Cover art for podcast First Baptist Church (Jackson, MI) Sermons

First Baptist Church (Jackson, MI) Sermons

179 EpisodesProduced by First Baptist Church - JacksonWebsite

This is the First Baptist Church (Jackson, MI) Sermons podcast where we provide inspiration to grow in worship, prayer, and service.

179 Episodes | 2018 - 2021

Prepare the Way

November 28th, 2021

20:34

Our Advent sermon series, "Countdown to Christmas," begins this week. Join us each week as we walk through the path to Jesus' birth in the Gospel of …

Long Live the King

November 21st, 2021

29:34

The king is dead. Long live the king!

This week we read about the everlasting kingship of Jesus and what it means for us. Join us as we celebrate Christ the King Sunday with readings from the books of Revelation and …

Approaching God

November 14th, 2021

21:52

We are excited to have several baptisms scheduled for Nov. 28, the first week of Advent. As our community prepares for the joys of baptism, we will …

Heaven Itself

November 7th, 2021

32:16

We are excited to have several baptisms scheduled for Nov. 28, the first week of Advent. As our community prepares for the joys of baptism, we will …

Is That All?

October 31st, 2021

24:17

The mealtime is over. It’s time to leave and we wonder “Is that all?” Is that the end of conversation? Is that the last meal together? Or is it possible that this is just the beginning? This week we explore Jesus’ …

How Much Does This Cost?

October 24th, 2021

28:49

Jesus was extravagant with his love, his welcome, and his blessings. As Christians try to model the generosity of God, it’s easy to wonder about the price tag. This week we’re looking at generosity and blessing, and …

Who's Doing the Dishes?

October 17th, 2021

28:49

Putting a meal on can be a lot of work. Who’s doing the dishes? Who’s cooking? Would you rather just sit at the table together? This week we’ll look …

Feast or Famine

October 10th, 2021

32:01

You know those foods that aren’t filling, that you could just eat endlessly before you realize just how much you’ve ate. This week we’re talking …

Food and the Gospel with Jamin Bradley

October 3rd, 2021

31:28

Guest speaker Jamin Bradley joins us to share about the importance of food and the gospel.  Our current sermon series is titled “The Table: Turning Ordinary Meals into Sacred Moments.” In this series, we’ll walk through …

There's Still Room

September 26th, 2021

34:05

Have you ever struggled trying to plan for a get together? There’s always problems with syncing schedules and interests. Jesus actually has some …

The Guest of Honor

September 19th, 2021

28:03

Have you ever felt uncomfortable in a group setting? Maybe you weren’t sure who to talk to. Maybe you didn’t know where to sit. In Luke 14, Jesus celebrates an unexpected dinner guest before explaining his advice on …

Making Room at the Table

September 12th, 2021

23:55

Meals are opportunities for sacred moments. In Luke 22, Jesus gives the disciples some very strange instructions to prepare for a meal. In the midst of reading Jesus’ extravagant request, we’re talking about how …

Why do I still struggle with the same things 20 years later?

August 29th, 2021

26:03

This week, a community member asks: If God is so holy-making, why do I still struggle with the same things 20 years later?

We invite people to …

Why is religion so often used for violence?

August 22nd, 2021

30:07

This week, a community member asks: Why is religion so often used for violence?

From Crusades to Cold Wars, religion has been invoked to inspire …

What are the differences between ‘Christian culture’ and following Christ?

August 15th, 2021

21:16

Christians often look and sound a certain way. You know it when you see it. Sometimes they carry around big study Bibles filled with scribbles and highlighting, wear shiny cross jewelry, or eat at a Friday night fish …

Are We Really Not Supposed to Judge People?

August 8th, 2021

27:51

Sermon Series: "Real Questions"

Responding to real questions, Pastor Dallas’s sermon series engages with real faith questions. Some of the questions might seem irreverent and you might wonder if it’s okay to talk about. …

If God Made Me "Perfect," Why Do I Have a Disability?

August 1st, 2021

34:39

Responding to real questions, Pastor Dallas's sermon series engages with real faith questions. Some of the questions might seem irreverent and you might wonder if it's okay to talk about. If we only answer safe …

What Should the Christian Response Be to Hell?

July 25th, 2021

33:19

Sermon Series: "Real Questions"
Responding to real questions, Pastor Dallas’s sermon series engages with real faith questions. Some of the questions might seem irreverent and you might wonder if it’s okay to talk about. …

Real Questions: What the Hell is Going On?

July 18th, 2021

25:02

Sermon Series: "Real Questions"

Responding to real questions, Pastor Dallas’s sermon series engages with real faith questions. Some of the questions might seem irreverent and you might wonder if it’s okay to talk about. …

Building a Life of Faith

July 11th, 2021

39:37

We are excited to have Codrigus Alexander here to worship with us today as our guest speaker.  

Codrigus R. Alexander is the Founding Pastor of The Life Church International (TLCI) in Jackson, Michigan (est. 2010). A …

Getting Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

July 4th, 2021

29:33

Guest speaker Aimee Coolbaugh preaches on finding freedom in faith and getting comfortable with being uncomfortable.

Aimee is the Journey Associate …

What Did You Say?

June 27th, 2021

28:37

Jesus was known as a great teacher, but that doesn’t mean Jesus was always lecturing. Jesus was frequently asking questions. This week, we look at how to have spiritual conversations by being a safe place for questions. …

Speak for Yourself

June 20th, 2021

33:16

What’s your story? Sometimes talking about God can feel too complex or technical, but a major part of spiritual conversations is sharing your own story. This week we read Psalm 107 and reflect on celebrating our various …

Actions Speak Louder

June 13th, 2021

24:36

Sometimes great conversations are less about finding the right words to say and more about finding the right experiences to talk about. This week, …

Talk It Up

June 6th, 2021

31:51

We can’t help but talk about the mundane things in life; how’s the weather? However, when we have spiritual focus, we can find that plenty meaning …

The Talk of the Town

May 30th, 2021

29:06

You’ve done and said some embarrassing things in your life. We all have. Our response to embarrassment is often to hide and be ashamed. Embarrassment, however, can also be an opportunity for positive change. This week …

Now You're Talking

May 23rd, 2021

28:08

Do you ever struggle to talk about God and your spirituality? Most Americans do, and even most Christians do too. You’re not alone if you find …

Homeless George

May 16th, 2021

36:54

With a sermon series on comebacks, we are excited to welcome Rick Morgan to preach in our series. Rick is the Pastor and Community Engagement Coordinator at the Jackson Interfaith Shelter. Rick’s work includes helping …

Coming Back from Exile

May 9th, 2021

29:29

The Bible is a grand story of exile and reunion. If you’ve experienced loss and broken relationships, reunion might not seem possible. Our Easter …

Coming Back from Violence

May 2nd, 2021

29:07

We’ve all been hurt. When we get hurt, we often retaliate. The cycle of pain continues. How does it stop? This week, we look to Acts 9:1-19 and the …

Coming Back from Denial

April 25th, 2021

32:09

Have you ever turned your back on someone? Has someone turned their back on you? This week we’re examining stories of those who let their friends, families, and faith down by disassociation, and what it looks like to …

Coming Back from Doubt

April 18th, 2021

33:50

It’s natural to doubt. If we didn’t doubt, we’d end up believing all sorts of misinformation and lies. But sometimes doubt leads to unbelief, and unbelief keeps us from good news. Is there a place for doubt in faith?

The Greatest Comeback

April 11th, 2021

30:16

Jesus was raised, what's left to say? Sometimes we visualize Jesus' resurrection as the victory celebration and that all the work was finished. In …

Easter - Words Aren't Enough

April 4th, 2021

27:59

Celebrate Easter hope with us! After a difficult year, join us in celebrating the mystery of resurrection amidst death, the mystery of hope amidst …

Palm Sunday: Responding to Jesus

March 28th, 2021

24:30

God’s transformative power creates a world that is more beautiful, loving, and good. Despite this, we often respond poorly to God’s transforming …

Blaspheming God's Liberation

March 21st, 2021

35:28

This week’s sermon text is filled with the unusual. Jesus is accused of illicit magic. The ruler of demons is identified as Beelzebul. Jesus …

Bearing God's Image (with guest speaker Jamin Bradley)

March 14th, 2021

24:08

This week's sermon comes from our special guest, Jamin Bradley. Jamin is the pastor at 1208 Greenwood, which hosts a dinner church, nerd church, and more.

Pastor Jamin uses Genesis 1:26-27 as a launching point to talk …

The Blasphemy of Denied Forgiveness

March 7th, 2021

29:09

In a world tempted to hate and ostracize, forgiveness can be scandalous. Jesus forgave a man’s sins and what was the response? Some in the room thought forgiveness was blasphemy. This week, we are exploring the radical …

Calling Out Blasphemy

February 28th, 2021

35:39

Sermon preached by Pastor Dallas Flippin at the First Baptist Church of Jackson, MI on Sunday, February 28, 2021.  

In a world where people invoke God’s name for all sorts of causes, inevitably God’s name is invoked on …

Blasphemy in the Wilderness

February 21st, 2021

31:39

Blasphemy isn’t just a kind of profanity. We’re accustomed to people cursing God’s name, but this week we reflect on the times we blaspheme God in times of blessing. As we read Nehemiah’s summary of the liberated Hebrew …

In God's Name (Ash Wednesday)

February 17th, 2021

15:54

Christians throughout history have longed to follow Jesus more faithfully and not settle for a popular, cultural Christianity. This Lenten season, …

The Divine Embrace

February 14th, 2021

22:47

We’re often afraid to try and restore broken relationships with our coworkers, neighbors, friends, and family. When we avoid our broken relationships, we also avoid glimpses at the divine embrace, where God brings …

Transformation and Time Apart

February 7th, 2021

31:25

Are you looking for healing in a relationship in your life? Join us this week as we continue to learn about good and bad paths towards reconciliation in the story of Esau and Jacob. The sermon text focuses on Genesis …

The Point of No Return

January 31st, 2021

34:33

There are pivotal moments that shape a relationship for better or worse. In Genesis 27, Jacob’s deception fractured his relationship with his brother and changed the the next two decades of their lives. Join us as we …

Sibling Rivalry: We've Got History

January 24th, 2021

31:52

Today's sermon is the start of a new sermon series, “Sibling Rivalry.” In a world of broken and dysfunctional relationships, we look to Esau and Jacob for understanding how problems emerge and for what seeing God in the …

The Miracle of Transformation

January 17th, 2021

38:28

This week we welcome the Executive Minister of the American Baptist Churches of Michigan, Rev. Brian Johnson. Rev. Johnson is preaching from John 2:1-11 with a sermon titled, “The Miracle of Transformation.”

Learn more …

The Power of Truth, Repentance, and Baptism

January 10th, 2021

27:45

January 10 is the first Sunday after Epiphany, where we celebrate the beginning of Jesus’ public ministry with his baptism. John the Baptist preached uncomfortable truths about the injustices of his time and called for …

I Didn't Expect that Response

January 3rd, 2021

18:35

Christmas isn’t over. Christmas is actually a church season, not just a single day. This Sunday we read from John 1:10-14 about how we too often respond negatively to God’s light in the world. As the Christmas season …

"Starting Over" by Dr. David Gushee

December 27th, 2020

19:26

Sermon preached by guest speaker, Dr. David Gushee, on Sunday, December 27, 2020. Dr. David Gushee is the Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics at Mercer University (Macon, GA). Dr. Gushee is the …

I Didn't Expect Him to be Faithful

December 20th, 2020

23:28

When things are difficult, there is a temptation to abandon ship. In a year of isolation, we look to Christmas for the reminder of God’s presence in …

I Didn't Expect to Sing that Song

December 13th, 2020

29:27

We too often read the Bible in a monotone manner, missing the dynamics of the story. We miss the painful low moments of grief. We miss the jubilant …

I Didn't Expect to Celebrate My Family Secrets

December 6th, 2020

25:25

In Matthew's first chapter of the gospel, he shares the family story of Jesus. It’s a long family story with highs and lows. While we often want to hide our family secrets, Matthew unveils them before we even meet …

I Didn't Expect That Prayer Answered

November 29th, 2020

25:00

In Advent, we anticipate light emerging in the darkness. We admit that there are prayers that we don't trust will ever become realized. Reading from Luke 1:5-20, we are invited to encounter unexpected answered prayers. …

Animals and the Kingdom of God

November 22nd, 2020

29:28

God’s kingdom is always more expansive than we assume. In the final week of our series, The Kin-dom of God, we talk about our relationship with animals and the world around us. Pastor Dallas preaches from Genesis 9:8-17.

Climbing a Different Ladder

November 15th, 2020

27:35

In a world where people want to be seen as winners, get the promotion to be the boss, and have power over their peers, God invites us into a different type of leadership. Join us for worship this Sunday as Pastor Dallas …

The Ideal Church

November 8th, 2020

25:33

In the book of Acts, Luke describes what it looks like for the church to be united. What does it look like for the church to be united in a divided world? Pastor Dallas preached from Acts 4:32-35.

The sermon is a part …

Love Your Enemies

November 1st, 2020

24:52

Jesus invites us into the radical way of love that creates peace among enemies. In a season of divisiveness, choose love. The scripture text comes from Luke 6:27-35.

This week we continue our series, The Kin-dom of God. …

Speak the Truth

October 25th, 2020

30:42

God’s kingdom is founded on truth. If we believe that our faith is true, then we should be committed to speaking truth to one another. How can we …

Your Kingdom Come

October 18th, 2020

24:10

Every week, we pray as Jesus taught us by inviting God’s kingdom to rule in our lives. We often fall short of living this out though. This week, …

The Kin-dom of God

October 11th, 2020

32:03

Today we start a new series, the Kin-dom of God. 

No, it’s not a typo. The Gospels frequently have to explain that the kingdom of God is like because …

Exploring Creativity

October 4th, 2020

25:36

It’s easy to criticize and deconstruct. Creating is harder. What are you called to create with your life?

This week Pastor Dallas concludes the series Exploring Faith and Science by Exploring Creativity and Exodus …

Exploring Healing

September 27th, 2020

25:51

The universe is almost entirely uninhabitable, at least to life as we know it. Even on our habitable earth, death is all around us. What does it mean to speak of life and healing when talking about the Creator of the …

Exploring Awe

September 20th, 2020

30:08

Awe is a critical part of our experience and response to God. When was the last time you experienced awe? Worship with us as we continue our series Exploring Faith and Science. This week, Pastor Dallas preaches from …

Exploring Doubt

September 13th, 2020

32:27

Science is fueled by doubting assumptions and running tests, but should faith have doubts? Join us as we continue our series Exploring Faith and …

Exploring Curiosity

September 6th, 2020

22:07

What does curiosity have to do with faith? Join us as we continue our series Exploring Faith and Science as Pastor Dallas preaches from Exodus 3:1-5, and the story of the burning bush.

Sermon preached by Pastor Dallas …

Exploring Bias

August 30th, 2020

27:49

Last week Pastor Dallas mentioned that science often gets treated like a dirty word in some faith communities. That’s true of “bias” too. But let’s talk about bias. Watch as we continue our series Exploring Faith and …

Exploring Faith and Science - Stop Blaming God

August 23rd, 2020

32:03

This year has reminded many of us about the importance of science. Church communities, however, have not always been welcoming to science. But this …

Fear Not, Tomorrow God is Already There

August 16th, 2020

18:33

Our guest preacher, Rev. Therese Jobe-Kerwin, preaches from 1 Kings 17:9-16. The sermon was preached at the First Baptist Church of Jackson, MI on August 16, 2020.

Learn more about FBC JXN at https://fbcjxn.org.

Focus on Jesus

August 9th, 2020

22:57

Are you having trouble focusing? In a world of distractions, ask Jesus to focus your life. Join us as we read from the story of Jesus walking on the sea, and Peter’s desire to join him.

Sermon preached by Pastor Dallas …

Multiplication

August 2nd, 2020

31:31

This week, we look to Jesus’ spirit of multiplication. Reading from Mark 6, we’ll examine the significance of Jesus’ multiplication of the fish and …

The Greatest Monument

July 26th, 2020

21:06

This is our final week of our series, Monumental. This week, we look at how Jesus draws our eyes to God.

Sermon preached by Pastor Dallas Flippin at …

Living Monuments

July 19th, 2020

23:14

This week, you’re invited to see God at work in the lives of those around you. There are monuments to God all around us, our neighbors, our family, our friends. Reading Genesis 1, we’ll examine the significance of …

Tempting Monuments

July 12th, 2020

20:53

We believe that God calls us to have a monumental impact on the world. To do so, we have to have our eyes set towards God.

This is our third week of our series, Monumental. This week, we look at how sometimes the …

Faithful Monuments

July 5th, 2020

19:42

We believe that God calls us to have a monumental impact on the world. To do so, we have to have our eyes set towards God.

This is our second week of our series, Monumental. This week, we look to the story of the …

Corrupt Monuments

June 28th, 2020

20:53

We are starting our new series, Monumental. We will look for the monuments in our lives that lead us towards God, and towards a monumental life that transforms the world for the better. This week, we are examining the …

Changing the Script on Father's Day

June 21st, 2020

24:05

This Father's Day, listen to a message about living according to God's greater vision for your life.

Sermon preached by Pastor Dallas Flippin on Sunday, June 21, 2020.

FBC JXN has been serving downtown Jackson, Michigan …

No Longer Aimless

June 14th, 2020

21:03

What should we do with our lives? In the midst of countless options, it can be paralyzing. But God has an invitation for you.

Our sermon series, No …

No Longer Lonely

June 7th, 2020

25:46

Social distancing has many of us feeling lonely. But how do we actually connect instead of feeling alone, even once social distancing is over?

Our sermon series, No Longer, examines visions of deliverance from the …

No Longer Captives

May 31st, 2020

23:38

The Gospel is good news for the poor and oppressed. Are you willing to embrace the fiery spirit of God who calls you out to proclaim release to the captives? 

Our sermon series, No Longer, examines visions of …

No Longer Just Surviving

May 24th, 2020

20:16

Our sermon series, No Longer, examines visions of deliverance from the prophet Zechariah. Zechariah is writing as Israel returns home from exile, hoping for renewal and a better tomorrow. In the series, we’ll connect …

No Longer Guilty

May 17th, 2020

21:24

This sermon begins a new series, No Longer, which walks through visions of deliverance from the prophet Zechariah. Zechariah was writing as Israel returns home from exile, hoping for renewal and a better tomorrow. In …

Jesus and His Mother

May 10th, 2020

19:41

As we celebrate the mothers in our lives, we examine the relationship of Jesus and his mother. Sermon preached by Pastor Dallas Flippin on Sunday, May 10, 2020 for Mother's Day at the First Baptist Church of Jackson, MI.

Resurrection Scars

May 3rd, 2020

15:04

Easter continues as we see the Easter story through the eyes of Thomas, who was struggling through the trauma of losing his leader, Jesus. Thomas desperately wants to see the resurrected scars of Jesus to believe. And …

Exhaling Life

April 26th, 2020

16:14

Our lives affect those around us. In a time with heightened awareness about personal hygiene, let’s also focus on spiritual hygiene. Let’s spread spiritual life instead of toxicity. This week we continue in John 20, as …

Peace Be With You

April 19th, 2020

13:30

Sermon preached by Pastor Dallas Flippin for Sunday, April 19, 2020 at First Baptist Church of Jackson, MI.

FBC JXN has been serving downtown Jackson since 1839. Learn more at fbcjxn.org.

Easter Sunday - The Great Physician

April 12th, 2020

15:39

Sermon preached by Pastor Dallas Flippin for Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020. The scripture text is Luke 23:35-39.


FBCJXN has been serving downtown Jackson, Michigan since 1839. To learn more, visit https://fbcjxn.org/.

Palm Sunday - There's Another Way to Worship

April 5th, 2020

22:59

In the midst of physical separation, it's still the right time to grow with God. Pastor Dallas preaches from the story of Jesus, the fig tree, and the temple. Sermon was delivered for Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020. 

FBCJXN …

There is Another Way to Pray

March 29th, 2020

26:46

In the midst of anticipation and anxiety, choose to prepare with prayer. This week's sermon invites us into another way to pray. In our toughest times, we need honest prayer with the God who can handle your emotions. …

There's Another Way to Connect

March 24th, 2020

24:09

Sermon preached by Pastor Dallas Flippin at the First Baptist Church of Jackson, Michigan. The sermon examines a passage from Philippians 1, where …

There's Another Way to Love Your Neighbor

March 15th, 2020

25:54

Continuing our series, "There's Another Way," Pastor Dallas Flippin preached a faith response to the coronavirus pandemic, encouraging us to love our neighbors by protecting each other from harm.

There's Another Way to be Political

March 8th, 2020

27:31

Our nation today is divided more than ever by politics. Jesus was no stranger to politics, even from the time of his birth, but how does his teaching …

There's Another Way to Read the Bible

March 1st, 2020

25:16

As we begin the season of Lent, we explore how scripture can be used in "There's Another Way to Read the Bible," from Matthew 4:1-11.

'A Seed of LIfe'

February 23rd, 2020

24:09

Finishing up the "Love Every Body" series with the message, "A Seed of Life" from 1 Corinthians 15:35-44. What do the ideas of death and resurrection mean in our daily walk? 

Presence and Sending

February 16th, 2020

26:22

While each person is limited within themselves, we find value in coming together in worship and fellowship with others. How do we respond to the gifts and talents God gives us as individuals and congregations? With …

The Body is a Temple

February 9th, 2020

29:09

As we continue the "Love Every Body" series, Pastor Dallas shares about the change from asking whether something is permissible to living like you are a temple that brings the experience of God to others in your life.

Invited to the Table

February 2nd, 2020

27:32

As we continue the "Love Every Body" series, Pastor Dallas shares about the importance of the simple act of eating together or sharing a meal with someone. 

Baptizing Eunuchs

January 26th, 2020

23:10

In biblical days as today, people who are in some way different may have been treated differently. Christ's salvation and love is available to all. Listen again to Sunday's message, "Baptizing Eunuchs," from Acts …

Healing Terminal Bodies

January 19th, 2020

29:05

In today's scripture, John 11:32-44, we read of Jesus' raising Lazarus from the dead. Have we thought about why? Listen again to this week's message, "Healing Terminal Bodies." 

Love Every Body: Stop Dissolving Jesus

January 14th, 2020

25:44

Sermon preached at the First Baptist Church of Jackson, Michigan on Sunday, January 12, 2020. It is the first sermon of the Sermon Series, Love Every Body. The sermon scripture is 1 John 4:1-3.

I.R.E.S.O.L.V.E. New Year's Resolutions

January 5th, 2020

33:03

At this time when many are making resolutions for the New Year, what are things Christians should keep in mind all year? Listen again to Sunday's …

Lessons from the Flight to Egypt, Matthew 2:13-23.

December 29th, 2019

24:06

While we celebrate the coming of the Christ child at Christmas, the Gospel of Matthew reminds us that in Jesus' day as in ours, life is seldom perfect like we see in a greeting card. Explore the journey of Mary, Joseph …

Still Hoping to Share the Big News

December 25th, 2019

14:06

We celebrate Christmas Eve and the arrival of the Christ Child with "Still Hoping to Share the Big News," from Isaiah 52:7-10.

Still Hoping for a Sign

December 22nd, 2019

20:06

On this fourth Sunday of Advent, we eagerly await the promise of Love with the message, "Still Hoping for a Sign," from Isaiah 7:10-16. 

Still Hoping for the Homecoming Parade

December 15th, 2019

27:09

This third Sunday of Advent we celebrate with Joy. The message tells of our awaiting for our own homecoming parade and the special King who will restore Joy to the world.  Scripture from Isaiah 35:1-10.

Still Hoping for Harmony

December 8th, 2019

24:14

The prophet Isaiah uses vivid imagery to describe God's kingdom, in ways that may not be what we expect. What lessons does he hold for us today? …

Still Hoping to Learn

December 1st, 2019

27:19

This first week of Advent we are "Still Hoping to Learn," from Isaiah 2:1-5.  While we sing songs about peace on Earth and good will to men, how do we make those visions reality?  

Foreign Thanks

November 24th, 2019

24:14

On this week of Thanksgiving, we consider if we are truly thankful for all we have, or do we take some things for granted? Listen again to Sunday's …

Braving the Shadows of Failure

November 18th, 2019

26:09

Pastor Dallas Flippin concludes the Braving the Shadows series with a discussion of our fear of failure. What will we do with the valuable good news that is given to us?

Braving the Shadows of Insignficance

November 10th, 2019

27:53

Pastor Dallas Flippin continues the Braving the Shadows series with a discussion of significance. Does our significance come from what the world …

Braving the Shadows of Isolation

November 6th, 2019

26:27

Pastor Dallas Flippin continues the series "Braving the Shadows" with thoughts about isolation.  

Braving the Shadows of Losing Control

October 27th, 2019

28:22

How well do we handle being out of control in a situation, not knowing the possible outcomes? Listen to "Braving the Shadows of Losing Control" from …

Braving the Shadows of Pain

October 20th, 2019

28:41

This week's message explores Braving the Shadows of Pain, how do we behavior when we hurt and when we've been hurt, and are we reflecting the character of Christ?  Scripture from Acts 9:11-19. 

Braving the Shadows of Fear

October 13th, 2019

28:14

We start a new series, Braving the Shadows, with a message on "Braving the Shadows of Fear." Scripture reference from Judges 6:11-17, 22-24, which tells of God's call to Gideon. 

What Are You Building?

October 6th, 2019

32:13

As First Baptist wraps up the series "Being the Church in the 21st Century," Pastor Dallas explores the question, what are you building? What are we, as believers and as the church, trying to do? Scripture reference …

What Did You Say?

September 29th, 2019

30:03

How do Christians communicate with those outside the walls of our churches?  Listen again to Sunday's message, "What Did You Say," with Scripture from 1 Corinthians 14:13-17, 23-25.  

What Should I Do?

September 22nd, 2019

30:31

Every person is unique, and each one brings gifts and talents. Learn more about how all can work together to be the church. Scripture from 1 Corinthians 12:4, 7-11. 

Who Belongs?

September 15th, 2019

30:29

In a world where so many struggle to fit in, what does it mean to belong?  Listen to Pastor Dallas Flippin's message "Who Belongs?" from 1 Corinthians 12:12-27. This is the second in the series "Being the Church in the …

Who's In Charge?

September 8th, 2019

26:34

In a world that seems more divided than ever, who can say who is really in charge?  Listen to the Rally Day message.  

Growing Up in Gentleness and Self-Control

September 1st, 2019

22:51

Pastor Dallas Flippin finishes the "Growing Up" series with "In Gentleness and Self-Control."  How do we interact with one another as Christians?  

Growing Up in Faithfulness

August 25th, 2019

28:24

Faithfulness if one of the fruits of the spirit discussed by Paul in Galatians 3. How can we stay stay faithful when life's challenges close in?  

Growing Up in Goodness and Kindness

August 18th, 2019

28:47

Pastor Dallas Flippin continues his series with Growing Up in Goodness and Kindness, with scripture references from Psalm 23 and Ephesians 4:29, 31-32.

Growing Up in Patience

August 11th, 2019

33:18

We continue the series Growing Up in the fruits of the spirit with "In Patience." How can we be patient in today's fast-paced world? What does the …

Growing Up In Peace

August 4th, 2019

26:43

Pastor Dallas Flippin continues his series on the Fruits of the Spirit, with this week's Scripture from Galatians 2:11-14, "Growing Up in Peace." 

Growing Up In Joy

July 28th, 2019

20:56

Joy is a blessing; are we sharing that joy with other's in our daily lives?  Listen again to Sunday's message from the Growing Up series, "In Joy." 

Growing Up in Love

July 21st, 2019

22:50

In Galatians, Paul reinforces what is most important to a believer's daily walk. Listen again to this week's message, "Growing Up in Love." 

Growing Up

July 14th, 2019

25:33

What does it mean to "mature" or "grow up" in one's faith?  Do we ever "arrive?"  Pastor Dallas Flippin shares the first message in a new series, "Growing Up," with scripture references from Galatians 5:16-26. 

A Job to Do

July 7th, 2019

16:59

As followers of Christ, believers have an important job to do. How can we reach people with the Good News of Christ today? Scripture reference from …

Called to be a Radical

July 6th, 2019

22:16

"Called to be a Radical," from Luke 19 by Rev. Dr. Ross Lucas, guest pastor, First Baptist Church on June 30, 2019. 

Your Story

June 23rd, 2019

23:36

How important is it to share our story? Listen again to Sunday's message, with scripture reference from Luke 8:35-39. 

The Path to Peace

June 16th, 2019

24:13

What does the path to peace really look like for believers? Listen again to Sunday's message from Romans 5:1-5. 


Passing the Torch

June 9th, 2019

26:19

With Scripture from 2 Kings 2:1, 9-13, and Acts 2:1-4, Pastor Dallas Flippin begins a series on Pentecost and the Holy Spirit. Focusing on the Old …

Looking for God: Everywhere Christ

June 2nd, 2019

24:55

Pastor Dallas Flippin completes the series "Looking for God" with "Everywhere Christ," from Matthew 25:31-46. Do we see Christ in today's busy world? How do we model Christ to others? Sermon from First Baptist Church of …

Looking for God: Pointing to Christ

May 26th, 2019

22:26

With scripture from the New Testament, Acts 3:1-12, explore what going to church has to do with looking for God. 

"Looking for God: Show Us the Father"

May 19th, 2019

24:08

Where do we see God at work today? How do we know if we've seen God?  Listen again to Sunday's message... 

Looking for God: Transformed by a Glimpse

May 12th, 2019

25:23

What happens when we encounter God?  Do we expect to encounter God in the rush of day-to-day life? Listen to Pastor Dallas Flippin's message, "Looking for God: Transformed by a Glimpse," with scripture from Exodus …

Looking for God: Open Your Eyes

May 6th, 2019

16:47

How do we get out of the never-ending conflicts that afflict us? Open your eyes to a different future. Pastor Dallas continues the series, "Looking for God," with a message from 2 Kings 6:8-23.

(Week 2) 

Looking for God: Seeing Dimly

April 28th, 2019

22:44

What are people looking for when looking for God?  What do people see when they think of the church and religion? Pastor Dallas starts a new series, "Looking for God." 

(Week 1) 

'An Idle Tale,' Easter message

April 21st, 2019

27:06

What lessons does the resurrection story hold for us today? Easter message from Luke 24:1-12. 

God's Love: The Ultimate Sacrifice (Youth Sunday)

April 15th, 2019

33:10

On Palm Sunday, First Baptist Church's Youth took over and presented a message of the Easter story with scriptures and dramatic readings. 

Fox and the Hen, The

April 7th, 2019

24:24

Pastor Dallas Flippin shares "The Fox and The Hen," from Luke 13:31-35; April 7, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Jackson. 

Uprising: The Cost

March 31st, 2019

28:34

Pastor Dallas Flippin shares "The Cost of the Uprising," from Luke 9.  What does it mean and what is the cost of being a disciple of Jesus? From First  Baptist Church of Jackson, March 31, 2019. 

The Non-Violent Uprising

March 25th, 2019

20:31

Message from March 24, 2019, "The Non-Violent Uprising" from Luke 6. Message explores Jesus parables about dealing with enemies and the power of …

The Uprising - Today

March 17th, 2019

23:17

How was Jesus received in his hometown of Nazareth? What lessons does that have for us today? Listen to the message from March 17, 2019, "The Uprising - Today," from Luke 4.  Message by Pastor Dallas Flippin, First …

Uprising

March 10th, 2019

24:34

Message for first Sunday of Lenten season, "Uprising," with scripture from Luke 4:1-13. Presented by Pastor Dallas Flippin at First Baptist Church of Jackson on Sunday, March 10, 2019. 

Silence

March 3rd, 2019

19:16

Pastor Dallas Flippin finishes the Prayer 2.0 series with a message, "Silence," with scripture from Psalm 139.  Presented Sunday, March 3, 2019, at First Baptist Church of Jackson, Michigan. 

Imaginative Prayer

February 25th, 2019

26:00

 Sermon message "Imaginative Prayer," from Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, by Pastor Dallas Flippin. Scripture from Luke 9:28-36.

Examen

February 18th, 2019

22:43

Pastor Dallas Flippin continues the Prayer 2.0 series with "Examen," from Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. 

Reciting Prayers

February 10th, 2019

28:37

Pastor Dallas Flippin continues the Prayer 2.0 series with "Reciting Prayer," given Feb. 10, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Jackson.

Prayer Walking

February 4th, 2019

21:37

Pastor Dallas Flippin continues his Prayer 2.0 series with "Prayer Walking."  Given Feb. 3, 2019. 

Write This Down

February 2nd, 2019

24:09

 Pastor Dallas Flippin continues the Prayer 2.0 series, "Write This Down," with Scripture from the Psalms.  Jan. 27, 2019. 

Prayer 2.0: Sacred Reading

January 21st, 2019

34:18

Pastor Dallas Flippin shares about Prayer 2.0: Sacred Reading, at First Baptist Church on Jan. 20, 2019.  Scripture is Psalm 1. 

Not Overwhelmed

January 13th, 2019

22:25

First Baptist Church message for Jan. 13, 2019, by Pastor Dallas Flippin, "Not Overwhelmed," from Isaiah 43:1-7 and Luke 3:15-17, 21-22.

Visit of the Wise Men

January 6th, 2019

26:16

Pastor Dallas Flippin shares about the Visit of the Wise Men, Matthew 2:1-12, from Jan. 6, 2019. 

A Fresh START 2019

December 30th, 2018

26:06

Guest Rev. Therese Jobe-Kerwin shares "A Fresh START," with Scripture reference Isaiah 43:16-17, on Dec. 30, 2018.

Christmas Eve Service -- On Watch for Good News

December 25th, 2018

1:00:09

Enjoy the full Christmas Eve service from First Baptist Church. 

On Watch for Joy

December 23rd, 2018

23:28

Message for fourth Sunday of Advent, "On Watch for Joy." Presented Dec. 23 by Pastor Dallas Flippin.

On Watch for Repentence

December 17th, 2018

22:56

First Baptist Church message from Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, "On Watch for Repentance," from Luke 3:7-18. This is the third Sunday of Advent.

On Watch for Prophets

December 10th, 2018

24:57

Second message of the Advent season, "On Watch for Prophets," from the Gospel of Luke by Pastor Dallas Flippin, First Baptist Church, 12-09-2018.

On Watch

December 3rd, 2018

23:04

First message for the Advent season, "On Watch," from the Gospel of Luke by Pastor Dallas Flippin, First Baptist Church of Jackson, Dec. 2, 2018. Included with message is the Advent reading from the candle ceremony.

From Angst to Thanks

November 26th, 2018

18:42

Pastor Dallas Flippin shares "From Angst to Thanks," from Matthew 6:25-34. Message from Nov. 25, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Jackson.

A Resilient Faith

November 20th, 2018

24:55

Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 sermon message on "A Resilient Faith," from the Book of Ruth. Given by Pastor Dallas Flippin, First Baptist Church of Jackson.

Resilience through Insecurity

November 12th, 2018

29:12

Sunday sermon message from Nov. 11, 2018, "Resilience through Insecurity," part of Pastor Dallas Flippin's continuing study of the Book of Ruth.

Resilience through Poverty

November 6th, 2018

25:51

Pastor Dallas Flippin shares message "Resilience through Poverty," based on scripture from the Book of Ruth, 2:1-3, 8-17. Recorded Nov. 4, 2018, at First Baptist Church of Jackson.

Resilience

October 29th, 2018

23:26

Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018 message on "Resilience," from the Book of Ruth, by Pastor Dallas Flippin, First Baptist Church of Jackson.

Baptist?!?

October 22nd, 2018

22:11

Message (only) from Rev. Dr. Michael Williams during the Oct. 21 installation of Pastor Dallas Flippin.

Installation Service for Pastor Dallas Flippin

October 22nd, 2018

1:06:35

This is the full installation service including music, message, and installation. Service was recorded at First Baptist Church on Oct. 21, 2018. Rev. …

Generous Hospitality, part 2: Excuse Me?!

October 16th, 2018

23:35

Message from Sunday, Oct. 14, "Generous Hospitality Part 2: Excuse Me?!" at First Baptist Church of Jackson, Pastor Dallas Flippin preaching.

Generous Hospitality

October 8th, 2018

25:09

Sermon message "Generous Hospitality" from Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Jackson, Pastor Dallas Flippin preaching.

Releasing Forgiveness

October 1st, 2018

27:48

Sermon message from Sept. 30, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Jackson, given by Pastor Dallas Flippin, Releasing Forgiveness from Acts 7:51-60.

Mutual Forgiveness

September 24th, 2018

23:32

Sunday sermon message from Sept. 23, 2018, by Pastor Dallas Flippin, First Baptist Church, Jackson, Mich.

Reluctant Forgiveness

September 17th, 2018

30:52

Sermon message on "Reluctant Forgiveness," by Pastor Dallas Flippin, First Baptist Church of Jackson, Sept. 16, 2018.

The Toxicity of Unforgiveness

September 11th, 2018

24:18

Sermon message from Sept. 9, 2018, presented by Pastor Dallas Flippin, First Baptist Church of Jackson.

Introducing Hope

September 4th, 2018

25:26

Sermon message from Sept. 2, 2018, "Introducing Hope," from John 1:43-51. Pastor Dallas Flippin preaching.

Introducing Motivation

August 29th, 2018

21:38

Sermon message from Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018 at First Baptist Church by Pastor Dallas Flippin.

Introducing Successors

August 20th, 2018

25:57

Sermon from John 1:29-34 preached by Pastor Dallas Flippin on August 19, 2018 during the morning worship service.

Introducing Identity

August 13th, 2018

27:35

Pastor Dallas Flippin shares "Introducing Identity," with scripture from John 1:19-28. The sermon was preached at First Baptist Church in Jackson, MI during the morning worship service on August 12, 2018.

For This Reason

August 10th, 2018

15:22

Rev. Dr. Ross Lucas preached this sermon from John 12:20-27 during the morning worship service on August 5, 2018. This was his last sermon as transitional pastor at First Baptist Church of Jackson, MI.

The Sermons Your Pastor Can't Preach

August 10th, 2018

31:54

Sermon by Rev. Dr. Ross Lucas was preached during the morning service on July 29, 2018 at First Baptist Church in Jackson, MI.

The Eye Exam

August 10th, 2018

33:03

Rev. Dallas Flippin preached this sermon on Matthew 11:2-6 during the Sunday morning worship service on July 15, 2018.

Loading ...

Are you the creator of this podcast?

Verify your account

and pick the featured episodes for your show.

Listen to First Baptist Church (Jackson, MI) Sermons

RadioPublic

A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed
https://anchor.fm/s/59cf360/podcast/rss

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
Browser window

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
Clicking mouse cursor

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
Graph of increasing value

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
Icon of cellphone with money

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens