Articles categorized as Encouragement


    Something New Under the Sun: Ancient Wisdom for Contemporary Living – 27. GRASPING AT SHADOWS

    27. Grasping at Shadows   What does the worker gain from his toil? I have seen the burden God has kid on men. Ecclesiastes 3:9-10   When the final examination grades at Cambridge University were published, Henry Martyn’s high­est ambition had been realized. He was the honors man of the year. Strangely, his first sensation […]

    The ABC’s of Wisdom: Building Character with Solomon – Accountability

    Accountability  How to Reach Your Full Potential   As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. Proverbs 27:17   Anyone who has ever owned a knife understands this proverb. When iron becomes blunt, another piece of iron is used to sharpen it. That process necessarily in­volves heat, friction, and very close contact. You can’t […]

    FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions About The Christian Life – Introduction

    Introduction   It is sometimes said that preachers answer questions that no one is asking. Several years ago I decided to tackle that problem head-on by asking my congregation to submit a list of questions they would like answered from the pulpit. To my surprise (and delight) we received more than six hundred questions covering […]

    FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions About The Christian Life – Chapter 6

    Chapter 6 How can I learn to pray?   This chapter is for anyone who would like to know how to pray more effectively. I suppose on one level that includes everyone, because if you pray at all, you probably wish you knew more about it. The paradox of prayer is that it is a […]

    Our Name is Our Mission

    Dr. Ray Pritchard gives the 2007 President’s Report on the work of Keep Believing Ministries. He explains the thinking behind the Keep Believing logo, reports on various ministry projects, and shares his dreams for the future.

    The Strategic Prayer Initiative

    THE STRATEGIC PRAYER INITIATIVE by Ray Pritchard Several years ago Mike Jebb came up with a revolutionary idea: What if Christians took prayer seriously? What if, instead of praying “when we feel like it,” Christians began to pray the way that soldiers go to war? What if our prayer room became a “war room…

    WMBI Commentaries


    Monday: Safer Than a Known Way Not long ago I went to see a church member who is dying of cancer. She looked so frail but her husband said that she perked right up when she heard by voice outside her door. It’s clear to me that she is down to her last few days. […]

    Ground Zero

    It was late Wednesday when we finally made it to Ground Zero in New York City. Our team of five men left Oak Park Sunday afternoon at 4 PM and drove through the night to High Point, North Carolina. From there we traveled to Washington, DC, then on to New York City. That’s a strange […]

    Keep Hope Alive

    An old man and an old woman, childless for decades, are promised by God that someday they would have a baby. Abraham responds with total honesty. He laughs out loud at the Almighty. When Sarah hears the news, she laughs, too. How could such a thing happen? Twenty-five long years pass while they wait for God to keep his prom…

    Thanksgiving 1999

    1 Thessalonians 5:18 admonishes us to "give thanks in all circumstances." Sometimes that is easy to do, sometimes not so easy. In the last few days I have found comfort in two places: great music and good theology. By "great music" I am not referring to a style or to a particular period but rather to music that contains a s…

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    Ebook: Lord of Glory

    The Bible contains many names of Christ. His names tell us who he is. His names tell us why he came. His names tell us how he can help us. His names tell us why we worship him. In this devotional series you'll learn of these varied and meaning behind the names, titles and descriptions of Christ.

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    “Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”