Reweaving the Torn Tapestry of Prayer

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org REWEAVING THE TORN TAPESTRY OF PRAYER Gospel of Matthew 6:5-12 Fifth Sunday After the Epiphany, February 9, 2020 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD ________________________________________________________________________ THE GOSPEL OF GOD IS DESTRUCTIVE! The word, ‘Gospel,’ means ‘Good News.’  […]

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Renovating the Battered Church

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org RENOVATING THE BATTERED CHURCH Gospel of Matthew 16:13-20 Third Sunday After the Epiphany, January 26, 2020 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD ________________________________________________________________________   ‘A Prayer for God’s Church’ Living God, we pray for Your Church.  We pray […]

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Repairing a Broken Concept About God

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org REPAIRING A BROKEN CONCEPT ABOUT GOD Gospel of 1 John 4:7-21 First Sunday After the Epiphany, January 12, 2020 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD ________________________________________________________________________ OPENING PRAYER Living God, You have always loved us first. Help […]

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Christmas for Everyone

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org CHRISTMAS FOR EVERYONE Gospel of John 1:1-18 Christmastide, January 5, 2020 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD ________________________________________________________________________ We are shifting into post-Christmas gear. Trees are by the curb. School begins tomorrow. (And many students say, “AweMan.”) […]

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The Question We Really Must Settle

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org THE QUESTION WE REALLY MUST SETTLE Isaiah 35:1-7 and Matthew 11:2-6 Third Sunday of Advent, December 15, 2019 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD ________________________________________________________________________ This past Monday morning, about 7am, my phone rang. It was Jim […]

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Can You See Hope from Here?

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org  CAN YOU SEE HOPE FROM HERE? Isaiah 2:1-5 and Romans 13:11-14 First Sunday in Advent, December 1, 2019 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD  For more than 25-years, Paula and I loaded our vehicle to be ready […]

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The Danger of Praying

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org  THE DANGER OF PRAYING Romans 12:1-2 and Matthew 6:5-13 Twenty-second Sunday After Pentecost, November 10, 2019 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD    My father told me a story about my great-grandfather I thought to be unbelievable. […]

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Servant Church: We Will Be A Missional Church

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org SERVANT CHURCH: WE WILL BE A MISSIONAL CHURCH Micah 6:6-8 and Gospel of Luke 4:16-21 Twenty-first Sunday After Pentecost, November 3, 2019 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD   Every Sunday morning, Kevin Lynch arrives at Hope […]

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Joyful Witness: Beyond “God Help Us”

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org  JOYFUL WITNESS: BEYOND “GOD HELP US” Psalm 51:1-13 and Gospel of John 15:9-11 Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost, October 27, 2019 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD  Stories can be spiritually transformational. This is why Jesus told so […]

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Will Our Children Have Active Faith?

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org  WILL OUR CHILDREN HAVE ACTIVE FAITH? Deuteronomy 6:4-9;20-25;  Gospel of Mark 9:33-37; 10:13-16 Nineteenth Sunday After Pentecost, October 20, 2019 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD    Jesus loves the little children; All the children of the […]

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