Members and long time visitors to Vine Street Baptist Church were overjoyed by a special guest — former Worship Minister Dr. Johann Kim paid his church home a visit while he was in town. Not only that, he delivered today’s message.
The service began when Deacon Wally Jeffries read Psalm 5:1-3 and said a prayer. Current Worship Leader Jacob Hatcher led the gathered through a hand-clapping rendition of I’ll Fly Away, then encouraged everyone to spend a few minutes in fellowship.
Associate Pastor Brandon Saunders presented several announcements:
- Today’s message from Psalm
- Tonight’s message from 1 Samuel to be given by Justin Francis
- Shape Note singing this afternoon
- Women’s Bible Study will repeat lesson 1 again this Saturday at 4:00pm
- Operation Christmas Child suggests start gathering hygiene items
- Congratulations to our Boyce Bible School graduates
After a pastoral prayer, Justin Francis read Galations 5:13-18, then Jacob led everyone through more singing:
- This I Believe
- I Surrender All
Deacon Donnie Aebersold said a prayer, then Mickie Bainter sang during the offering. A video was made and can be seen here:
Dr. M. W. “Johann” Kim delivered today’s message. Johann served as Worship Minister for over 7 years at Vine Street Baptist Church. His is an accomplished musician, speaks several languages, and has published hundreds of original compositions. He is the founder of Vision 60/2020, an organization that holds various praise festivals and intensive music instruction around the world, with the goal of having festivals for children in 60 different countries by the year 2020. Originally from South Korea and having lived in Germany before his time in the United States, he currently lives in Cambodia with his wife, Mia. They have an adult daughter, Hanna Kim.
The full audio can be heard by clicking on the date link below, or right-click and select “Save As” to save the file to your computer. Click on the scripture reference to follow along with the reading.
|May 15, 2016 AM||Psalm 28:9||The Ultimate Prayer||Johann Kim|
You can follow along with the sermon via a set of slides by clicking this link. In addition, Johann made a video recording and provided a link for viewing.
After the sermon, everyone stood for a time of response and sang I Surrender All. Brandon read a passage of scripture and closed the service.