How to Handle Resentment in Your Life

When astronauts journey into space, their capsules are equipped with a machine that gets rid of the carbon dioxide they produce as they breathe. If that machine breaks down, they’re in trouble, as was shown in the movie “Apollo 13.” Traveling inside...

Money Talks

A sermon by Robert Browning, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Frankfort, Ky. September 22, 2013 Luke 16:1-13 There is widespread consent this is the most intriguing parable Jesus told. It leaves almost everyone who studies it scratching his or her head wondering what...

Of All Your Travels, The Inward Journey is Most Vital

I’ve lived in our east Asheville, N.C., house longer than I have lived in any house in my entire life, including during my childhood. Before coming to Asheville, I lived in: â—     Huntington, W.Va. â—     Five different houses and communities in greater Atlanta...

My Story

A sermon by David Hughes, First Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, N.C. August 11, 2013 Romans 8:28-29; 12:1-12; 2 Corinthians 3:17-18 How do you conclude 22+ years of ministry in a pulpit? Believe me when I say I have wrestled mightily with that question the past few...

Do Churches Want Transformation or the Latest Change?

The approach of a new school year always prompts reflections on the role of education – in general and in the life of the faith community. This year’s reflection is accompanied by the attention being given to the importance of change for the well-being of the...