Christmas presence

I’ve always liked wordplay. During the 26 years I served as a pastor, few Christmas seasons passed that did not find me sermonizing on the importance of presence over presents. I still think about it, amidst all of the packages we buy or make and wrap in pretty...

What is church?

A sermon delivered by Kathy Pickett, Pastor of Congregational Life, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City, Mo., shared at Spring Creek Baptist Church, Oklahoma City, Ok., on November 20, 2011. Matthew 18: 20, Matthew 25: 35-40, Matthew 22: 36-40 Today is Christ the...

Troubled Hearts

A sermon delivered by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ark., on May 22, 2011.                        Psalm 31:1-5; John 14:1-14 “Do not let your hearts be troubled.” Do not let your hearts be troubled.” We hear these words just about...