Getting Serious: Loving Goodness, Shocking News of Sin

A sermon delivered by Joel Snider, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Rome, Ga., on September 11, 2011. 1 John 1:5-8 Meditation Text:             If we are to study the nature of human evil, it is doubtful how clearly we will be                            able to separate...

To Embrace Reform, Churches Must Live With Chaos

The Christian faith has been marked by conflicts between reform movements and the establishment from the very beginning. (Consider Paul and the Judaizers.) Without a doubt, the Spirit of God tends to move in unusual and often chaotic ways. For the most part, reform...

Chariots of Fire

A sermon delivered by Robert Browning, Pastor, Smoke Rise Baptist Church, Stone Mountain, Ga., on June 27, 2010.   2 Kings 2:1-18   “Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of...