Category Archives: Christian Living

Today’s Sermon: Our Own Worst Enemy

For ‘the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you,’ as it is written. Romans 2:24 Just as the TV series of the Holy Bible was a gross misrepresentation of the Christian Faith, the “Preachers of LA” will be … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: The Purpose of Pentecost

And they were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.  And there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men, from every nation under heaven. Acts 2:4, 5 The Holy … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Correcting a Cain Condition

Today is the celebration of my 16th anniversary as pastor of Trinity Baptist Church.  This afternoon, we will be blessed to worship with our guest preacher, Rev. Calvin Rideau, and the Emmanuel Baptist Church of Saluda, Virginia.  I thank God … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Of Praises and Tears

Now as he drew near, He saw the city and wept over it. Luke 19:41 On Palm Sunday, Jesus is praised and sheds tears.  Both expressions should be fully embraced by we who follow him. Luke 19:41-44 On Praises and … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Our Prodigal Problem

‘Father, give to me the portion of goods that falls to me’ Luke 15:12   Our Prodigal Problem Luke 15:11-13 As we prepare to observe Holy Week, I bring us to this familiar story of the Prodigal Son. We all … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: The Value of Mourning

And the tax collector, standing afar off, would not so much raise his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, ‘God, be merciful to me a sinner! Luke 18:13 The Value of Mourning Luke 18:9-14  The tax collector in this … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: The Faith of a Niger

Today is the last Sunday of Black History Month.  What better time is there for we traditional African-American Christians to start the conversations about our similarities to and differences from the ancient faith that is still being practiced in Africa and … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Surrender for Something Greater

If then you count me as a partner, receive him as you would me Philemon 17 Many of our grandmothers and grandfathers avoided the book of Philemon because of the idea of sending a slave back to his master seems … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Lack of Repentance: A Root of Ruin

Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. Matthew 4:17 This is African-American History Month.  We at Trinty give honor not only to those who have made great contributions to this nation.  We also honor the great saints from … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: The Need to be Narrow

Strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many, I say to you, will seek to enter and will not be able Luke 13:24 It was truly a blessing to be with my brothers and sisters of the Baptist General … Continue reading

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