Baptists Preaching

  • Brent Taylor: In the Beginning

    Brent Taylor, senior pastor of First Baptist Church at the Fields in Carrollton, Texas, opens a sermon series on the story of the entire Bible with an examination of the first two chapters of the Bible: Genesis 1-2.

  • Dr. Julio Guarneri: Remembering our Heritage

    Dr. Julio Guaneri, the lead pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in McAllen, Texas, begins by honoring those who lost their lives fighting to preserve American freedoms. Freedom comes at a price and carries responsibility, whether that freedom is political or spiritual. (John 8:32)

  • David Dykes: Three Strikes and You’re NOT Out

    David Dykes, pastor of Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler, Texas, examines in three points the story of the Samaritan woman who encountered Jesus at the well. (John 4:1-19)

  • Zac Harrel: The Everyday and the Eternal

    Zac Harrel, pastor of First Baptist Church in Gustine, Texas, explains the central importance of prayer to the Christian life. (Matthew 6:11)

  • Mathew St. John: The Bible Says Homosexuality is a Sin

    Mathew St. John, pastor of First Baptist Church in Anson, Texas, addresses the topic of homosexuality. (Leviticus 18, 20; Romans 1)

  • Jeff Gravens: Fast in the Wrong Direction

    Jeff Gravens, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs, relays an experience prior to his call to ministry of trying to get home from a business trip. (Jonah 1:1-3)

  • Larry Parsley: The Promise of God’s Presence

    Larry Parsley, senior pastor of Valley Ranch Baptist Church in Coppell, examines how the Israelite people hungered for God’s presence … sometimes. (Exodus 33:12-23)

  • Tony Watson: Beyond What You Are Able

    Tony Watson, pastor of First Baptist Church in Palestine, examines a well-known and frequently misunderstood Bible verse—1 Corinthians 10:13—explaining what Paul means by stating that God “will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear.”

  • Rusty Gilliam: The Spirit Without Measure

    Rusty Gilliam, pastor of Cross Timber Baptist Church in Burleson, Texas, considers what it means that God gives the Spirit without measure. (John 3:30-36)

  • 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)