Sermon Archive (Page 2)

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

Healing The Masculine Wound

Speaker: Kevin Cavanaugh, Retired Pastor of 40+ years Key Passage: Psalm 103:8-14 Pastor Kevin Cavanaugh is a long term BGC pastor. He served as an associate pastor at Northshore Baptist Church for 13 years and was the lead Pastor of Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Surrey BC for 24 years. He just retired one year ago. Kevin’s been married to his wife Cynthia for 43 years, they have 3 married sons, and 8 grandchildren. Application Questions:Read Psalm 103:8-14There are actually…

Currency Exchange

Currency Exchange Speaker: Dan Knapp, Elder of Northwest Baptist Church Theme: God’s people are called to sacrificial, joyful, faithful giving and given the privilege of witnessing God convert our worldly currency to kingdom currency. Dan came to faith in college, married his wife Stacy in 2000, and has 4 children – Joshua (18), Merideth (16), Caleb (14), and Matthew (12). While attending churches in Chicago and Houston, Dan served as a Bible study and adult Sunday school leader. In early…

God’s Aching Heart

God’s Aching Heart Speaker: Bill Richardson, Director of the Light of the World Prayer Center Passage: John 4:4-30, 39-42. Originally from Scotland, Bill and his wife Sharon answered the call to ministry and studied at Multnomah University in Portland with their 2 children Amy-Rose and Peter from 2010-2013. Bill was the Senior Pastor at the Evangelical Free Church of the Palouse in Pullman WA, where his responsibilities included bible teaching, college ministry, counselling and prayer. Heart for prayer: The Holy…

Jesus Christ, Full of Grace and Truth

Jesus Christ, Full of Grace and Truth Let us welcome Pastor Paul back this week as he shares a message about Grace & Truth from John 1:14, 16-18. Paul has been privileged to serve as a pastor in Whatcom County since 1985. He is seminary graduate of Regent College in Vancouver, Canada and was the Executive Pastor at Hillcrest Church for 15 years. He also served as the Lead Pastor of Bellingham Covenant for 16 years. Paul has been married…

Identity in Christ

Identity in Christ – Becoming Our True Selves Guest Speaker: Paul Petersen This week Pastor Paul will be teaching from three main passages; John 4:15-19, John 5:2-6 and Luke 6:13-16. Application Questions What are some of the markers that you use to define your identity? (i.e. by your family role, by your vocation, by your hobbies/ interests, etc.) Think of some Scriptures that describe what it means to place Jesus at the center of your identity. What are some of…

Responding to Bad News

Responding to Bad News We get bad news all the time, but is there a right way to respond? This week Pastor Ryan answers that question from Nehemiah 1-2:8, “WMFPAD: A Biblical Response to Bad News” Application Questions ​Look Back Share any extreme steps you took this past week to stay connected to God Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read Nehemiah 1Nehemiah’s first response to the bad news was to Weep and Mourn. Why does he…

Extreme Measures

Extreme Measures When you have broken faith with God, extreme measures are needed to get back on track with Him This week Pastor Ryan teaches from Ezra 9-10; “Let nothing come between you and God.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you took action to resist drifting away from God this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read Ezra 9What can we learn about the danger of sin from Ezra’s response? Share any times you…

Resist the Drift

Resist the Drift We are always in danger of drifting along with culture and finding ourselves far from God. This week Pastor Ryan teaches from Ezra 7-8; “Resist the Drift: Devoted to the Word, Living by Faith.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you were able to stay true to your faith amid pressures around you this past week? Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read Ezra 7:6What do we learn about Ezra? Why do you think…

Keeping Faith Under Fire

Keeping Faith Under Fire Pastor Ryan continues our focus on surviving exile from the books of Ezra/Nehemiah. This week in Ezra 4-6 we learn “Faithful exiles must stay true and trusting Christ.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you responded to God’s leading this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read Ezra 4:1-5Why did they not let the locals help them build? What kind of pressure do you think they were under? How would you…

It’s a Mess, but I’m In

It’s a Mess, but I’m In Pastor Ryan continues preaching from the books of Ezra/Nehemiah. This week in Ezra 3 we are challenge to “Respond! God is still moving in exile.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you responded to God stirring in your heart this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today? What resonated with you about the concept of Digital Babylon? Why? How do you experience it in your life? Read Ezra 2:64- Ezra…

A New Hope Begins

A New Hope Begins Pastor Ryan begins a new series on Sunday in the books of Ezra/Nehemiah. This week in Ezra 1 we will see that “God can move anyone, at anytime, to bring redemption.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you were able to love and obey Christ this past week through the power of the Holy Spirit. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read Ezra 1How do you think God communicated with Cyrus to send…

Guest Speaker Jon Aldrich

Sunday Morning Worship Service at Northwest Baptist Church in Bellingham, WA northwest-church.com Guest Speaker Jon Aldrich teaches and the Quarterly Business Meeting follows the service today.