Author Archives: Pastor Matt

About Pastor Matt

Matt Baker is the Pastor of Redeemer Fellowship Church.

A High Calling

As I reflect on the events of this past weekend in Charlottesville, I am reminded of the high calling given to the Church. We have been called by our Lord to be His witnesses throughout all the earth. In short, … Continue reading

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Are You Blind?

This past Sunday we looked into a sobering passage from the book of Amos. Two things stood out as we saw the Lord confronting His people through the Prophet. First, the people were experiencing prosperity and were taking advantage of … Continue reading

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How Anger Can Point To the Gospel

On Sunday I made the statement that any time you become angry you are being judgmental. I owe credit to David Powlison for this insight. The point I was making was that God is the ultimate Judge and that is … Continue reading

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Selflessness

I was reflecting on the Book of Ruth this past week and doing some reading in various commentaries when something stood out that hadn’t before. What really stood out is Boaz’s selflessness. At Naomi’s direction, Ruth approaches Boaz and asks … Continue reading

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Children of God

In our study of Hosea this past Sunday, we saw how Israel failed to be God’s obedient son (11:1-2) representing Him before the other nations. Thanks be to God, the true and better Israel, Jesus the Son of God, came … Continue reading

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Summer Reading 2017

Here are some books I have been reading this summer that I would recommend to you. How Does Sanctification Work? by David Powlison I really appreciate that in this short book Powlison makes clear that there is not one “silver … Continue reading

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“All of Grace”

Here is a gospel nugget from Charles Spurgeon: Believe it, for it is certainly true that the great God is able to treat the guilty with abundant mercy; yea, He is able to treat the ungodly as if they had … Continue reading

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Homesick

I have a clear memory from my early childhood of waking up sick in the middle of the night and calling out to my Mom. As she was caring for me I can remember saying through my moans of discomfort, … Continue reading

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Marriage is a Signpost

“’Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.’ This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church.” –Ephesians 5:31-32 … Continue reading

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An Evangelistic Tool

Below is a brief video that Justin Taylor posted on his blog today. It is an evangelism tool that offers a quick and helpful summary of the Gospel. Perhaps this would be a helpful tool for some of you to … Continue reading

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