Peace if possible. Truth at all costs. ~ Martin Luther

New eBook: “The Revival We Need” by Oswald J. Smith

I have another classic eBook for you today. Download it absolutely free (see link below). “The Revival We Need”, by Oswald J. Smith, was first published in 1925. The author was Founding Pastor of The People’s Church in Toronto, Canada, and a missionary statesman who raised millions of dollars for the work of world evangelization. […]

Rowing and Revival

“So when they had rowed about three or four miles, they saw Jesus walking on the sea and drawing near the boat; and they were afraid. But He said to them, ‘It is I; do not be afraid.’ Then they willingly received Him into the boat, and immediately the boat was at the land where they […]

“The Church Without the Spirit” by Samuel Chadwick [Dead Guy University]

Each Sunday we post a short classic piece from famous Christians signally used by God down through the history of the church. Today we look to Samuel Chadwick (1860-1932).  The Church Without the Spirit by Samuel Chadwick The Church is the creation of the Holy Spirit. It is a community of believers who owe their religious life from first […]

The Challenge of the “I Saw My Own Obituary” Society

New York Magazine ran a story yesterday listing a group of living celebrities who have read about their own rumored deaths. P.T. Barnum, the famous circus promoter and businessman (who, incidentally, was born in Bethel, Connecticut, just 7 miles from our church) had publicly remarked that “the press says nice things about you after you […]

Taming Jesus

“And behold, the whole city came out to meet Jesus. And when they saw Him, they begged Him to depart from their region.”  Matthew 8:34 Hang on … did I just read that right? Can you believe it? Why were these people upset? Guess I should go back a few paragraphs and read the whole story […]

10 Indictments Against The Modern Church In America

On October 23rd, Paul Washer preached in Atlanta, a sermon entitled “10 Indictments Against the Modern Church in America”. Links have popped up all over the internet to watch or listen to it. Every Christian needs to hear it through at least once. Every preacher and pastor more than once. So let me give you […]

The Peril of Loving Men’s Praise

What a tragic verse of Scripture! John 12:42-43, “Nevertheless even among the rulers many believed in Him, but because of the Pharisees they did not confess Him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue; for they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.” These men came to believe in […]