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    Something New Under the Sun: Ancient Wisdom for Contemporary Living – 16. AM I WISE OR AM I FOOLISH?

    16. Am I Wise or Am I Foolish?   I saw that wisdom is better than folly, just as light is better than darkness. The wise man has eyes in his head, while the fool walks in the darkness; but I came to realize that the same fate overtakes them both. Ecclesiastes 2:13-14   Sergei […]

    Something New Under the Sun: Ancient Wisdom for Contemporary Living – 5. FADED PHOTOGRAPHS

    5. Faded Photographs   There is no remembrance of men of old, and even those who are yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow. Ecclesiastes 1:11   There is good news and bad news in Ecclesiastes 1:11. The good news is for those people who worry about what others think about […]

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

    EVANGELISM   He Who Wins Souls Is Wise   The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise. Proverbs 11:30   The phrase “tree of life” takes us back to the very begin­ning of the Bible. Genesis 2 tells us that God planted the “tree of life” […]

    FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions About The Christian Life – Chapter 3

    Chapter 3 Which church should I join?   I live in a suburb of Chicago called Oak Park. Approximately fifty-three thousand people live here. On many street corners you can find a mas­sive church structure. At the turn of the century, when Oak Park was the first affluent suburb on the railroad west from Chicago, […]

    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.

    How to Help a Caveman

    1 Kings 19

    We do live in strange times. Someone has called this the Age of Anxiety, and it seems appropriate enough. Not long ago I found this headline: “Most Think Country Headed in Wrong Direction.” Those words could be slightly altered to read like this: “Most Think Family Headed in Wrong Direction.” “Most Think Marriage Headed in […]

    Harry Bollback’s Advice

    One night in early August, after I finished preaching at the Word of Life Campground in New York, Harry and Millie Bollback invited me over to their home for a late-evening snack. Other friends from Ohio and Texas were there also. Just before I left, Harry told me stories about his days as a missionary to the Indian tribes …

    Harder, Smarter, Faster

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

    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…

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