Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church 300 Hawthorne Lane Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428 www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org MEETING JESUS AGAIN FOR THE FIRST TIME Luke 9:28-36 Transfiguration Sunday, March 3, 2019 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD The news highlights what is disfigured more than what is transfigured. This week, we learned there were […]

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Youth Sunday Sermon: Lena Duke

Youth Sunday Sermon: Lena Duke Good Morning! My name is Lena Duke and I have been an involved member of the St. John’s Youth Program since 7th grade. Before I begin, you all should know I am a Catholic girl preaching from a Baptist pulpit. I have been going to St. Peter’s Catholic Church downtown […]

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Youth Sunday Sermon: Lily Wilkerson

Youth Sunday Sermon from Lily Wilkerson February 3, 2019   My name is Lily Wilkerson, I have been a member of the youth group since middle school and a member of the church since even earlier in my life. This year I decided to take the leap and raise my hand when Lee Gray, the […]

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When Home Is No Longer Home

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org   WHEN HOME IS NO LONGER HOME Luke 4:21-30 and 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 Fifth Sunday after Epiphany, February 10, 2019 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD ____________________________________________________________________________________________   In the Walt Disney production of Tangled, Rapunzel sings, […]

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Signs of Change

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org   SIGNS OF CHANGE Isaiah 62;1-5 and John 2:1-12 Second Sunday after Epiphany, January 20, 2019 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD   As you know, you are living in a time of rapid change. 80% of […]

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Tempted to Be Christ’s Church

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org   TEMPTED TO BE CHRIST’S CHURCH Luke 4:1-15 First Sunday after Epiphany, January 13, 2019 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD     Two weeks into this New Year, how are you doing with your resolutions?  You […]

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Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up?

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org   WILL THE REAL JESUS PLEASE STAND UP? Matthew 3:13-17 Epiphany and The Baptism of Our Lord, January 6, 2019 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD ___________________________________________________________   We enjoyed beautiful and meaningful Advent and Christmas seasons […]

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Strength to Love

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org STRENGTH TO LOVE Micah 5:2-5a and Luke 1:39-55 The Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 23, 2018 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD ___________________________________________________________     THE BREATH OF HEAVEN PROVIDES YOU WITH STRENGTH TO LOVE.   When […]

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We Know What Happened to Sin

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org   WE KNOW WHAT HAPPENED TO SIN Zephaniah 3:14-20 The Third Sunday of Advent, December 16, 2018 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD ___________________________________________________________   A young man paying off college debt, needed a small loan to […]

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Inhabited by Peace the Purifies

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org   INHABITED BY PEACE THAT PURIFIES Micah 3:1-4 and Luke 3:1-6 The Second Sunday of Advent, December 9, 2018 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD   ___________________________________________________________ On this Second Sunday of Advent, we prepare the way […]

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