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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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"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
"The Gospel Has Side Effects" 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 | Rev. Thomas Stovall | Wednesday 6-12-24
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"The Gospel Has Side Effects" 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 | Rev. Thomas Stovall | Wednesday 6-12-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:00:00 - 00:00:27 – Intro Video 00:00:27 - 00:07:04 – Praise and Worship 00:07:04 - 00:09:31 – Welcome, Prayer 00:09:31 - 00:23:45 – Praise and Worship 00:23:45 - 00:25:40 – Prayer 00:25:40 - 00:27:05 – Introduction Guest Speaker 00:27:05 – 00:28:24 – Prayer 00:28:24 – 00:32:02 – Message Starts 00:32:02 – 00:37:05 – … Food And Drug Administration … Side Effects … Gods Gospel … Divinely Designed … Side Effects … How You Handle Other People … 00:37:05 – 00:39:34 – How You handle His People … The Gospel Steers Our Feet The Gospel That Changed You Makes A Change Agent Out Of You … 00:39:34 – 00:42:11 – There Are Two Effects Of The Gospel … The First One Is: There Is A Change In What You See … Should Not … Superficial Judgments 00:42:11 – 00:47:16 – How Christ Died Influences How Paul … A Gospel Tinted Window … … A Spiritual Perspective … Jesus Belongs To Everybody … He Is My Everything ... 00:47:16 – 00:48:25 – … Paul That Rebel Who Was … There Is A Change … Within 00:48:25 – 00:54:26 – If Any Man Be In Christ … A New Creation … In A Higher And Holier … You've Been Transformed … God Is Going To Complete A Thing … 00:54:26 – 01:01:28 – Clarity Comes when You've been Changed … But Then There's A Change In What you Do … God Did Not Save … Christs Ambassadors 01:01:28 – 01:09:02 – We Have Been Graciously Given … The Very Righteousness Of God … God Tasked You To Share It … You Are Gods Finger … When We … He Will Draw Them 01:09:09 – 01:16:46 – Altar Call 01:18:08 – 01:25:57 – Offering, Announcements, Benediction 01:25:57 – 01:31:12 – Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
"The Overwhelming, Never-ending, Reckless Love of God" Luke 15:11-32 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates
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"The Overwhelming, Never-ending, Reckless Love of God" Luke 15:11-32 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:00:00 - 00:01:26 – Interlude 00:01:26 - 00:02:24 – Intro Video 00:02:24 - 00:03:57 – Salem Announcements (Church News) 00:03:57 - 00:14:54 – Praise and Worship 00:14:54 - 00:18:38 – Welcome, Prayer – Rev. Watson Jones III 00:18:38 - 00:34:03 – Praise and Worship 00:34:03 – 00:37:24 – Great Things – Dr Charlie Dates 00:37:24 – 00:45:35 – Shout Outs, Pulpit Announcements, Prayer Card 00:45:35 – 00:52:04 – Message Starts 00:52:04 – 00:52:29 – Prayer For The Message 00:52:29 – 00:56:36 – … When A Father Loses A Son There Is A Natural Vacancy … A Reminder Of What God Is Like … Lost – Found – Celebrate … They Matter To God 00:56:36 – 01:01:18 – So He Tells Them A Story About … People Matter … Jesus Likes To Show … The Scandal Of A Lifetime … His Mercy Hid Your Mistakes … 01:01:18 – 01:09:56 – I Don Know How This … We Think We … Bless Me And Get Out Of My Way … I Died For You On A … But Church … The Lord Jesus Himself … What You Really … 01:09:56 – 01:19:09 – The Reckless Love Of God … God Will Let You … He Came To Himself 01:19:09 – 01:32:17 – The Bible Says … Ill Go Back To My Daddy … His Daddy Was Watching The Father Is Moved With … The Robe Is The Symbol … He Looked Beyond Your … 01:32:17 – 01:44:03 – Altar Call 01:44:03 – 01:49:16 – Offering, Video, Prayer 01:49:16 – 01:54:49 – Announcements, Video, Bereavements Video 01:54:49 – 01:57:19 – Birthday Wish Donna Henderson, Benediction 01:57:20 – 02:01:15 – Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
"He's Working It Out" Romans 8:28 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Wednesday 6-5-24
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"He's Working It Out" Romans 8:28 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Wednesday 6-5-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:00:00 - 00:01:41 – Intro Video 00:01:41 - 00:07:46 – Praise and Worship 00:07:46 - 00:10:54 – Welcome, Prayer 00:10:54 - 00:28:20 – Praise and Worship 00:28:20 - 00:31:07 – Prayer 00:31:07 – 00:33:09 – Message Starts 00:33:09 – 00:44:17 – He Was The Chief Of Staff … How God Likes To Show His hand … The Overriding Goodness Of God … To Bring About The Good You Have Yet To Uncover 00:44:17 – 00:47:45 – 3 Swift Movements … God has Given Us A Certain Confidence … The Glory that Shall Be Revealed … The Holy Spirit Helps Us … 00:47:45 – 00:51:25 – If You Don't Know Nothing Else You Know God Is Working … We Learn From Other People … We Don't Know … But Hes Working It Out 00:51:25 – 01:01:43 – Because Life Happens At The Permission Of Gods … Face Reality And Still Have Hope … Every Piece Has Its Place … A Smile To Your Face 01:01:43 – 01:03:58 – We Have This Confidence, The Bible Says … Give Your Life To The Lord 01:03:58 – 01:14:44 – Those Who Love God … The Grace Of God Is … On This Side Of … Hes Working It Out … 01:14:44 – 01:19:37 – Altar Call 01:19:37 – 01:22:52 – Video 01:22:52 – 01:24:39 – Offering, Prayer 01:24:39 – 01:26:24 – Video, Bereavement Video 01:26:24 – 01:27:48 – Announcements, Benediction 01:27:48 – 01:32:36 – Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
"He Came For Me" Luke 15:1-10 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Sunday 6-2-24
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"He Came For Me" Luke 15:1-10 | Dr. Charlie E. Dates | Sunday 6-2-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:00:00 - 00:00:22 – Intro Video (Beginning was cut off) 00:00:22 - 00:02:12 – Salem Announcements (Church News) 00:02:12 - 00:07:08 – Welcome, Congregational Prayer, Baptism Prayer 00:07:08 - 00:16:11 – Praise and Worship 00:16:11 - 00:20:06 – June Birthdays 00:20:06 – 00:39:16 – Praise and Worship (Special Guest EV. Lemmie Battle) 00:39:16 – 00:48:21 – Great Things - Dr. Charlie Dates, Hes Been Good 00:48:21 – 00:56:14 – Praise and Worship 00:56:14 – 00:57:16 – Prayer 00:57:16 – 01:05:43 – Message Starts 01:05:43 – 01:09:31 – Scripture Reading 01:09:31 – 01:09:54 – Prayer For the Message 01:09:54 – 01:16:55 – Jesus Likes To Tell Stories, Parables … Lucky Is Gone … Lucky Had Made His Way To The Police Station … People Will Go That Far for A Dog … But You Won't … 01:16:55 – 01:19:38 – … This Is An Emotional … There Is Joy Over Restoring … … Because All The Tax Collectors And Sinners … Attracted To Jesus … 01:19:38 – 01:27:23 – Church Is Not The Place For Only … Church Is The Place … Jesus Is Eating With Them … You Are God's Honored Guest … God Is Like a Shepherd … 01:27:23 – 01:33:01 – … Three Angles Of Vision On How … They Don't Know No Better … God So Loved The World … Go After Gods Lost Children … Goes After the One ... 01:33:01 – 01:41:27 – Our World Has A Way Of … The Graffiti Of The World … Turn That Bible Around … You Used To Be The One … The Angels … The One ... 01:41:27 – 01:44:42 – … Our Church Will … Tim Miller … Lost Is Not Alone … Heaven Rejoice … We Will Join God In That Great Mission … Go Get One 01:44:42 – 01:59:02 – Altar Call 01:59:02 – 02:07:53 – Invitation Cards, Announcements ,Offering 02:07:53 – 02:13:31 – The Lords Table, Benediction 02:13:31 – 02:18:36 - Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
"Don't Get Punked" Numbers 14:1-10 | Pastor Joshua Jenkins | Wednesday 5-29-24
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"Don't Get Punked" Numbers 14:1-10 | Pastor Joshua Jenkins | Wednesday 5-29-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:24:08 - 00:02:18 – Intro Video 00:02:18 - 00:07:51 – Praise and Worship 00:07:51 - 00:10:19 – Welcome and Prayer – Pastor Leslie Rogers 00:10:19 - 00:27:58 – Praise and Worship 00:27:58 - 00:30:40 – Prayer 00:30:40 – 00:35:21 – Greetings, Pulpit Announcements, Introduction To Guest Speaker 00:35:21 – 00:38:44 – Shout Outs 00:38:44 – 00:41:34 – Message Starts 00:41:34 – 00:42:21 – Prayer For The Message 00:42:21 – 00:46:43 – In 2003 There Was A Show … The Children Of Israel … Bring Back Word Of … Only 2 Of the 12 … Allowing Fear Forfeiting That Which Is Promised 00:46:43 – 00:50:36 – … There Are Some Things We Got To Do … (1) Stop Complaining ... The Children Of Israel … Those 10 Influenced … A Professional Complainer … 00:50:36 – 01:01:28 – … Complaining Is A Form Of Rejection … Your Good Days are Far Better … (2) Have Some Courage … Strength In The Face Of Pain … God Has Already … 01:01:28 – 01:05:50 – … The Third Thing … (3) Resist Fear And Rebellion … When You Fear Something You Won't Do … A Show Back In The Day … Fear Of Clowns … 01:05:50 – 01:08:31 – But What We Also Know Is The Word Of God … He Will Never Leave Us Or Forsake Us … It's In The Word … 01:08:31 – 01:18:24 – … Let Me Paint This Picture … Stone Them .. The Climactic Point … Now The Glory Of The Lord Appeared … When Gods People … Lift Up Your Head 01:18:24 – 01:19:38 – Because God Is About To Show Up … Don't Get Punked 01:19:38 – 01:27:38 – Altar Call 01:27:38 – 01:32:37 – Offering, Announcements, 01:32:37 – 01:35:02 – Video Hard Of Hearing Ministry 01:35:02 – 01:38:34 – Benediction 01:38:34 – 01:44:15 – Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
"Divine Disruptions" Mark 5:1-20 | Dr. Nicole Massie Martin | Sunday 5-26-24
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"Divine Disruptions" Mark 5:1-20 | Dr. Nicole Massie Martin | Sunday 5-26-24

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago Pastor: Dr. Charlie E. Dates Order of Service 00:00:01 - 00:02:25 – End Of Cooperate Prayer (Start of Video) 00:02:25 - 00:04:33 – Announcements (Church News) 00:04:33 - 00:36:19 – Praise and Worship 00:36:19 - 00:39:40 – Great Things - Dr Charlie Dates 00:39:40 - 00:42:30 – Pulpit Announcements, Birthday Wishes Michelle Pullen 00:42:30 – 00:43:52 – Introduction – Guest Speaker - Dr. Nicole Massie Martin 00:43:52 – 00:48:52 – Greetings and Shout Outs 00:48:52 – 00:52:12 – Message Starts 00:53:12 – 00:53:10 – Prayer For The Message 00:53:10 – 00:59:12 – … Immunity To Change Life Is bound To Change … Reality Of Disruption When Jesus Comes Into … God Is Not Happy With … Change And Convert The World 00:59:12 – 01:10:42 – God Is Looking To … A Change From God … What Was Bound Becomes .. … When He Saw Jesus … Demons Still Tremble … Hes Got Power To Overcome … 01:10:42 – 01:24:38– Jesus Comes On To The … What Is Bound Becomes free … Jesus Knew … The Word Of The Lord … Be Made Whole … Freed By God … To Send You Out 01:24:38 – 01:28:45 – I Want You To Know Today God Has … Turn Into Your Ministry … If He Made A Way For You … He Picked Me Up And Turned Me Around … I'm Free … 01:28:45 – 01:50:12 – Altar Call 01:50:12 – 01:57:35 – Offering, Closing Announcements, Bereavement Video 01:57:35 – 02:03:58 – Baby Dedication, Benediction, End Of Service 02:03:58 – 02:08:14 – Afterset Worship Services: Sundays - 11:00am CST Wednesdays 7pm CST #ChurchService #SalemBaptistChurch
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