Author Archives: Pastor Matt

About Pastor Matt

Matt Baker is the Pastor of Redeemer Fellowship Church.

Appropriate Fear and Evangelism

This week I’ve been reading a new book by Elliot Clark entitled, Evangelism as Exiles: Life on Mission As Strangers In Our Own Land. Clark is looking at how the letter of 1 Peter instructs Christians today as Exiles called … Continue reading

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Growing Up In Christ

“Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation—if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good.” -1 Peter 2:2-3 On Sunday, I offered a quote from Ed Clowney on … Continue reading

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The Christian and Artificial Intelligence

Today the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) released a statement entitled, Artificial Intelligence: An Evangelical Statement of Principles. As the technology of Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to develop and progress, a whole host … Continue reading

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Jesus is King

“And calling the crowd to him with his disciples, he said to them, ‘If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, … Continue reading

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Intro to 1 Peter

This Sunday we will start our study through the book of 1 Peter. Please join me in praying for fruit in the life of our church as we study God’s Word together. As we prepare to begin, here is a … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace

Christian, are you still amazed by God’s grace? In his book, Knowing God, J.I. Packer asked: What is it that hinders so many who profess to believe in grace from really doing so? Why does the theme mean so little … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Love Displayed

We long for, pray for, and strive for a gospel culture at Redeemer. You can simply search “gospel culture” on this blog and see a number of posts conveying what we mean when we say gospel culture. In his booklet, … Continue reading

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Offering Correction

“The best men are severe to themselves, tender over others.” -Richard Sibbes How to receive correction from others was the subject of the previous post. In this post, we will think about how to offer gracious correction to others. I … Continue reading

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Receiving Correction

“It would be a good contest amongst Christians, one to labour to give no offence and the other to labour to take none.” -Richard Sibbes  On Sunday, I did what I do every Sunday, I asked my wife, Brandon, for feedback on the sermon. The sermon … Continue reading

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God’s Faithful Love

God’s love is not like our love and that is a good thing. Garry Williams tells us why writing: The immutability (unchangeability) and covenant faithfulness of God is good news for sinners whose lives are surrounded and pervaded by the … Continue reading

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