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This page is where our Sunday sermons are posted.  We will not have  an exhaustive list of all the sermons preached, so if there is an older sermon you wish to listen to again, please contact the office about getting a copy of that sermon.  If you would like to download or listen to our sermons directly on Soundcloud, click here.  Alternatively, you can download the Soundcloud app to your mobile device and listen to our sermons wherever you are.

  • April 14, 2019

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Matthew 27:45-50

    Pastor Chad continued his series from "The Words of the Cross" and spoke on the passage from Matthew 27:45-50 where Jesus cried out, "Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?" or "My God, My God, why have you forsaken me? Never have words carried so much hurt. Never has one been so lonely. Jesus words remind us of the magnitude of God's wrath, the greatness of God's love, and the promise of His presence. Have you ever thanked Jesus for enduring loneliness so that you don't have to?

  • April 7, 2019

    Associate Pastor of Children & Outreach Candidate

    Q&A

    Q&A with our candidate for Associate Pastor of Children and Outreach

  • April 7, 2019

    Associate Pastor of Children & Outreach Candidate

    Genesis 50:19-20

    Our candidate for Associate Pastor of Children and Outreach shared his testimony and then spoke on God's sovereignty from Genesis 50:19-20.

  • March 31, 2019

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    John 19:23-29

    Pastor Chad continued his series on "The Words of the Cross" with a message from John 19:23-29. The words Jesus spoke from this passage remind us that He cares about the details of our lives, He truly understands what we go through. These words also remind us of His humanity and that He expects us as His followers to continue His work. Do you find comfort knowing that Jesus can identify with you in the troubles you face in this life? Are you actively continuing Jesus’ work?

  • March 24, 2019

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Luke 23:39-43

    Pastor Chad preached from Luke 23:39-43. In this passage Jesus' words remind us that we are saved by God's grace or not at all. His words also remind us of the certainty of our salvation and that it is never too late to come to faith. Which criminal's response is more like yours?

  • March 17, 2019

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Luke 23:32-39

    Pastor Chad began his series from "The Words of the Cross" with a message found in Luke 23:32-39. His message was based on Jesus words, 'Father, forgive them...' Jesus' words remind us that no one is beyond the forgiveness that Jesus offers. And the love of Jesus reminds us of our need to forgive others. How have you experienced the forgiveness of Jesus? Is there someone you need to forgive? If so, what is holding you back?

  • March 10, 2019

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Matthew 9:14-34

    Pastor Chad preached from Matthew 9:14-34. In Jewish tradition there were three great signs of devotion to God: fasting, prayer, and giving to the poor. Jesus coming had ushered in a time of rejoicing. He had come to start something new. When is the last time you fasted? Do you spend time rejoicing and praising God for what He has done through Jesus?

  • March 3, 2019

    Pastor Ben Mills

    Matthew 9:9-13

    Pastor Ben's message for this past Sunday was taken from Matthew 9:9-13. This was Part II of Pastor Ben's sermons on "What Sort Of Man Is This? He spoke about 3 key points from this passage. Jesus calls sinners to follow Him. He enters into the mess of our lives and He points out the sin in a "righteous" person's life.

  • February 24, 2019

    Pastor Ben Mills

    Matthew 8:18-9:8

    Pastor Ben preached from the gospel of Matthew verses 8:18 - 9:8. He looked at 3 main points of this passage. 1. Only God has such authority over nature. 2. Only God has such authority over demons. 3. Only God has such authority over sin.

  • February 17, 2019

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Matthew 8:18-22

    This past Sunday Pastor Chad preached from Matthew 8:18-22. He spoke on what it means to follow Jesus. When Jesus calls us to follow Him, He is calling us to find our certainty and security in Him. He is calling us to put Him before tradition and family. Following Jesus is worth the cost. Does He have first place in your life?

  • February 10, 2019

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Matthew 8:1-17

    On Sunday, February 10th Pastor Chad preached from Matthew 8:1-17. Matthew uses Jesus' authority over disease to point to His spiritual authority. He uses the healings to show us the scope of Jesus' authority and he uses the healings to show us that Jesus exercised his authority with compassion. How do you see Jesus' authority? Do you have compassion on the marginalized as Jesus did?

  • February 3, 2019

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Matthew 7:21-29

    Pastor Chad preached from Matthew 7 verses 21-29. We delude ourselves when we think that giving God lip service is enough to be saved. Jesus stresses that the one who puts His words into practice is the one who will enter the kingdom of God.

  • January 27, 2019

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Matthew 7:13-20

    Pastor Chad continued his sermons on the book of Matthew. This week's message was from Chapter 7:13-20. The way of salvation is narrow and difficult. We need to beware of those that would try to mislead us away from the narrow road. Which road are you on, the wide or narrow road? Do you live like you are on the narrow road?

  • January 13, 2019

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Matthew 7:7-12

    Pastor Chad preached from Matthew 7:7-12. If you want to live like a kingdom citizen you need to pray for your spiritual life persistently and pray for your spiritual life with confidence that God will answer. God not only commands us to obey the law but helps us, making it possible to do so.

  • January 6, 2019

    Pastor Ben Mills

    Colossians 3:1-17

    Pastor Ben preached from Colossians 3:1-17 and looked at 4 key points relating to being a true Christian. A true Christian is constantly transformed from the inside out. A true Christian battles sin. A true Christian becomes like Christ. A true Christian is secure in their identity in Christ.

  • December 30, 2018

    Pastor Ben Mills

    Matthew 2:1-23

    Pastor Ben read from the gospel of Matthew 2:1-23. He spoke about 3 different ways in which people respond to Jesus. We can respond in ambivalence. We can respond in awe. Or we can respond in anger.

  • December 23, 2018

    Pastor Ben Mills

    Matthew 1:18-25

    Pastor Ben read from Matthew 1:18-25 and spoke on the message of Peace on this 4th Sunday of Advent. The advent of Jesus brings peace to those in turmoil, those facing the impossible, and to those in sin.

  • December 16, 2018

    Pastor Ben Mills

    Matthew 1:1-17

    Pastor Ben preached from Matthew 1:1-17, the genealogy of Jesus Christ. He spoke on joy on this third Sunday of Advent and what it means to find true joy in Jesus Christ. To be in Christ is eternal and cannot be taken away. You cannot lose the joy you have in Christ. What are we willing to give up in order to gain what we cannot lose?

  • December 9, 2018

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    1 John 4:7-21

    Pastor Chad read from 1 John 4:7-21 and preached on "Love", the second candle of Advent. We should love one another because love is part of God's nature, we have been loved by Jesus, and because by our love for others God's love is made visible to the world.

  • December 2, 2018

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Isaiah 9:2-7

    Pastor Chad preached from Isaiah 9:2-7 and on the message of hope on this first Sunday of Advent. The Israelites were to have hope because a light had dawned and the victory was certain. This hope is only for those that follow God.

  • November 25, 2018

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Matthew 7:1-5

    This past Sunday Pastor Chad preached on Matthew 7:1-5. What does 'do not judge mean'? Judging is wrong when we put ourselves in the place of God, when it comes from an ongoing judgmental, critical spirit, and when we judge others and not ourselves. Jesus gives us a warning about judging.

  • November 18, 2018

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Matthew 6:19-24

    Pastor Chad preached from Matthew 6:19-24 and spoke on what it means to be kingdom citizens. Kingdom citizens are focused on heaven and serve God and God alone.

  • November 4, 2018

    Pastor Chad Houghton & Pastor Ben Mills

    Question & Answer - Vision 2018

  • November 4, 2018

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Matthew 6:7-13

    Pastor Chad preached on the Lord's Prayer from Matthew 6:7-13. Jesus wanted to teach His disciples and us to pray with awareness and intentionality. He also wanted to teach us to pray for God to be praised. Finally, Jesus wanted to teach His disciples and us to pray for our needs. How important is prayer for you?

  • October 28, 2018

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    John 15:1-10

    On our 3rd week of our Vision 2018 series Pastor Chad preached from John 15:1-10. He spoke on what it means to remain in Christ; living in dependence on Jesus, bearing fruit, and obeying Him. When we do this, we bring glory to God.

  • October 21, 2018

    Matt Benschop, Del Cressman, Pastor Ben Mills

    Members of the Board, Matt Benschop & Del Cressman and Pastor Ben Mills spoke on the different goals that are part of our Vision 2018 for FBC.

  • October 21, 2018

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Acts 1:4-9

    Pastor Chad preached from Acts 1:4-9 on this 2nd week of our Vision 2018 series. God is the source of our power to witness. He is the source of our calling to witness. We need to get to work!

  • October 14, 2018

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    2 Timothy 2:1-7, Colossians 1:28, Ephesians 4:3-16

    Today was the first of 4 Sundays that Pastor Chad will be speaking on the vision for Fellowship Baptist Church. The basis of today's sermon was "Raising up Disciples of Christ". Pastor Chad spoke on the priority, the scope, and the means of passing on the faith and why we need to be giving special attention to our children's ministry and small groups.

  • October 7, 2018

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Psalm 95

    Pastor Chad preached from Psalm 95 and shared with us that God wants us to worship Him with our entire being. Our corporate worship should be a spillover from our ongoing walk with God.

  • September 30, 2018

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18

    Pastor Chad preached from Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 and reminded us that righteous actions are only righteous if they are done with right motives. And righteous acts done with right motives are the only ones that are rewarded by God.

  • September 23, 2018

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Matthew 5:38-48

    Pastor Chad preached about selfless love from the gospel of Matthew 5:38-48. As Christians we are not to seek revenge but give up our rights out of love. We need to be perfect in love. Do you seek revenge? Do you consistently demonstrate love to your enemies? What would your enemies say?

  • September 16, 2018

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Matthew 5:33-37

    Pastor Chad preached from Matthew 5:33-37. He challenged us to be people that tell the truth, that are known for the truth. We need to stand up for the truth and defend the gospel as the church is called to be the pillar and foundation of truth.

  • September 2, 2018

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Matthew 5:27-32

    Pastor Chad preached from the gospel of Matthew 5:27-32. His message on "Sexual Purity" focused on 3 key points . Sexual purity starts in your heart, in your thought life. Maintaining sexual purity requires drastic action. And sexual purity demands faithful commitment.

  • August 26, 2018

    Pastor Ben Mills

    Esther 9-10

    Pastor Ben preached his final of 3 sermons from the book of Esther. He shared that God works in every day events to bring about His plans and purpose and He works in every day people. God is working every day even when we don't acknowledge it. God is not looking for ability, He's looking for our availability.

  • August 19, 2018

    Pastor Ben Mills

    Esther 3-8

    Pastor Ben preached his 2nd of 3 sermons from the book of Esther. He spoke on what we need to do when sin happens to us or through us?

  • August 12, 2018

    Pastor Ben Mills

    Esther 1 & 2

    Pastor Ben preached from the first 2 chapters of Esther and shared that God blesses us in spite of our poor choices and in spite of our sin.

  • August 5, 2018

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Matthew 5:21-26

    Pastor Chad preached on the topic of "Anger" from Matthew 5:21-26. Anger is as reprehensible in the sight of God as murder and it must not be ignored. What is the state of your heart? Do you get angry easily? Are you angry with someone or is someone angry with you? What are you going to do to reconcile?

  • July 22, 2018

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Matthew 5:17-20

    Pastor Chad preached from Matthew 5:17-20 and spoke on the importance of the Old Testament. Jesus came to fulfill the Old Testament Law. He believed that the entire Old Testament was important and He required a righteousness greater than what the Old Testament law could produce. Do we have as high of view of Scripture as Jesus did?

  • July 15, 2018

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Matthew 5:3-10

    Pastor Chad preached from the Beatitudes in Matthew 5:3-10 and shared on what it means to be kingdom citizens.

  • July 1, 2018

    Pastor Chad Houghton

    Matthew 4:1-11

    Pastor Chad preached from Matthew 4:1-11 and spoke on Jesus temptation in the wilderness. The enemy is real and active and Jesus can sympathize with us in our weakness as He too was tempted by the devil. We can learn through Jesus' example on how to respond to temptation.