Who Tells You Who You Are?

In his book “Letters to a Young Doubter,” William Sloan Coffin says that when he was chaplain at Yale, he would get requests from seniors to write a letter of recommendation to some “highfalutin” school like Harvard Law or Columbia Medical...

What Point of View Guides Your Life?

In the world of novels, editors are constantly quizzing authors about POV (point of view). Establishing POV is vital for two very important reasons. The first is obvious – a strong POV helps the reader follow the storyline. The second is often overlooked, but it is...

A Fresh Atonement

A sermon delivered by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ark., on January 6, 2013 Psalm 16:1-11; 1 Peter 1:3-9 Do you mind if I share with you a story I have told before? It’s been quite awhile, so many, if not most, of you may not...

Are Public Charity and Social Justice Different?

A healthy Christian spirituality includes both an internal life of integrity that is developed through a personal relationship with Christ and an external life of ministry that is expressed through self-giving service for the good of others.  The life of service...