How the Cross Fixes Us

Every morning since Ash Wednesday, I’ve driven up to the church and looked at the cross sitting in the front yard. Some mornings, I’ve stopped to post the obligatory “draped cross” image to Instagram. Most mornings I’ve just glanced at...

God’s Own Fool

A sermon by Michael Cheuk, Pastor, University Baptist Church, Charlottesville, Va. February 2, 2014. 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Several years back, columnist Dave Barry listed “Sixteen Things That It Took Me over Fifty Years to Learn.”   Let me give you the “Top Ten” of...

Where Do You Look To Find Enemies of the Cross?

In his letter to the church at Philippi, it is fairly obvious that Paul is concerned about some influences that were steering the church away from the teaching he had imparted and the example he had modeled. It seems that there were two different kinds of pressure...

Hating This World

A sermon delivered by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ark., on March 25, 2012. Fifth Sunday in Lent Psalm 119:9-16; John 12:20-33 There are those who say that new Christians, when they are initially introduced to scriptures, should...

The Way of Wisdom

A sermon delivered by Michael Cheuk, Pastor, Farmville Baptist Church, Farmville, Va., on March 11, 2012. Third Sunday in Lent 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 Several years back, columnist Dave Barry listed “Sixteen Things That It Took Me over Fifty Years to Learn.”[1]  Let me...