As a Christian church, we exist to honour God by helping local people worship God, grow spiritually, serve others, and reach their communities and the world with the message and love of Jesus Christ.

First Baptist Church
Simcoe

Worship Services: 11:00am Sundays

Archived Sermons

The following sermons are available for download. Some were recorded during worship services and are available as audio MP3 files. You can listen to those on-line or download them for later listening. Starting in 2017, sermon manuscripts are also being made available in PDF format, if you prefer to read them. Availability of recordings and manuscripts varies from one worship service to the next.

MP3 before a title indicates an MP3 audio recording is available.
PDF before a title indicates a PDF manuscript is available.
* after a title indicates a guest speaker delivered all or part of the sermon

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Guest Speakers

Andrew Emmott

MP3 Jul 21, 2013 (more info …) *

MP3 Jul 14, 2013 Time for a Nap *

Brian Craig, Director of Leadership Development, CBOQ

MP3 Nov 3, 2013 Chosen Misfits *

Catherine Freeman

MP3 Dec 2, 2012 Mission Trip to Colombia *

David Thomas

MP3 Jul 3, 2011 Who Knows *

Deborah Ellis

MP3 Aug 30, 2015 (more info …) *

Diane Dowling & Sue Baldock

MP3 Jun 17, 2012 (more info …) *

Emma Carroll, Isabella Dambrauskas, & Mark Rapley

MP3 Jun 3, 2012 Sunday School Graduation *

Greg Brightman

MP3 May 20, 2012 (more info …) *

Haley Duckworth

MP3 May 15, 2011 To Love Like God Loves *

John Wallace

MP3 Jun 30, 2013 FBC Mission Work (Part 2) *

John Wallace and Nancy Carroll

MP3 Jun 23, 2013 FBC Mission Work (Part 1) *

Kaitlyn Ferguson, Isabella Dambrauskas, Amanda Broughton, and Marc Johnson

MP3 Apr 14, 2013 Reflections on Camp Oneida *

Logan Greene

MP3 Apr 22, 2012 A Year in the Life of a New Christian *

Mark Rapley

MP3 Jun 2, 2013 (more info …) *

MP3 Jan 8, 2012 (more info …) *

Mark Rapley & Sara Auld

MP3 Aug 28, 2011 Reflections on the Lord's Prayer *

Patrick Brightman

MP3 Jun 26, 2011 It Takes A Village *

Rev. Allan Burr

MP3 Sep 4, 2011 What is God Like? *

Rev. Bret Maukonen

MP3 May 25, 2014 Living the Legacy *

Rev. Carlene Walford

MP3 Sep 7, 2014 Are You Living or Just Existing? *

Rev. Darrell Maguire

MP3 Sep 18, 2016 Wise Beyond Years *

Rev. Donna Chapman

MP3 Dec 6, 2015 Grace Upon Grace *

Rev. Elaine Poproski (introduction by Deborah Ellis)

MP3 Feb 20, 2011 Women: What God Said *

Rev. Eleanor Emmott

MP3 Feb 8, 2015 What Are We Here For? *

Rev. Icylyn Parkinson

MP3 Sep 18, 2011 The Law of the Kingdom compared to Mosaic Law *

Rev. Lynne Maukonen

MP3 Nov 16, 2014 Wonders of the Human Mind *

Rev. Naggie Sterling

MP3 Aug 27, 2017 Who is Jesus to You? *

Rev. Richard Redman

MP3 Mar 27, 2016 Easter 2016 *

MP3 Mar 25, 2016 Here Comes My Friend *

MP3 Mar 20, 2016 Palm Sunday 2016 *

MP3 Oct 7, 2012 (more info …) *

MP3 Sep 30, 2012 (more info …) *

MP3 Mar 20, 2011 Strength In A Storm (Part 2) *

MP3 Mar 13, 2011 Strength In A Storm (Part 1) *

Tamille Richardson

MP3 Jan 4, 2015 The Vine & The Branches *

MP3 Jul 20, 2014 The Parable of the Good Samaritan *

MP3 Jun 1, 2014 (more info …) *

MP3 Jan 5, 2014 New Beginnings *

MP3 Jul 28, 2013 Living Water: Transformed Lives *

MP3 Jan 6, 2013 (more info …) *

Ted Southorn & Vicky Grondin

MP3 Jun 10, 2012 (more info …) *

The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

MP3 May 29, 2011 175th Anniversary Address *

Written by Diane Dowling, read by Shawn Broughton, Vic Kooistra, Alan Duthie, and Jim Carroll

MP3 Jul 7, 2013 Stories Behind the Hymns *


Rev. Darrell Maguire (Minister from November 27, 2016 to Present)

2017

MP3 Sep 24 Late to the Party

MP3 MP3 Sep 17 Paying it Forward

MP3 MP3 Sep 10 Finger Pointing

MP3 MP3 Sep 3 God's Great Plan

MP3 MP3 Jul 30 Kingdom Treasure

MP3 MP3 Jul 23 Growing Like a Weed

MP3 Jul 2 What Defines Us As A People?

MP3 MP3 Jun 25 Denied

MP3 MP3 Jun 18 A Father's Love

MP3 MP3 Jun 11 Pop Quiz

MP3 MP3 Jun 4 God's Gifted Program

MP3 MP3 May 21 Never Alone

MP3 MP3 May 14 Mom's Greatest Gift

MP3 MP3 May 7 Who Is Your Shepherd?

MP3 MP3 Apr 30 Going to Emmaus

MP3 MP3 Apr 23 Who Could Blame Thomas?

MP3 MP3 Apr 16 Looking for Jesus in all the Wrong Places

MP3 MP3 Apr 14 Why?

MP3 MP3 Apr 9 Make Way!

MP3 MP3 Apr 2 There is Always Hope

MP3 MP3 Mar 26 Are You Blind?

MP3 MP3 Mar 19 Are You Thirsty?

MP3 MP3 Mar 12 Born Again

MP3 MP3 Mar 5 The Devil Made Me Do It

MP3 MP3 Feb 26 What Goes Up Must Come Down

MP3 MP3 Feb 19 Anything But This!

MP3 MP3 Feb 12 It's All About Reconcilliation

MP3 MP3 Feb 5 What Governs Me?

MP3 MP3 Jan 29 Such Foolishness, Such Love

MP3 Jan 22 Leaving It All Behind

MP3 Jan 15 Who or What Are You Following?

MP3 Jan 8 Why Baptism?

MP3 Jan 1 What Did You Return?

2016

MP3 Dec 25 What's On Your Table?

MP3 Dec 11 What's In Your Stocking?

MP3 Dec 4 What's Under Your Tree?

MP3 Nov 27 What's On Your Credit Card?

MP3 Sep 18 Wise Beyond Years


Rev. Brian Gleadall (Interim Minister from April 24, 2016 to November 20, 2016)

2016

MP3 Nov 20 God is Still on His Throne

MP3 Nov 13 Praise and Witness

MP3 Oct 30 Let's Talk About Love

MP3 Oct 23 (more info …)

MP3 Oct 16 The Word Learned and Lived

MP3 Oct 9 Do We Have an Attitude of Gratitude?

MP3 Oct 2 The Family Table

MP3 Sep 25 How Much Do You Trust?

MP3 Sep 11 Joy in Repentance

MP3 Jun 19 What Makes a Dad Great

MP3 Jun 12 Young in the Lord

MP3 Jun 5 Heart to God, Hand to Man

MP3 May 22 Peter's First Responders

MP3 May 15 Living Out Pentecost

MP3 May 8 We Are So Blessed

MP3 May 1 God With Us and Within Us

MP3 Apr 24 Loving Like Jesus


Rev. Elaine Poproski (Minister from August 1, 2005 to February 28, 2016)

2016

MP3 Feb 21 (more info …)

MP3 Feb 7 (more info …)

MP3 Jan 31 (more info …)

MP3 Jan 24 (more info …)

MP3 Jan 17 (more info …)

MP3 Jan 10 (more info …)

MP3 Jan 3 (more info …)

2015

MP3 Dec 27 (more info …)

MP3 Dec 20 (more info …)

MP3 Nov 29 People of Hope

MP3 Nov 22 (more info …)

MP3 Nov 15 Ephesians 1:3-12; 2:1-10; 1:15-23

MP3 Oct 25 Ephesians 4:17-5:2

MP3 Oct 18 Ephesians 4:1-16

MP3 Oct 11 Ephesians 3:8-21

MP3 Oct 4 Ephesians 2:17-22

MP3 Sep 27 Ephesians 2:11-16

MP3 Sep 20 Ephesians 2:1, 4-8

MP3 Sep 13 The Church is a Community

MP3 Aug 23 Dressed for War

MP3 Jun 28 Just the Way You Are…Sort Of

MP3 Jun 21 (more info …)

MP3 Jun 14 (more info …)

MP3 Jun 7 That Was Harsh!

MP3 May 24 (more info …)

MP3 May 17 Just Wait

MP3 May 10 (more info …)

MP3 May 3 (more info …)

MP3 Apr 26 (more info …)

MP3 Apr 19 The Human Condition

MP3 Apr 12 (more info …)

MP3 Apr 5 Easter 2015

MP3 Mar 22 (more info …)

MP3 Mar 15 (more info …)

MP3 Mar 8 (more info …)

MP3 Mar 1 (more info …)

MP3 Feb 22 (more info …)

MP3 Feb 15 (more info …)

MP3 Feb 1 (more info …)

MP3 Jan 25 (more info …)

MP3 Jan 18 (more info …)

MP3 Jan 11 (more info …)

2014

MP3 Dec 28 Who Is He?

MP3 Dec 21 Here Am I

MP3 Dec 7 The Things We Cling To

MP3 Nov 30 (more info …)

MP3 Nov 23 Christ is King

MP3 Nov 9 (more info …)

MP3 Nov 2 (more info …)

MP3 Oct 26 It's Really Quite Simple…Or Is It?

MP3 Oct 19 To Whom Do You Belong?

MP3 Oct 5 (more info …)

MP3 Sep 28 The Proof is in the Pudding

MP3 Sep 21 It's Not Fair!

MP3 Sep 14 All Under the Same Roof

MP3 Aug 31 Kingdom Treasure

MP3 Aug 24 The Parable of the Sower

MP3 Aug 17 Kingdom Contagion

MP3 Aug 10 About Shepherds and Sheep

MP3 Jul 13 The Parables of the Lost Sheep, Coin, & Son

MP3 Jul 6 A Summer of Parables Begins

MP3 Jun 29 Ambassadors for Christ

MP3 Jun 22 No Fear

MP3 Jun 15 A Sent People

MP3 Jun 8 (more info …)

MP3 May 11 Invited to Follow

MP3 Apr 27 (more info …)

MP3 Apr 20 Death Defeated

MP3 Apr 13 Encountering Jesus — Zaccaues' Story

MP3 Mar 30 Encountering Jesus — The Blind Man

MP3 Mar 23 Encountering Jesus — The Woman at the Well

MP3 Mar 16 Encountering Jesus — Nicodemus' Story

MP3 Mar 9 Encountering Jesus — Zaccheus' Story

MP3 Mar 2 (more info …)

MP3 Feb 23 (more info …)

MP3 Feb 16 (more info …)

MP3 Feb 9 Called to be Salt and Light

MP3 Feb 2 The Beatitudes

MP3 Jan 26 The Sabbath

MP3 Jan 19 The Second Creation Story

MP3 Jan 12 The First Creation Story

2013

MP3 Dec 29 The Story that Transcends History

MP3 Dec 8 (more info …)

MP3 Dec 1 (more info …)

MP3 Nov 24 A Different Kind of King

MP3 Nov 17 Don't Be Afraid

MP3 Nov 10 (more info …)

MP3 Oct 27 Modern Day Pharisees

MP3 Oct 20 Prayer is Faith

MP3 Oct 13 Saying Thank You

MP3 Oct 6 Faithfulness No Matter What

MP3 Sep 29 The Cost of Discipleship - Contentment

MP3 Sep 22 The Cost of Discipleship - It's All or Nothing

MP3 Sep 15 The Cost of Discipleship - Seeking the Lost

MP3 Sep 8 The Cost of Discipleship

MP3 Sep 1 (more info …)

MP3 May 26 177th Anniversary

MP3 May 19 (more info …)

MP3 May 12 (more info …)

MP3 May 5 (more info …)

MP3 Apr 28 Romans 16:1-27

MP3 Apr 21 Romans 15:14-33

MP3 Apr 7 Romans 14:1-15:13

MP3 Mar 31 Easter 2013

MP3 Mar 29 Good Friday 2013

MP3 Mar 24 This Is The Moment

MP3 Mar 17 Romans 13:11-14

MP3 Mar 10 Romans 13:8-10

MP3 Mar 3 Romans 13:1-7

MP3 Feb 24 Romans 12:9-21

MP3 Feb 10 Romans 12:3-8

MP3 Jan 27 Romans 11

MP3 Jan 20 Romans 10:9-13

MP3 Jan 13 Romans 9:1-29

2012

MP3 Nov 25 Romans 8:18-39

MP3 Nov 18 Romans 8:1-17a

MP3 Nov 11 Romans 7:1-25

MP3 Nov 4 Romans 6:1-23

MP3 Oct 28 Romans 5:1-21

MP3 Oct 21 Romans 3:27-4:25

MP3 Oct 14 Romans 3:21-26

MP3 Sep 23 Romans 2:12-3:20

MP3 Sep 16 Romans 1:18-2:11

MP3 Sep 9 Romans 1:1-17

MP3 Aug 12 (more info …)

MP3 Aug 5 (more info …)

MP3 Jul 29 (more info …)

MP3 Jul 22 (more info …)

MP3 Jul 8 (more info …)

MP3 Jun 24 The High Calling of Leadership

MP3 May 6 Sightings of Jesus

MP3 Apr 15 The Lord Is My Shepherd

MP3 Apr 8 How God Works

MP3 Apr 6 Choosing Faith

MP3 Apr 1 Hope of a Nation

MP3 Mar 25 The Dark Side of God

MP3 Mar 18 Rights and Consequences

MP3 Mar 11 Thirsting for God

MP3 Mar 4 From Me to Thee

MP3 Feb 26 Choosing Faith

MP3 Feb 5 Overwhelmed by God

MP3 Jan 29 Amazed by God

MP3 Jan 22 Introducing the Psalms

MP3 Jan 15 Crumbs of Grace: The Woman from Syrophoenicia

MP3 Jan 1 Prayers for a New Year

2011

MP3 Dec 18 (more info …)

MP3 Dec 4 (more info …)

MP3 Nov 27 Faith in a Foreign Land

MP3 Nov 13 (more info …)

MP3 Oct 30 Change the World: Poverty

MP3 Oct 23 Change the World: Generosity

MP3 Oct 16 Change the World: Inclusion

MP3 Oct 9 Gratitude → Generosity

MP3 Oct 2 Our God: Idealist and Realist

MP3 Sep 11 (more info …)

MP3 Aug 21 Thine Is The Kingdom

MP3 Jul 17 The Lord's Prayer: Holy Father

MP3 Jun 19 Sexual Orientation - What Jesus Said

MP3 Jun 12 Sexual Orientation - What Paul Said

MP3 Jun 5 Sexual Orientation - What the Old Testament Says

MP3 May 22 To Love Like God Loves: Forgiveness

MP3 May 1 To Love Like God Loves

MP3 Apr 24 That You Might Have Life

MP3 Apr 22 Crushed But Not Destroyed

MP3 Apr 17 The Unforgivable Sin

MP3 Apr 10 By Faith We Are Forgiven

MP3 Apr 3 Sinners Seeking Jesus

MP3 Mar 27 How Does A Good God Allow Sin?

MP3 Mar 6 Women: What Paul Said

MP3 Feb 27 Women: What Jesus Said

MP3 Feb 13 What Is Scripture? (Part 3)

MP3 Feb 6 What Is Scripture? (Part 2)

MP3 Jan 30 What Is Scripture? (Part 1)

MP3 Jan 23 Is the Father Enough?

2010

MP3 Nov 28 A Different Kind of Peace

MP3 Nov 7 Why Do You Call Me Lord?

MP3 Oct 17 What Jesus Said About Money