Baptists Preaching

  • Israel Loachamin: The Voice of Power: The Power of our Voices

    Israel Loachamin, associate pastor of Spanish ministry at First Baptist Church in Waco and director of La Puerta Waco, invited his congregation to meditate on the power of their voices. (Luke 7:1-17)

  • Israel Loachamin: La Voz del Poder: El Poder de Nuestras Voces

    Israel Loachamin, el pastor asociado del ministerio español en First Baptist Church en Waco y director de La Puerta Waco, invitó a su congregación a meditar sobre el poder de sus voces. (Lucas 7:1-17)

  • Wade Berry: Questioning the Identity of Jesus

    Wade Berry, pastor of Second Baptist Church in Ranger, preached in challenging circumstances. Two days earlier, the church’s building was destroyed by fire. (Luke 8:22-25)

  • Kimberly Texidor: Conquering Virtual Giants

    Kimberly Texidor, kids’ and women’s pastor at The Woodlands First Baptist Church, reflected on whistleblower indictments of Facebook that also apply to other social media platforms. (Philippians 4:4-9)

  • Hannah Coe: Love Builds Up

    Hannah Coe, senior pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Waco, pointed out, “Creative license has its limitations.” Paul made the same point about freedom. (1 Corinthians 10:23-33)

  • Katy Reed-Hodges: Reorientation

    Katy Reed-Hodges, minister of congregational life with First Baptist Church in Arlington, explained Psalm 100 as a reorientation “back to the things that are most important to us in our lives.” (Psalm 100)

  • Pastor Robert White: We Can Be More

    Pastor Robert White, lead pastor of Freedom Church in Bedford, noted Gideon is one of his favorite people in the Bible because he sees himself in Gideon in different ways. (Judges 6)

  • Rev. Samuel Doyle: It was Necessary

    Rev. Samuel Doyle, pastor of Greater New Light Missionary Baptist Church in Waco, described Palm Sunday as a joyous and a heavy day. (Hebrews 9:22)

  • Pastor Ralph Emerson: Food (Fruit) Poisoning?

    Pastor Ralph Emerson, associate director for the Texas Baptists’ Cooperative Program, issued a challenge to his hearers not to choose the quick fix over the good prepared for them. (Genesis 2:9, 16; 3:6)

  • Pastor Dwight McKissic Sr.: Don’t Take the Bait

    Pastor Dwight McKissic Sr., senior pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Arlington, Texas, exhorted his hearers not to give the devil any ground. (Ephesians 4:27; Luke 22:31-32)

  • J.T. Thornton: Uncomfortable

    J.T. Thornton, lead pastor and elder of Trinity Baptist Church in Sweetwater, sought to encourage his hearers to seek “authentic growth” more than comfort. (1 Thessalonians 4:1-12)

  • Heath Kirkwood: Every Don’t Has a Do

    Heath Kirkwood, lead pastor of First Baptist Church in Lorena, summarized religion as “how you do what you believe.” (Ephesians 4:25-32)