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Bill Nieporte, Pastor

Patterson Avenue Baptist Church

Last Build Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 03:32:00 +0000


BTSR Chapel Sermon: “As You Wish”

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 22:55:08 +0000

As You Wish Matthew 3:13-17 13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan, to be baptized by him. 14 John would have prevented him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?” 15 But Jesus answered him, “Let it be so now; for it is proper [...]

Christmas for Grown-ups, preached 12/31/17 at Chamberlyne Baptist

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 03:02:00 +0000

This is the sermon I preached on 12/31/2017 at Chamberlayne Baptist Church where my friend Dave Peppler is pastor.   Christmas for Grown-ups     Luke 2:22-40 22When the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, they brought him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord 23(as it is [...]

A Spirit of Applause, November 26, 2017 at Grace Baptist Church, Richmond VA

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 23:07:12 +0000

A Spirit of Applause Psalm 100 Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth. Worship the LORD with gladness; come into GOD’s presence with singing. Know that the LORD is God. It is God who has made us, and we are God’s; we are God’s people, and the sheep of God’s pasture. Enter [...]

Birthing Moments of Hope; November 19, 2017 at Ginter Park Baptist Church

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 22:55:59 +0000

This is the sermon I preached November 19, 2017, at the Ginter Park Baptist Church in Richmond, Virginia.  It is titled: Birthing Moments of Hope Isaiah 9:1-7 – 1Nevertheless, there will be no more gloom for those who were in distress. In the past he humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, [...]

Final Sermons: What’s Next?

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 13:34:36 +0000

This was the second to last sermon preached to the Patterson Avenue Baptist Church.  It explored “What’s Next” for the people and pastor.  The text is Matthew 6:33:  “Seek first the Kingdom of God and the righteousness of God.” “He tells us what to release and what to hold on to.”

Final Sermons: Journey In Stages

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 13:23:53 +0000

Genesis 12 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE) Abram’s Call and Migration. 1 The Lord said to Abram: Go forth[a] from your land, your relatives, and from your father’s house to a land that I will show you. 2 [b]I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you; I will make your name [...]

Final Sermons: Some Churches Will Do Anything To Get Attention (Video)

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 13:15:57 +0000

“Some Churches Will Do Anything To Get Attention” This is another of the sermons leading up to the final gathering of Patterson Avenue Baptist.  It explores the things we didn’t do just to stay in existence.  Some churches would do ANYTHING, but not our congregation.

Final Sermons: Water (Sermon Video and Manuscript)

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 11:26:42 +0000

Water is an important subject in the Bible.  The biblical stories are played out largely against the backdrop of a dry, thirsty land. Patterson Avenue Baptist had a huge mural in its welcome center of a stream of gently flowing waters, inspired by Psalm 23. Baptist think a lot of water.  When we welcome a [...]

Final Sermons: A Message For The Weary (video)

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 03:21:56 +0000

Recent blog posts have been video/manuscripts of the sermons preached leading up to the final worship service of the Patterson Avenue Baptist Church.   By this point in the process, people were getting tired.  They were emotionally worn out with the conversation of closure, what would happen to church assets,  who would get that picture [...]

Reading Between The Lines of “The End of The Road”

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 19:47:51 +0000

Here is a review by Jerry Drino of a recent sermon. …… To your sermon.  I like the way you created a litany out of “Ashes to ashes and dust to dust.”  A very powerful tool.  I’m reminded that one of the phrases in the prayer just before this refrain is “All of us go [...]