Wendell Berry: A Prophetic Voice for Our Environment

Wendell Berry: A Prophetic Voice for Our Environment

Wendell Berry, the inimitable farmer, who is also a novelist, poet, essayist, environmental activist and cultural critic, is celebrating his 85th birthday today. I now refer to Berry as “my favorite farmer.” Why would I do that? (And who would have a list of favorite...

Leaving Everything to Follow Jesus

A sermon delivered by Keith Herron, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City, Mo., on January 23, 2011. Matthew 4:12-23 When Jesus heard the news that John the Baptist was taken into prison, something must have reverberated deep within him. Something profound must have...

Cotton Patch for the Kingdom

Every good Baptist needs to read Cotton Patch for the Kingdom, the newest book about Clarence Jordan and Koinonia Farm. It’s a painful reminder of the racial meanness that oozed from Baptist churches, and a hopeful witness of what God can do with a transformed...