Foundations of a Biblical World View

October 13, 2015

Our special guest for our Thanksgiving weekend was our friend Mark Ward. Mark recently moved to Mount Vernon, WA, to work at Logos Bible Software and serve in Cornerstone Baptist Church of Anacortes. Mark most lately lived in Greenville, SC, where he worked for BJUPress. He is the author of a new textbook, Biblical Worldview created for the 12th grade curriculum.

The messages this weekend were very condensed lessons from this material, filled with sound Biblical reasoning and profound concepts that apply to how we see and relate to our world. You can find the sermons in our audio section, but we want to make them easily accessible in one place so are placing links here.

Foundations of a Biblical World View – Creation

The foundation of a right view of the world is acknowledgement of our obligation to the Creator God who made us all.

Foundations of a Biblical World View – Fall

The second pillar of the Biblical world view is to see the problem of pain as a consequence of the fall, a truth known only through submitting to the teaching of the Bible.

Foundations of a Biblical World View – Redemption

The last pillar in a Biblical worldview is Redemption. God did not leave the world to fend for itself but made a way for a broken world to be reconciled to him and redeemed from its sins.

Upcoming Church History block class with Duncan Johnson

June 23, 2014

As our regular attenders know, we are planning to host a block class from Foundation Baptist College with Duncan Johnson – July 7-12, evenings on weeknights from 7pm with an all day Saturday session beginning at 8:00 AM.

A continental breakfast will be provided for Saturday AM, bring your own lunch for the noon meal.

The textbook for the class is

Turning Points: Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity
Mark Noll

Here is a link to purchase the Kindle edition (available at Amazon.com, you must set your Kindle to be able to get Amazon.com titles) and here is a link to purchase the paperback edition.

You do not need a Kindle to order a Kindle book. You can download (free) a reader for a PC or a Mac.

Northwest Regional FBF Conference

March 20, 2011

Our annual conference last week was at Lincoln Park Baptist Church in Wenatchee, WA.

Our keynote speaker was Dr. Fred Moritz, my good friend and former mission director. He is now ‘emeritus’ with the mission and on the faculty of Maranatha Baptist Seminary.

We had a great week … all in just three days! Lots of preaching and good fellowship. This post is to provide a convenient link to the sermons. Clicking the link will take you to a filtered view of ‘Our Sermons’ with just the FBF sermons in view.

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Pastor Don

TWD Johnson funeral – Oct 27, 2010

November 8, 2010

Thomas W. D. Johnson – eulogy

Eulogy for Thomas W. D. Johnson by his eldest son, Donald C. S. Johnson.

This Poor Man Cried (Ps 34.6)

The funeral sermon for Thomas W. D. Johnson, preached by his son, Paul Thomas Johnson.

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Service held at the Drayton Valley Church of God, Drayton Valley, Alberta.

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For a written form of Pastor Don’s eulogy for his father, see this tribute:

Poor Boy Off the Farm

poor boy off the farm

October 23, 2010

My Tribute to My Dad

A few years ago, my dad began writing his memoirs. His title was “Poor Boy off the Farm”. It reflects the reality of his life story and something of his insecurities as he battled honorably through life. He was far from ‘poor’ in my mind, though he began life in humble circumstances.

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music history links

September 13, 2010

We’d like to recommend a series of articles by Scott Aniol on The Hymnody of the Christian Church. Scott provides an excellent historical overview showing how music developed  historically through various influences. For your convenience we have linked the series of articles on this page.

messages to 2.7.10

February 7, 2010

Catching up with the Psalms, here are our last two studies:

A Song for the Sabbath (Ps 92:1-15)
The Lord Reigns (Ps 93:1-5)

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Today’s Messages:

Back to Romans, we look at the present and future ministry of salvation to us by our Living Lord:

Saved by His Life (Rm 5:10)

We finish up our look at Tyndale’s Introduction to Romans:

Tyndale on Romans (6)

And we continue our communion series in Leviticus with a look at the festivals of Israel:

God’s Calendar (Lev 23:1-44)

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January 31, 2010 sermons

January 31, 2010

Our first message is the preached form of our Wed, Jan 20. It is the fruit of our pastors hospital stay last weekend.

Dwelling in the Shelter of the Almighty (Ps 91.1-16)

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We continue with our look at Tyndale’s Prologue to Romans, 5th part, covering mostly his summary of Romans 7.

Tyndale on Romans (5)

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Our afternoon service was occupied with our annual business meeting. We thank the Lord for a good year past and look forward to a good year coming. The Lord is doing some good things among us.

Sermons uploaded Jan 17, 2010

January 17, 2010

We uploaded an old message from Dr. Monroe Parker, former director of Baptist World Mission when he preached for us February 24, 1991. The audio quality is not great, but we thought some might be interested in the message.

Ye Must be Born Again – Dr. Monroe Parker, Feb 24, 1991

Our Wednesday evening psalm last week is the only one by Moses in the Psalter. This psalm was paraphrased by Isaac Watts in the hymn from which we get the title for our lesson.

O God Our Help in Ages Past – Ps 90, Jan 13, 2010

Sunday Messages

Our message from Romans 5.9 challenges the hearer to view salvation from the wrath of God as not merely our ‘escape ticket’ from doom, but as a motivation to mortify the lusts of the flesh and put off the sins of the inner man.

Free from Wrath – Rom 5.9

We continue with our look at Tyndale’s introduction to Romans. In this lesson we look at Tyndale’s summary of the first six chapters of Romans.

Tyndale on Romans (4)

Our message from 1 Timothy challenges the believer to guard his good conscience in order to maintain his faith, part of successful Christian strategy in fighting the good fight.

War a Good Warfare – 1 Tim 1.18-20

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We hope you enjoy these offerings.

Jan 10, 2010 Sermons

January 10, 2010

From our Romans series:

The Love of God Commended (Rm 5.7-8)

Our look at Tyndale’s introduction to Romans:

Tyndale on Romans (3)

From our series in 1 Timothy:

A Charge Committed (1 Tim 1.18)

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Earlier in the week, our Wednesday PM look at the Psalms, Jan 6, 2010

The Meaning of Forever (Ps 89.1-52)

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