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  • Tom Doubt

    Contributing sermons since Jun 30, 2003
Tom's church

Transitional Pastor
Quinton Virginia , 23141
(804) 539-4350

About Tom
  • Education: B.A. (biology major), Temple University, 1971. Ph.D. (cardiovascular physiology), Temple University School of Medicine, 1976. M.Div. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2001.
  • Experience: * U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman (4 years) * Operating Room nurse (10 years) * Physiology faculty positions, medical schools (8 years) * Program director, diving medicine & special operations medicine, U.S. Navy (13 years) * Program manager, cardiovascular, National Institutes of Health (3 years) * Full-time ministry as a pastor (20 years) * Emergency medical services (2005-present) (ALS provider & fire chaplain) * Southern Baptist Disaster relief - crisis care chaplain (14 years)
  • Family: Kathleen, my helpmated of more than 35 years.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Talk to them, don’t preach AT them. Never put your agenda into God’s Word.
  • Hobbies: Golf General aviation (student pilot)
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  • Gift Of Freedom

    Contributed on Jul 4, 2016
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,398 views

    Only God can give us the gift of freedom 1 Peter 1:17-21

    Scripture: 1 Peter 1:17-21 BACKGROUND: A. We can define freedom in many ways. 1. A phrase like "life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness" covers a wide range of ideas. 2. "I want to do what I want, whenever" often begins at the age of 2 years, and extends well into adulthood. 3. Some ...read more

  • Fix The Problem

    Contributed on May 17, 2004
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,303 views

    This is the 3rd "F" on how to fly with spiritual engine failure: ask God for wisdom to FIX the problem.

    FIX THE PROBLEM BACKGROUND: A. Illustration: Apollo 13 lifted off 2:13 PM April 11, 1970 [Apollo 13 web site]. James Lovell, John Swigert, Fred Haise read their instruments at 55:52:31 into the flight. The master caution light was triggered by low pressure in hydrogen tank #1. At 55:54:57 ...read more

  • Flee From Harm

    Contributed on May 15, 2004
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,355 views

    This is the last of 5 messages on the F’s of flying with spirutal engine failure, the emergency evacuation plan to FLEE from harm.

    FLEE FROM HARM BACKGROUND: A. Illustration: The pilot of a small Piper single engine plane developed engine failure. He continued to FLY the plane, gliding and trying find a place to land. He checked instruments, did everything he knew how, yet he was not able to FIX the problem. He ...read more

  • Use The Emergency Frequency

    Contributed on Mar 26, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,812 views

    This is the 4th of 5 "F"s on how to fly when the engine fails; use the emergency FREQUENCY to call on God, and He will answer and tell you awesome things.

    Dr. Tom Doubt, Senior Pastor Four Mile Creek Baptist Church February 29, 2004 BACKGROUND: A. Illustration: Johnny Carson & his late night TV show had a routine where he would play Carnac the Great. He would give an answer & Ed McMann would read the question. “Gatorade” – “What does an ...read more

  • Find A Place To Land

    Contributed on Mar 19, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,808 views

    This is the 2nd "F" in how to fly with spiritual engine failure; FIND a place to land means come to Jesus, He gives rest, take His yoke, learn from Him, and find rest.

    Dr. Tom Doubt, Senior Pastor Four Mile Creek Baptist Church February 15, 2004 FIND A PLACE TO LAND BACKGROUND: A. Illustration: It was a long day in 1985, I had taken a night flight from Helsinki to Moscow. A colleague joked about hoping the old Russian jet make it all way. The ...read more

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  • Apollo 13 Lifted Off 2:13 Pm April 11, 1970 ...

    Contributed on May 17, 2004
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    Apollo 13 lifted off 2:13 PM April 11, 1970 [Apollo 13 web site]. James Lovell, John Swigert, Fred Haise read their instruments at 55:52:31 into the flight. The master caution light was triggered by low pressure in hydrogen tank #1. At 55:54:57 oxygen tank # 2 read off-scale; in plain language, ...read more

  • There Are Many Ways To Address Problems. North ...

    Contributed on May 17, 2004
    based on 10 ratings
     | 618 views

    There are many ways to address problems. North Dakota Indian tribe wisdom[sermon-fodder.com, 9-27-03]: If you discover you are riding a dead horse, dismount. We often expand this basic tribal wisdom in our church life and personal life. If we find ourselves on a dead horse, we simply change ...read more

  • We Can Be Assured That God Answers Every Prayer ...

    Contributed on Mar 26, 2004
    based on 1 rating
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    We can be assured that God answers every prayer in a merciful manner. The answer comes in one of four ways: No, Slow, Grow, Go. Your daughter asks you if she can have some candy. You might say “No” because there is a reason you do not want her to have the candy. A “Slow” may be the response to ...read more

  • John Thomas Oaks Is Musician In Nyc ...

    Contributed on Mar 19, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
     | 787 views

    John Thomas Oaks is musician in NYC [www.oaksengine.com] . On a chilly November, in Manhattan, he was playing at the Starbucks Café on 51st & Broadway. Others had said it was the most lucrative Starbucks in the world; tips were good if you played your tunes right. John was playing tunes from the ...read more

  • I Competed In The Reston Triathlon On Cool Rainy ...

    Contributed on Mar 19, 2004
    based on 4 ratings
     | 432 views

    I competed in the Reston Triathlon on cool rainy day in September, 1988. I finished in the middle of the pack after the 1.2 mile swim, but passed many other athletes on the 24 mile bike leg. Early into the 6.2 mile run my back began to cramp. Out of nowhere this young gal passed me, running ...read more