When Dreams Reveal Our Deepest Hurts and Joys

When Dreams Reveal Our Deepest Hurts and Joys

I had a dream the other night that I was arriving at the yearly Baptist denominational gathering. The first encounter was from a male colleague who greeted me with a lingering hug. My body stiffened and my mind prepared for what was to come. As he departed, he...

When Opposing Sides Find Middle Ground, We All Win

On Dec. 1, 1990, Phillippe Cozette, a French construction worker, reached a grimy hand through a tiny crack in a rock wall and grabbed the similarly dirty hand of Graham Fagg of Great Britain. That handshake, between a Frenchman and an Englishman, with its careful...

A Risen World

A sermon by David Hughes, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Winston Salem, N.C. Isaiah 65:17-25; Luke 24:1-12; 1 Corinthians 15:19-25 In my humble opinion, Les Miserable is the best musical ever done. Recently, Hollywood made Les Mis into an Academy-Award winning movie...

Over the River and Through the Woods

A sermon delivered by Robert Browning, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Frankfort, Ky., on November 13, 2011. Joshua 3:1-17 I am confident many of you associate the title of the sermon with Thanksgiving and rightly so. In 1844, Lydia Maria Child wrote a poem to celebrate...