Illustrations

Lost In The Dark

Instead of trusting Christ, modern-day thinkers insist on using human wisdom alone for answers to eternal questions. The tragedy of this situation was graphically illustrated in a humorous skit performed by Karl Vallentin, a Munich comedian. Walking on a stage

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Not Funny At All

G. Campbell Morgan, in his book “How to Live,” told about a conversation he had after he finished preaching one evening. A man approached Morgan to tell him he had invited a fellow employee, one with whom he had worked

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Lacking One Thing

A young artist had toiled and struggled in his work upon a piece of statuary, until at last the block of marble which held his thoughts imprisoned had given way to the statue of an angel which appeared quite perfect

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Written on Their Faces

In one of his booklets, Adrian Rogers tells of some gold prospectors who discovered an exceptionally rich mine. One of them said, “Hey, we’ve got it made as long as we don’t tell anybody else before we stake our claims.”

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Old Fashioned Belief

“I am old-fashioned enough to believe that… “If Enoch walked with God, so can I; If God could speak to Abraham, he can speak to me; If Samuel could hear the voice of God, so can I; If the prophets

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Recent Sermons

Why I Believe in the Cooperative Program

In a nation and world filled with division and strife, I am more than ever thankful for the unity we have in Christ Jesus and the joy of cooperation as the Kingdom is furthered. I am also grateful for my Alabama Baptist family. Since 1823, we have been joining hands not only to attempt great things for God but to expect great things from God. Furthermore, in 1925 God led Southern Baptists to enhance our missions abilities by our giving through the

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The Three R’s of a Devotional Life

Introduction Dr. David L. Olford, Stephen Olford professor of expository preaching at Union University, shares, “Just after the Second World War, sensing a deep spiritual

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