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Archive for the Trinitarian Theology Category


It’s Not About Heaven Or Hell

Christianity is not ALL about avoiding hell or having a happy afterlife in heaven. In fact, it’s not even MOSTLY about those things. I do not think it is about these things much at all. The schema (organizing principle) of the Christianity is focused on the life we live here and now. It is focused […]

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A Fully Engaged God

Here’s the sermon  video for the sermon preached on November 2, 2014, at the Patterson Avenue Baptist Church in Richmond, VA. You can watch the video below.  A podcast can be downloaded at the church website:  Patterson Avenue Baptist Church The sermon is titled:  “A Fully Engaged God” and is based on I Samuel 3:1-20 and John 1:43-51 The sermon […]

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Does God Need My Worship?

Does God need our worship? This was the  crux of a conversation I engage in via facebook not long ago. My first response was an hearty LOL.  The notion that GOD “needs” anything is an amusement.  God being God needs nothing.  God is complete within God’s self.  God enjoys the love relationship that exists within […]

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Is God With Us Or Not?

In preaching themes like Christ Vicarious sacrifice for humanity’s atonement, Perichoresis (the Divine Dance) to which we are all invited to participate, and the intimate blessings of being abole to know that we are “liked, loved, accepted, included and adopted by God,” I am really attempting to answer one key theological question:  “Is God with […]

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You Were Created For MORE

Before the foundation of the world, God created you to enjoy life in the Triune fellowship of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.That fellowship – that Divine Dance – gives life wholeness, peace, and passion. Unfortunately we often try to find those gifts in other places…… …in a spouse, …from a child, …from a parent, […]

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Loved – sermon video and manuscript

Are their boundaries to God’s grace or limits to God’s love? Click To Tweet Preached August 17, 2014, at the Patterson Avenue Baptist Church in Richmond, VA. , this sermons asks and answered the rhetoricakl questions:  “Are their boundaries to God’s grace?  Are there limits to God’s love?” We’ll find out answer in the God revealed in Jesus […]

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Inclusion

You are included. You have a place at God’s table.  Nothing will ever separate you from God’s love. Click To Tweet This sermon, preached July 27, 2014, at the Patterson Avenue Baptist Church in Richmond, VA. , celebrates the all inclusive nature of God’s love and grace.  Preached by Dr. Bill Nieporte, the sermon is based on Romans […]

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Adoption

Preached on July 20, 2014, at the Patterson Avenue Baptist Church in Richmond, VA. , by Dr. Bill Nieporte, this sermon is based on Romans 8:12-17 and is titled, simply:  Adoption This message explores one of the Apostle Paul’s favorite concepts for describing our inclusion into the life of God – the concept of Adoption.  But […]

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Word On A Road Sign

This sermon was preached on July 13, 2014, at the Patterson Avenue Baptist Church in Richmond, VA. , by Dr. Bill Nieporte,. The sermon is titled:  “Words on a Road Sign” and is based on Romans 8:1-2 You can watch the video below.  A podcast can be downloaded at the church website:  Patterson Avenue Baptist Church Below the video, […]

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A Sure Foundation (Video and Text)

A Sure Foundation 1 Corinthians 3:10-23 (NIV) “By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as a wise builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should build with care. For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ. If anyone builds […]

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