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Transfiguration

I spent the better part of last week on the campus of Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis for their Spring Speaker Series. This meant that I spoke in chapel three times, taught two classes and met with faculty and board members, students and administrators. I also had some of those quiet conversations with individuals […] Read More

A Face LIke the Sun

A sermon by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ar. March 2, 2014 Transfiguration Sunday Matthew 17:1-9 How good are you at keeping secrets? When someone whispers in your ear, does the message find its way out of your mouth? When was the last time someone said to you, “Now don’t tell […] Read More

Look and Listen!

A sermon by Michael Cheuk, Pastor, University Baptist Church, Charlottesville, Va., on February 10, 2013. Luke 9:28-36 One of my guilty pleasures is watching the Home & Garden TV channel.  I enjoy watching shows like “Love It or List It” and “The Property Brothers.”  They often feature outdated homes being remodeled, and the climax of […] Read More

The Red-Letter Sermon

A sermon by Jim Somerville, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Richmond, Va. February 10, 2013 Transfiguration Sunday Luke 9:28-36   Now about eight days after these sayings Jesus took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray. And while he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and […] Read More

The View from the Top

A sermon by Keith Herron, Pastor, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City, Mo. Transfiguration Sunday Luke 9:28-36 February 10, 2013 Exodus 34:29-35; Psalm 99; 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:3 Just prior to her fiftieth birthday, Julie Pennington-Russell, the pastor of First Baptist Church of Decatur Georgia, decided to tackle a milestone challenge to go with her milestone year. […] Read More

Look and Listen!

A sermon delivered by Michael Cheuk, Pastor, Farmville Baptist Church, Farmville, Va., on February 19, 2012. Transfiguration Sunday Mark 9:2-9 Today is the last Sunday in the season of Epiphany in our church calendar.  As you recall, Epiphany is about the manifestation, the revelation of the Son of God in the person of Jesus Christ.  […] Read More

On Keeping it to Yourself

A sermon delivered by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ark., on February 19, 2012. Psalm 50:1-6; Mark 9:2-9 Our gospel reading says that Jesus’ clothing “became dazzling white, such as no one on earth could bleach them.” I wonder why the translators said “no one” because the real and correct translation […] Read More

Thin Places

A sermon delivered by Keith Herron, Pastor, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City Mo., on February 19, 2012 Transfiguration Sunday Mark 9:2-9       We hold this sacred story in the ordinary hands of our humanity and it reminds us of the delicate balance between heaven and earth because in every ordinary moment there is a reminder that […] Read More

A sermon delivered by Wendell Griffen, Pastor, New Millennium Church, Little Rock, Ark., on March 13, 2011.  Exodus 24:12-18 12 The Lord said to Moses, ‘Come up to me on the mountain, and wait there; and I will give you the tablets of stone, with the law and the commandment, which I have written for their […] Read More

A sermon delivered by Wendell Griffen, Pastor, New Millennium Church, Little Rock, Ark., on March 13, 2011.  Exodus 24:12-18 12 The Lord said to Moses, ‘Come up to me on the mountain, and wait there; and I will give you the tablets of stone, with the law and the commandment, which I have written for their […] Read More