Topic Features About Women
Proper 8 - Year B
June 28, 2009
The Rev. Sarah Jackson Shelton
As I came into the office one morning recently, I realized that I had a large manila envelope on my desk. Thinking that it was probably some promotional materials for the pastor and his wife, I was just beginning to drop it into the recycle bin when I recognized the name on the return address. It read: Dr. William A. Hull. Dr. Hull is an esteemed Baptist pastor and professor having taught at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and, more recently, at Samford University. So my curiosity was immediately piqued.
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The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon
When women went to the tomb in darkness, on the first Easter morning, they were disheartened by the thought of a large stone placed by the soldiers before the entrance of the tomb. To their surprise, the stone was rolled away. An angel, messenger of God, perched impudently upon the rock.
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