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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Stewardship: Missional Harvest Seeds

The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org STEWARDSHIP: MISSIONAL HARVEST SEEDS Gospel of Matthew 13:24-30, 36-40 and 2 Corinthians 9:1-15 Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost, October 13, 2019 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD  A WORD ABOUT WORSHIP TODAY: This autumn, we are renewing our […]

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The St. John’s Pulpit St. John’s Baptist Church    300 Hawthorne Lane    Charlotte, NC 28204 704.333.5428      www.stjohnsbaptistchurch.org COMMUNITY OF FAITH: ABIDING CREATES A FRUITFUL CULTURE Gospel of John 15:1-5 Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost, October 6, 2019 by Senior Minister, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD    A WORD ABOUT WORSHIP TODAY: This autumn, we are renewing our […]

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