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DR. CHARLIE E. DATES
 
FOUNDER + PASTOR Emeritus

JAMES T. MEEKS

The passion for proclaiming was evident in the Reverend Dr. Charlie E. Dates at a very early age. As a young man he exercised his gifting at school, in church, and in the community gaining distinction for his capacity as an effective orator. He preached his first sermon at age 17 and hasn’t looked back. He served in campus ministry while a college student at Illinois, as an apprentice pastor under the leadership of Reverend Dr. K. Edward Copeland at New Zion Baptist Church of Rockford, Illinois, and in pastoral ministry at Salem Baptist Church of Chicago with Pastor James T.  Meeks.

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"It's Getting Better Already" Romans 8:18-22 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Wednesday 5-15-24
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"It's Getting Better Already" Romans 8:18-22 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Wednesday 5-15-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:00:01 - 00:01:49 – Intro Video 00:01:49 - 00:06:24 – Praise and Worship 00:06:24 - 00:10:30 – Welcome, Prayer – Pastor Leslie Rogers 00:10:30 - 00:24:13 – Praise and Worship 00:24:13 - 00:26:41 – Prayer 00:26:50 – 00:29:25 – Announcements 00:29:25 – 00:33:20 – Message Starts 00:33:20 – 00:33:56 – Prayer For The Message 00:33:56 – 00:38:14 – The Lotus Plant … A Picture Of The Christian Life … Beauty Is What Emerges Out Of The Ugly … Open That Bible 00:38:14 – 00:46:22 – The Bad News Is Only The … Jesus Himself Suffered … … It came to Pass … Something Beautiful Is On The Other Side … 00:46:22 – 00:51:13 –Its Getting Better Because I Got a Word From God … … The Glory That Shall Be Revealed … It Didn't Come To Stay It's To Go … 00:51:13 – 00:55:22– … This Is The Difference Between … The Same Storm … Revelation Makes The Difference … 00:55:22 – 01:02:27 – What Hope do I See … Creation Is Waiting … The Treasure That He ... 01:02:27 – 01:10:45 – … Creation Is .. Made Subject … In Hope … God Is The Reason … … But For A Season … Joy Is Gonna Come In The Morning … Don't Loose Your Hope 01:10:45 – 01:13:56 – … Creation Is Groaning … Deliverance Is On The way … 01:14:07 – 01:19:49 – Altar Call 01:19:49 – 01:24:57 – Offering, Prayer, Announcements 01:24:57 – 01:29:33 – Video Announcements, Benediction 01:29:33 – 01:34:06 – Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
"Momma Knows Best... Does She?" Genesis 25:20-23, 27:1-17 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Sunday 5-12-24
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"Momma Knows Best... Does She?" Genesis 25:20-23, 27:1-17 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Sunday 5-12-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:00:01 - 00:00:43 – Intro Video 00:00:43 - 00:09:25 – Praise and Worship 00:09:25 - 00:15:05 – Welcome, Prayer – Pastor Shaun Marshall 00:15:05 - 00:19:51 – Announcements – Church News, Men's announcement 00:19:51 - 00:35:59 – Praise and Worship 00:35:59 – 00:39:19 – He Has Done Great Things – Dr. Charlie Dates 00:39:19 – 00:40:07 – Mothers Day Shout Out 00:40:10 – 00:51:57 – Presentation Of The New Deacons Elect, Concierge Rev Hank McGee 00:51:57 – 00:57:37 – Message Starts 00:57:37 – 00:58:01 – Prayer For The Message 00:58:01 – 01:10:32 – You Cant Hurry God … Waiting On God … Supernaturally Waiting On God … Story Of Rebekah … A Prayerful Woman … Took Matters Into Her Own Hands … 01:10:32 – 01:16:47 – … God Give Me A Sign … Hes The One … Pregnant From A Promise … 01:16:47 – 01:35:10 – … Rebekah's Offspring Is Important For … The Actions Of Men … Mommas Have A Way Of Knowing … Power To Accomplish … Force The Will Of God … 01:35:10 – 01:39:48 – … Do You What God can Do When … Her Name Is Rehab … Ruth Tell Us About … And David Changed The World … When God wants To Do … 01:39:48 – 01:43:50 – Look At Mary As … I'm Gonna Wait On The Lord … If You Wait On Him … He Will Come Thru … 01:43:50 – 02:01:47 – Altar Call 02:01:47 – 02:03:01 – Shout Out To First Lady Meeks and Jasmine Meeks 02:03:01 – 02:05:41 – Offering 02:05:41– 02:09:15 – Video Announcement, and Closing Announcements 02:09:15 – 02:14:01 – Bereavement Video, Benediction 02:14:01 – 02:18:34 – Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
"If You See Something, Say Something" Luke 24:36-49 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Sunday 5-5-24
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"If You See Something, Say Something" Luke 24:36-49 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Sunday 5-5-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:00:01 - 00:00:56 – Intro Video 00:00:56 - 00:02:44 – Announcements – Church News 00:02:44 - 00:05:46 – Welcome, Prayer – Pastor Leslie Rogers 00:05:46 - 00:06:38 – Baptisms – Pastor Shaun Marshall - Praise and Worship 00:06:38 - 00:18:48 – Praise and Worship 00:18:48 – 00:19:42 – May Birthdays – Pastor Leslie Rogers 00:19:42 – 00:33:49 – Birthday Song, Praise and Worship 00:33:50 – 00:37:08 – Great Things -Dr Charlie Dates 00:37:08 – 00:42:12 – Message Starts (Shout Out To Pastor Meeks & First Lady Meeks and Pastor Stephen Thurston) 00:42:12 – 00:42:46 – Prayer For The Message 00:42:46 – 00:48:57 – … Frank Lloyd Wright … God Has A Master Plan … God Is Really A Divine Designer … Nothing Happens By … Unless You Tell Them 00:48:57 – 00:55:01 – … Jesus Shows Up And … You Are Witnesses … 00:55:01 – 00:56:50 – … Some Churches Stop Being Churches … The Body Of The Lord Jesus ... 00:56:50 – 01:07:14 – We Know That God Is Real … This Is A Battleship … The Gospel Feels … The Resurrection Is Proof That God Has Power To Reverse Evil 01:07:14 – 01:07:25 – … God Can Unwind Evil … Unbelief Is The Enemy … God Never Over Promises and Under Delivers 01:07:25 – 01:18:27 – The Unbelievable Is The Arena Of Gods Great Work … Ghosts Don't Eat … Hes God And Man At The Same Time … He Was Talking About Jesus … 01:18:27 – 01:28:34 – ...We Wrestle Not Against Flesh And Blood … It Had To Happen … The Crucifixion Was Part Of The Plan … A Promise Keeping God … 01:28:38 – 01:42:07 – Altar Call 01:42:07– 01:46:54 – Offering, Announcements, Bereavement Video 01:47:10 – 01:51:03 – Communion 01:51:03 – 01:53:18 – Closing Worship and Benediction 01:53:24 – 01:58:27 – Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
"The Problem with You" Romans 8:5-8 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Wednesday 5-1-24
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"The Problem with You" Romans 8:5-8 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Wednesday 5-1-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:00:01 - 00:01:55 – Intro Video 00:01:55 - 00:06:43 – Praise and Worship 00:06:43 - 00:09:25 – Welcome, Prayer – Pastor Leslie Rogers 00:09:26 - 00:22:29 – Praise and Worship 00:22:39 - 00:25:18 – Announcement 00:25:18 – 00:28:56 – Message Starts 00:28:56 – 00:30:22 – Prayer For The Message 00:30:22 – 00:36:12 – … The Term Oxymoron Comes From … Unless We Pause And Reflect … A Christian Is Not Controlled By … The Proof Is In … The Evidence … Your Flesh And Gods ... 00:36:12 – 00:39:35 – … Those Two Natures Are At War … Romans Is Just As Much Gospel … We See Jesus … Now Paul Is Explaining … You And I Would Surrender Complete Control ... 00:39:35 – 00:41:28 – The Goal … Have Your Way Lord … The Spirit Of God … If You Don't … 00:41:28 – 00:50:23 – Now When Paul … There Are Three Ways That … The Dominion Of The Flesh … You Are .. In The Flesh Or … In The Spirit … Every Day You Cast … Rule In You 00:50:23 – 00:59:53 – The Flesh Hates God … Flesh Is A Force Field … In The Mind Of The Spirit … Now The Spirit Of God … His Win Becomes … He Won The … He Did It Anyway …. 00:59:53 – 01:06:39 – I Need You To Hear Me Now … You Cant Please God On Your Own … … To Experience Spiritual Death … Alive And Dead At The Same Time … The Good News … 01:06:39 – 01:07:14 – Thanks Be On To God … I Get To Taste Heaven While I'm Still On Earth. 01:07:14 – 01:12:27 – Altar Call 01:12:27 – 01:20:58 – Announcements, Offering, Benediction 01:21:04 – 01:29:48 – Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
"He Came to See About Me" John 21:14 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Sunday 4-28-24
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"He Came to See About Me" John 21:14 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Sunday 4-28-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:00:01 - 00:00:46 – Intro Video 00:00:46 - 00:05:36 – Praise and Worship 00:05:36 - 00:08:59 – Welcome, Prayer – Pastor Leslie Rogers 00:08:59 - 00:10:44 – Video Announcements – Church News 00:10:44 - 00:34:11 – Praise and Worship 00:34:11 – 00:43:54 – New Member Graduates, Pastors Charge and Prayer 00:43:54 – 00:45:02 – Praise and Worship 00:45:02 – 00:46:19 – Dr Dates Addresses The Church 00:46:19 – 00:49:48 – Great Things – Dr Charlie Dates 00:49:48 – 00:55:28 – Shout Out To Pastor and First Lady Meeks - Message Starts 00:55:28 – 00:56:33 – Prayer For The Message 00:44:03 – 01:04:02 – … The Fax That Sent … March 18, 1995 … Retirement … When Disappointment Causes You To Resign … You Can Rediscover Meaning In Life … 01:04:02 – 01:08:25 – … I'm Going Fishing … Going Back To What You Used To Do … … Look Who Shows Up Jesus Shows Up … The Risen And … Jesus The Christ 01:08:25 – 01:09:05 –... Three Movements … 01 The Distinctive Presence Of Jesus, … 02 The Power That He Exercises … 03 The Abundant Provision … 01:09:05 – 01:15:19 – … The Presence of Jesus Will Turn … Jesus Manifested … Jesus Took What Was Clearly Hidden … People Miss … Jesus Shows Up Because He Wanted … 01:15:19 – 01:17:07 – If You Going To heaven Its because … He Came To See About You … 01:17:07 – 01:29:48 – … The Bible Says … He Will Come … God Is Able … Meet You In The Middle … People Try To Do Stuff Without Jesus … Here Steps In Jesus … Do It His Way ... 01:29:48 – 01:33:32 – Throw The Net Over To The Right … The Fish Showed Up … God Will Give You Godly Results … John Saw … NBG Moment (Nobody But God) … 01:33:32– 01:35:02 – Lets Stop Giving People Credit … He showed Up and Said I Got More ... 01:35:02 – 01:58:23 – Altar Call 01:58:23 – 02:04:07 – Offering, Jesus Is Real … Prayer 02:04:07 – 02:06:55 – Announcements, Bereavements 02:06:56 – 02:13:17 – Baby Dedication, Benediction 02:13:39 – 02:17:58 - Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
"How I Got Over" Romans 8:1-4 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Wednesday 4-24-24
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"How I Got Over" Romans 8:1-4 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Wednesday 4-24-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:00:01 - 00:01:49 – Intro Video 00:01:49 - 00:06:33 – Praise and Worship 00:06:37 - 00:09:01 – Welcome, Prayer – Rev Shaun Marshall 00:09:01 - 00:22:58 – Praise and Worship 00:22:58 - 00:24:37 – Prayer 00:24:37 – 00:25:25 – Reprise 00:25:34 – 00:30:44 – Pulpit Announcement – Hope Center Update … 00:30:44 – 00:33:40 – Message Starts 00:33:40 – 00:33:56 – Prayer For The Message 00:33:56 – 00:40:26 – … Danelo Cavalcante … Whats Worse … Trying To Outrun Sin … Sin Is An Unrelenting Accuser … The Reality Is … You Can Course Correct When You ... 00:40:26 – 00:44:03 – The Very Person Who Can … Decide To Advocate For You, Don't You Put Your Faith … You Ain't Never Met Nobody Like Jesus … 00:44:03 – 00:49:46 – … Why You And I Can Enjoy The How I … Sanctification Says … … The Positive Is Increasing … When The Law … Jesus Won Every B attle You Lost 00:49:46 – 00:53:24 – You Can Look Back At Your Fears And say … In The Holy Ghost … You Enjoy Relief From Pressure … That Sin Debt … When Jesus … He Won Victory ... 00:53:24 – 00:57:00 – You May Have … He Ain't Lost A Case … Jesus Has Overcome … 00:57:00 – 00:59:31 – The Freedom We Get In Jesus … The Chronicles Of Narnia … 00:59:31 – 01:02:31 – … Death Itself Starts Working Backward … 01:02:31 – 01:05:33 – … He came In Flesh … Jesus Was … Because He Lives ... 01:05:33 – 01:08:22 – We Have this freedom from Religion … To Say no To Sin … 01:08:22– 01:18:39 – Altar call 01:18:39 – 01:23:57 – Offering, Announcements, Prayer, and Benediction 01:23:57 – 01:29:33 – Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
"He Made a Believer Out of Me" John 20:24-29 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Sunday 4-21-24
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"He Made a Believer Out of Me" John 20:24-29 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Sunday 4-21-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:00:01 - 00:00:39 – Intro Video 00:00:39 - 00:07:33 – Praise and Worship 00:07:33 - 00:10:33 – Welcome, Prayer – Rev Shaun Marshall 00:10:33 - 00:12:07 – Video Salem Announcements 00:12:07 - 00:28:44 – Praise and Worship 00:28:44 – 00:31:43 – He Has Done Great Things – Dr Charlie Dates 00:31:43 – 00:36:14 – A Moment Of Praise 00:36:14 – 00:39:27 – Message Starts 00:39:27 – 00:40:04 – Prayer For The Message 00:40:04 – 00:46:16 – … Kareem Biggs Burke … Became A Christian In Prison … Functional Atheist … Christs Teaching … Jesus Specializes In The Impossible … 00:46:16 – 00:54:06 – … There Is No Sickness That Jesus Can Not heal … There Is No … … The Cup Half Full … That's Kinda How Thomas Is … As An Unbeliever … 00:54:06 – 00:58:46 – Life Opens Up When You Start to Believe … The Real Jesus … He Wars Against Your Unbelief … Thomas Missed Jesus Because He Missed Church … 00:58:46 – 01:19:44 – Jesus Is The Word Made Flesh … We Come To Church … 01:00:11 – 01:03:44 – Between 1998 – 2000 Regular Church Attendance Was … Regular Church Attendance Today … We Wonder … Where The Is A Decrease … 01:03:44 – 01:05:50 – I Also Come To … Because People Are Proof That Jesus … You Are A Walking Sermon 01:05:50 – 01:11:38 – When We Miss We Miss The Word … Stop Treating God Like … Just By Not Showing Up You Miss Jesus … If The Grave Could Not Hold Him … 01:11:38 – 01:17:46 – Jesus Addresses Thomas's Unbelief … Jesus Walks Right In … Jesus Doesn't Like To Stand On The Side … Jesus Is Holding It Together … 01:17:46 – 01:31:36 – Jesus Comes To The Center … Jesus Is … Hes My Lord … You Come To Church For Transformation … Let The Redeemed Of The Lord … 01:31:36– 01:42:18 – Altar Call 01:42:18 – 01:46:43 – Closing Announcements, Offering, 01:46:43 – 01:48:40 – Videos Defining Decades, Bereavements 01:48:40 – 01:51:59 – Pastor Acknowledges The kids, … Benediction, End Of Service 01:51:59 – 01:57:05 - Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
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