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Waiting On A Word

A sermon delivered by Howard Batson, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Amarillo, Tx., on August 28, 2011. Hebrews 1:1-14 I’m not very good with patience.  I don’t like waiting.  How are you when it comes to living in the Land of the Uncertain?  When you’re waiting on a word.  Waiting on the word that makes everything […] Read More

A sermon delivered by Keith Herron, Pastor, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City,  Mo., on July 24, 2011. Genesis 29:15-28 History may give credit to P.T. Barnum for saying, “There’s a sucker born every minute,” but most of his friends denied he ever said it. Here’s something he did say about the great masses who came […] Read More

A sermon delivered by Keith Herron, Pastor, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City, Mo., on June 5, 2011. Acts 1:6-14 Psalms 68:1-10, 32-35; John 17:1-11; I Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11 Ascension Sunday Depending on what kind of camera you use, photographs are either miracles of chemistry blasted onto film or mass amounts of seemingly insignificant numerical data […] Read More

In the Meantime

A sermon delivered by Keith Herron, Pastor, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City, Mo., on May 29, 2011. The Sixth Sunday of Easter John 14:15-21 If you read John’s gospel from beginning to end, somewhere around 14th chapter the story slows to a crawl. The last supper is over. Judas has left the room to go […] Read More

The start of the season of Advent, falling on Nov. 28 this year, marks the beginning of the Christian calendar. The word “Advent” comes from the Latin meaning “coming,” and the season that bears this title consists of the four Sundays before Christmas that look with anticipation to the coming of Christ. While we celebrate […] Read More

A sermon delivered by Randy Hyde, Pastor,  PulaskiHeightsBaptistChurch, Little Rock, Ark., on  August 22, 2010.                Psalm 71:1-6; Luke 13:10-17     Luke doesn’t say it here, but he does earlier in his account of Jesus’ ministry. When Jesus attended synagogue worship in his hometown of Nazareth, we are told it was “his custom.” I […] Read More

This sermon was delivered by Wendell L. Griffen, pastor of NewMillenniumChurch in Little Rock, Ark, on December 6 2009. Malachi 3:1-5 Life is full of delays.  From the moment a woman becomes pregnant, there is the delay until she discloses her pregnancy to others.  There is the delay between her pre-natal checkups.  There is the […] Read More

The Subtlety of Love

Americans are notorious for their holiday extravagance. Some theorists even suggest that holiday spending is a solid way to gauge the health or sluggishness of our nation’s economy. In related veins some see willingness to spend, spend, spend during the holidays as a sign of patriotism at most or civic loyalty at least. “Buy American […] Read More