Baptists Preaching

  • Craig Curry: It’s the Lord’s Fight | Baptists Preaching

    This week’s Baptists Preaching features Craig Curry, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Plano. Craig shares the testimony of a college student who, during a difficult season of life, found strength in a verse from Exodus sent to him 50 times by a ministry assistant. (Exodus 14:10-16)

  • Aaron Summers: Jump! Will we trust God when he doesn’t tell us where we are going? | Baptists Preaching

    In this week’s Baptists Preaching, Aaron Summers, pastor of First Baptist Church in Crowley, addresses the question many are asking, “Why doesn’t God tell us where we’re going when God calls us to go?”

  • Garrett Vickrey: A Generous Interpretation | Baptists Preaching

    In this week’s Baptists Preaching, Garrett Vickrey, senior pastor of Woodland Baptist Church in San Antonio, calls for a more compassionate relationship and generous interpretation between those seeking God, suggesting we are all “of the same origin” and are therefore on this way together.(James 1:17-27)

  • Joel Weaver: Breaking Alabaster Jars | Baptists Preaching

    In this week’s Baptists Preaching, Joel Weaver, senior lecturer at Truett Seminary, 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. (Mark 14:3-9)

  • Mary Alice Birdwhistell: Known by the Love of the Spirit | Baptists Preaching

    In this week’s Baptists Preaching, Mary Alice Birdwhistell, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Waco, reflects on love as the primary characteristic of a person who lives by the Spirit of God. (Psalm 33:13-22, Galatians 5:16-26)

  • Chris McLain: Tossings and Tears | Baptists Preaching

    In this week’s Baptists Preaching, Chris McLain, pastor of First Baptist Church in Crowell, speaks of the haunting nature of pain and suffering and David’s defiance of fear by placing his faith in God. (Psalm 56)

  • Joshua Carney: When Christianity is Bad for America | Baptists Preaching

    In this week’s Baptists Preaching, Joshua Carney, pastor of University Baptist Church in Waco, critiques the desire to be safe and examines a Christian’s relationship to government, reminding us that Christianity isn’t and never has been safe. (Romans 13:1-10)

  • Lucien Coleman: A Christmas Sermon | Baptists Preaching

    In this week’s Baptists Preaching, Lucien Coleman, a longtime seminary professor and minister in Kentucky and later in Texas, exposits on how the Word, who is Jesus, is qualitatively different from everything else a person can proclaim. (John 1:1-18)

  • Daniel Camp: Kingdom Hospitality | Baptists Preaching

    In this week’s Baptists Preaching, Daniel Camp, pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in Crawford, considers Jesus’ instructions on inviting guests to a dinner party to illuminate the difference between charity and hospitality. (Luke 14:12-14)

  • Matt Snowden: The Ox Principle | Baptists Preaching

    In this week’s Baptists Preaching, Matt Snowden, pastor of First Baptist Church in Waco, digs into the meaning of a proverb easily overlooked by rich in content and applies principles of caretaking to being a flourishing church in the midst of a messy world in a sermon delivered at Paisano Baptist Encampment. (Proverbs 14:4)

  • Rev. Dr. Elmo Johnson: Sent to Save | Baptists Preaching

    In this week’s Baptists Preaching, Rev. Dr. Elmo Johnson, pastor of Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church in Houston, reminds his hearers they are sent into a very difficult world with the same task as Jesus—to save it—and are sent with all they need to accomplish that task. (John 20:19-23)

  • Erin Conaway: Peekaboo | Baptists Preaching

    In this week’s Baptists Preaching, Erin Conaway, pastor of Seventh and James Baptist Church in Waco, explores the idea of object permanence, comparing it to our ability to see the truth about things even when they are not right in front of us. (Isaiah 6:1-8)