In this message, Dr. David Jordan shares with us from Acts 2:1-13 about the Holy Spirit filling the disciples at Pentecost, marking the birth of the New Testament church. For Baptists in the South, it is sometimes difficult to know what to do with this passage, but Dr. Jordan helps us understand it more clearly.
In this message, Rev. Shelley Woodruff guest preaches on Luke 24:36-53 when Jesus appears to the disciples and then ascends into Heaven. The question remains: Who is going to fill the place of power Jesus left empty? Or did he leave it empty?
In this message, Dr. David Jordan shares with us from the Gospel of Luke concerning the disciples' encounter with Jesus on the road to Emmaus. What happens when we share a meal together? Why is the breaking of bread so symbolic? What do we see when our hearts come into alignment with God's?
In this message, Dr. David Jordan and Rev. Kristen Koger look at Moses' encounter with God in Exodus 3:1-15 and reflect on what it means for us today in leaning on faith in God to lead us.
In this message from Dr. David Jordan, he shares with us from John 21:15-19 where Jesus confronts Peter and asks him three times: "Do you love me?" This is a powerful message about God's endless pursuit of us and meeting us where we are.
In this message, Dr. David Jordan shares with us from John 21:1-14 in a message about subtle shifts and changes in perspective.
In this message, Dr. David Jordan shares from John 20:10-23. The disciples feared the Pharisees and the government right after Jesus' death, but then something miraculous happens. Jesus appears to them in the upper room and says, "Peace be with you." Dr. Jordan looks at what we can take away from this message in today's world.
In this Easter Sunday message from Dr. David Jordan, he looks at the resurrection story of Jesus as found in John 20:1-18. Dr. Jordan pays specific attention to not only Mary, but other women throughout the Gospel of John who proclaim the resurrection life found in Jesus!
In this Palm Sunday sermon, Dr. David Jordan and Rev. Kristen Koger take a look at Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem (Luke 19:28-40) and what it might mean for each of us.
In this message, Dr. David Jordan shares a powerful word from the story of the first gentile convert to Christianity in Acts 8:26-39. It's a message about overflowing joy, passion, and becoming vessels of good news! Do yourself a favor and listen to this one!
In his debut sermon at FBCD, Dr. David Jordan shares with us from Ephesians 2:8-10 and Psalm 103:8-17. Pastor David looks at destiny and grace, and what they mean for us.
Rev. Bill Neal shares with us from Matthew 5:43-48 and 1 Jn. 4:16b-21 in a sermon about making love the grounding in all of our connections with those around us. It's a heartfelt and meaningful message directed at those who call themselves Christians.
Rev. Keith Pierce shares with us from Romans 12:3-18 in a message titled, "Pick Up and Oar and Row." It's about us all doing what it takes to make the church move and breath as the body of Christ, especially here in 2018 Decatur.
Rev. Kristen Koger shares with us from Genesis 12:1-9; 13:14-18 in a message titled "And God Was There." It is a beautiful message about stepping out on the edge and marking places in our lives where God is moving.
Our guest preacher Dr. David Sapp shares with us from 1 Corinthians 13:13 and Matthew 22:34-40 in a message titled "How to Write a Love Story." It's a simple and powerful word on how to love God and love our neighbor.
Dr. Paul Wallace shares with us from Isaiah 41:17-20 in a message titled, "Trees of Life." Paul speaks about seasons of waiting, discomfort, and the hopeful fruit those seasons yield.
Craig Taylor, one of our beloved lay leaders at FBCD, shares with us a heartfelt and deeply meaningful message on paradox and faith. He pulls his message from multiple biblical texts (Hab. 3:17-18, Heb. 11:1-3, Mk. 9:23-24), but poetically draws them all together. Don't miss this one!
Pastor Emeritus, Dr. Peter Rhea Jones, shares with us some reflections on calling a new Senior Pastor and how we might help Dr. Jordan transition well in this coming season.
Remembering the Future
Our New Senior Pastor, Dr. David Jordan, shares with us from Luke 10:25-28, the introduction to the Parable of the Good Samaritan. He offers some fresh insights for us as we enter into a new season here at FBCD.
This is a timely word for our particular faith community, especially as we enter into new beginnings with a new pastor. Enjoy!