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Pass the Salt

A sermon by Bob Browning, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Frankfort, Ky. February 9, 2014 Matthew 5:13-16 This morning our attention is drawn to a hillside on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee. Matthew tells us the news about Jesus’ ability to teach and heal had spread throughout all of Palestine, and people traveled […] Read More

Salt and Light

A sermon by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ar. February 9, 2014 Psalm 112:1-9; Matthew 5:13-16 I’ve never considered myself a picky eater. Not really. But there are some foods I simply don’t like, foods that I know would be good for me but I just can’t get past the taste […] Read More

Saltahakers & Candlesticks

A sermon by Keith Herron, Pastor, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City,  Mo. Fifth Sunday after Epiphany February 9, 2014 Matthew 5:13-20 Isaiah 58:1-9a (9b-12); Psalm 112:1-9 (10); I Corinthians 2:1-12 (13-16) Jesus’ preaching of the Sermon on the Mount was no fluke. It was well-planned and intentional. It was Jesus’ launching of his central idea […] Read More

Out in the Open

A sermon delivered by David Hughes, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, Nc., on February 6, 2011. Isaiah 58:1-9a; Matthew 5:13-20 Because today is the 100th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birthday, we’ve been hearing a lot these past few days about our 40th president.  Ronald Reagan is associated with so many actions and words, not the […] Read More

Pass the Salt Please

A sermon delivered by Kathy Pickett, Pastor of Congregational Life, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City, Mo., on February 6, 2011. Matthew 5:13-20, Isaiah 58:1-9a, Psalm 112:1-9, 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 The question I have been asking and exploring in my doctoral work is, “What does it mean to be the church?” It might sound kind of […] Read More

Radical Surgery

Sermon delivered by Randy Hyde, pastor of Pulaski Heights Baptist Church in Little Rock, A.R., on September 27 2009. Psalm 124:1-8; Mark 9:38-50                  As you might imagine, this is not a particularly good passage of scripture for me to consider so soon after knee replacement surgery… especially given the problems I’ve been having […] Read More