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The Church

A sermon by Jim Somerville, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Richmond, Va., May 19, 2013 The Day of Pentecost Acts 2:1-21 Last Sunday Lee Hilbert surprised me by coming forward at the end of the 8:30 service and asking if he could make an announcement.  I was a little disappointed.  I had thought that maybe, just […] 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