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Directions & Parking

View Map To Get Directions: Click the “To here” link in the bubble on the map. Enter your starting address and click the “Go” button. This will open a page displaying directions for getting here. From Metro- Blue/Orange Line Exit the blue/orange line at Capitol South. Once out of metro, turn left and walk straight […]

Old Testament

This core seminar consists of 26 lessons 1. Intro to the Old Testament 2. Genesis 1-11 3. Genesis 12-50 4. Exodus 1-19 5. Exodus 20-40 6. Leviticus 7. Numbers 8. Deuteronomy 9. Joshua & Judges 10. Ruth & Samuel 11. Job 12. Psalms 13. Proverbs 14. Ecclesiastes & The Song 15. Kings 16. Isaiah 17. […]

9Marks Interviews

Through 9Marks, the para-church ministry of Capitol Hill Baptist Church, we work to point churches in a healthy, biblical direction. A substantial part of this ministry centers in interviews our senior pastor, Mark Dever, conducts with evangelical leaders like apologist R.C. Sproul, historian Iain Murray, and pastor C.J. Mahaney. These conversations, covering a wide variety […]

Healthy Churches

In an age when the church has fallen under attack by forces both within and without, Capitol Hill Baptist Church seeks a healthy corporate life for churches across the world. We exercise our commitment to the health of other congregations through 9Marks, begun in 1998. 9Marks exists to advocate a Biblical model for the church […]

Henry Forum Lectures

Our Henry Forum Lectures allow thoughtful speakers to educate us on how we as believers are to understand and interact with our world. In the past, thinkers like pastor John Piper, Southern Seminary President Al Mohler, and professor D.A. Carson have shared the wisdom of their fine-tuned minds through a lecture and question-and-answer session at […]

Bonus Talks

There are gray areas in the Christian faith, areas that we must carefully consider before we paint them black and white. We think together about these matters in our “Bonus Talks.” These talks allow our listeners the opportunity to hear a biblically-based perspective on a selected subject, discuss it, and form within our own better […]

CHBC Sermons

God has made His Word mighty in the world of men. We hear from the very “power of God” as it is preached each week at CHBC and are pleased to offer our sermons to those beyond our number. For those who listen to our streamable sermons, we intend them to be an edifying supplement […]

Sunday Morning

Profile Age-wise, we are young. Sunday morning attendance is between 900 and 1,000 people. Dress trends toward business-casual, though you can find anything from jeans to suits. People are friendly, though with 200+ visitors each week, you’ll need to be bold and introduce yourself. Beginning On Sunday morning at 9:30am we come together for an […]

Two Ways to Live

This class consists of 6 lessons. 1. Loving Ruler & Creator 2. Humanity in Rebellion 3. Judgement 4. Jesus Died for Rebels 5. Jesus Risen Ruler 6. Response To download the manuscripts and handouts for this class, click here All files are in Microsoft Word format. Updated Summer 2013. Resource: Two Ways to Live: The Choice […]

Church History

This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. Persecution and Expansion (100-300) 2. The Early Church (100-300) 3. Church and State (300-500) 4. The Church at War (5th, 6th, and 9th Centuries) 5. The High Middle Ages (950-1500) 6. Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation (1483-1546) 7. Zwingli, Calvin, and the Reformed Churches 8. English Reformation […]


This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. Missions? -The Goal is the Glory of God 2. Why Missions? – A Biblical Theology 3. Is Jesus the Only Way to God? 4. The Role of the Local Church in Missions 5. How Suffering and Prayer Display the Worth of the Gospel 6. Christian Worker Interview […]


This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. What is Discipling? 2. Why Disciple? 3. Barriers and Excuses to Discipling 4. The Importance of Personal Holiness 5. Why Disciple in the Local Church? 6. Encouraging Careful Bible Study 7. Encouraging Biblical Prayer 8. Using Christian Books 9. Panel Discussion 10. Encouraging a Passion for Evangelism […]

Jump Start

All files are in PDF format Teacher’s Notes Lesson 1 – Saved by God Lesson 2 – Living by God’s Ways Lesson 3 – Listening to God Lesson 4 – Talking to God Lesson 5 – Meeting with God’s Family Lesson 6 – Meeting the World Lesson 7 – Living in Hope Handouts Lesson 1 […]

Apologetics And Worldviews

This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. Christ and Culture 2. Introduction to Worldviews 3. God and Reality 4. Man and Morality 5. Epistemology 6. Politics and War 7. Introduction to Christian Apologetics 8. Existence of God 9. Problem of Evil 10. The Reliability of Scripture 11. Resurrection 12. World Religions 13. Apologetic Conversations […]

Systematic Theology

This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. Introduction to Systematic Theology & The Doctrine of the Word 2. The Existence and Attributes of God 3. The Doctrines of Creation and Providence 4. Biblical Anthropology: The Problem of Sin 5. Biblical Christology 6. The Work of Christ 7. The Holy Spirit 8. The Work of […]


Last updated: October 23, 2009 2009 Westminster Directory of Public Worship (with Sinclair Ferguson). Geanies House, UK: Christian Heritage, 2009. “Improving the Gospel: Exercises in Unbiblical Theology.” In Proclaiming a Cross-Centered Theology. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2009. “J.I. Packer and Pastoral Wisdom From the Puritans.” In J.I. Packer and the Evangelical Future: The Impact of His […]


-Internship Application (MS Word Document) updated as of May 2014. Please note that our final Intern Preview Weekend opportunity for applicants for the Spring 2015 semester is now full. Because of this, we strongly encourage applicants to apply for Fall 2015 and future classes. Please contact us at with any questions.

For Free

Core Seminars (Adult Sunday School Classes) Our adult education classes, called Core Seminars, are also available to interested parties. Through them, Christians of varying levels of maturity may sit together under rich biblical teaching on a number of important subjects. While we continue to develop and shape the Core Seminars classes, pastors and church leaders […]


The Praise Factory is a family of three curriculums, created by Connie Dever, wife of Mark Dever, pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC. The curriculums: Teach, Take & Tell (for 2’s and 3’s); Big Questions and Answers for little people (for 3-5’s); and The Praise Factory (for K-5th grade) introduce the children […]


Childcare is provided for children from birth through Pre-K during all regular services of the church. Our caregivers seek to make the most of every opportunity to show the children the love and Christ and point them to knowledge of our Lord. Sunday School – 9:30-10:30am Sunday school classes are provided for children ages 2 […]

We Are

We Are Governed As the children of God, we have submitted ourselves without reservation to the His governance. Our resistance to His good guidance… Read More We Are Led In Scripture, we find three distinct groups of people who exercise some form of leadership in the church: the congregation… Read More We Are Linked CHBC […]

Internship Full Description

What do you get when you drop six budding theologians into the perfect church, and attempt to grow their preaching, teaching, and other ministry gifts by plunging them headlong into practical and theological training? We aren’t really sure. You will have to check with some other church. Nothing fancy happens in the Capitol Hill Baptist […]

For Sale

CHBC is currently blessed to offer four books for sale to the public, each written by our senior pastor, Mark Dever. Those interested in the components of a biblically faithful church should try both the book and booklet entitled Nine Marks of a Healthy Church, the cornerstone publications of IX Marks Ministries. Readers interested in […]

We Welcome

At Capitol Hill Baptist Church, we love having guests visit us. We usually have quite a few in our number in both our Sunday morning and Wednesday evening services. Until we meet our visitors in person, we offer a virtual welcome through our site. Here, you’ll find a welcome from our pastor, Mark Dever, a […]