People of the Book

A sermon delivered Keith Herron, Pastor, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City, Mo., on January 27, 2013. Third Sunday after Epiphany Nehemiah 8:1-10 Psalm 19; Luke 4:14-21; I Corinthians 12:12-31a At the dedication of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, Senator...

We Need Lincoln’s Voice

Our recent trip to the Washington D.C. area did not afford my wife, Janet. and me nearly enough time for seeing historical sites. Since we stayed nearby, we did visit the battlefield at Manassas (or Bull Run, as the Union referred to it), where the Civil War began. It...

Lincoln’s Faith Eludes Definition

No one knows precisely what Lincoln thought or how he coped with so much tragedy, but many of his associates noted that he frequently had a Bible in hand. He also began to integrate the scriptures into his personal and political vocabulary. To most Americans, Abraham...