An Appointment with God

by Vance Havner Acts 17:30, 31 God has appointed a day.He has ordained a Judge.He has commanded repentance. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors. […]

"It is a great consolation for me to remember that the Lord, to whom I had drawn near in humble and child-like faith, has suffered and died for me, and that He will look on me in love and compassion." - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


"In a period of turbulence, both in individual lives and in the life of history, the church points to its symbols which show that despite restlessness and chaos there is an ultimate rest. This is the one message that the church always must preach. Today when I think of the generation in colleges and universities, this seems to be the most important message we can give them. In a disintegrating society, in the loss of symbols, in cynicism and the terrible feeling of emptiness, the church should show that there is another dimension to existence, there is still a source of fullness and of meaning and of truth. That is one thing the church can do for the free society."- Paul Tillich


Suburban Culture

Much like their neighboring cities, the culture and faces in the suburbs are rapidly changing. CNN reports that though 78% of those living in suburban areas are white, more than half of minority groups in any given metro area are now living outside the city. This includes 51% of African-Americans, 59% of Hispanics and 62% […]

Seminary Students

Though the majority of seminary students are in their 20s or 30s, an older generation of students is slowly making their presence known on the campuses of seminaries across the U.S. Those over the age of 50 are the fastest growing group of seminary students right now. In 1995 only 12% of seminary students were […]

Church Diversity

When given the statement, “We want our church to become more racially and culturally diverse,” readers responded: 30% Strongly agree39% Agree23% Neutral08% Disagree Christianity Today, January 2012 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors. […]

The Biblical Imagination Series

– Michael Card. IVP Books. Card invites readers to enter into Scripture as he does, at the level of the imagination. Taking seriously the individual life of each Gospel writer, these volumes help us reintegrate our minds with our hearts to recapture our imaginations for Christ. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe […]

Becoming a Wise Leader

Written by: Bill Elliff We would be foolish not to want wisdom. Wisdom is different than knowledge. It is the use of knowledge at the right time. A wise man knows what to say and do with the knowledge given and is the best counselor in times of need and decision. But there is a […]

The Right

“Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.” Proverbs 14:34 “Then he believed in the Lord and it was reckoned unto him as righteousness.” Genesis 15:6 Words mean things. It is not enough for people to use the right vocabulary. They must have the right dictionary. It is impossible to know […]

Don’t Be a Foolish Thinker

The word “fool” is used nearly 40 times in the book of Proverbs. Solomon used it more often than any other writer in Scripture. The word appears primarily in the wisdom literature. It was used to describe a person who, in general, lacked wisdom. Sometimes a fool was one who despised wisdom or discipline. According […]

What Shall We Say?

Read Romans 8:28, 29 Paul had been writing about the great things of the Christian life, including suffering. All of creation is suffering under the curse of sin, and even the most devoted Christian feels the burden of suffering in one way or another. “What shall we then say to these things?” he asks in […]