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A sermon by Jim Somerville, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Richmond, Va. The Second Sunday of Easter Acts 5:27-32 When they had brought them, they had them stand before the council. The high priest questioned them, saying, “We gave you strict orders not to teach in this name, yet here you have filled Jerusalem with your […] Read More

Situational Awareness

A sermon delivered David Hughes, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, Nc., on November 14, 2010. Isaiah 65:17-25; Luke 21:5-19 What would you say the following crime stories have in common? While investigating a purse-snatching, Brunswick, Georgia, detectives picked up a man who fit the thief’s description and drove him back to the scene of the […] Read More

A sermon delivered by Keith Herron, Pastor, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City, Mo., on May 9, 2010. Acts 16:9-15 Even when we’re doing the will of God, we live in “in-between” times. Life, we discover, is not so much an uninterrupted continuum as much as it is a series of single moments strung together like […] Read More

The Jesus Effect

This sermon was delivered by Wendell Griffen, pastor of the New Millennium Church in Little Rock, Ark., on November 1, 2009. Acts 3: 1-10 As Peter and John were entering the Jerusalem temple for prayer, they encountered a begging man who had been lame his entire life.  The world had passed him by almost from […] Read More

This sermon was prepared by Wendell Griffen, pastor of the NewMillenniumChurch in Little Rock, Ark., on October 4, 2009. Acts 1: 12-26. When we read Acts, the fifth book in the New Testament, we learn about many firsts experienced by the followers of Jesus Christ.  Today, we will look at the summary of the first church […] Read More

Sermon delivered by David Hughes, pastor of First Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, N.C., on May 31 2009. Acts 2:1-21.          Before April 11th of this year, few people if any outside of Blackburn, Scotland had ever heard of Susan Boyle. But on April 11, in a manner of speaking, lighting struck Susan Boyle.            Unless your head’s […] Read More