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Dr. C. David's church

Open Arms Baptist Church
Jacksonville Florida , 32216

About Dr. C. David
  • Education: Bible College - International Seminiary 1985 ThB - International Seminary 1985 ThM - Zoe University 1991 ThD - Andersonville Baptist 1998
  • Experience: Associate Pastor Jacksonville Beach, FL - Church of God Cleveland Tenn. 1977-1979 Pastor Open Arms Baptist Church 1979 to present
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Success is only temporary and failure in not final.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: I resently preached a series of messages concerning marriage and divorce entitled "The Lord of the Rings". It was extremely well received. Our media ministry sold a large quanity of cassettes and CD’s to use as mail and hand out to people who have marriage problems.
  • Family: Married on Oct. 21, 1972 to Pandora Johnson and have been married for 34 years. We have no children.
  • What my parents think of my sermons: They are deceased
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She receives my preaching very well. Of all the people that listen to me on a weekly basis, she knows my personal life and preparation best, and she matters most.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Study yourself full Think yourself clear Pray yourself hot Let yourself go!
  • Books that have had an impact: The Purpose Driven Church - Rick Warren God’s Plan for Man - Dake In the Beginning - Walt Brown Apologetics - (several) Norman Geisler Leadership - (several) John Maxwell 12 Skills for Sermon Preparation - Wayne McDill Homeletics - Loyld Perry Christian Counseling - Jay Adams
  • Hobbies: Martial Arts, Weight Lifting, Golf, Fishing and Sharing the Word of God with anyone who will listen.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Nothing really matters but relationships. Man to God and man to man.
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: My wife fell into the middle of the aisle trying to communicate with a friend.
  • What I want on my tombstone: He made a difference
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