Weekly Sermons (Text)

After Reverend Salley's retirement, we will post sermon texts whenever they are provided by visiting ministers.  Please understand that not all ministers preach from written texts.


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DATE SERMON TITLE SCRIPTURE REF.

02/25/2024

Taming the Tongue - Rev. Philip Parker James 3: 1-12

02/18/2024

Putting Your Faith to Work - Rev. Philip Parker James 2: 14-26

02/11/2024

Putting Your Faith to Work - Rev. Philip Parker James 2: 1-13

01/28/2024

The Impacpts of God's Words - Rev. Shawn Morrison Psalm 119: 73-88
01/14/2024 Upside Down, Rightside Up James 1:1-18
01/07/2024 A Trip to the Temple - Rev. Philip Parker Luke 2: 21-40
12/31/2023 A Journey From Christmas - The Story of Herod - Rev. Philip Parker Matthew 2: 13-18 
12/24/2023 A Journey to Christmas - The Story of the Shepherds -- Rev. Philip Parker
12/17/2023 A Journey to Christmas - The Story of The Wise Men - Rev. Philip Parker Matthew 2: 1-12
12/10/2023 A Journey to Christmas - The Story of Mary and Joseph Matthew 1: 18-25
12/03/2023 A Journey to Christmas - The Story of Zechariah and Elizabeth - Rev. Philip Parker Luke 1: 5-23
11/26/2023 Irregardlessly Thankful -Rev. Philip Parker 1 Thess. 5: 16-18
11/19/2023 For Thine is the Kingdom - Rev. Philip Parker Matthew 6:13
11/12/2023 Lead Us Not Into Temptation - Rev. Philip Parker Matthew 6: 13
11/05/2023 Forgive Us Our Debts - Rev. Philip Parker Matthew 6: 12, 14-15
10/29/2023  Give Us Our Daily Bread - Rev. Philip Parker   Matthew 6:11 Proverbs 30: 7-8 
10/22/2023 Fully Joy Through Jesus - Rev. Shawn Morrison Psalm 125 & 126
10/15/2023 The Lord's Prayer - Thy Kingdom Come - Rev. Philip Parker
10/08/2023 The Lord's Prayer - Hallowed Be Thy Name - Rev. Philip Parker Matthew 6: 1-9
10/01/2023 A Nugget of Joyful Reliance - Rev. Philip Parker Philippians 4: 10-23
09/24/2023 A Nugget of Joyful Peacefulness - Rev. Philip Parker Philippians 4: 2-9
09/17/2023 A Nugget of Joyful Perseverance - Rev. Philip Parker Philippians 3: 12 - 4: 1
09/10/2023 A Nugget of Joyful Poverty Philippians 3: 1-11
09/03/2023 A Nugget of Joyful Comradeship - Rev. Philip Parker Philipians 2: 19-30
08/27/2023 A Nugget of Joyful Radiance - Rev. Philip Parker Phillipians 2:12-18
08/20/2023 Jesus - The Source of True Rest - Rev. Shawn Morrison Psalm 116 & 117
08/13/2023 A Joyful Nugget of Humility - Rev. Philip Parker Philippians 2: 1-11
08/06/2023 A Nugget of Joyful Evangelism - Rev. Philip Parker Philippians 1: 12-30
7/30/2023 A Nugget of Joyful Thankfulness - Rev. Philip Parker  Philippians 1: 1-11
07/23/2023 We're Going to See the King - Rev. Philip Parker Isaiah 6: 1-8
07/16/2023 Being Honest With God - Rev. Shawn Morrison Psalm 88
07/09/2023 Testimonies from Montreat - BPC Youth
07/02/2023 The Rest of the Story - Rev. Philip Parker Joshua 2:14-21, 25-27
06/25/2023 Spying Out the Land - Rev. Philip Parker Joshua 2: 1-24  Heb. 11: 30-31 
06/18/2023 One for All and All for One - Rev. Philip Parker Joshua 1: 10-18
06/11/2023 In Times Like These - Rev. Philip Parker Joshua 1: 1-9 Deut. 34: 5-12
06/04/2023 The Last Word on Gods Word - Rev. Salley's last sermon 2 Tim. 3: 14 - 4:5
05/28/2023 Living as a Christian Family 1 John 3: 1-3
05/21/2023 Dangerous Assumptions Luke 13: 22-30
05/14/2023 Jesus Parable - Buried Treasure and the Precious Pearl Matt. 13: 44-45
05/07/2023 Weeds, Mustard, & Yeast - The Dark Side of the Kingdom of God Matt. 13: 31-35
04/30/2023 Being Good Seed Among the Weeds Matt. 13: 24-30; 36-43
04/23/2023 The Golden Rule Matt. 7: 12 
04/16/2023 Asking, Seeking, Knocking - Questing after God's Kingdom Matt. 7: 7-11
04/09/2023 Easter - We Serve A Risen Savior Matt. 28: 1-28 1 Cor. 15: 12-15
04/02/2023 Don't Worry Be Happy Matt. 6: 25-34
03/26/2023 When You Pray Matt. 6: 5-15
03/19/2023 The Teachings of Jesus - You Have Heard it Said Matt. 5: 17-48
03/12/2023 The Messiah on Salt and Light  Matt. 5: 1-16
03/05/2023 We Are The Lord's - Rev. Carl Utley
02/26/2023 He Keeps On Keeping On - Rev. Carl Utley
02/19/2023 True Worship and the Messiah Revealed
02/12/2023 Like a Snake on a Pole John 3: 15-18
02/05/2023 From Water to Wine John 2:1-11, 10: 10
01/29/2023 The Lamb of God John 1: 19-34
01/22/2023 Epiphany 3 - Simeon's Song for the Mesiah Lk. 2: 28-35
01/15/2023 Epiphany 2 - Is God Here? Lk.1: 57-80
01/18/2023 Epiphany 1 - From Darkness to Light Isaiah 60: 1-6
01/01/2023 A New Body
12/25/2022 Go Tell It On The Mountain
12/18/2022 Advent-4 Joseph's Story Matt. 1: 18-24
12/11/2022 Advent - 3 Let's Get Gaudy 1 Thess. 5:16-24
12/04/2022 Mary's Magnificat Luke 1: 46-55
11/27/2022 Advent - 1 Waiting for Godot
11/20/2022 The Lost Son - Rev. Parker Luke 15: 11-32
11/13/2022 The Lost Coin - Rev. Parker Luke 15: 8-10
11/06/2022 The Lost Sheep - Rev. Parker Luke 15: 1-7
10/30/2022 The 5 ALONES of Faith
10/23/222 Solomon - The Wise Fool 1 Kings 3: 1-14
10/16/2022 Jabes, The Man Who DID NOT Want to Live Up To His Name 1 Chron. 4: 9-10
10/09/2022 King David on Giving Back to God 1 Chron. 29: 1-22
10/02/2022 David - Planting Trees You Will Never Sit Under 1 Chron. 22: 2-19
09/25/2022 Jesus, The Resurrection John 11: 21-27, 14: 1-7
09/18/2022 Jesus, The Vine John 15: 1-17
09/11/2022 911 Aftershocks Mark 4: 35-41
09/04/2022 Having the Mind of the Master Servant John 13: 1-17
08/28/2022 Jesus - The Good Shepherd John 10: 9-16, 27-30
08/21/2022 Jesus - The Bread of Life John 6: 25-37, 47-52
08/14/2022 Jesus, the Water of Life John 4:
08/07/2022 The Lamb of God John 1: 19-34
07/31/2022 Jesus, The Light of the World John 3: 
07/17/2022 Images of Jesus in the Gospel of John
07/10/2022 Let Liberty's Light Shine - Rev. Parker
6/26/2022 The Last Words of King David 2 Sam. 23: 1-4 
6/19/2022 Sin Escalates - Pt-2
6/12/2022 Sin Escalates i David and Bathsheba 2 Sam. 11: 1-5
6/5/2022 Singing to God 1 Chron. 16: 23-36
5/29/2022 Sacrificial Service - Rev. Parker
5/15/2022 Dancing Before the Lord 2 Sam. 6: 12-23
5/8/2022 King David Almost Brings the Ark to Jerusalem 2 Sam.
5/1/2022 Saul and the Witch of Endor 1 Sam. 28: 3-11  Deut. 18: 9-15 
4/24/2022 A Foolish Man... Psalms 8, Romans 8: 26-39, Matthew 5: 13-16 
4/17/2022 Resurrection, I'll Believe That When Caterpillars Fly
4/10/2022 Easter, I'll Believe That When Caterpillars Fly
4/3/2022 David - Games of Cat and Mouse 1 Sam. 24: 1-22
3/27/2022 Jonathan, A Friend Closer than a Brother 1 Sam. 18:1-9, 23: 
3/20/2022 David - Use What's In Your Hand
03/13/2022 David It's What's Inside That Counts
03/06/2022 An All Consuming Jealousy - Rev. Parker
02/27/2022 The Man Who Would Be King - Rev. Philip J. Parker 
02/20/2022 Here I Raise My Ebenezer - Rev. Philip J. Parker
02/13/2022 A Scout Is Dependable and Dependent
02/06/2022 Ichabod-The Fall of the House of Eli 1 Sam. 2:
01/30/2022 Samuel - The Child Given To God 1 Samuel 4:
01/23/2022 In The Fullness of Time Gal. 4 
01/19/2022  If Only They Had Such A Mind  Deut. 5: 28-33
12/19/2021 The Kinsman Redeemer Ruth 3 & 4 
12/12/2021 Looking For A Favor
12/05/2021 You Cannot Run Away From Your Troubles Ruth 1: 1-8, 16-18
11/28/2021 Doing What's Right In Your Own Eyes  Judges 17: 1-6 
11/21/2021 Singing Songs of Thanksgiving 
11/14/2021 God Loves the Longshot Judges 11:
11/07/2021 The Weapons of Our Warfare Judges 3: 1-11   2 Cor. 10: 3-5
10/31/2021 Famous Last Words  Josh. 24_14-15 
10/17/2021 The Priority of Spiritual Renewal - Rev. Rutledge John 15: 1-5
10/10/2021 What About Caleb
10/03/2021 And the Walls Will Come Atumblin' Down Josh. 6: 1-21 
09/26/2021 One Faithful Step at a Time Josh 3-4
09/19/2021 Rahab! Josh. 2: 1-21 
09/12/2021 Joshua Strong and Courageous
09/05/2021 Sing Songs to God
08/29/2021  The Salt of the Earth 
08/22/2021 The Light of the World
08/15/2021 Choosing Life Deut. 30:11-31
08/08/2021 Evolution of the Gloria Patri
08/01/2021 Another Prophet Like Moses
07/25/2021  So You Say You Want to be a King 
07/18/2021 Five Ways to Follow God Deut. 10: 
07/11/2021 Faithful
07/04/2021 Dwelling in the Shelter of the Most High
06/27/2021 Teach Your Children Well
06/13/2021 Balaam and the Star of Jacob Numbers 24: 10 -
05/30/2021 Sing and Worship and Don't Forget
05/23/2021 Daring to Doubt God
05/16/2021 Who! Me, Racist
05/09/2021 Mumbling for More Numbers 11: 1-6 
05/02/2021 Following Jesus to The Promised Land Numbers 9:
04/25/2021 Christians With Shining Faces - Rev. Parker
04/18/2021 Jesus and the Year of Jubilee
04/11/2021 Jesus and the Seven Feasts of Israel
04/04/2021 What Judas Missed
03/28/2021 Don't Lose the Passion Amidst the Palms
03/21/2021 Neighborliness  Lev. 19
03/14/2021 Sacred Sexuality
03/07/2021 Leviticus - The Scapegoat
02/28/2021 Samson - The Man Who Tried to Serve Two Masters Judges
02/14/2021 Gideon - The Man Who Moved Mountains Judges 6:11-16 
02/07/2020  What Can Wash Away My Sins
01/17/2021 Sabbath Keeping Exodus 35: 1-2
01/10/2021 God and Israel Push the Reset Button  Exodus 34
01/03/2021 The Whole Golden Calf Story Exodis 32: 1-15
12/20/2020 Holy Leaping Babies Micah 5: 2-5 Luke 1: 39-55
12/13/2020 Gifted for Ministry Exodus 31: 3-11
12/06/2020 And The The Other Commandments Exodus 21: 12-24
11/29/2020 The Commandments 6-10 - Loving Others
11/22/2020 Thanksgiving Every DayP Psalm 100: 1-5
11/15/2020 The Ten Commandnebt 1-4 Loving God Exodus 20
11/08/2020 The WHY of the Law Exodus 19: 1-8
11/01/2020 Blessed is the Nation Psalm 33: 1-12
10/25/2020 Raising Bread from Heaven Genesis 16
10/18/2020 Israel At the Red Ses Exodus 14
10/11/2020 Two Events that Restarted the Calendar Exodus 12: 1-14
10/04/2020 Comfort In Times of Trouble - Rev. Bill Rutledge
9/27/2020 Tested By Fire - Rev Philip Parker Daniel 3: 16-18
09/20/2020 Moses, the Reluctant Hero Exodus 3:
09/13/2020 Racism - Are My Hands Clean Exodis 1
09/06/2020 Joseph Forgives Gen. 50: 14-26
08/30/2020 Aloha Sunday - Weighty Words James 1: 17-26
08/23/2020 Joseph Remembers - Joseph Forgives Gen. 42: 1-25
08/16/2020 Joseph: God's Slave Psalm 105: 1-122
08/09/2020 Joseph Living the Dream Gen. 37: 1-11
08/02/2020 Put a Bit In It James 3: 1-12
07/26/2020 Being Salt and Light in a Pandemic World  
07/19/2020 Wrestling with God Gen. 31-33  
07/12/2020 Jacob - What Goes Around, Comes Around  Gen. 29: 1-30  
06/21/2020 Beans Birthrights Blessings and the Plans of God Gen. 25: 19-34  
06/14/2020 The Marriage of Isaac and Rebekah  Gen. 24  
06/07/2020 Worshipping God in Spirit and Truth John 4: 19-26  
05/31/2020 Abraham, Isaac, and the Test Gen. 22: 1-18  
05/24/2020 The SIX Deadly Sins of Sodom Gen. 19: 1-14  
05/24/2020  2016 Companion Sermon - The Risk of Sitting at the Gates of Sodom     
05/17/2020 Bartering with God Gen. 18: 16-26  Jon 3: 10 - 4: 4,
05/10/2020 A Promise is a Promise Gen. 18: 1-15  Heb. 11: 11 
05/03/2020 What's In a Name? Gen. 17: 1-10 Gen. 17: 15-22
04/26/2020 God Still Sees; God Still Cares Gen. 16: 1-15  
04/19/2020 A Conversation with God  Gen. 15: 1-18  
04/12/2020 Easter Changes Everything    
04/05/2020 Palm Sunday - Riding the Roller Coaster Matt. 21: 1-11  

03/29/2020

Abraham, Melchizedek, and the Better Priesthood of Jesus Gen.14: 11-20  
03/22/2020 Abraham's Lies and Prejudice Gen 12: 1-20   
03/15/2020 Abraham Goes on Walkabout Gen. 12: 1-9   
03/08/2020 The Tower of Babel Gen. 11 : 1-9   
03/01/2020  Noah-God's Promise, God's Law  Gen. 8: 13 - 9: 13   
02/23/2020  Ambassadors For Christ - Rev. Philip Parker  2Cor. 5: 17-20  Eph. 6: 19-20 
02/09/2020 ATSOTB - 12 - Noah-God_Pushes_The_Reset-1 Gen. 6: 5-22   
02/02/2020 Enoch, The Godliest Man You Never Heard Of. Gen. 5: 18-29  Heb. 11: 1-5 
01/26/2020 Cain and Abel - The First Murder Gen, 4: 1-17  Heb. 11: 4 
01/19/2020 The Promise Gen. 3: 13-21   Gal. 3: 26 - 4: 7
01/12/2020 The Rebellion Gen 3: 1-13 Rom. 5: 12, 18, 19
1/05/2020 The Snake In The Grass Gen. 3: 1-7 Eph. 6: 10-13
12/15/2019 Advent - 3rd Sunday - JOY Gal. 2: 19b-20   
2/08/2019 Advent - 2nd Sunday - PEACE  Romans 12:9-21 Isaiah 9: 2-6
12/01/2019 Advent - 1st Sunday - HOPE  Jer 33: 14-16  Colos. 1: 26-28 
11/24/2019 Thanksgiving Message - Giving God Thanks Psalm 100  
11/17/2019 Adam Meet Eve, You Were Made For Each Other Gen, 8: 2-25 Mark 10: 2-9
11/10/2019 Working For God Gen, 1: 26-28 Gen. 2: 7-17
11/03/2019 175th Finale - Where Do WE Go From Here? Psalm 127 James 4: 13-15
09/29/2019 The First Sabbath and The Lasting Sabbath Gen. 3:1-3  Exodus 20: 8-11 
09/22/2019  Something From Nothing Gen. 1: 1-31  Psalm 100 
09/15/2019 In The Beginning was God Gen 1:1        Deut. 4: 32-35, 39 
 

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