Spiritual, Physical Dangers Await You When You Hurry

We hurry too much, pure and simple. As Henri Nouwen describes it, “One of the most obvious characteristics of our daily lives is that we are busy. We experience our days as filled with things to do, people to meet, projects to finish, letters to write, calls to...

Fans or Disciples “ Which Kind of Follower Are You?

A recent gathering of clergy and lay leaders from churches across Georgia engaged in extended conversation about the needs and opportunities for ministry in our time and place. The normal needs for better communication, faithful stewardship of limited resources, and...

The Ulimate Sacrifice

A sermon delivered by David Hughes, First Baptist Church, pastor, Winston-Salem, N.C., on August 21, 2011.  Romans 12:1-8 As you may know, these days we are following the lectionary as we determine our scripture readings for worship on any given Sunday.  This is no...

Hand-in-Glove with God

Sermon delivered by David Hughes, pastor of First Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, N.C., on August 30 2009. John 5:19-20, 30             If I were to ask you the following question, and you were brutally honest in your response, what would your answer be?   Whose...