• Jon Daniels

    Contributing sermons since May 18, 2004
Jon's church

First Baptist Church, Flora MS
Flora, Mississippi 39071

About Jon
  • Education: I have a Bachelor of Science from Mississippi College, a Master of Divinity from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
  • Experience: I served in Student Ministry for 17 years - 1982-1999. Pastor of Monticello Baptist Church, Monticello, MS - 1999-2007 Senior Pastor, Country Woods Baptist Church, Byram, MS - 2008 to 2020 Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Flora, MS - March 1, 2020 to present
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I hope that you are encouraged personally in your walk with Christ, and helped professionally in your ministry. It’s all about Him!
  • One of my favorite illustrations: Old Faithful illustration by Philip Yancey - Sitting in restaurant close to Old Faithful geyser. Clock on wall showed time remaining before geyser erupted. When clock got to one minute, all the tourists ran to window to see this great display of nature. Yancy glanced back to see busboys and waiters refilling water glasses and removing dirty dishes. Some were not doing anything. All while this great thing was happening just outside. We are too familiar with God, no longer in awe of who He
  • Family: Married and have 3 kids, 6 grandkids, & 2 dogs
  • What my parents think of my sermons: They think they are great. My mom is a serious student of the Word & an awesome Bible teacher.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She is extremely supportive and very constructive in her advice.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: "Smile, Jon! The Gospel is GOOD news!" - given to me by my preaching prof in seminary, Dr. Don Wilton.
  • Books that have had an impact: The Pursuit of Holiness by Jerry Bridges The Red Sea Rules by Robert J. Morgan The Butterfly Effect by Andy Andrews Holiness by Henry Blackaby You'll Get Through This by Max Lucado
  • Hobbies: Playing piano, running, hunting, spending time with family, volunteer firefighter
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Love God with everything you have! It’s all about Him and nothing about us!
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: From the pulpit, I called a older lady named Fay, "Fay Dunaway."
  • What I want on my tombstone: GRACE!
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  • Both/And

    Contributed on Jan 17, 2022
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    Based on Acts 2:42-47 - Reminds hearers that both discipleship & evangelism are the work of the Church.

    “BOTH/AND” Acts 2:42-47 FBCF – 1/16/22 Jon Daniels INTRO – Lot of messages going out to the world today: - Deepak Chopra – Start a pandemic of joy - Jewish rabbi at Bob Saget’s funeral: "Just about how heartbroken everybody is in the world … One of the things that's so amazing about Bob more

  • The Biblical Basis For Discipleship

    Contributed on Jan 10, 2022

    Based on Matthew 9:35-10:4 - Encourages hearers to realize that all Christ-followers are called to be a part of Great Commission work.

    “THE BIBLICAL BASIS FOR DISCIPLESHIP” Matthew 9:35-10:4 FBCF – 1/9/22 Jon Daniels INTRO – The word “Why”, means “For what? For what reason, cause, or purpose?” - Can be a one-word response to a statement or a request – “Can you stop by my office?” “Why?” Asking, “What’s the reason?” - Take car to more

  • Win 1 - Disciple 1

    Contributed on Jan 3, 2022

    Based on Acts 8:26-40 - Challenges hearers to make a commitment to win 1 person to Christ in 2022, & disciple 1 person in 2022.

    “WIN 1: DISCIPLE 1” Acts 8:26-40 FBCF – 1/2/22 Jon Daniels INTRO – You want to know how our church will, without a doubt, grow numerically & spiritually? Not some newfangled church growth plan, or some new book that’s been written, or some new strategy that no one’s ever thought of. It’s not more

  • Jesus Is Coming Again!

    Contributed on Dec 27, 2021

    Based on Act 1:10-11 - Encourages hearers w/ the truth that we have hope in this life b/c Jesus is coming again.

    “JESUS IS COMING AGAIN! Acts 1:10-11 FBCF – 12/26/21 Jon Daniels INTRO – Dec 26 is an interesting day for me & maybe for you. Still want to be in Christmas spirit, but hard to do that. Kind of melancholy, introspective. Christmas trees & decorations are still up. But just doesn’t feel more

  • Jesus Is Here!

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2021

    Based on Matthew 1:23 - Encourages the hearers to know that Jesus is with us no matter what we face in life.

    “JESUS IS HERE!” Matthew 1:23 FBCF – 12/19/21 Jon Daniels INTRO – How do you prepare for those moments when life crumbles & caves in? - When freakishly powerful, rare Dec tornadoes tear through your town, your home, & your life & change the landscape forever - When sickness or more

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