Baptists Preaching

  • Ronny Marriott: The Meaning of Hesed

    Ronny Marriott, pastor of First Baptist Church in Burleson, explains the Hebrew word hesed—God’s faithful, covenantal love—which factors so significantly in the story of Ruth.

  • Scott Sharman: But Be Transformed

    Scott Sharman, senior pastor of Alsbury Baptist Church in Burleson, explains what it means to be a living sacrifice and Paul’s challenge to surrender daily to God’s transforming work. (Romans 12:1-2)

  • Jason Burden: Wrestling With God

    Jason Burden, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Nederland, and first vice president of the BGCT, uses professional wrestling as an illustration for the historic Baptist principle called soul freedom, the blessing that each person can relate directly to God. (Genesis 32:22-32)

  • Jason Atchley: Hope for the Home

    Jason Atchley, lead pastor of Bacon Heights Baptist Church in Lubbock, reminds his hearers that spiritual parenting is not perfect parenting. (Judges 13-14)

  • Amos Humphries: A Lament for American Slavery

    This week’s Baptists Preaching features Amos Humphries, pastor of Park Lake Drive Baptist Church in Waco. The first half of the sermon is a personal account providing an example of lament, which is the subject of the second half of the sermon as Humphries examines Daniel 9. One of the most significant aspects of Daniel’s lament is his taking on himself personal responsibility for sins he didn’t commit. (Daniel 9)

  • Mark Rotramel: Pain Management

    Mark Rotramel, pastor of First Baptist Church in El Paso, Texas, responded to the mass shooting that took place in El Paso on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (Psalm 46)

  • Brooks Kimmey: God is Willing … Are We?

    Brooks Kimmey, pastor of First Baptist Church in Robinson, describes the Ninevites to whom God sent Jonah. Just as Jonah had a choice to go when God sent him to Nineveh, we have a choice to go when God sends us into the world. (Jonah 1:1-4)

  • Kevin Mitchell: On Mission: Here and Now

    Kevin Mitchell, pastor of First Baptist Church in Pecos, preached on the resurrection narrative, focusing on the word “believe,” which he says is central to the Gospel of John. (John 20:27-31)

  • William Campbell: God’s Discipline of Mercy

    William Campbell, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Port Aransas, Texas, examines how Jonah’s moral superiority led him to run from God and end up in the belly of a great fish. (Jonah 2:1-10)

  • Rev. Dr. Joseph Parker: Taking the First Step

    Rev. Dr. Joseph Parker, pastor of David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Austin, urges his hearers to consider their priorities ahead of any decision they make. (Matthew 6:33-34; 22:36-40)

  • Rev. Dr. Jamie Russell: The First Gospel Ministers

    Rev. Dr. Jamie Russell, senior pastor of Nehemiah Community Church in Houston, Texas and director of the Baptist Student Ministry at Texas Southern University, referred to the challenge of being the first to do something to illustrate the significance of Jesus’ first disciples being the first. (Mark 3:13-19)

  • Ross Shelton: Learning to Live by Faith

    Ross Shelton, pastor of First Baptist Church in Brenham, asks what happens when our challenges don’t turn out the way we hoped? (Hebrews 11:32-38)