Dwight A. Moody

Where is Jesus? Luke 2: 25-52 A Sermon by Dr. Dwight A. Moody   Every day 2300 people are reported missing! Yes, you heard right: 2,300 are reported missing every day. Some are displaced by hurricanes and others are abducted by a distraught parent. An old man, his mind long gone, simply walks away from...
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Preaching: What a Quaint Idea! Dwight A. Moody, President, Academy of Preachers PREACHAPALOOZA Sermon, January 4, 2016 We launch this series of public addresses on the theme, SOCIAL SIGNIFICANCE OF PREACHING. Like an underground river it runs unseen beneath all that has blossomed these last seven years. It came to my attention while teaching and...
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Randy Scroggins was the preacher last Sunday morning when 100 people gathered at the New Beginnings Church of God. Sitting on the front row was his daughter, Lacey, who had just survived the mass shooting at the Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. Sitting alongside Lacey was 18-year-old Mathew Downing, who also survived Thursday’s shootings. Pastor Scroggins...
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Dwight A. Moody Seven years ago I started the Academy of Preachers because young ministerial students did not believe that the preaching/teaching/leading/praying/listening/organizing work of the Christian minister was a socially significant vocation. They wanted to change the world but were not convinced that preaching was an avenue for that ambition. Now comes an interesting and...
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It all started seven years ago, June 23, 2008. I was unemployed, 58 years old, and a Baptist preacher. Those are not the cards you want to hold in your hand. “How are things at Georgetown College,” he asked; and I responded, “I am not there any more.” “What are you going to do?” “I don’t...
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Dwight A. Moody Festivals for Young Preachers are springing up all over the country this summer, and they are hosted by national denominational gatherings. The first is the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. At their General Assembly in Dallas (June17-20), 16 Young Preachers are registered to preach on the year-long AoP theme, HEAVEN & EARTH. This tradition...
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Dwight A. Moody I have been to many ordinations in my day, including my own back in 1977 at the First Baptist Church of Murray. I have participated in some, led some, and observed some. But none like the one I attended last Saturday, with my back up against the sanctuary wall on Fifth Street in Louisville,...
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Dwight A. Moody “Every regional and national denominational gathering,” I have said from the very first, “needs to have attached to it a festival for young preachers.” Why? because these denominational gatherings are too often a collection of grey headed men (mostly) with too few young faces; and many of these are long on reports...
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I went to Rome last month (April 2015) and saw the Pope. No, it was not a papal audience, as they call it, but with at least 50,000 of my closest friends I stood in Vatican Square and listened as Francis delivered his weekly homily. It was all in Italian (I presume) so I did...
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Five Young Preachers ranging in age from 13 to 34 proclaimed the gospel last Saturday during the Kentucky Baptist Fellowship’s Spring Gathering in Danville, KY. The Lexington Ave. Baptist Church Chapel provided the perfect setting for preaching, pointers and a Festival of Young Preachers . Young Preachers came from across the Commonwealth for the opportunity...
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