not Much Difference(The Barna Group) A recent survey by The Barna Group that rated celebrities for “favorability” found nearly identical perceptions between born-again adults and the general population. Here’s a sampling of the results: Celebrity All AdultsFavorable All AdultsUnfavorable Born AgainFavorable Born AgainUnfavorable Bono 40% 10% 36% 10% GeorgeClooney 67 13 64 17 KatieCouric 57 […]

His Name Is at the Top

I had the nicest Christmas list,The longest one in town,Till daddy looked at it and said,“You’ll have to cut it down.” I knew that what he said was trueBeyond the faintest doubt,But was amazed to hear him say,“You’ve left your best friend out!” And so I scanned my list again,And said, “Oh, that’s not true!”But […]

Passionate Conviction

Contemporary Discourses on Christian Apologetics Paul Copan & William Lane Craig, editors. Broadman & Holman. “Passionate Conviction brings together the most soul-stirring presentations in defense of Christianity from the annual fall conference on apologetics held in association with the Evangelical Philosophical Society, the C. S. Lewis Institute, and the Christian Apologetics program at Biola University.” […]

God’s Secret Agent

The story of a man who gave himself fully to God – Sammy Tippett with Jerry B. Jenkins. Tyndale. “For decades Sammy Tippett traveled to “closed” countries. He talked to others about Christ, distributed Bibles, and faced the chilling prospect of prison. His story of perilous assignments and narrow escapes reads like a spy novel, […]

Seven Advantages of Starting in a Small Church

I’m getting to the part of my senior course where I urge ministerial students to start out their ministry in small churches. It is a hard sell. At IWU we have more than 400 students in our religion division. The median church they come from is about 700. Really! Half of my students come from churches larger than 700 and the other half from […]

Psalms 26 – 27

On the LevelPsalm 26 Integrity is a very important word. Integrity means that your life is whole, that your heart is not divided. Jesus said, “No one can serve two masters” (Matt. 6:24). That’s integrity. Duplicity means trying to serve two masters. Our Lord also said that nobody can look in two directions at the […]