Jesus – The Fullness of God

A sermon by David Hughes, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, N.C. July 21, 2013 Colossians 1:15-28 While growing up in Kentucky I remember the mixture of pride and embarrassment I felt in the 1960s when that brash boxing sensation from Louisville named...

Rooted in Community

A sermon by David Hughes, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, N.C. July 7, 2013 Galatians 6:1-16 We’re celebrating our country this week, and there is so much to be grateful for in these United States. With all our imperfections, we Americans are still a...

Unified in Christ

A sermon by David Hughes, First Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, N.C. June 23, 2013 Galatians 3:23-29 If you know anything about the adventures of The Lone Ranger, you’ll appreciate the following story. One day the Lone Ranger and his faithful redskin companion, Tonto,...

Sustained by Faith

A sermon by David Hughes, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, N.C. June 16, 2013 Galatians 2:15-21 Whenever I get discouraged by my own spiritual transformation, or lack thereof, I remember that not even the big boys of scripture were immune from backsliding....

Grounded in Grace

A sermon by David Hughes, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, N.C. June 9, 2013 Galatians 1:1-12 If you’ve ever been around anybody giving birth to a baby—or even watched movie scenes of women in a delivery room—you know it can be a highly charged, emotional...