Baptists Preaching

  • Larry Venable: Our Vision. Our Mission.

    Larry Venable, pastor of Freeman Heights Baptist Church in Garland, Texas, challenged his congregation to see people the way Jesus saw people, having compassion on them (Matthew 9:36-38; John 4:35).

  • Ian Caceres: All Leaves, No Fruit: The Cursed Fig Tree

    Ian Caceres, pastor of First Baptist Church in Aransas Pass, Texas, examines the story of Jesus cursing a fig tree during the week before he was crucified. (Matthew 21:18-22)

  • Cody Favor: Answering the Question

    Cody Favor, pastor of First Baptist Church in Cisco, Texas, acknowledges he’s been a Christian for a long time and that he has considered if he wanted to remain a Christian. (Matthew 16:13-20)

  • Steven Parker: Psalms of Praise, Pain and Possibility: Praying Together through the Pandemic

    Steven Parker, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Weslaco, Texas, turns to the psalms to find strength and comfort during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Psalm 8, 13 and 30)

  • Cary Killough: Causes and Cures for Backsliding

    Cary Killough, senior pastor of Meadowbrook Baptist Church in Robinson, Texas tells a story about the discomfort of backsliding, a word that appears most often in Jeremiah. (Galatians 3:1-14)

  • Dana Moore: We Live the Greatest Virtues

    Dana Moore, pastor of Second Baptist Church in Corpus Christi, Texas, shares a story from the TV show “American Pickers” in which a Hollywood cowboy wanted his name to go with his stuff. He wanted to be remembered.

  • Jake Maxwell: Even Better

    Jake Maxwell, senior pastor of Second Baptist Church in Lubbock, Texas, begins with a twist, pointing back to Herod having John the Baptist beheaded, as background to Jesus’ feeding of the 5,000. (Matthew 14:13-21)

  • Pastor Eric Tarver: The Kind of Church God Uses

    Eric Tarver, the pastor of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Beeville, Texas, charges his hearers to be like the church in biblical Philadelphia (Revelation 3:10-13).

  • Phil Christopher: A Declaration of Interdependence

    Phil Christopher, the senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Abilene, Texas, asks his hearers if they ever feel like new sailors who have lost their bearings. (Matthew 5:21-24, 41-48; 6:22-23)

  • Rev. Rosalind Spencer: The Unforgiving Servant

    Rev. Rosalind Spencer, children’s pastor at Westside Baptist Church in Lewisville, continues the story she began teaching the previous week, reading the parable about the unforgiving servant recorded in Matthew 18:23-34.

  • Rev. Byron Stevenson: A Proper Perspective in a Troubled World

    Rev. Byron Stevenson, founding pastor of The Fort Bend Church in Sugar Land, focuses on 1 Peter 1:7 as he speaks to the reality of some amount of trouble in every person’s life. (1 Peter 1:1-9)

  • Dr. Delvin Atchison: A Prophetic Response to ‘I Can’t Breathe’

    Dr. Delvin Atchison, the senior pastor of Westside Baptist Church in Lewisville, Texas, addresses race head-on, saying he “will stop preaching about it when it stops being an issue.” (Ezekiel 37:1-14)