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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Sermon from September 30, 2018

WISE OR OTHERWISE James 3:13 – 4:10 September 30, 2018 Message 5 of 5 in Series Entitled, ‘Actively Faithful Faithfully Active Living: Learning to Live by Characteristics of God’s Spirit of Love’ by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD A PDF of this sermon can be found be clicking here: http://stjohnsbaptistchurch.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/9-30-2018-Year-B-James-3-and-4-WISE-OR-OTHERWISE.pdf ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ This past […]

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Show and Tell

September 16, 2018 – Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon Series: Actively Faithful Faithfully Active Living: Learning to Live by Characteristics of God’s Spirit of Love Sermon: Show and Tell Scripture: James 2:14-20; Mark 8:34-36 Pay attention to your desires – what you want – for people believe what they want […]

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Seeing With Eyes Closed

Sunday, September 9, 2018 – Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost Seeing With Eyes Closed Scripture: James 2:1-13 This sermon is the second of five in a series entitled: “Actively Faithful Faithfully Active Living: Learning to Live by Characteristics of God’s Spirit of Love” Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Click here to download this sermon in PDF format. […]

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Religious Work

Sunday, September 2, 2018 – Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost Religious Work Scripture: James 1:17-27 This sermon is the sfirst of five in a series entitled: “Actively Faithful Faithfully Active Living: Learning to Live by Characteristics of God’s Spirit of Love” Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Click here to download this sermon in PDF format. ___________________________________________ You […]

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Images of God

Sunday, August 19, 2018 – Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost IMAGES OF GOD Scripture: Genesis 1:26-27 & Mark 12:13-17 Proclaimer: The Rev. Lee Gray, Minister for Youth & Young Adults Click here to download this sermon in PDF format. ___________________________________________________________________ About a month ago, some of our youth went to Unidiversity Summer Camp. At that camp […]

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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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