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Bill Nieporte, Pastor · 1W ago

Good Friday – The End of the Road

The End of the Road – John 18:1-19:42   So, here we are, at “the end of road.” Our Lenten journey began on Ash Wednesday. On that day many of you knelt before a parish minister who placed th...
Bill Nieporte, Pastor · 1W ago

Holy Wednesday, Debates and Discourse About the Temple

Holy Wednesday Debates and Discourse About the Temple (Matthew 24-25) While a student in seminary I worked for about nine months as the youth minister of a church in down-town Louisville, Ke...
Bill Nieporte, Pastor · 1W ago

Holy Tuesday, What authority?

Holy Tuesday:  By What Authority? Matthew 21:19-22New International Version (NIV) 19 Seeing a fig tree by the road, he went up to it but found nothing on it except leaves. Then he said to it...
Bill Nieporte, Pastor · 2W ago

Holy Monday, Temple Cleansinng, and Violence

Holy Monday Reflection Today is often referred to as HOLY MONDAY.  It is the day after Jesus triumphal entry into Jerusalem.  It is the Monday before the LAST SUPPER…before Jesus’ arrest, tr...
Bill Nieporte, Pastor · 2W ago

Passion Sunday: The Disillusionment of Self

This post includes the video and manuscript for the Passion/Palm Sunday worship gathering in 2017 at the Patterson Avenue Baptist Church. The Grace of Disillusionment Matthew 27:27-31 (NIV) ...
Bill Nieporte, Pastor · 2W ago

Lenten Intentions: Life After Life After Death

Life After Life After Death In this post you can watch the video and/or read the sermon notes for the sermon titled: “Life After Life After Death” preached at the Patterson Avenue Baptist Ch...
Bill Nieporte, Pastor · 3W ago

Lenten Intentions: The Blame Game

The Blame Game   You’ll notice a rather raspy voice, as I was suffering with a bad bout of the flu during this fourth Sunday of Lenten.  Below is both the video and manuscript for “Lenten In...
Bill Nieporte, Pastor · 3W ago

Lenten Intentions: Roadblocks

Roadblocks This is week three of Lenten 2017.  The sermon title is ROADBLOCKS from the series:  “Lenten Intentions”  Bot the video and manuscript are below John 4:5-42 (NIV) 5 So he came to ...
Bill Nieporte, Pastor · 3W ago

Lenten Intentions: Believing God

Believing God Below is the video and manuscript for week #2 of the sermon series “Lenten Intentions” preached at Patterson Avenue Baptist Church. Scripture Lesson: John 3:1-17   Now there wa...
Bill Nieporte, Pastor · 3W ago

Lenten Intentions: Renouncinig Evil

Lenten Intentions:  Renouncing Evil Below is the video and manuscript for the First Sunday of Lent at the Patterson Avenue Baptist Church. Matthew 4:1-11a (NIV) Then Jesus was led by the Spi...