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Our church recently hosted a conference with Rand Hummel, the director of The Wilds in New England, and the staff from CovenantEyes, a Michigan-based internet accountability company.  The goal of the conference was to help our families strengthen and equip themselves to face the struggles that exist in our American technology-driven society.
 

Nov 12, 2017
The Relevance of Scripture
Rand Hummel concluded our Family Enrichment Conference with a message to encourage us that the Scripture is relevant and applicable to any modern life situation!
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  • Nov 12, 2017The Relevance of Scripture
    Nov 12, 2017
    The Relevance of Scripture
    Rand Hummel concluded our Family Enrichment Conference with a message to encourage us that the Scripture is relevant and applicable to any modern life situation!
  • Nov 12, 2017Ephesians 5:1
    Nov 12, 2017
    Ephesians 5:1
    During a combined Sunday school in our Family Enrichment Conference, Rand Hummel taught from Ephesians 5:1, "Be ye followers of God as dear children."
  • Nov 11, 2017The Dark Side to the Internet
    Nov 11, 2017
    The Dark Side to the Internet
    In a session for the men at our Family Enrichment Conference, Rand Hummel presented "The Dark Side to the Internet." 
  • Nov 11, 2017Love that Lasts a Lifetime
    Nov 11, 2017
    Love that Lasts a Lifetime
    In a session for the ladies at our Family Enrichment Conference, Rand Hummel presented a session entitled, "Love That Lasts a Lifetime."
  • Nov 11, 2017Raising Courageous Kids to Confront a Sexualized Culture
    Nov 11, 2017
    Raising Courageous Kids to Confront a Sexualized Culture
    As a part of our Family Enrichment Conference, Dan Armstrong of CovenantEyes presented a session that was packed with information and strategies for raising kids in the culture we live in.
  • Nov 10, 2017Ecclesiastes 12
    Nov 10, 2017
    Ecclesiastes 12
    In the opening session of our Family Enrichment Conference, Rand Hummel preached a message on the family from Ecclesiastes.
 

 

Featured Sermon Series

In this series, Student Pastor Eric Allamon preaches through the story of Daniel, showing how God repeatedly illustrates His sovereignty in the events of Daniel’s amazing life.


Oct 8, 2017
His Kingdom Never Fails, part 5
From Daniel 6, Pastor Eric Allamon finishes his series on the sovereignty of God in the life and ministry of Daniel.
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  • Oct 8, 2017His Kingdom Never Fails, part 5
    Oct 8, 2017
    His Kingdom Never Fails, part 5
    From Daniel 6, Pastor Eric Allamon finishes his series on the sovereignty of God in the life and ministry of Daniel.
  • Sep 17, 2017His Kingdom Never Fails, part 4
    Sep 17, 2017
    His Kingdom Never Fails, part 4
    From Daniel 4, Pastor Eric Allamon continues his series on the sovereignty of God in the life and ministry of Daniel.
  • Sep 10, 2017His Kingdom Never Fails, part 3
    Sep 10, 2017
    His Kingdom Never Fails, part 3
    Pastor Eric Allamon preaches from Daniel 3 in his ongoing series highlighting the sovereignty of God in the life of Daniel.
  • Sep 3, 2017His Kingdom Never Fails, part 2
    Sep 3, 2017
    His Kingdom Never Fails, part 2
    Pastor Eric Allamon continues to preach an ongoing series highlighting the sovereignty of God as seen in the book of Daniel.
  • Aug 27, 2017His Kingdom Never Fails, Part 1
    Aug 27, 2017
    His Kingdom Never Fails, Part 1
    Pastor Eric Allamon begins a series from the book of Daniel, highlighting God's power and sovereignty in this fascinating story.

 

Featured Sermon Series

What Is the Church?

In this series that was preached in our Sunday morning services, Pastor Kook seeks to answer this very important question: “What does the Bible have to say about what the church really is?”
 

Feb 12, 2017
What Is My Role in the Church, part 10
Using several passages in both the Old and the New Testaments, Pastor Kook looks at the role of possessions in the life of the Christian.
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  • Feb 12, 2017What Is My Role in the Church, part 10
    Feb 12, 2017
    What Is My Role in the Church, part 10
    Using several passages in both the Old and the New Testaments, Pastor Kook looks at the role of possessions in the life of the Christian.
  • Feb 5, 2017What Is My Role in the Church: the Privilege of Having Access to God
    Feb 5, 2017
    What Is My Role in the Church: the Privilege of Having Access to God
    From Hebrews 10, Pastor Kook taught about the responsibilities that church members have because we have access to God through the blood of Christ.
  • Jan 29, 2017What Is My Role in the Church, part 8
    Jan 29, 2017
    What Is My Role in the Church, part 8
    Pastor Kook finished his multi-part message from Romans 12 answering the question, "What is my role in the church?"
  • Jan 15, 2017What Is My Role In the Church, part 7
    Jan 15, 2017
    What Is My Role In the Church, part 7
    In this continuation of the series "What is My Role In the Church?" Pastor Shawn continues our study through Romans 12.
  • Dec 18, 2016What is My Role in the Church, part 5
    Dec 18, 2016
    What is My Role in the Church, part 5
    Pastor Kook continues his sermon series that answers the very important question, "What is my role in the church?"
  • Dec 4, 2016What is My Role in the Church, part 4
    Dec 4, 2016
    What is My Role in the Church, part 4
    From Romans 12:2, Pastor Kook continues to explain the answer to the question, "What is my role in the church?"
  • Nov 27, 2016What is My Role in the Church, part 3
    Nov 27, 2016
    What is My Role in the Church, part 3
    Pastor Shawn Kook continues to answer the question "What is my role in the church?" from Romans 12:1.
  • Nov 20, 2016What is My Role in the Church, part 2
    Nov 20, 2016
    What is My Role in the Church, part 2
    Pastor Shawn Kook continues a series of messages on the role of the Christian in the church.
  • Nov 13, 2016What is My Role in the Church?
    Nov 13, 2016
    What is My Role in the Church?
    In this powerful message that continues the series "What is the church?", Pastor Kook deals with our role in the church.  There are some tremendously convicting points in this message... be sure to stay until the very end!
  • Oct 30, 2016What Is the Purpose of the Church: Four Prayers For the Church
    Oct 30, 2016
    What Is the Purpose of the Church: Four Prayers For the Church
    Four prayers for the church, as described in Ephesians 3-4.

 

Featured Sermon Series

In this series currently being preached in our Wednesday night Bible studies, Pastor Shawn Kook teaches an overview of each book in the New Testament.
 

Jan 3, 2018
Snapshots: Romans
As part of the series "Snapshots from the New Testament," Pastor Shawn Kook gives an overview of the book of Romans.
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  • Jan 3, 2018Snapshots: Romans
    Jan 3, 2018
    Snapshots: Romans
    As part of the series "Snapshots from the New Testament," Pastor Shawn Kook gives an overview of the book of Romans.
  • Oct 25, 2017Snapshots – Acts
    Oct 25, 2017
    Snapshots – Acts
    In his ongoing series through the books of the New Testament, Pastor Kook challenged us with a variety of Bible study methods that we might use to explore the book of Acts.
  • Oct 18, 2017Snapshots: John
    Oct 18, 2017
    Snapshots: John
    During the Wednesday night series, Pastor Shawn Kook gives an overview of the book of John.
  • Oct 11, 2017Snapshots: Luke
    Oct 11, 2017
    Snapshots: Luke
    In this Wednesday night session, Pastor Shawn Kook gives an overview of the book of Luke.
  • Sep 13, 2017Snapshots: Matthew, Part 1
    Sep 13, 2017
    Snapshots: Matthew, Part 1
    Pastor Shawn Kook begins a look at the book of Matthew in this first installment of our new Wednesday night series, Snapshots From the Old Testament.
  • Sep 6, 2017Snapshots from the New Testament
    Sep 6, 2017
    Snapshots from the New Testament
    Pastor Kook begins a new Wednesday night series entitled "Snapshots From the New Testament."

Featured Sermon Series

In this ongoing series, Pastor Kook preaches through the Paul’s first letter to the church at Corinth, in which Paul encourages the church to grow in Christlikeness.
 

Oct 1, 2017
The Struggle to Glory: Repentance
As a part of our ongoing series from I Corinthians, Pastor Shawn Kook preached a message about true repentance.
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  • Oct 1, 2017The Struggle to Glory: Repentance
    Oct 1, 2017
    The Struggle to Glory: Repentance
    As a part of our ongoing series from I Corinthians, Pastor Shawn Kook preached a message about true repentance.
  • Sep 17, 2017The Struggle to Glory: Church Discipline, part 3
    Sep 17, 2017
    The Struggle to Glory: Church Discipline, part 3
    In his continuing miniseries of messages on church discipline, Pastor Shawn Kook preaches from Matthew 18 about our responsibility to confront sin in a caring and compassionate manner.
  • Sep 10, 2017The Struggle to Glory: Church Discipline, part 2
    Sep 10, 2017
    The Struggle to Glory: Church Discipline, part 2
    Pastor Kook continues to walk through what the New Testament teaches about church discipline.
  • Sep 3, 2017The Struggle to Glory: Church Discipline, part 1
    Sep 3, 2017
    The Struggle to Glory: Church Discipline, part 1
    In the ongoing series through the book of I Corinthians, Pastor Shawn Kook begins to deal with the important subject of church discipline.  What does it look like?  Why is it important?  How should it be handled?
  • Jul 23, 2017The Struggle to Glory, part 11
    Jul 23, 2017
    The Struggle to Glory, part 11
    As part of his continued series on I Corinthians, Pastor Kook preached a very poignant message about humility.  This is a very helpful and convicting message!
  • Jul 16, 2017The Struggle to Glory, part 10
    Jul 16, 2017
    The Struggle to Glory, part 10
    Pastor Shawn Kook continues his ongoing series from I Corinthians with this message from I Corinthians 4:1-5.
  • Jun 25, 2017The Struggle to Glory, part 9: God Is Building His Church
    Jun 25, 2017
    The Struggle to Glory, part 9: God Is Building His Church
    In this continuing message from I Corinthians 3, Pastor Kook looks at what God is doing to build His church!
  • Jun 18, 2017The Struggle to Glory, part 8: Characteristics of Effective Ministers
    Jun 18, 2017
    The Struggle to Glory, part 8: Characteristics of Effective Ministers
    On Father's Day 2017, Pastor Kook continued his series from I Corinthians, looking at how the apostle Paul described those who would be effective ministers.  This message is not just important for pastors and church leaders, but for leaders in the home, and for all followers of Christ!
  • Jun 11, 2017The Struggle to Glory, part 7: How Would God Describe You?
    Jun 11, 2017
    The Struggle to Glory, part 7: How Would God Describe You?
    From I Corinthians 2 and 3, Pastor Shawn Kook encourages us to answer an important question: not "How would I describe myself?", but "How would God describe me?"
  • Jun 4, 2017The Struggle to Glory, part 6
    Jun 4, 2017
    The Struggle to Glory, part 6
    From I Corinthians 2:10-14, Pastor Kook continues his series entitled "The Struggle to Glory" from the life of the Corinthian church. 

 

Featured Sermon Series

In this series that is currently being preached in our Wednesday night services, Pastor Kook is teaching through the small but impactful Old Testament book of Habakkuk.  
 

Aug 16, 2017
Habakkuk: The Journey of the Soul, part 6
Series: Habakkuk
Pastor Kook concludes his series on the book of Habakkuk.
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  • Aug 16, 2017Habakkuk: The Journey of the Soul, part 6
    Aug 16, 2017
    Habakkuk: The Journey of the Soul, part 6
    Series: Habakkuk
    Pastor Kook concludes his series on the book of Habakkuk.
  • Aug 9, 2017Habakkuk: The Journey of the Soul, part 5
    Aug 9, 2017
    Habakkuk: The Journey of the Soul, part 5
    Series: Habakkuk
    Pastor Kook continued his series from Habakkuk 2.
  • Jul 19, 2017Habakkuk: The Journey of the Soul, part 4
    Jul 19, 2017
    Habakkuk: The Journey of the Soul, part 4
    Series: Habakkuk
    This is part 4 of Pastor Kook's Wednesday night series through the book of Habakkuk.
  • Jun 21, 2017Habakkuk: The Journey of the Soul, part 3
    Jun 21, 2017
    Habakkuk: The Journey of the Soul, part 3
    Series: Habakkuk
    In this message from Habakkuk, Pastor Kook looks at God's response to the prophet's initial statements.
  • Jun 14, 2017Habakkuk: The Journey of the Soul, part 2
    Jun 14, 2017
    Habakkuk: The Journey of the Soul, part 2
    Series: Habakkuk
    Pastor Shawn Kook preaches his second message in this series from the book of Habakkuk.
  • Jun 7, 2017Habakkuk: The Journey of the Soul (introduction)
    Jun 7, 2017
    Habakkuk: The Journey of the Soul (introduction)
    Series: Habakkuk
    This sermon is the introduction of a new Wednesday night series on the book of Habakkuk.  This series, subtitled "The Journey of the Soul," will demonstrate how the prophet Habakkuk's discourse with God over the state of the world as he saw it closely parallels the feelings of so many modern American Christians!

 

Featured Podcasts

In this series of podcasts, we feature interviews with missionary partners, pastors, and other Christians who have impacted our ministry.  Each podcast is slightly different in scope, length, and content.

 


Nov 13, 2017
Rand Hummel interview
Series: Podcasts
In this 20-minute interview, Pastor Kook and Rand Hummel touch on several important topics, such as "What would you say to a parent if you only had sixty seconds?" and "How do you see your role in the lives of your grandchildren?" and "Who is the funniest member of the pastoral staff at Faith?"
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  • Nov 13, 2017Rand Hummel interview
    Nov 13, 2017
    Rand Hummel interview
    Series: Podcasts
    In this 20-minute interview, Pastor Kook and Rand Hummel touch on several important topics, such as "What would you say to a parent if you only had sixty seconds?" and "How do you see your role in the lives of your grandchildren?" and "Who is the funniest member of the pastoral staff at Faith?"
  • Nov 4, 2017Andy Bonikowsky interview
    Nov 4, 2017
    Andy Bonikowsky interview
    Series: Podcasts
    On Saturday, November 4, Pastor Kook spent 29 minutes interviewing our missionary partner in the Basque region of Spain, Andy Bonikowsky.  You've got to hear his passion for God's Word!~
  • Oct 21, 2017Mark Vowels interview
    Oct 21, 2017
    Mark Vowels interview
    Series: Podcasts
    Pastor Shawn Kook interviewed Mark Vowels, the director of the Center for Global Opportunities at Bob Jones University, about the state of missions in America.  This interview is interesting and informative, especially to parents who want their children to be open to serving the Lord wherever He chooses to place them!
  • Oct 7, 2017Jim Schettler Interview
    Oct 7, 2017
    Jim Schettler Interview
    Series: Podcasts
    In this 13-minute podcast, Dr. Jim Schettler from West Coast Baptist College discusses just one topic: how do you maintain your passion and energy for the Lord and His work?  His answer is simple but profound!
  • Oct 4, 2017Pat Delaney Interview
    Oct 4, 2017
    Pat Delaney Interview
    Series: Podcasts
    This podcast is an interview that Pastor Shawn Kook did with our missionary partner, Patrick Delaney.  Pat is a field director for Baptist World Mission, and he answers questions such as "what does a field director do?" and "how can our church members do a better job of engaging with our missionaries?"  This podcast is 25 minutes in length and was recorded in October 2017.

 

All Sermons

This playlist contains all of the sermons preached at Faith Baptist Church in chronological order.  This playlist is a great place to start if you are a visitor to our site and are trying to get a sense of what has been preached here recently.
 

Jan 7, 2018
Our Numbered Days
"So teach us to number our days..." is one of the central verses of Moses' song in Psalm 90.  In our Sunday evening service, Pastor Shawn Kook reminds us how this truth should change our lives!
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  • Jan 7, 2018Our Numbered Days
    Jan 7, 2018
    Our Numbered Days
    "So teach us to number our days..." is one of the central verses of Moses' song in Psalm 90.  In our Sunday evening service, Pastor Shawn Kook reminds us how this truth should change our lives!
  • Jan 7, 2018My Hiding Place
    Jan 7, 2018
    My Hiding Place
    As we consider resolutions for the new year, Pastor Shawn Kook also reminds us that there are some things that cannot change in 2018... and many of those things are painful or stressful.  In those times when we deal with financial struggles, or health needs, or problems at work or in our family, we need to reminded that God is our hiding place.
  • Jan 3, 2018Snapshots: Romans
    Jan 3, 2018
    Snapshots: Romans
    As part of the series "Snapshots from the New Testament," Pastor Shawn Kook gives an overview of the book of Romans.
  • Dec 31, 2017A Prayer for the New Year
    Dec 31, 2017
    A Prayer for the New Year
    Looking forward to 2018, Pastor Shawn Kook preached a message from Paul's prayer In Colossians 1 entitled "A Prayer for the New Year."
  • Dec 17, 2017The Gifts of the Magi
    Dec 17, 2017
    The Gifts of the Magi
    After showing photos of Bethlehem and reading the Christmas story with a group of our children, Pastor Kook preached a message reminding us that we should be willing to give God whatever we have! 
  • Dec 17, 2017The Blessings of Christmas
    Dec 17, 2017
    The Blessings of Christmas
    From Mary's prayer of thanksgiving in the opening events of Luke, Pastor Kook reminded us of the blessings that we have received through the birth of Jesus Christ.
  • Dec 10, 2017The High Price of Discipleship
    Dec 10, 2017
    The High Price of Discipleship
    "Are you a fan or a follower?"  This was one of the questions that Pastor Shawn Kook asked in his message during our Missionary Christmas at Faith.  The question is an appropriate one for Christians because it causes us to evaluate whether or not we are willing to pay the high price that it sometimes costs to be a follower of Jesus Christ.
  • Dec 10, 2017The Gifts of Christmas
    Dec 10, 2017
    The Gifts of Christmas
    As a part of our Christmas Concert, Pastor Shawn Kook preached a message which illustrated the gifts that God offers to mankind.
  • Dec 6, 2017Zeal Without Burnout, part 4
    Dec 6, 2017
    Zeal Without Burnout, part 4
    Pastor Kook continued his Wednesday night series on avoiding spiritual burnout.  This has been a very helpful series!
  • Dec 3, 2017The Blessings of Giving, part 2
    Dec 3, 2017
    The Blessings of Giving, part 2
    Pastor Shawn Kook continues to teach about giving, using several passages of Scripture as his basis.