Celebrate Independence Day – for Christians

How do we celebrate Independence Day as Christians? As Americans, it’s hard not to go to July 4th. But as Christians, isn’t our real independence day Easter? Isn’t that the day we find freedom from sin, guilt and failure? Here’s the dilemma for...

Safeguarding an Essential Freedom

A sermon delivered by David Stratton, pastor, Brunswick Islands Baptist Church, Holden Beach, N.C., on July 4, 2010. Matthew 4:8-10 “Church and state should be separate.” That six-word sentence is found in all three versions of the Baptist Faith and...