Sermons by Guest Speaker

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…

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…