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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.

  • 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.