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PASTOR
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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"Disobedient God" Exodus 32:1-8 | Pastor Albert Tate | Sunday 7-7-24
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"Disobedient God" Exodus 32:1-8 | Pastor Albert Tate | Sunday 7-7-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:00:58 - 00:01:57 – Intro Video 00:02:42 - 00:08:06 – Welcome, Greetings, Prayer – Pastor Shaun Marshall 00:06:11 - 00:23:21 – Baptisms, (29 People) Praise and Worship 00:23:21 - 00:25:32 – Announcements (Church News) 00:25:32 - 00:31:09 – July Birthdays – Pastor Leslie Rogers 00:31:09 - 00:42:17 – Praise and Worship 00:42:17 – 00:44:40 – Great Things – Dr Charlie Dates 00:44:40 – 00:54:29 – Pulpit Announcements 00:54:29 – 00:57:17 – Intro for Guest Preacher - Pastor Albert Tate 00:57:17 – 01:01:28 – Shout Outs 01:01:37 – 01:04:26 – Message Starts 01:04:26 – 01:05:15 – Prayer For The Message 01:05:15 – 01:11:54 – … The Gift Of Hospitality – Dishes For Special Occasions … Open Hospitality But Closed Off … Testimony Service … Jesus Happened … 01:11:54 – 01:20:01 – Here's The Challenge … What About … When … … When We Struggling … There Are Things … A Disobedient God ? 01:20:01– 01:28:00 – … When God Goes Off Script … I've Seen Some Stuff … Tell Him The truth … Your Doubt Is Evidence … Showing Up With An Attitude 01:28:00 – 01:36:44– … Don't Forsake The Assembly Of The Saints … Keep Coming To Church Be That Bold … He Gonna Have To … God Made A Way … The Answers … The Back Of The ... 01:36:44 – 01:42:36 – … Speak Things s They Are … You Can Pass The Test But Did You Learn The Lesson … The Goal Is God Period! … What Do You Do When … 01:42:36 – 01:54:17 – … Longing For God But Reaching For Gold … Longing For Intimacy But Reaching For … Longing But Reaching … One Thing I Desire … Reach With Your Eyes First … 01:54:17 – 02:01:46 – … I'll Help You … You God A God Who Knows … Trust Him … How Did They Get Back To The Boat … Hes Walking You Back … Trust Him More … 02:01:56 – 02:17:32 – Altar Call 02:17:32 – 02:21:24 – Shout out To Pastor Albert Tate, Offering, Video, Offertory Prayer 02:21:24 – 02:31:57 -Announcements, Bereavements, Communion, Benediction 02:31:57 – 02:37:03 - Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
"You Ain't By Yourself" Romans 8:31-32 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Wednesday 7-3-24
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"You Ain't By Yourself" Romans 8:31-32 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Wednesday 7-3-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:00:09 - 00:01:04 – Intro Video 00:01:04 - 00:06:38 – Praise and Worship 00:06:38 - 00:09:42 – Welcome, Prayer – Pastor Leslie Rogers 00:09:42 - 00:24:11 – Praise and Worship 00:24:11 - 00:27:05 – Black Boy Literacy Video 00:27:05 - 00:33:56 – Praise and Worship 00:33:56 – 00:37:24 – Message Starts 00:37:24 – 00:38:36 – Prayer For The Message 00:38:36 – 00:46:16 – … An Outrageous Story … The Pope Is Late … The Pope Was Driving Him … Rejoice In Getting Out Of Hell … No Condemnation … God Is For Us ... 00:46:16 – 00:54:50 – … God Is For You … You Ain't By Yourself … A Rhetorical Question … The Spirit Of God Expect … Hit Me With Your Best Shot … He's Able ... 00:54:50 – 00:56:53 – The These Things Encompass … Justification, Sanctification, Reconciliation, Adoption and Glorification … God Is For Us … 00:56:53 – 01:00:40 – God Has been On Our Side … The Enemy Is Implied … … Invisible Enemy's … When The Storms … He Shall Hide Me … 01:00:40 – 01:04:19 – … We See His Power Thru … He Who Did Not Spare … God Gave Them Over … God Gave His Son Over … 01:04:19 – 01:10:52 – … Tony Dungy … At The Funeral I Heard The Gospel … When It Came To God … He Delivered Jesus Over … The Bible Says … God Will Give You … 01:10:52 – 01:19:38 – Altar Call 01:19:38 – 01:27:58– Offering,Announcements, Shout Outs, Benediction 01:27:58 – 01:32:19 – Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
"Try Jesus, Not Me" Matthew 11:28-30 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Sunday 6-30-24
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"Try Jesus, Not Me" Matthew 11:28-30 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Sunday 6-30-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:00:01 - 00:00:55 – Intro Video 00:00:55 - 00:06:11 – Praise and Worship 00:06:11 - 00:10:36 – Welcome, Greetings, Prayer 00:10:36 - 00:18:27 – Praise and Worship 00:18:27 - 00:20:19 – Celebrate New Members Announcement (Over 40 + New Members) 00:20:19 - 00:21:53 – Praise and Worship 00:21:53 – 00:25:00 – Commencement Of New Members Graduates 00:25:00 – 00:27:19 – Announcements (Church News) 00:27:19 – 00:39:53 – Praise and Worship 00:39:53 – 00:43:45 – Video - Black Boy Literacy, Deacon Grant “The One” 00:43:45 – 00:46:10 – Great Things - Dr Charlie Dates 00:46:10 – 00:51:27 – Shout Outs, Who's The 1 Camera 00:51:42 – 00:54:10 – Shout Out To Pastor Meeks (Surprise Visit) 00:54:10 – 00:57:08 – Message Starts 00:57:08 – 00:58:01 – Prayer For The Message 00:58:01 – 01:05:54– … Chronic Fatigue Syndrome … No known Cause Or Cure … These Days … We Are Spiritually Fatigued … There Is An Answer … A Grand Invitation To … 01:05:54 – 01:18:57 – We All Know Something … Not Every Invitation Is A Good One … Come To Jesus … This Invitation … Only Jesus Can Make … Come Come Come … 01:18:57 – 01:31:12 – … Its Nap Time … Walking Like A Zombie … He Has Come To Meet Your Needs … Exhausted and Unhappy … A Tool For Work … He Carried You ... 01:31:12 – 01:37:45 –... Come To Me All You Who Are Weary … I Will Give You Rest … Come Just As You Are … Listen To Jesus … The Greatest Invitation In Human History … 01:37:45 – 02:05:20 – Altar Call, Prayer By Pastor James T. Meeks 02:06:34 – 02:11:19 – Offering, Bereavements 02:11:19 – 02:18:38 - Acknowledgment of School Graduates, Announcements, Benediction 02:18:38 – 02:23:00 - Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
"It's Already Done!" Romans 8:29-30 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Wednesday 6-26-24
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"It's Already Done!" Romans 8:29-30 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Wednesday 6-26-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:01:28 - 00:02:25 – Intro Video 00:02:25 - 00:07:35 – Praise and Worship 00:07:35 - 00:11:15 – Welcome, Prayer 00:11:15 - 00:24:00 – Praise and Worship 00:24:00 - 00:25:41 – Praise, Black Boy Literacy Update 00:25:41 - 00:28:33 – Black Boy Literacy Video 00:28:33 – 00:33:19 – Message Starts 00:33:19 – 00:33:58 – Prayer For The Message 00:33:58 – 00:41:08 – Maybe You Have been Taken By … A Check for 18 Million Dollars … … 1.6 Billion To The Salvation Army … To Those He Foreknew … Its Already Done … 00:41:08 – 00:44:11– No Wonder Your Enemy … Because The Plan Of God … The Beauty And Extravagance Of God … Because The Plan Of God Is Already Accomplished 00:44:11 – 01:02:04 – 4 Alliterated Ideas … God Claimed You, He Called Me, Then He Cleared Me, Then He Crowned Me … Those He Foreknew …He Predestined Us … Justification … 01:02:04 – 01:11:34 –... From Heavens Perspective … You Already Are Right … I Already Am … I Came To Jesus He Cleaned Me Up … He Glorified Us … Its Already Done 01:11:38 – 01:19:22 –Altar Call 01:19:22 – 01:25:54 –Offering, Prayer, Announcements 01:25:54 – 01:27:26 –Bereavements 01:27:26 – 01:30:32 –Wrap Up, Benediction 01:30:32 – 01:37:07 –Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
"Guess Who's Coming To Dinner" Luke 14:16-24 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Sunday 6-23-24
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"Guess Who's Coming To Dinner" Luke 14:16-24 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Sunday 6-23-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:02:17 - 00:03:16 – Intro Video 00:03:16 - 00:07:09 – Praise and Worship 00:07:09 - 00:11:34 – Welcome, Prayer 00:11:34 - 00:13:07 – Video Announcements (Church News) 00:13:07 - 00:30:59 – Praise and Worship 00:30:59 - 00:34:17 – Great Things – Dr Charlie Dates 00:34:17 – 00:42:06 – Shout Outs, Pulpit Announcements 00:42:06 – 00:43:24 – Reminder To Invite Your 1 00:43:24 – 00:45:47 – Video 00:45:47 – 00:48:42 – Message starts 00:48:42 – 00:49:31 – Prayer For The Message 00:49:31 – 00:56:59 – … Your Most Memorable Meal … Meals Are Meaningful … It Happened At A Meal … Jesus Does His Most Remarkable Work Around Food 00:56:59 – 01:06:47 – … Meals Point To Something Beyond … Pharisees Still Exist … You Can Not Earn More Favor With God … Missing The Ethics Of … Come Now … 01:06:47 – 01:14:09 – They Started To Give Reasons About … Hes Insulting The Host Excuses Are Monuments Of Nothing … Spiritually You Gained an Inheritance … 01:14:09 – 01:25:21 – Come To The Table Where … The Host Practices Grace … One Monkey Don't Stop No Show … God Will Go Above … The Work Ain't Done Yet … 01:25:21 – 01:32:45 – … When A Young Man … Go And Get the Poor … This Invitation Is For Them … In My Fathers House There Is Peace … Come Because My Father Loves You … 01:33:01 – 01:57:35 – Altar Call, Praise and Worship 01:57:35 – 02:00:43 – Offering, Prayer 02:02:34 – 02:09:46 – Announcements, Baby Dedication, Prayer and Benediction 02:09:46 – 02:10:55 – Bereavement Video 02:10:55 – 02:14:31 – Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
"Have You Heard The Good News?" John 8:31-36 | Pastor Shaun D. Marshall | Wednesday 6-19-24
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"Have You Heard The Good News?" John 8:31-36 | Pastor Shaun D. Marshall | Wednesday 6-19-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:00:00 - 00:00:58 – Intro Video 00:00:58 - 00:04:49 – Praise and Worship 00:04:49 - 00:09:03 – Welcome, Prayer 00:09:03 - 00:27:53 – Praise and Worship 00:27:53 - 00:29:33 – Prayer 00:29:33 - 00:30:41 – Shout Outs 00:30:41 – 00:32:42 – Message Starts 00:33:02 – 00:37:27 – Opal Lee Was Born … Juneteenth Is More Than … On June 17 2021 Lee stood Next To President Joe Biden As He … We Need To Advocate … Why Is This Happening 00:37:27 – 00:39:47 – If You Don 't Learn From History … History Teaches Us … No Nation, No Society Have Ever … By Making It Like It Was … 00:39:47 – 00:45:48 – So The Faithful Truth … What Our Freedom Cost … … To Take You Back To A Place That Jesus … The Gospel Is A Proclamation 00:45:48 – 00:54:54 – We Don't Have To Wait … If You Continue In My Word … … The Devils Believe and Tremble … Jesus Wants To Live In … To Be Lord and Not A Guest 00:54:54 – 01:00:59 – When You Abide In His Word … Jesus Wants To Break Our Bondage They Have Bought Into The Deception That They Are Not … You Are In Bondage 01:00:59 – 01:03:36 – … Jesus Is Not Going To Be Comfortable With … Jesus Comes In … To Break Every Chain … If The Son Makes You Fee You Will Be Free Indeed 01:03:36 – 01:15:04 – … A Mac Laptop … You Can Not Be Part Of … Jesus Has The Power To Break You Out … Trying To Break Chains Only Jesus Can Break … The Son Showed Up 01:15:04 – 01:25:16 – Altar Call 01:25:16 – 01:33:33 – Offering, Announcements, Benediction 01:33:33 – 01:37:31 – Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
"I Messed up, But I Won't Give Up" Luke 18:9-14 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Sunday 6-16-24
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"I Messed up, But I Won't Give Up" Luke 18:9-14 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Sunday 6-16-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:00:00 - 00:00:27 – Interlude 00:00:27 - 00:01:26 – Intro Video 00:01:26 - 00:04:57 – Announcements (Church News) 00:04:57 - 00:18:24 – Praise and Worship 00:18:24 - 00:28:13 – Welcome, Happy Fathers Day, Prayer, Senior Trip Recap Video 00:28:13 - 00:42:10 – Praise and Worship (Guest Singer - Harry Bullard) 00:42:12 – 00:45:28 – Great Things – Dr Charlie Dates 00:45:28 – 00:50:42 – Shout Outs, Pulpit Announcements 00:50:42 – 00:54:21 – Message Starts 00:55:16 – 00:56:02 – Prayer For The Message 00:56:02 – 01:03:19 – You Are More Than … How You Tell Your Story … Life From A Distorted View … Miss The Opportunity … Only One Measuring Stick … 01:03:19 – 01:13:36 – … Far Too Many Worshipers … Put On New Ears … He's Looking Around And Thanking God … He Stands Far Off … God I Need You 01:13:36 – 01:19:52 – It Is This Man's Recognition … Grace And Mercy … The Ground At The Cross Is … Mercy Can Be Misunderstood … A Sacrifice Has Been Made 01:19:52 – 01:26:37 – There Is A Lamb … If Jesus … But Since Jesus Came … People Who Properly Understand Mercy See … But What You Want God To Give You Is … 01:26:37 – 01:36:35 – You Need Mercy … Humbling Yourself … The Eye Of The Needle … Drop Low Before God … God Likes To Exalt The Humble … If Jesus Could Stoop … 01:36:35 – 01:49:33 – Altar Call 01:49:33 – 01:58:05 – Offering, Announcements, Bereavement Video 01:58:05 – 02:02:34 – Closing Announcements, Benediction 02:02:34 – 02:06:31 – Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
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