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Jim Somerville, Pastor of Richmond’s First Baptist Church and Co-Founder of A Sermon for Every Sunday, preaches a sermon for New Year’s Day about “The Making and Breaking of Resolutions.” Why do we end up...
“When I was a kid, we used to play a game on the school playground called ‘King of the Hill.’…Somebody would climb up on a mound of dirt at one corner of the playground and...
“Does it spark joy?” That’s what the star of “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” wants to know about our possessions, and Jesus might agree. In this Sunday’s Gospel lesson he breaks the news that one’s...
“A lot of churches these days are wondering how they can attract young adults. They think of them as the future of the church and they want their church to have a future,” begins Jim...
“On Easter Sunday someone usually says, ‘Christ is risen!’ and everyone else says, ‘Christ is risen indeed!’  But some people have a hard time with the Resurrection: they have a hard time believing it actually...
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