Archives for April 2016
Sermon given in Matanzas, Cuba
Text: John 20: 19-31
Grace and peace to you from your many friends at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church. Our pastor Nancy Petty sends her love to each of you and our congregation is praying for you and our time together as they worship in this same hour in Raleigh. The song we will sing before communion this morning was written by Nancy and our Minister of Music Larry Schultz. We added the Spanish words just before we came to visit you so we can sing this invitation to the table in both of our churches. [Read more…]
Text: Acts 5:27-32
Strange and unusual and interesting things happen at Pullen Church on a day-to-day basis. It is, in part, what makes my job exciting and why I look forward to coming to work. No two days are alike; and I never know from moment to moment what the new day will bring. I could tell you stories from past weeks and months and years, but then again you have already heard many of them. So I will pick up where this past week left off. [Read more…]
Are you tired of fighting? Fighting your allergies, fighting the clock, fighting racism and Islamaphobia and house bill 2, fighting back tears at a funeral? In how many areas of your life are you fighting? Maybe you’re simply fighting to stay awake on some days.