I Am Second

I am Second is a movement meant to inspire people of all kinds to live for God and for others. www.iamsecond.com 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors. […]

"It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference. " - Tom Brokaw


"The people who are lifting the world onward and upward are those who encourage more than they criticize." - Elizabeth Harrison

"The light which experience gives is a lantern on the stern, which shines only on the waves behind us." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you." - William Arthur Ward


"You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as your ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world." - Tom Brokaw


Views on Marriage

(From a Pew Research Center survey, appearing in USA Today) Those who say marriage is obsolete: Age 18-29 | 44%Age 30-49 | 41%Age 50-64 | 34%Age 65+ | 32% 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors. […]

Americans Are More Connected Than Ever

(as appeared in USA Today, Thur-Sun Dec. 30, 2010-Jan. 2, 2011) 93% Percentage of Americans with cellphones/wireless29.7% Percentage of cellphone users with smartphones1.8 trillion Mobile text messages sent from June 2009-June 201056.3 billion Mobile multimedia messages from June 2009-June 201090% Percentage of global population with access to mobile networks 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started […]

Postmodern Idolatry

The philosopher Rousseau or Voltaire or someone is reported to have said, “In the beginning God created man in His own image; then man returned the favor.” How true. If mankind is good at anything, it is in creating gods to his own liking. This is especially true in the postmodern world. Postmoderns pick and […]

The Necessity of Burdens

Dr. Thomas Lambie was an American-born missionary medical doctor, noteworthy for becoming the first American missionary in Ethiopia and for his devotion to Christ. During his first term in Ethiopia, he learned a valuable lesson that would impact his life and service as a missionary until the day he died. Near one of the villages […]

Two-Stage Marriage

Marriage in America is changing into a two-stage process, and whether we like it or not the church will have to react or respond to this significant social change. The engagement of Prince Edward and Kate Middleton only highlighted the change that a Pew research study presented in a quieter way: Marriage is becoming a […]

You Deserve a Break Today

Okay, I know your deacons will never go for it. I know the little old lady with the ingrown toenail expects you to be at her outpatient surgery. I know all the excuses about “the devil never takes a day off.” Forget all that and hang with me for a moment. First of all, Jesus […]

Claim Your Inheritance! (Part 2)

Praise and worship please the Lord.“I will praise the name of God with song and magnify Him with thanksgiving. And it will please the Lord better than an ox or a young bull with horns and hoofs” (Ps. 69:30-31). The Lord is not a celestial egotist who thrives on compliments; that’s not the point at […]