Why to Consider What This Time is Doing to You

Why to Consider What This Time is Doing to You

Playing basketball with my son and his friends resulted in a trip to the emergency room. I heard a snap when jumping off my right leg for an easy layup, followed by significant pain. Tests revealed that I had sustained two torn meniscus and a torn ACL, which required...

Encountering God in the Placidity of a Garden

Just a few days after Jan. 1, 2007, our Sunday school facilitator commenced the morning discussion by posing the following question: “Where do you encounter God?” The answers were varied: “in the Scripture,” “in prayer,” “in...

Meditation of My Heart

A sermon delivered by David Hughes, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, Nc., on October 2, 2011. Psalm 19             Would you pray with me?             (And now) let the words of my mouth and                         the meditation of my heart             be...

Want to Draw Closer to God? Be Quiet

When it came time to think about church today, instead of pouring myself another cup of coffee and diving into the back sections of the newspaper as I often do these days, I decided to try something new – a Friends meeting. For those of you who’ve stuck with...