‘Just 15 Minutes to Mourn’

‘Just 15 Minutes to Mourn’

A CNN report in mid-March on the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the Brazilian population was strikingly sad, especially considering the rapidly increasing availability of vaccines. At one Rio de Janeiro cemetery – on the day of the report, March 22 – funerals were...

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.                                 ...