November 22, 2017

Barkless Dogs

Phil Shuler Frontline • January/February 2000 Editor’s note: This article, as you can see by the header above, was published some time ago. In light of the turmoil of today it seems timely. May God move us to revival in our churches! Why is our society so morally and spiritually out of control today? Why […]

Cry Aloud! Revive Us Again!

George Stiekes O Lord, revive thy work Habakkuk 3:2 Wilbur Smith noted nine characteristics of revival in the Old Testament:

Do You Really Want Revival?

George Stiekes O Lord, revive thy work Habakkuk 3:2 It has been stressed that prayer is the major key to revival — serious, intense, persistent prayer. Prayer is our spiritual strength and it generates strength. It strengthens our relationship with God and generates both vision and power. This is why Satan strives to keep the […]

Evan Roberts and the Welsh Revival

George Stiekes O Lord, revive thy work Habakkuk 3:2 Last week, we noted that real revival is preceded with frequent, serious, often intense prayer. Revival is not normally something the church leadership places on the calendar. However, as God’s people begin to get a burden to see God show Himself strong in our midst, they […]

O Lord, revive thy work

George Stiekes O Lord, revive thy work – Habakkuk 3:2. This phrase is taken from a prayer by the prophet Habakkuk.  Hearing what the Lord had said, he was afraid because it involved the destruction of Judah.  He prays that God will manifest His wrath upon Judah and Chaldea, but he also asks Him to […]

When It Is Wrong to Pray

George Stiekes And the LORD said unto Joshua, Get thee up; wherefore liest thou thus upon thy face? Joshua 7:10 Prayer is the essence of worship, devotion and communion with God and yet there are times when it is wrong to pray. We are exhorted: "in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your […]

The Historical Developments of the Campus Ministry (2)

William J. Senn III For Part One click here. Student Religious Meetings and Societies in America The Prayer for the Servants of God: Harvard University In America, eighty-eight of the first one hundred colleges were organized to preach the gospel.[1] In 1636 the first of these, Harvard, was founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts, by Puritans who […]

The Historical Developments of the Campus Ministry (1)

William J. Senn III New Testament Days — School of Tyrannus The Priority of the Church of God The roots for campus ministry are found in Acts 19:8–10, with the apostle Paul ministering at Tyrannus University (TU) at Ephesus. Tyrannus was either the owner of the school or its most famous Dean of Doom, “the […]

Enjoying the Ministry

Jerry Sivnksty The Psalmist David declares in Psalm 37:4, “Delight thyself also in the Lord; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.” My delighting in the Lord should be the testimony and declaration of my ministry. I’m afraid that we get so busy in the ministry that we develop the mentality of […]

Are We in the Third Generation of Judges?

Don Johnson Most of our readers probably are familiar with the some of the patterns found in the book of Judges. Judges 2.7 and 10-11, for example, is fairly well known: Judges 2.7 And the people served the LORD all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders that outlived Joshua, who […]