Darkness May Illuminate What We Most Need to See

Darkness May Illuminate What We Most Need to See

Most of us have gotten used to a lot of light. Even in what we call darkness, there is usually enough illumination – from street lights sneaking through cracks in the blinds to colorful appliance displays glowing in the home – to find one’s way around the house...

One Small Light Still Pierces the Deepest Darkness

I’d never experienced total darkness before spending a night in a cave. Fifteen of us, three adults and 12 youth, entered Alabama’s Desoto Caverns in the daylight with headlamps and sleeping bags. After viewing stalactites, stalagmites and strange insects,...

Follow the Light

A sermon by Michael Cheuk, Pastor, University Baptist Church, Charlottesville, Va. January 26, 2014. Matthew 4:12-23 In Farmville, Virginia, Tommy Pairet ran a T-Shirt shop right next to Farmville Baptist, the church I pastored for seven years.  In the shop window,...

When God Came Down… Nots, Neithers, and Noes

A sermon delivered by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ark., on December 11, 2011. Third Sunday in Advent Psalm 126:1-6; John 1:19-28 Suppose our church announced that we were going to have a Christmas pageant. If you chose to attend,...