Fountain of Life

A sermon by David Hughes, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Winston Salem, N.C. January 20, 2013  Isaiah 36:5-10; John 2:1-11 I’ve heard a lot of stewardship sermons in my time, but none based on Deuteronomy 14.  There we read that the Israelites are to thank God for his...

Signs and Wonders

A sermon delivered by Jim Somerville, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Richmond, Va., on January 20, 2013. The Second Sunday after the Epiphany John 2:1-11 On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus and his disciples...

When The Party Goes Bad

A sermon delivered by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ark., on January 20, 2013. Isaiah 62:1-5; John 2:1-11 I’m not sure which football coach said it, but he wasn’t enamored of the passing game. He was the old-fashioned kind who wanted...

Flesh and Blood

A sermon delivered by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ark., on August 19, 2012. Psalm 34:9-14; John 6:51-58 I need to begin the sermon this morning with an admission. Notice I said admission and not confession. What I am about to tell...

Catholic Bishop Backtracks on Limiting Communion Wine

(RNS) The Roman Catholic bishop of Phoenix has backtracked on plans to restrict Communion wine at Mass after a local outcry and consultation with other bishops. Bishop Thomas Olmsted had said that Vatican guidelines attached to a new Mass translation curtail the...