More Than Boxes

Jim Dant to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. January 29, 2017, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Matthew 5:13-47 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Salt and Light 13 “You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how can its saltiness be...

Disciples as Dissidents

Carrie Nettles to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. January 22, 2017, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Isaiah 9:1-4 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Righteous Reign of the Coming King 9  But there will be no gloom for those who were in anguish. In...

Part of Your World

Jim Dant to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. January 15, 2017, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Luke 3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Proclamation of John the Baptist 3 In the fifteenth year of the reign of Emperor Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate...

Chosen for What?

Kyle Matthews to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. January 8, 2017, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Acts 10:34-43 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Gentiles Hear the Good News 34 Then Peter began to speak to them: “I truly understand that God shows no...

What the New Year Holds

Jim Dant to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. January 1, 2017, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Ecclesiastes 3:1-12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Everything Has Its Time 3 For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven:...

There’s Something about Mary

Jim Dant to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. December 18, 2016, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Matthew 1:18-25 New International Version (NIV) Joseph Accepts Jesus as His Son 18 This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about: His mother Mary was...