Fairview Baptist Church



Sermons brought to you from Fairview Baptist Church, Calgary, Alberta


  • A Statement on the Criminalization of Conversion Therapy


    This past week, Bill-C4 has become law in Canada. It is now a criminal offense to advertise, promote, or engage in conversion therapy. What is conversion therapy? The law states, “conversion therapy means a practice, treatment or service designed to (a) change a person’s sexual orientation to heterosexual; (b) change a person’s gender identity to cisgender; (c) change a person’s gender expression so that it conforms to the sex assigned to the person at birth; (d) repress or reduce non-heterosexual attraction or sexual behaviour; (e) repress a person’s non-cisgender gender identity; or (f) repress or reduce a person’s gender expression that does not conform to the sex assigned to the person at birth. For greater certainty, this definition does not include a practice, treatment or service that relates to the exploration or development of an integrated personal identity--such as a practice, treatment or service that relates to a person’s gender transition--and that is not based on an assumption that a particul

  • Lord of the Sabbath


    This sermons examines the continued conflict between Jesus and the Pharisees. He continues to draw attention to himself as the object of worship, devotion, and salvation. Here is an opportunity to see Jesus as Lord of the Sabbath and the glory that entails.

  • The End of Satan’s Tyranny


    When Jesus Christ appeared, he appeared to destroy the works of the devil (1 John 3:8). This verse along with many others teach the triumph of Christ over the devil through his ministry on earth. The church must know that authority and power of Christ if we are to be faithful in making disciples of the nations. Here is a call to be hopeful in a world of sin. The risen King is with us! Preached: January 2, 2022. Text: 1 John 3:8; Revelation 12 Title: The End of Satan\'s Tyranny: The Triumph of Christ and the Hope of Gospel Advance

  • God With Us


    Pastor Alex Russell preaches from Matthew 1:18-25.

  • The Shepherd (Christmas Eve 2021)


    Pastor Tim preaches from Isaiah 40 about the Shepherd-King, Jesus Christ.

  • Liberty of Conscience under the Lordship of Christ


    The past season surrounding COVID-19 mandates has brought division to the church. In this lecture, Pastor Tim explains how Romans 14 helps us navigate issues of disunity and charts a path forward under the lordship of Jesus Christ. You\'ll want to refer to the handout for this seminar. Click the \"Download Notes\" button above.

  • The Supremacy and Sovereignty of Jesus


    Jesus is asked about fasting and he responds with illustrations of a patched garment, wineskins, and new wine. Jesus is teaching something profound. He does not fit into the mold of his contemporaries nor those who\'ve come before. Jesus is the King, coming to bring the kingdom, mediate the new covenant, lead a new exodus, and establish a new priesthood. Behold your King!

  • Calling Sinners to Repentance


    Jesus calls the notorious sinner Levi (a tax collector) to follow him and become a disciple. Levi takes up the call and invites Jesus and his notorious friends to a great feast drawing the ire of the religious establishment. There are important lessons for us here on how we deal with \"notorious sinners.\" Pastor Tim applies this text to how we ought to approach sharing truth with those who identify as LGBTQ+.

  • The Great Physician


    Pastor Tim preaches from the Luke 5 where Jesus does two amazing miracles to heal the leper and the paralytic. In these miracles we not only witness Jesus\' power and authority but his mercy and compassion. Here is the one worth seeking, trusting, and finding forgiveness and true hope.

  • When Christ and Caesar Collide


    This sermon explores the conflict in Thessalonica when the gospel is preached. The disciples were charged with disobeying the decrees of Caesar because of their faithfulness to Christ as King. This is instructive for us today as we navigate increasing government overreach into the home and church.