Advent Lectionary | The Embodied Christ

Advent Lectionary | The Embodied Christ

The story of the embodied Christ in the Gospel of Matthew begins with controversy. Mary is found to be with child before she is married, something that in the first century world would have been not only scandalous, but life-ending for Mary. Joseph, rather than taking...

Let It Be

A sermon delivered by David Hughes, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, Nc., on December 18, 2011. Luke 1:26-38; Romans 18:25-27 Growing up Baptist I had no idea how significant the “Annunciation” was in the Christian faith or the Christian Church.  The...

Mary’s Story ¦Our Story

A sermon delivered by Robert Browning, Pastor, Smoke Rise Baptist Church, Stone Mountain, Ga., on December 12, 2010. Luke 1:26-38 What part of Mary’s story attracts your attention this year? When we read a familiar story, it is always interesting to see which part...