Rev. Dr. Ralph Herbert

Ralph Herbert is our Senior Pastor, beginning his ministry at GBPC in 1996. Before coming to Chesapeake, Ralph had years of ministry experience, encompassing everything from youth ministry to senior pastor in the Cleveland area. Ralph earned his Masters of Divinity from Ashland Theological Seminary in 1983, and his Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in 2004. His main areas of ministry here at GBPC are preaching, leadership, teaching, and pastoral ministries. Ralph’s interests include running, movies, reading and sports. He has 2 children, Aaron and Heather.

David’s Secret Sin

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I’m Sorry

I’m Sorry

March 10, 2019
The Pharisees were seen as extremely scrupulous adherents to God's law but Jesus insisted that" unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter…
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Dark Night of the Soul

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Goliath

Goliath

February 17, 2019
The name of David’s giant was Goliath.  You could put whatever name you want on your own giants.  Goliath was a formidable foe, a fierce warrior, a champion.  He possessed…
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The Wild

The Wild

February 10, 2019
In 597 BC, the king of the Babylonian empire deported over 3,000 key leaders from Judah.  Some false prophets assured the exilic Jews they would be home in two years. …
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GINFWUY

GINFWUY

February 3, 2019
In the Old Testament parable, the prophet Jeremiah describes an illustration of who we are and whom we’re becoming.  We are the clay in the potter’s hand, to be shaped…
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Cycles of Insanity

After forty years of wilderness wandering, triumphantly crossing the Jordan river and defeating many of their enemies, the people of God are ready to claim their inheritance. However, they surrender…
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The Call

The Call

January 20, 2019
Moses was a shepherd—good, steady, predictable work. He had a good family, a wife and a son, and his father-in-law Jethro was his boss. But it wasn’t always like that.…
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Jacob’s Journey

New Sermon Series! Over many years of reading the Bible and in thirty-three years of preaching and teaching, there are particular texts that become "favorites."  There are a lot of…
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It’s A Boy!

It’s A Boy!

December 23, 2018
Every year the manger scene comes out, and you have to arrange the various figures in it. Of course Baby Jesus is in the middle, and Mary is next to…
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Sunday, December 16th

Sunday, December 16th

December 16, 2018
Sunday, December 16, 2018 was a special day of worship! Our Praise Team led worship with a Coffee House setting, relaxed atmosphere and outstanding music.  The GBPC Chancel Choir led …
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Opportunity Lost

Opportunity Lost

December 2, 2018
In the first Chapter of the Gospel of Luke, we are told the story of the aged priest, Zechariah, and his wife, Elizabeth, and how they had no children, but…
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What Is Thanksgiving?

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Getting It All by Letting It Go

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Essentials of Faith

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One Day At A Time

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Problems

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Hold Your Tongue

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Faith Doing

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