Chatham Baptist Church

Sermon from Sunday, Sep 25, 2022

Here’s the audio of the sermon I preached on Sunday, September 25, 2022 at Chatham Baptist Church in Chatham, VA. The scripture was 1 Timothy 6:6-19, where Paul wraps up his instruction to Timothy as Timothy leads the church in Ephesus. I titled the sermon, “When It’s Okay to Run Away.” I hope your Sunday is glorious!

Sermon: Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022, featuring Rev. Don Davidson

You may or may not know that I was out a couple of Sundays in August with Covid. On the second Sunday I was recovering, Rev. Don Davidson, retired pastor of First Baptist Church of Alexandria, VA was our guest preacher. Don preached on the story of the Ethiopian eunuch and Philip, the deacon, from Acts 8:26-40. Don has a wonderful message about Divine appointments. I hope your Sunday is one of those.

Sermon: Your Faith is in Your Feet, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022

Here’s the audio of the sermon I preached from Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 titled “Your Faith is in Your Feet, Not Just Your Head!” This text is one of the most often-quoted passages on the subject of faith. I hope your faith is strong and, like Abraham’s, that your faith finds expression through your feet!

Worship from Fathers’ Day, June 19, 2022

This is the audio excerpt from our worship service on Fathers’ Day, June 19, 2022. Laura Ellis is the soloist on “No Greater Love.” The scripture is from I Kings 19:9b-18, the story of God speaking to Elijah after Jezebel threatens to kill him after Elijah defeated the prophets of Baal on Mount Carmel. It’s a great story, and I hope your Sunday was wonderful!

Worship from Trinity Sunday, June 12, 2022

This is a portion of our worship service on Trinity Sunday, June 12, 2022. The choir sings “Prayer to the Trinity” by Michael Bedford. The scripture is John 16:12-15, and the message is entitled, “Holy, Holy, Holy: Living in Light of the Trinity.”

At-Home Worship, Sunday, May 15, 2022

Here is the audio for at-home worship for Sunday, May 15, 2022. The service opens with the congregation singing “The Church’s One Foundation,” accompanied by Charlotte Paris on the organ. The scripture for today is John 10:22-30, and the sermon title is “Knowing Who You Are and Whose You Are.” We conclude by singing together “Precious Lord, Take My Hand,” accompanied by Kathleen O’Hare on piano. I hope your Sunday is wonderful!

At-Home Worship, Sunday, May 8, 2022

This is the at-home worship audio for Sunday, May 8, 2022. The service begins with the congregation singing “More Love to Thee, O Christ.” The scripture is John 21:1-19, the story of Jesus preparing breakfast for the disciples on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. At that breakfast, Jesus gives Peter the opportunity to confess his love for Christ. Then, Christ calls Peter again to “follow me.” I hope your Sunday is wonderful!

At-Home Worship, Sunday, May 1, 2022

Here is the audio for at-home worship for Sunday, May 1, 2022. The opening hymn is the congregation singing “Worship Christ, the Risen King,” accompanied by Charlotte Paris on the organ, and Kathleen O’Hare at the piano. The scripture is John 20:19-31, the story of Jesus appearing to the disciples on the evening of resurrection Sunday. I hope your Sunday will be truly wonderful!

At-Home Worship for Sunday, April 24, 2022

Here is our at-home worship audio for Sunday, April 24, 2022. The opening hymn by the adult choir is “Alleluia, Christ is Risen” from our Easter Sunday worship in our sanctuary. The text for today’s message is from Acts 13:13-39. I hope your Sunday is reflects the glory of this second Sunday in Eastertide.

At-Home Worship for Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022

Here is the audio of our at-home worship for Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022. Charlotte Paris on the organ, and Donald Merricks on trumpet open the service with a duet of “All Glory Laud and Honor.” The scripture reading today is Luke 24:1-12, Luke’s version of the women at the tomb of Jesus. I hope your Easter Sunday is a wonderful experience of the risen Christ!