Entries by Josh Baker

Star Wars

In this message, we look at 2 Peter 1. We discover that we have everything we need to live for Christ…but we still need to make every effort to live for him.  

Sweet Home Alabama

We love a good love story. And our culture shapes us to desire a great love story for our own lives. In this message, we look at Jesus’ teaching in Matthew 19 and discover that there’s a better way to view romance.

Personal Ministry

In this message, we study Romans 12. We discover that we each have been empowered to serve one another.

Spiritual Intimacy

In this message we will be looking at our core value of Spiritual Intimacy, what it is, how it works, and how we grow in it.

Authentic Community

In this message, we study 1 Peter 4:1-11 and are reminded that God invites us to live for him as we love and serve others.

Reaching Priority

In this message, we are reminded that God’s love has been poured into our hearts through Christ. Because we know God, we each have the privilege of sharing his love and making him known.

Gospel Identity

In this message, we discover how we can root our identity in the Gospel while looking at Colossians 1.

A Constant Christmas Carol

New Year’s Resolutions outline our expectations of ourselves for the next 365 days, but trying to keep them often brings anxiety, guilt and shame. In Galatians 3 and 4, Paul gives us rest by reminding us that we don’t need new or different habits as much as we need to take advantage of what we […]

Love and Joy

We couldn’t get to God, so God came for us.

Glory to God in the Highest

Continuing our study in Luke 2, we learn how to respond to the coming of our Savior.

Christ the Lord

In this message we continue our study of Luke 2. We discover that Jesus is the King we’ve been waiting for.

Good News and Great Joy

In this message, we study Luke 2. We discover that the coming of Jesus is good news and great joy…and that its meant for all the people.

The Least in the Kingdom

In this message, we study Matthew 11:7-19. We discover that following Jesus is worth every cost.

Peace on Earth

In this message, we study Luke 12:49-53. We discover that Jesus came to bring God’s judgment and to suffer God’s judgment.

Treasure Jesus, Not Things

In this message, Mark reminds us to prioritize Jesus and the gospel over all things.

Just Sayin’

In this first message of our Just Sayin’ series we will be looking at Luke 9:57-62 and Jesus’ tough call to follow Him.

Be Patient

In this message, James reminds us to prioritize Jesus and His Kingdom over all things.

What Is Your Life

Our life reflects our faith and where we put our trust. James brings us face to face with the reality that our lives are a mist that is here in a moment gone. Boasting in ourselves and in our plans is foolish since we don’t even know what the next moment brings. Our faith rests […]

Words on Fire

In this message, we study James 3. We are reminded that our words have incredible power to build up or to destroy.

Faith Without Works Is Dead

In this message, we study James 2:14-26 together. We discover that a living faith in Jesus always includes a growing obedience of Jesus.

Breaking the Law

In this message, we study James 2:1-13 together. We are reminded that God both deserves and demands our obedience in all things…including how we treat others.

Joy in Heaven

In this message, we are reminded that salvation is something to rejoice over!!!

Words and Works

In this message we study James 1:19-27. We discover that both our words and our works can and should reflect our faith in Jesus. The following link is the video referred to in todays sermon- https://vimeo.com/234195123

Resist Temptation with Truth

The Lord is an unchanging, gracious giver who is not tempted by sin. We are tossed about like waves on the sea and are tempted by our own desires. We resist this temptation by the truth of His word and the gracious gift of salvation. Here is a link for the video referred to in […]

Servants of God

In this message, we begin our study of James. We are reminded that we are called to be servants of God who enjoy His presence in every circumstance.

Psalm 145

In this message we are reminded that the appropriate response to God’s greatness is praise.

Psalm 67

In this message, we see the beauty of God’s plan to make Himself known to everybody everywhere.

Psalm 51

God can forgive us — even the worst part of us…this is what we discover in Psalm 51.

Psalm 90

In this message we will be looking at Psalm 90 and how we are to seek God during the tough seasons of life.

Psalm 31

In this message, we discover that God can be our comfort and hope – even in the worst of times.

Psalm 19

In this message, we see that God has revealed himself to the world, both through His creation and His Word…and we are invited to receive that message and worship Him.

Psalm 10

In this message, we study Psalm 10 together. We are reminded that life can often feel unfair…and God can often feel far away. This Psalm reminds us that God is near and that we can trust Him even in the most difficult situations.

#Blessed

In this message we will be looking at Psalm 1 as we begin our new series titled, “Seasons, Life in the Psalms.” Psalm 1 reveals the purpose of the book of psalms as well as teaches us how to find true joy, warns us of the path of the wicked, and ultimately reveals our need […]

The Church of Philadelphia

In this message, we continue our study through Revelation 2-3 and the letters to the seven churches. We are reminded today of the authority of Christ and the reward of those who cling to His name and keep His word.

The Church at Sardis

In this message, we continue our study of Revelation 2-3. We are reminded that what people think of us is far less important than what God knows of us.

The Church at Thyatira

In this message, we continue our study of Revelation 2-3. We are reminded that the teaching we receive shapes both our hearts and minds. Thus, it is vital for us to guard against teaching that would harm our love and obedience to Jesus.

The Church at Pergamum

In this message, we continue our study of Revelation 2-3. We are reminded that the teaching we receive shapes both our hearts and minds. Thus, it is vital for us to guard against teaching that would harm our love and obedience to Jesus.

The Church at Smyrna

In this message, we continue our study in Revelation 2 & 3. We are reminded that Jesus was faithful unto death, and He invites us to find life by following Him.

Lukewarm Christianity

Today we will hear about what Jesus has to say about becoming lukewarm and the promise he gives for those who acknowledge it and repent. As we study Gods word examine your heart and your prayer life to determine if you have fallen victim to lukewarmness, and discover the cure to save your life.

The Church at Ephesus

In this message, we begin our study of the seven letters to the churches in Revelation. We discover that it can be easy to lose our first love, but we are invited to remember, repent and rekindle our passion for Christ and His Kingdom.

The Perfect Parent

In this message, we study Ephesians 6 and learn how we can become better parents by imitating the only perfect parent.

The Perfect Spouse

In this message, we study Ephesians 5 and are reminded that there is only one perfect spouse. We discuss what the Scriptures teach about marriage and how can develop habits to thrive in our own marriages.

Next Generations

In this message, we finish our Move series by studying Jonah 4. We see the contrast between God and Jonah’s attitude towards Nineveh and how that can shape our attitudes as well. Here is the Link of Lindsay Andrews that Adam Mentions in today’s sermon: Lindsay Andrews

Good News for the Nations

In this message, we continue our Move series in Jonah 3. We discover that – just as Jonah was sent to Nineveh – we are sent to all with the message of Christ. Check out the video link to watch Marc & Kelley Lyons MOVE testimony.

The Promise of Easter

In this Easter message, we look at the end of the Gospel of Luke. We are reminded that Jesus’ death and resurrection has made a way for us to be forgiven and to receive the promise of the Father!

Jonah’s Prayer

In this message, we study Jonah 2 together. We see Jonah’s prayer, and are reminded of the critical importance of serving our neighbors.

In this message, we kick off our Move vision series by studying Jonah 1. We see Jonahs response to Gods Word and Gods response to Jonahs disobedience.

Life Everlasting

Due to technical difficulties, we apologize that the message from today is not available online. There are Message Notes still available in the link below. We will continue to have our normal podcast resume next Sunday. We hope you all have  a wonderful week! In this message, we interview David and Debbie…who both served as […]

The Ascension

In this message, we look at finding life in the Ascension, Rule and Return of Jesus!

The Holy Spirit

In this message, we study Romans 8. We will look at the role of the Holy Spirit in our lives.

One Holy Catholic Church

In this message, we study Acts 2. We discover both who the church is and what the church does.

Jesus Our Savior

In this message, we study 1 Corinthians 15 and see that Jesus died for our sin and rose again on the third day.  We discover the implications of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.