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International Missions

With the disciples who first received it, we wish to obey Christ’s commission to evangelize the world (Matthew 28). Accordingly, we work in our church body to plant a keen awareness of the need for missions work in foreign countries. We include in our Core Seminar (Sunday school) curriculum a thirteen-week course devoted to foreign […]

College & Interns

Washington, DC attracts lots of college students and interns every year.  The college years are ripe for spiritual growth and we welcome all who wish to join us at our church.  Our primary ministry to students is twofold: the public teaching of God’s Word in which the good news of Jesus Christ is proclaimed, and […]

Youth

Teenagers are a very important stage of life.  Between hormone changes, challenges at school, questions of identity, there is a lot to sort through! With all this in mind, we offer a variety of things for youth: Twice a month our youth group meets for a time of bible teaching, games, accountability and fellowship. 1 […]

Internships

Dear Friend: Thank you for inquiring about Capitol Hill Baptist Church’s internship program. As a church, we are committed to spending our lives responding to God’s Word. Therefore we seek lives characterized by public and private obedience, committed to sound teaching and living, devoted to seeing Christ formed in each other and dedicated to the […]

Elders

Our church has for years followed a leadership model we see prescribed for our benefit by Scripture. The “elder-led” approach provides us with sound guidance from biblically-qualified men. CHBC polity (church government) emphasizes that all of the elders are pastors of the congregation. Some of our elders are employed by the church, though most work […]

FAQs

Logistics Are internships offered in the summer? Currently, we offer internships for the Spring (January to May) and the Fall (August to December). Can I be married and do an internship? Yes, but in any given semester we may not be able to accept as many married applicants based on our ability to provide housing.  It […]

The Gospel

Christ’s mysterious entry into this world, His gruesome crucifixion, and His surprising resurrection leave us all in a position of response to Him. Either we deny that He came or we believe. Either we look away from his death or we look on it in repentance. Either we reject the belief that Christ rose from […]

Pastor’s Welcome

Dear Friends of CHBC, On behalf of the congregation of the Capitol Hill Baptist Church, welcome to our site. We are delighted to share with you some information about us and hope that you find it helpful. This church exists for the glory of God. We believe that we are made expressly to be in […]

Senior Pastor

Mark Dever Mark Dever serves as the senior pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC. A Duke graduate, Dr. Dever holds a M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, a Th.M. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Ecclesiastical History from Cambridge University. He is the president of 9Marks Ministries and has […]

Contact Us

We welcome your questions or comments! Address: 525 A Street NE; Washington, DC 20002 Phone: (202) 543-6111 Fax: (202) 543-6113 Email: chbc@capitolhillbaptist.org Webmaster: mail@chbcaudio.org

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 […]

Missions

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 […]

Discipling

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 […]