Dr. Robert Taylor Baggott has served as the Senior Minister of Community Church of Vero Beach Florida, a United Church of Christ congregation, since 2004.
Dr. Baggott received a B.S. degree from Samford University, a Masters of Divinity degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry Degree from Graduate Theological Foundation, South Bend, Indiana.
Prior to accepting the call to serve at Community Church, Dr. Baggott served churches in Atlanta, Miami, and Minneapolis. He currently serves on the board of the Nazareth-Galilee Educational Institute, in Nazareth, Israel.
One of my all-time favorite cartoons comes from the New Yorker Magazine. It shows two businessmen sitting in a bar, one clearly despondent. The unhappy one says to his companion: "I was on the cutting edge. I pushed the envelope. I did the heavy lifting. I was the rainmaker. Then suddenly it all crashed when I ran out of metaphors."[i]Read full transcript...