Sermon Archive

Sermons from before March 2020 are available in audio only here or on iTunes.

Live with Gospel Formed Values

SermonPastor Ryan is teaching through the book of Romans. This week we will look at Romans 1:8-17 “Live with Gospel Formed Values” Application QuestionsLook Back Reflect over this past week and share any ways that the Gospel shaped your identity and influenced your actions. Look UpRead Romans 1:8-17 How can Paul be thankful for people he has never met? Share any experiences where someone else’s faith encouraged you. What do we learn about prioritizing other people in the faith? Why…

Let the Gospel Define You

SermonPastor Ryan starts a new series teaching through the book of Romans. This week we will look at Romans 1:1-7 “Let the Gospel Define You” Application QuestionsLook Back Reflect over this past week and share any steps you took to stop fretting or living in outrage. How did it go? What could you have done better? Look UpRead Romans 1:1-7 Why does Paul call himself a servant or slave of Jesus Christ? Do you view yourself that way? Why or…

Rescue Your Soul to the Refuge of God

SermonPastor Ryan takes us on a rescue mission in Psalm 37:1-11 to “Rescue Your Soul to the Refuge of God” Application QuestionsLook Back Reflect over this past week and share any ways you were able to; know God more, rely on the hope of the future, or see His power working in your life. Look UpRead Palm 37:1-11 What are you fretting about? What does that look like in your life? Share any negative effects you have experienced. There are…

Praying Out Loud

Sunday Morning Worship Service at Northwest Baptist Church in Bellingham, WA Sermon: Praying Out Loud Pastor Ryan returns from Sabbatical and will be preaching from Ephesians 1:15-23 which tells us “what we need to know”. Application Questions Take a moment and reflect over your summer. Share some highlights of what God has been doing in your life. What are some praises? What are some prayer requests? Read Ephesians 1:15-23 What do you think makes Paul so excited and thankful for…

Give Your Fears a Scare!

Give Your Fears a Scare! Guest Speaker: Kevin Cavanaugh Red Sea Rule #1 Wherever you’re at is where God’s got you! Ex 14:1-2 Red Sea Rule #2 God’s Glory Is More Important Than My Relief! Ex 14:3-4 Red Sea Rule #3 Pray, Pray, Pray! When you ‘cry out’ to God in prayer you are praying Crisis Mode Prayers! Ex 14:10 Every true follower of Jesus will repeatedly find themselves in seasons of crisis! Mt 10:38 The Israelites prayer was: 1.Urgent…

Worth It!

Worth It! Speaker: Dr. Nate Hettinga Key Passage: 2 Samuel 6:1-15 Pastor Nate Hettinga has been married to his childhood sweetheart, Amy, for 33 years and they have 6 children (the youngest 2 adopted from Korea) and 3 grandkids.  Nate planted Cascade Church in Monroe, WA in 1997 and led through many seasons of growth over 23 years. Cascade is known for generosity, faith, disciple-making and church multiplication. In January, 2020, Nate became the District Executive Minister for Converge Northwest…

Which Way Are You Running?

Which Way Are You Running? Speaker: Jon Aldrich Key Passage: Psalm 139 Since graduating from seminary Jon Aldrich along with Linda have been in fulltime service for over 45 years. They recently completed 9 1/2 years as members of the Northwest Baptist pastoral staff and spent a lot of time ministering to senior adults. Over a lifetime of ministry Psalms 23, 73 and 139 have become a source of encouragement and guidance to them. Pastor Jon looks forward to helping…

The Truly Good Life

The Truly Good Life Speaker: Jon Aldrich Key Passage: Psalm 73 Since graduating from seminary Jon Aldrich along with Linda have been in fulltime service for over 45 years. They recently completed 9 1/2 years as members of the Northwest Baptist pastoral staff and spent a lot of time ministering to senior adults. Over a lifetime of ministry Psalms 23, 73 and 139 have become a source of encouragement and guidance to them. Pastor Jon looks forward to helping you…

God’s Provision & Protection

God’s Provision & Protection Speaker: Jon Aldrich Key Passage: Psalm 23 Since graduating from seminary Jon Aldrich along with Linda have been in fulltime service for over 45 years. They recently completed 9 1/2 years as members of the Northwest Baptist pastoral staff and spent a lot of time ministering to senior adults. Over a lifetime of ministry Psalms 23, 73 and 139 have become a source of encouragement and guidance to them. Pastor Jon looks forward to helping you…

Our Part in the Great Commission Completion

Our Part in the Great Commission Completion Speaker: Jeff MacLurg Key Passage: Matthew 24:14 and Revelation 7:9-10 Jeff MacLurg comes to us from the international Northwest Headquarters of The Timothy Initiative (ie. his home office in Tacoma) from where he introduces people and churches throughout six NW states and Canada to the worldwide work of TTI. He and Joan have been married since 1984 and have six grown children and 2 grandchildren (ask to see pictures after the Service!). After…

4 Principles for a Wise Life

4 Principles for a Wise Life Speaker: Marcus Brotherton Key Passage: Genesis 4:2b-15 Marcus Brotherton is a New York Times bestselling author and coauthor whose newest book is titled: “A Bright and Blinding Sun: a World War II Story of Survival, Love, and Redemption.” It’s a true story about an underage U.S. soldier who defends Bataan, finds true love, and survives as a Prisoner-of-War, all before he’s out of his teenage years. Throughout graduate school, Marcus worked as the Youth…

Fellowship With and For Believers

Speaker: Nathan Cornelsen, Elder of Northwest Key Passage: Acts 2:42-47 Nathan Cornelsen was born and raised in Whatcom County. Both of his parents attended NWBC where they met as part of the youth program. He and his wife, Melissa, have three children; Kayleigh, Judah and Layla and have attended NWBC since 2003. Nathan is an elder on the church board, was a youth pastor for 6 years at Good News Fellowship in Ferndale, and is currently a fifth grade teacher in the Bellingham…