• Chris Layton

    Contributing sermons since Jun 9, 2001
Chris's church

FBC Glendale
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401

About Chris
  • Education: Graduated from William Carey College, Spring 2001 Graduated from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Spring 2017 Currently enrolled at Andersonville Theologica Seminary
  • Experience: Pastored Bethlehem Baptist Church in Pinola, Ms (2 years) Pastored Pine Grove Baptist Church in Magee, MS (2 1/2 years) Pastored Evergreen Baptist Church in Shubuta, MS (5 1/2 years) Pastor of First Baptist Runnelstown in Runnelstown, MS (7 years) Pastor of West End Baptist Church in West Point, MS (3 1/2 Years) Currently Pastor at First Baptist Church of Glendale in Hattiesburg, MS
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: May God use these sermons to impact the life of those reading them.
  • Family: Wife and 3 Daughters, 2 son-in-laws and 2 granddaughters
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: "The mind will only comprehend what the seat will endure." From my Dad
  • Books that have had an impact: "What Every Christian Ought to Know" by Adrian Rodgers "Screwtape Letters" and "Mere Christianity" by C. S. Lewis "The Ragamuffin Gospel" by Brennan Manning "The Life You've Always Wanted" by John Ortberg "Pastor's Handbook" by John Bisagno
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Don't rely on your feelings or emotions. Make sure that you know that you know Jesus Christ as your savior.
  • What I want on my tombstone: Don't come seeking the living among the dead, I have trusted Christ so I continue to live.
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  • Christians...

    Contributed on Jul 31, 2013

    If you were to ask people in a crowded restaurant how many are Christians most would probably raise their hand. But when you ask what does that mean; well, you would get many different answers. So, how can we tell the true from the false?

    Christians… Acts 11:19-26 Introduction: • I’ve been thinking – What does it really mean to be a Christian? o Is it walking down an aisle that makes you a Christian? o If not then is it when you shake the pastor’s hand that makes you a Christian? o What about more

  • Strength In Weakness

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    In the process of defending himself Paul reveals a vision he saw fourteen years earlier.

    Strength in Weakness 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 Once a little girl found a cocoon hanging from a limb in the forest. She took it to her room and placed it in a jar, expecting one day to see a butterfly emerge. One day, she saw the butterfly within the cocoon trying get out. It was struggling and more

  • Facing The Storms Of Life

    Contributed on Sep 13, 2011
    based on 7 ratings

    Regardless of what comes Jesus is there.

    Facing the Storms of Life Mark 6:45-52 • 9/11… • Katrina… • Japan’s earthquakes/tsunami’s… • Death in the family… • Lost your job… • Spouse has left you… All of these things happened because God allowed it more

  • The Secret Of Real Revival; Part 2

    Contributed on Apr 25, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    What does it really take to have a real revival in our church. The blueprint is found in the first two chapters of Acts.

    The Secret of REAL Revival; Part 2 Acts 2 Last Sunday we talked about what it would take for REAL REVIVAL to happen here at FBC Runnelstown. I said that many may want the meetings but that very few want REAL REVIVAL. I said that there were three “P’s” of REAL REVIVAL with the first being more

  • The Secret Of Real Revival; Part 1

    Contributed on Apr 25, 2010
    based on 3 ratings

    What does it really take to have a real revival in our church. The blueprint is found in the first two chapters of Acts.

    The Secret of REAL Revival Acts 1 & 2 To find the secret of a great revival we need to turn in our Bibles to the place where it all started, Acts 1 & 2, the Day of Pentecost. Have you ever wondered why preachers always use this scripture when dealing with revival? That is because we have here more

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