Joel Weaver: Breaking Alabaster Jars | Baptists Preaching

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Joel Weaver: Breaking Alabaster Jars (Mark 14:3-9)

Joel Weaver

Joel Weaver teaches Introductory Greek, Biblical Interpretation and Introduction to Christian Scriptures at Baylor’s Truett Seminary. Weaver challenges his listeners with a powerful personal story about his father, a pastor in Georgia who grew up as part of the “working poor,” who was raised out of poverty because of people willing to make great sacrifices. To listen to the audio of this sermon, use the player below or click here to open in a new window. The manuscript for this sermon is available here.

This sermon was delivered during the morning worship service at Calvary Baptist Church in Waco, Texas on June 24, 2018.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Mary Alice Birdwhistell, pastor of Calvary Baptist, was away on a mission trip, as were numerous others among the congregation. My family and I were in attendance, and I thought, “More people should hear this.” As a result, the idea of Baptists Preaching was conceived.

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