God, the Stranger

God, the Stranger

Matthew 25:44 asks, “Lord…when did we see you a stranger?”  I was a 19-year-old undergraduate student when I first glimpsed the meaning of transcendence. I was a lonely, struggling fundamentalist from a trailer park studying philosophy at Dallas Baptist University...

We’re All Stargazers

A sermon by Keith Herron, Pastor, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City, Mo. Trinity Sunday Psalm 8 May 26, 2013 Today it’s Trinity Sunday, a day in the worshiping life of the church we worship God as Creator, God as Redeemer, and God as Sustainer. The faith teaches...

The View from the Top

A sermon by Keith Herron, Pastor, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City, Mo. Transfiguration Sunday Luke 9:28-36 February 10, 2013 Exodus 34:29-35; Psalm 99; 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:3 Just prior to her fiftieth birthday, Julie Pennington-Russell, the pastor of First...

Thin Places

A sermon delivered by Keith Herron, Pastor, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City Mo., on February 19, 2012 Transfiguration Sunday Mark 9:2-9       We hold this sacred story in the ordinary hands of our humanity and it reminds us of the delicate balance between...