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Sunday, January 17, 2010


What spiritual lessons can we learn from the tragic earthquake in Haiti? The answer comes out of the intersection of Scripture and history. Pastor Anderson T. Graves II walks us through the scriptural connection between the writings on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the pre-earthquake history of Haiti, and the life of the church.

Listen well.

Monday, January 11, 2010


Originally delivered by Pastor Anderson T. Graves II for the Officers’ Confirmation Service of St. Paul AME Church in Montgomery, this message connects the contemporary challenges of leaders in the church with those faced by one of the Bible’s greatest leaders. The result is a word from the Lord that will convict and encourage anyone who wants to serve God, whether or not you hold any special titles.

Wheat, Chaff, & Transformation (Lessons from the Sermon at Jesus' Baptism)

When someone is baptised in a church there is usually a sermon and/or a ritual speech. Most peopl don’t pay much attention to those speeches. They’re waiting for the water. But when we neglect the words preceding a baptism, we can miss important spiritual principles. So, in this message we go back to the words spoken before and about the most important baptism in history–the baptism of Jesus Christ.

Taking the pre-baptism sermon of John the Baptist in Luke 3: 15-22, Pastor Anderson T. Graves II challenges us to consider John’s agricultural analogy and to see ourselves in the principles of “Wheat, Chaff, and Transformation.”