"Most people would not want to live where there are no churches but many people live as though there were no churches." - Vance Havner

"In other days people chose a church on the basis of their doctrinal convictions. Now, lacking doctrinal convictions, they chose for social reasons." - Vance Havner


"Christianity means to the merchant that he should be honest; to the judge it means that he should be just; to the servant, that he should be faithful; to the school boy, that he should be diligent; to the street-sweeper, that he should sweep clean; to every worker, that his work shall be well done." - Anonymous

"For what constitutes a Christian is not accepting the Christian’s creed, but accepting Christ as Savior and Lord. It is a question of personal loyalty and love." - Sir Robert Anderson

"The only way to keep to keep Christianity out of the school system is to keep Christians out of it." - Harold Wiltz

True Christianity is "essentially dogmatic…Jesus Christ was not 'broad-minded' in the popular sense of the word; He was not prepared to accept as valid all views on every subject. Jesus Christ was not afraid to dissent from official doctrines He knew to be wrong [or not politically correct] and to expose error." - John R. Stott

"True Christianity, it should be emphasized, speaks to all of life, not just to a narrowly 'religious' concerns." - John W. Whitehead

"The complacency of Christians is the scandal of Christianity." - A. W. Tozer


What Is an Evangelical Christian?

American adults answered: 36% I have no idea9% A type of Christian4% Closed-minded9% Zealous/devoted5% Fanatics3% Impose their beliefs on others8% Rely on the Bible1% Follow Christ (Ellison Research) 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors. […]

Checking Email…In Church?!

According to AOL Mail’s E-mail Addiction Survey: Where are people when they check their email? 39% In a bar or club50% Driving67% In bed in their pajamas38% In a business meeting34% At happy hour59% The bathroom15% In church 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, […]

A Father’s Blessing

– Jim McBride. Moody Press. Read Michael Catt’s comments on the book here. For generations, other religions and cultures have put their children through a rite of passage to adulthood. Many people are aware of the Jewish practice of the Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, for example. The reality, however, is that many children today don’t […]

Hidden Treasures in the Book of Job

How the Oldest Book in the Bible Answers Today’s Scientific Questions– Hugh Ross. Baker Books. “For those who want to know more about how the Bible speaks to history and are seeking to reconcile faith and science, [this book] will provide stimulating insights and observations. Ross, a respected astrophysicist and Christian apologist…has written another insightful […]

How We Defeat Our Enemies

Victory is sweet. Whether it’s your son’s football game, your favorite team, making it a week with no failures on a diet plan, paying off nagging debt, closing a business deal—success brings a tremendous joy and sense of fulfillment. The amount of joy is directly related to the size of he enemy and the scope […]

The Cost

Prayer is the currency of the Kingdom of Heaven. God uses gold for asphalt on the streets of Heaven, but He places His highest value on the prayers of His children. Jesus is seated at His right hand. God has assigned to His Son and our Savior the office of Chief Intercessor. His place and […]

Guard Your Heart

One of my good friends growing up was a guy named Richie Beene. Although he only stood 5’6″ and weighed less than 130 pounds, pound-for-pound, he was perhaps the toughest football player I have ever seen. In fact, he once put a lick on my rib cage that I can still feel today if I […]

There Is a Hope

If all I did was watch the news and listen to the prognosticators, I would be very discouraged. I’d probably be in a cave in the mountains and become a mystic. But, that would be a mistake. Yes, I know the world is devolving (not evolving, that’s obvious even to a scientist with common sense), […]

My Favorite Cemetery (Part 2)

Retracing our steps and walking west, we pass Bunyan, then the graves of the Cromwells (not Oliver or Richard), and to the right discover the grave of Mrs. Susannah Wesley, mother of John and Charles—and seventeen others! In spite of her busy life, she spent at least one hour each morning and evening in prayer […]