One Cry

OneCry is based on this urgent premise: Revival is our only hope. We pray that this movement will be marked by:– Christ-centeredness– Brokenness over sin– Urgent, intercessory prayer for revival– Unity within the body of Christ– The manifest presence of God Visit to learn more and sign up! 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started […]

Where’s My Cell Phone

If you’ve misplaced your cell phone and you don’t have a landline to call yourself, go to this website and type in your phone number. The site will call your phone for free and promises not to store your phone information. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to […]

"God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today.  Have you used one to say 'thank you?'" - William A. Ward

"Silent gratitude isn't much use to anyone." - G.B. Stern

"There is no such thing as gratitude unexpressed.  If it is unexpressed, it is plain, old-fashioned ingratitude." - Robert Brault

"When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?" - G.K. Chesterton

"As each day comes to us refreshed and anew, so does my gratitude renew itself daily. The breaking of the sun over the horizon is my grateful heart dawning upon a blessed world." - Terri Guillemets

"I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder." - G.K. Chesterton

"You say grace before meals.  All right.  But I say grace before the concert and the opera, and grace before the play and pantomime, and grace before I open a book, and grace before sketching, painting, swimming, fencing, boxing, walking, playing, dancing and grace before I dip the pen in the ink." - G.K. Chesterton

"If a fellow isn't thankful for what he's got, he isn't likely to be thankful for what he's going to get." - Frank A. Clark

"The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!" - Henry Ward Beecher


Voter Values

American adults say moral issues will have less influence on their votes in the 2012 presidential election than issues dealing with security and comfort. More than 1,000 adults were asked how much influence a candidate’s position on a particular issue will have on their voting decision in 2012.     A Lot Some Less Health […]

Drug and Alcohol Use by State

Highs and LowsAmong Americans ages 12 and older in the past month: Binge Drinking29.8% North Dakota14.1% Utah Marijuana Use11.5% Alaska3.6% Utah Illegal Drug Use13.5% Alaska5.3% Iowa Cigarette Use32% Kentucky16.4% Utah Non-medical Use of Pain Relievers (in the past year)8.1% Oklahoma3.6% Iowa and Nebraska (Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration, 2008) 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, […]

Celebrities for Sale

( How much is fame worth these days? $1,267,500 Marilyn Monroe’s “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” dress$200 14 pairs of Bernie Madoff’s boxers$2.63 million Lunch with Warren Buffet$63,500 Lunch with Sarah Palin$25,000 William Shatner’s kidney stone$24,550 Churchill’s false teeth$2,000,000 John Lennon’s Steinway piano where he wrote “Imagine,” bought by George Michael$48,875 Jackie Kennedy’s tape measure$923,187 Audrey […]

Small Faith Great God

– N. T. Wright The author answers many of today’s questions and concerns about God, the Bible, doubt and life. Readers can apply Wright’s explanation of what it means in practical terms to live by faith. Part One: Faith in a Great GodPart Two: Faith to Live and LovePart Three: Faith to Walk in the […]

Gospel-Centered Hermeneutics

Foundations and Principles of Evangelical Biblical Interpretation – Graeme Goldsworthy. IVP Academic. In this new edition, Graeme Goldsworthy moves beyond a reiteration of the usual arguments to concentrate on the theological questions of presuppositions and the implications of the Christian gospel for hermeneutics. Goldsworthy’s aim throughout is to commend the much-neglected role of biblical theology […]

8 Lies that Destroy the Marriage Covenant

PURPOSELIE: My happiness is the supreme goal of marriage (God just wants me happy!).TRUTH: God’s glory and others good is the goal of marriage. “Whatever you do, in word or deed, do all for the glory of God.” (1 Corinthians 10:31) AFFECTIONLIE: When love is gone, the marriage is over.TRUTH: Loss of love teaches me […]

The Authority

“Many a man proclaims his loyalty but who can find a trustworthy man?” – Proverbs 20:6 Recently at “The Response” in Houston, Texas, Tony Evans delivered a powerful six minute message that crystallized the role of pastors and the churches they lead during these tumultuous times. He gestured towards the playing field of Reliant Stadium. […]

The Call of Duty

I once read a story that emerged from World War I of a soldier who became so discouraged and defeated during the war that he went AWOL and deserted his fellow troops in the heat of a battle. The soldier made his way to a nearby house and exchanged his uniform for the clothing of […]

The Seven Deadly Sins of a Pastor (Part 2)

TREATING STAFF LIKE SECOND RATE CITIZENSMaybe you’ve only served as a pastor, and you’ve never served on a staff under someone else’s authority. If so, this is a real and subtle temptation, especially for those who are called to serve in multi-staff situations. Satan and our flesh can suggest to us that the attention, applause, […]

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