Speaking @ Christ Second Baptist Church of Long Beach

Posted by on Oct 11, 2012 in H.B. Charles Sr., Speaking Engagements | 2 comments

Wednesday night, I preached for Pastor Welton Pleasant at the Christ Second Baptist Church of Long Beach, CA. Christ Second Baptist Church is celebrating its 105th church anniversary this month. Pastor Pleasant, whom I have known for some years, invited me in honor of my father, who pastored the church for ten years, before he was called to Mt. Sinai in Los Angeles. I remember the first time I preached at Christ Second Baptist. I was...

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Notes from Sunday – 08/26/12

Posted by on Aug 26, 2012 in Notes from Sunday 2012, Speaking Engagements, Uncategorized | 2 comments

It has been a long day. It has been a long weekend. It has been a long weekend. I spent Saturday morning with our church deacons, during their annual retreat. I taught on “The Ministry of Deacons.” It was a great time of study and fellowship. I look forward to our next time together. I am in Lexington, Kentucky. I was invited by a seminary classmate, Victor Sholar, to preach the 150th anniversary celebration at the Main Street...

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Notes from Sunday – 07/15/12

Posted by on Jul 16, 2012 in Notes from Sunday 2012, Psalms, Speaking Engagements | 3 comments

Praise the Lord for the way he worked today at Shiloh! Thank God for the one who was baptized today. Thanks to all of the volunteers who serve at the Shiloh Church. You make it happen! Our worship leader was on his post today, R. Scott, even though his sister passed away this weekend. Very encouraging. I preached Psalm 1. I called it, “Which Way Are You Going?” I stated the point of the sermon in three words: Choose God’s way. Sermon Outline:...

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Preaching Holy Week at Burnette in Detroit

Posted by on Apr 2, 2012 in Holy Week, Speaking Engagements | 0 comments

I am in Detroit. I am preaching three nights for Pastor Nathaniel Caldwell at the Greater Burnette Baptist Church, where he has served as pastor for seven years. I first preached at Burnette when I was seventeen-years-old. Dr. J. Allen Caldwell, the late, founding pastor, invited me to fill in for his regular speaker. He continued to invite me every year during Holy Week until his death. I have many friends and adopted family at Burnette. It is...

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Notes from Sunday 06/05/11

Posted by on Jun 6, 2011 in Notes from Sunday 2011, Speaking Engagements, The Epistle of James | 0 comments

Great day of worship at Shiloh yesterday. God be praised for all of our volunteers who serve in various ways during our Lord’s Day services. You make it happen. Thank you. We celebrated the Lord’s Table in both of our worship services, which is always a special time in the life of our congregation. Grateful for the guests who joined us for worship. Our choir sung a song called, “I Never Lost My Praise,” before I preached. It blessed us in both...

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Notes from Sunday – 11/28/10

Posted by on Nov 28, 2010 in Antiqua, Notes from Sunday 2010, Speaking Engagements | 0 comments

I am in St. John’s in Antigua & Barbuda, preaching for the Dr. Hensworth W.C. Jonas and the Baptist Circuit of Churches. The Baptist Circuit of Churches is made up of three congregations in Antigua led by Dr. Jonah – Central, Tryells, and Covenant Baptist Church. The mother church, Central Baptist Church, celebrated 45 years of ministry today. The Tryells Baptist Church celebrated 18 years today. Dr. Jonas is also the founder and principle...

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