Which Fork in the Road Will Our Nation Choose?

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” We smile at Yogi Berra’s oft quoted aphorism, amused at the obvious mismatch of situation and choice. Then, with a bit of reflection, we realize that our personal and collective journeys are filled with...

Choices, Choices

A sermon delivered by David Hughes, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, Nc., on February 13, 2011. Deuteronomy 30:15-20; Psalm 119:1-8 Those of you who are sports fans will appreciate the story of a college football team whose starting quarterback was...

Loving Beyond Our Theology

A sermon delivered by Joel Snider, First Baptist Church, Rome, Ga., on August 8, 2010. Jonah 4   Morning Prayer: O God, help us to live in this present moment.  We pray that we would not feel the need to turn back to bygone times to hear your voice.  We pray that...

Two Crowds to Follow. Which Will We Choose?

The crowd is loud and excited. Their enthusiasm grows as they catch a glimpse of a man riding a borrowed horse. Some have seen him do the unbelievable. Most have heard the stories. He heals the sick, gives sight to the blind, raises the dead, feeds the hungry and...