• Dr. C. David White

    Contributing sermons since Mar 21, 2002
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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  • Out Of Past - Into The Future

    Contributed on May 8, 2005
    based on 16 ratings

    You are either a product of your past or you are a product of the Cross. Entering the New Year or any new endeavor needs the guidance of God in order to be truly sucessful.

    Out of the Past and Into the Future 3:1 Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you, to me indeed is not grievous, but for you it is safe. 2 Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the concision. Phil 3:1-2 (KJV) Watch out for those dogs, those wicked more

  • If God Can Do Anything, What's Missing?

    Contributed on May 8, 2005
    based on 34 ratings

    Faith is the gateway into the omnipotence of God. Every benefit of the Gospel of Christ is transacted through this medium.

    If God Can Do Anything, What is Missing? "If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth." Mk. 9:23 (KJV) 1. Last week I spoke about the consequences of being “in Christ”. 2. And the possibility of having the blessing of God but not enjoying the fruit. 3. I also more

  • If Its Not Broken Don't Fix It

    Contributed on May 8, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    The Cross of Christ has (past tense) already purchased incredible benefits for those who His. This message innumerates several of the consequences of being "in Christ".

    Christ has really set us free. Now make sure that you stay free, and don’t get tied up again in slavery to the law. 2 Listen! I, Paul, tell you this: If you are counting on circumcision to make you right with God, then Christ cannot help you. 3 I’ll say it again. If you are trying to find favor more

  • Christmas: Wise Men Still Seek Him.

    Contributed on Dec 2, 2002
    based on 13 ratings

    The question isn’t does God still speak. The question is are we listening?

    Wise Men Still Seek Him After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem 2 and asked, "Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him." 3 When King Herod heard this he more

  • Christmas- Why Did Jesus Come?

    Contributed on Dec 2, 2002
    based on 20 ratings

    There were two main purposes for the incarnation and life of Christ.

    Why Did Jesus Come? 1 ¶ How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 2 Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been more

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