Category Archive: Sermon Thoughts

Resources for Education and Praying for the Persecuted Church
Posted January 29th, 2023 by Mike Hubbard

Sermon this morning will highlight the reality that persecution for Christian witness is a key theme in the New Testament and a real experience for so many of our brothers and sisters around the world.  Nik Ripken remind us, “Don’t you ever believe there is a free church and a suffering church.  There is just […]

Baptist Faith & Message Statement on Religious Liberty
Posted January 22nd, 2023 by Mike Hubbard

Genesis is part of a network or family of churches called Great Commission Baptists or Southern Baptists.  This family of churches is united around a set of core belief called the Baptist Faith and Message (BF&M), a document that was updated in the year 2000 which articulates the doctrinal and cultural convictions of the churches […]

Developing a Culture of Evangelism – Part 3, Loving Engagement
Posted July 4th, 2022 by Mike Hubbard

First of all, my apologies.  Didn’t mean to take a two week break in writing these.  But you know, life and summer.  Anyway, this is the third installment of a series of posts I am writing about developing an evangelistic culture as a church after preaching on the story of Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch […]

Acts: To Be Continued… – Study Guide
Posted February 18th, 2022 by Mike Hubbard

We are beginning our study of the book of Acts this Sunday.  At Genesis the majority of our preaching is through books of the Bible.  No way we can cover all the material from the book in our sermons, so I wrote this study guide with background information about this amazing book.  Want to encourage […]

It’s Friday, But Sundays Comin’
Posted October 3rd, 2021 by Mike Hubbard

Pastor Mike quoted this Easter meditation by S.M. Lockridge (1913-2000), pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in San Diego from 1953 to 1993 in the sermon this morning. It’s Friday Jesus is praying Peter’s a sleeping Judas is betraying But Sunday’s comin’ It’s Friday Pilate’s struggling The council is conspiring The crowd is vilifying They don’t […]


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