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    Something New Under the Sun: Ancient Wisdom for Contemporary Living – 26. A TIME FOR WAR

    26. A Time for War   A time to search and a time to give up, a time to keep and a time to throw away, a time to tear and a time to mend, a time to be silent and a time to speak, a time to love and a time to hate, a […]

    John Sergey Funeral Service

    Message given by Ray Pritchard at the funeral service for John Sergey, January 5, 2009, Calvary Memorial Church, Oak Park, IL.

    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.

    Harder, Smarter, Faster

    Harder, Smarter, Faster by Ray Pritchard The Chicago Tribune recently published an article called “6 Ways TV is Changing Your Life.”

    Twenty-five Affirmations about God’s Will

    TWENTY-FIVE AFFIRMATIONS ABOUT GOD’S WILL by Ray Pritchard Like most pastors I spend a fair amount of time talking with people who are trying to discover God's will for their lives. It's been my experience that most people I talk to are sincere and truly want to do God's will if only they could figure out what it is. A…

    A Silly Bunch of Dreamers and Children

    A Silly Bunch of Dreamers and Children by Ray Pritchard In a recent sermon, Brian Bill used the following quote from a blogger who calls himself Real Live Preacher: I keep getting emails from people who say, “Your church sounds nice. I wish I could find one like that.” Listen to how he responds: “Let me gue…

    William Kelly’s Advice to Budding Preachers

    William Kelly’s Advice to Budding Preachers by Ray Pritchard Recently a publisher in England sent me a brand-new book called The Irish Saint and Scholar: A Biography of William Kelly by Edwin Cross. I know next to nothing about William Kelly except that he was one of the influential early leaders of the Brethren moveme…

    First We Pray

    A bright yellow banner we purchased in Beijing hangs in my office at the church. We found the banner at a Christian scroll shop tucked away in the “arts district” of Beijing. When we got there, the door was locked but we knocked and the owners let us in. The shop is so narrow that …

    St. Ephaem’s Prayer

    ST. EPHAEM’S PRAYER by Ray Pritchard Most of us, I suppose, have never heard of St. Ephraem of Syria. Or perhaps I shouldn’t suppose that. The only thing I know for certain is that I had never heard of him before this week. While attending a pastors’ luncheon last Tuesday, Wilbur Ellsworth shared a prayer by …

    Restless, Waiting, Willing

    RESTLESS, WAITING, WILLING by Ray Pritchard At our recent Pastors’ Retreat, Howard Duncan shared something the Lord had put on his heart overnight. He said that as pastors, we are called to ask, “What is God doing and how can we join him in his work?”

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    Anchor is a “gospel book” that explains the Good News in a simple and persuasive manner. Read the latest on “The Anchor Project” and how you can be support our work.

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    Partnering with Chinese pastors and churches

    We want to join together with pastors and Christian workers to equip the church in China, broadcasting translated sermons, providing ministry resources for Christians and pastors in China.

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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.

    “Equipping and encouraging people to keep believing in Jesus”

    “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.”