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Launch Out Into The Deep [Sermon – Matt Farinella]

Launch Out Into The Deep [Sermon - Matt Farinella]

Church planter Matt Farinella preached this sermon at the Wednesday night service of the 2018 Heartland National Church Planting Conference, which was held at Southwest Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Be prepared to be encouraged and challenged to “launch out” into God’s plan for you.   Pastor Matt Farinella accepted Christ as his personal Savior in the winter of 1985. On October 9th of 1994, he felt the call of God upon his  life to preach the gospel and surrendered his life to serve the Lord. From there  he pursued his calling to Oklahoma City in 1999 where he attended Heartland  Baptist Bible College. He graduated with honors in 2003 receiving his Bachelors  in Theology, majoring in missions. It was there that he met his future wife,  Alyssa.  After they graduated, they married and moved to Stillwater, Oklahoma, to  train under the ministry of Pastor Wayne Hardy at Bible

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What You Value You Will Keep [SERMON – Jonathan Burgett]

Jonathan (’06) and Tabitha (’04) Burgett are deputation missionaries to Japan who are sent from Southwest Baptist Church in Oklahoma City. 
Bro. Jonathan preached this message from Deuteronomy 4 during the Sunday evening service at Southwest Baptist Church on December 31, 2017.

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Restored Back to Ministry by Ministry [SERMON – Jason Gaddis]

Pastor Jason Gaddis preached from Galatians 6 on the subject of being restored back to ministry by ministry. Each person is in one of two places: 1) needing to be restored, or 2) needing to help others be restored back to God.

For Christians to love and to help one another, they must understand the hope in Jesus Christ that is available, even after a fall.

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Just Follow Me [SERMON – Sam Davison]

Text: John 21:15-23

Date: Heartland Baptist Bible College Chapel Service, October 26th, 2017

The staff, faculty, and student body were so excited to have Bro. Sam recover from recent surgery to the point that he was able to preach in chapel again.  In the message, Bro. Sam touched on the 2017-2018 school theme, which is simply the word “Forward.”

Here is a quote from this challenging sermon: “The way forward is to get in your place and follow Jesus Christ. There is no going forward in your life as a believer unless you are in your proper place to follow Jesus Christ. ‘Follow me.’”

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When God Writes Our Résumé – 1 Samuel 16 [SERMON – Matt Martinez]

David received some tremendous opportunities. What we sometimes lose sight of is the long hours of preparation that preceded those opportunities. Many seek great opportunities while doing their best to avoid the preparation process. The ability to seize an opportunity to serve God tomorrow, depends on our submission to God’s providence and discipline today.

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The Untouchable Purpose [SERMON – Joe Decker, Jr.]

Pastor Joe Decker of South Campbell Avenue Baptist Church in Springfield, Missouri, is always a favorite preacher around Heartland Baptist Bible College. This sermon from Philippians was preached on a Wednesday night (Nov. 30, 2016), and is an exposition of how Paul WITH joy encourages the church to HAVE joy.  

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Philippines Missions Trip Interview [AUDIO – Keith Hainline & Ben Tovar]

Bro. Keith Hainline, Missions Chairman at Heartland Baptist Bible College, was recently able to take Heartland students to the Philippines for a missions trip. This interview chronicles the experiences they gained and lessons they learned. Enjoy listening in as Ben Tovar and Bro. Hainline discuss their trip…

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How To Keep On Keeping On [SERMON – Jack Thompson]

Bro. Jack Thompson served as a pastor and preacher for more than 65 years before going home to be with the Lord.  On July 12, 2015–at 92 years of age–he preached this powerful message at Southwest Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, about “how to keep on for the Lord.”  You will definitely appreciate the wisdom and humor that permeates the message.  

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Music and Worship in Today’s Churches [SESSION – Floyd Schexnayder]

On April 28, 1993, Bro. Floyd Schexnayder taught a Wednesday night session on music that explains the foundation and the heart behind music and worship in church services. This is an overview look at several mentions of music throughout the Bible.  We preserved the humorous and personal opening to this helpful, biblical presentation on church music.

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Go Where Teens Are [SESSION AUDIO – Park Sutton]

Pastor Park Sutton encouraged scores of youth leaders to go where teens are. His session from the 2016 YouthCon in OKC focused on encouraging all youth workers to invest in young people by getting out of their own comfort zone and reaching teens in the areas outside of the church walls.

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