One Truth at a Time: Newborn King

A sermon by Jim Somerville, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Richmond, Va.  January 5, 2014 The Epiphany of the Lord Matthew 2:1-12 In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, asking, “Where is the...

When Good News Starts to Sound Bad

A sermon delivered by Jim Somerville, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Richmond, Va., on  February 3, 2013. The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany Luke 4:21-30 He began by saying to them, “Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.”  All spoke well of him and were...

Peace Child

A sermon delivered by Michael Cheuk, Pastor, University Baptist Church, Charlottesville, Va., on January 20, 2013. Isaiah 62:1-5 When I immigrated to the United States, one of the first things I had to consider was what name I wanted other people to call me.  In China...