Simple pleasures

If I had a dream place to get away from time to time, it would look like this: a small mountain cabin, a rustic porch, a cascading stream with a wooded slope beyond and no other houses in view. It’s a place for listening to crickets and birds adding their songs...

Come to Me

A sermon by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ar. July 13, 2014 Zechariah 9:9-12; Matthew 11:25-30 How are you feeling this morning? Did you get enough rest last night? The answer to that question may be answered in just a few minutes as...

Invitation to Rest

A sermon by Michael Cheuk, Pastor, University Baptist Church, Charlottesville, Va. July 6, 2014. Matthew 11:16-30 We are now in the heart of summer, and many of us are looking forward to taking our vacations.  In the United States, the average number of vacation days...

Loosening the Bow

A sermon by Keith Herron, Pastor, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City, Mo. The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost Luke 13:10-17 August 25, 2013 Jeremiah 1:4-10; Psalm 71:1-6; Hebrews 12:18-29 In preaching, ministers pick and choose about how to tackle the text. We make...

Why God Wants You to Give It a Rest

Would you please give it a rest? Try to settle down. Loosen up. Lighten up a little. Ease off. Back off. Whoa, wait a minute, time out. Give me a break. Chill out. If you’re hearing these kinds of things more often lately, there’s a pretty good chance...