Beyond Harmony to Friendship

Beyond Harmony to Friendship

Harmony among persons who follow different faith traditions engenders mutual respect and kindness. It provides a rationale for listening to one another in order to discover who we are. It enables a willingness to be taught, helped and enriched by those who are...

You Don’t Have to Agree to Live in Harmony

Pachebel’s “Canon” is one of my favorite pieces of music.  My wife, Debbie, and I used it as the prelude at our wedding, which, for me, gives it additional affective power. Early in my days at a church I pastored in Ohio, I shared this with my church...

Harmony, Anxiety and Honor

A sermon delivered by Howard Batson, pastor, First Baptist Church, Amarillo, Texas, on January 30, 2011. Philippians 4:1-9 It often happens at the end of Paul’s letters, perhaps he’s running out of parchment, perhaps he’s running out of time, perhaps he wants to tie...