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Bill Nieporte, Pastor

Patterson Avenue Baptist Church

Last Build Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 03:13:45 +0000


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, [...]

The Characters of Christmas: Advent Resource

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 19:59:43 +0000

Advent begins December 3, 2017. “Advent” derived from Latin word adventus, which is a translation of the Greek word Parousia, which means “coming.” The idea of Advent celebrations is that the church is preparing to celebrate the “coming” of Jesus the Christ, as he was born as the incarnate Son of God.  Advent also looks [...]

Important If You Are Near Charlotte, NC

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 18:15:52 +0000

There is a significant event taking place in Charlotte, North Carolina. This Charlotte Event, will take place October 22, 2017, from 4:oo-7:30PM. Information is available in the brief, three minute video.  Watch it now.

NEW Youtube: Reading Between The Lines

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 17:53:01 +0000

Recently I began working part-time as the “subscription sales representative” for Reading Between The Lines / TeenText, publication for The Educational Center in Charlotte, NC. Reading Between The Lines / TeenText is a lectionary based resource perfect for individual study and group discussion.  Additionally, other thematic resources are produce on occasion, most recently Reading Between [...]

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 [...]