How Can Mourning Lead to Comfort?

“Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted.” — Matthew 5:4 Lately, this verse has taken hold of me for reasons I don’t fully understand. Maybe it’s because I’ve participated in two funerals recently, and at both we...

Newtown Reminds Us Christmas Always Includes Tears

Editor’s note: Below is Guy Sayles’ sermon from Sunday, Dec. 16.  A young family was decorating their home for Christmas. As they were unpacking their tabletop manger scene, Scott, a 5-year-old, went to his bedroom and brought back his huge model of a...

Living On The Edge

A sermon delivered by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ark., on June 6, 2010.                                 ...

A Time for Mourning: From Kent State to Fort Hood

Editor’s note: Gene Davenport gave the following remarks at the Lambuth University Quadrangle in Jackson, Tenn., on May 7, 1970. He delivered them in response to students’ invitation to speak about violence at Kent State University that claimed four lives....