The Acts of an Easter People: Open Acceptance

A sermon by Jim Somerville, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Richmond, Va. April 28, 2013 The Fifth Sunday of Easter Acts 11:1-18 “Bless his heart.” Isn’t that what we do in the south when we say hateful things but don’t want to sound hateful?  We just add those three...

An Expansive Dream

A sermon by Michael Cheuk, Pastor, University Baptist Church, Charlottesville, Va. Acts 11:1-18 Have you ever had a really bizarre dream?  I remember when I was in the third or fourth grade and I dreamed that I was on a school field trip, not to a museum or some...

Grit and Grace

A sermon delivered by Wendell Griffen, Pastor, New Millennium Church, Little Rock, Ark., on September 9, 2012. Mark 7:24-37 24From there he set out and went away to the region of Tyre. He entered a house and did not want anyone to know he was there. Yet he could not...

The Dogs of Heaven

A sermon delivered by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ark., on September 9, 2012. Psalm 125:1-5; Mark 7:24-37 One of my favorite stories in all of scripture is the one about Jairus, a ruler in one of the local synagogues, and his...

Even on the Gentiles

A sermon delivered by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ark., on May 13, 2012. Psalm 98:1-9; Acts 10:44-48 And so it begins. For months now, we have been planning and anticipating our church’s one-hundredth birthday, which culminates the...