Live Tomorrow’s Life Today

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org LIVE TOMORROW’S LIFE TODAY  Joshua 3:1-17; Proverbs 3:27-28; Matthew 6:7-10 (NRSV) November 4, 2018 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   Many people are convinced the only way for them to live tomorrow’s life today is […]

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A Vision Worth a Risk

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org   A VISION WORTH A RISK Matthew 25:14-30 (Cotton Patch Version) A Message for Vision Sunday, November 11, 2018 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD   St. John’s, there is no question whether you are committed to […]

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The Eternal Now

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org THE ETERNAL NOW  Hebrews 7:23-27 (NRSV) October 28, 2018 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD   She was guided by the compassion of God; and that made all the difference. Harriet Beecher Stowe was the daughter, sister, […]

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A Vulnerable Love

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org A VULNERABLE LOVE  Hebrews 5:1-10 (NRSV) October 21, 2018 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD   Do you find it easy or difficult to be Actively Faithful Faithfully Active between Sundays?   This past week, as I […]

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Created for Connection

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org CREATED FOR CONNECTION  Hebrews 4:12-16 (NRSV) October 14, 2018 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD   What I am about to do could prove to be a total waste of time. I’m about to fling some words […]

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One Father-Many Children

The St. John’s Pulpit      St. John’s Baptist Church   300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428     www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org ONE FATHER – MANY CHILDREN Hebrews 1:1-3a, 2:10-18 (The Message) October 7, 2018 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD For a PDF of this sermon click here. Part of what brings you into this sanctuary today is […]

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The Journey of Listening

Sunday, June 24, 2018 – Fifth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon Series: Stories to Help Us Grow: For the Bible Tells Us So Sermon: Journey of Listening Scripture: Genesis 12:1-3 We heard crying this week and, as crying almost always does, the cries upset us. When you hear a cry in […]

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You Are Invited to the Party

Sunday, June 17, 2018 – Fourth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon Series: Sermon: You Are Invited to a Party Scripture: Genesis 1:1-2:3 You are invited to the party. When you arrive, everything has been prepared for you. All you must do is respect your Host, relate well to all the other […]

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The Color and Shape of Time

Sunday, June 10, 2018 – Third Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon Series: Stories that Help us Grow: “For the Bible Tells Us So” Sermon: The Color and Shape of Time Scripture: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 & Galatians 4:4-6 Time is more than ticks and tocks and watches and clocks. Tom Peacock writes in […]

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Saving Grace

Sunday, November 26, 2017 – Christ the King/Communion Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Homily: Saving Grace Scripture: Matthew 25:31-46 Life is filled with stories. During Thanksgiving, you shared many stories. For a few moments, consider ‘STORY’ as God’s story; ‘Story’ as the story of Christ’s Church; and ‘story’ as your individual story. Today is […]

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