Author Archive: Pastor Mark

Redeeming My Past

Here are five ways the difficulties in my past can be redeemed and can actually help me. These are found in a booklet at the Welcome Center called Redeeming Your Painful Past. Pick up a copy if you want to read more. It can help us handle trials. – I can see how God used adversity […]

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Jesus’ Triumphal Entry – Two Kingdoms Collide

When Jesus entered Jerusalem it was a clash of kingdoms. Two worldviews and two opposing views of the Messiah’s arrival and proclamation as King were evident in the crowd that day. Jesus knew there was a great contrast between these two kingdoms: the earthly kingdom and the spiritual kingdom. Instead of riding to the king’s […]

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The messiness and beauty of marriage.

“Paul faithfully and brilliantly lets the gospel bear its weight on the messiness and beauty of marriage. I, personally, found it to be helpful, and we use it extensively at The Village.” – Matt Chandler, Pastor and Author INVEST IN YOUR MARRIAGE! We’re streaming Habits of a Healthy Marriage with pastor and best-selling author Paul […]

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Gardens don’t bloom without pulling weeds.

Do any of you have experience with gardening? You don’t have to be a botanist expert to know that gardens don’t bloom full of gorgeous flowers without pulling weeds and planting seeds. In the same way, you can’t expect your marriage to blossom full of love without the same effort – pulling weeds and pulling […]

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Diagnose problems and find the cures

“Paul, as the seasoned soul-physician he is, correctly diagnoses our problems and provides the cure—humble faith in Jesus Christ. I wasn’t disappointed. You won’t be either.” – Elyse Fitzpatrick, Speaker and Author INVEST IN YOUR MARRIAGE! We’re streaming Habits of a Healthy Marriage with pastor and best-selling author Paul David Tripp. Sign up for conference […]

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Wise Words at the Marriage Conference

“Noel and I listened driving in the car! Wise words. Authentic experience. Provocative application. Turned a long trip into a fruitful two-person marriage seminar.” – John Piper, Pastor and Author INVEST IN YOUR MARRIAGE! We’re streaming Habits of a Healthy Marriage with pastor and best-selling author Paul David Tripp. Sign up for conference at FBC […]

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What is love?

If you were around in the early 90’s this title probably makes you think of a song that is now going to be stuck in your head. You can thank me later. Valentine’s Day comes around this time of the year and we sometimes stop to say I love you. But are we showing it? […]

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Digital Bulletin

Sign up for our free First Baptist Church Faithlife group and view our weekly digital bulletin. You will find announcements, Scripture, and sermon notes. Visit faithlife.com/dunkirkbaptist to register for the FREE group.

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How has God “Shaped” you?

Jesus made it clear that our purpose in life is to Love God and Love our Neighbors. We try to focus all that we do on Worship,  Grow, and Share to accomplish these purposes. “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. […]

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