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Welcome to the Sermon Blog of Life Church (formerly New Testament Baptist Church/NTBC). Feel free to listen to or download sermons from our Sunday morning services. Then click on the comments to dialogue about the messages so we can learn from each other throughout the week. You may also click on the envelope after each post to send the link to a friend.

Dec 28, 2014

"Living a Life Worthy of Jesus" -1 Thessalonians Series, Part Eight

Elder Paul Sargent preaches from 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 on living to please God.

Dec 21, 2014

For unto you is born this day a Savior...

Elder Brad Jobert shares this Christmas message from Luke 2:8-20.

Dec 14, 2014

1 Thessalonians Series, Part Seven

Youth pastor Chet Jobert continues preaching from 1 Thessalonians 3 on how genuine church fellowship is lived out.

Dec 7, 2014

1 Thessalonians Series, Part Six

Youth Pastor Chet Jobert discusses spiritual warfare, trials, temptation and sin within the church and and how to have ultimate victory. The text is taken from 1 Thessalonians 3.

Nov 30, 2014

1 Thessalonians Series, Part Five

Steve Todaro preaches from 1 Thessalonians 2:14-19 on the suffering of and opposition to the early church and the joy that comes from a fruitful ministry.

Nov 23, 2014

1 Thessalonians Series, Part Four

Elder Steve Todaro continues preaching from 1 Thessalonians 2 and discusses how the conduct of the Apostle Paul and those with him are our godly example in which we should imitate.

Nov 16, 2014

1 Thessalonians Series, Part Three

Elder Steve Todaro speaks on how those that brought the Gospel to the Thessalonians came with pure motives in spite of suffering and insults. The text is from 1 Thess. 2:1-12.

Nov 9, 2014

1 Thessalonians Series, Part Two

Elder Brad Jobert speaks on serving God with the joy of the Holy Spirit, even in the midst of tribulation. The text is from 1 Thessalonians 1:6-10.

Nov 2, 2014

1 Thessalonians Series, Part One

Elder Brad Jobert begins the series on Thessalonians and speaks on the practical model for the ideal church shared by the Apostle Paul in 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5.

Oct 26, 2014

"The Fellowship of the Holy Spirit": Community Series, Part Five

Youth Pastor Chet Jobert discusses how exhibiting the fruit of the Spirit within the church encourages, spreads the gospel and brings glory to God. The Biblical text is taken from 2 Corinthians 13:14 and Galatians 5:16-23.

Oct 19, 2014

"Rebuilding God's House" - Community Series, Part Four

Elder Brad Jobert, preaching from Haggai 1:1-14, discusses how God will be with us as we make a determined effort with self-sacrifice to build a strong community in the Church.

Oct 12, 2014

Acts 2: Community Series, Part Three (Prayer)

Continuing the series, Elder Paul Sargent preaches from Acts 2:42,43 on the ministry of prayer that God gave to the Church and the authority He gave to bring about God's will on earth.

Oct 5, 2014

Acts 2: Community Series, Part Two

Elder Steve Todaro, speaking on Acts 2:21-47, shares more on the early church and their devotion to the Apostles' teaching.

Sep 28, 2014

Acts 2: Community Series, Part One

Youth Pastor Chet Jobert brings this sermon on what a genuine Christian church looks like from Acts 2:42-47.

Sep 21, 2014

Psalm 51: True Confession

Elder Brad Jobert brings this message on honest and Biblical confession of sin described in Psalm 51 written by King David.

Sep 14, 2014

Communion - What Is It Really About?

Elder Paul Sargent brings this message on the relationship between the Passover and the Lord's Supper and their spiritual significance.

Sep 7, 2014

The Great Commission, Here and Now

Steve Todaro, Chaplain of the New Testament Christian School in Norton, shares this message on the Great Commission found in Matthew 28:16-19.

Aug 31, 2014

Knowing Christ

Youth Pastor Chet Jobert speaks about the importance of knowing Jesus and not just believing in God.

Aug 24, 2014

A Living Sacrifice: Your Spiritual Worship

Youth Pastor Chet Jobert delivers this sermon on Romans 12:1.

Aug 17, 2014

Guest Speaker Greg Johnson of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

We welcome Greg Johnson, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship's Area Director for Southeast Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He shares a message from Romans 15:18-24 and gives an update on their work at universities and colleges in the area.

Aug 10, 2014


Elder Paul Sargent delivers this message on the importance and consequences of being obedient to God and His word.

Aug 3, 2014


Elder Brad Jobert shares this sermon on understanding and living out genuine Biblical faith in God.

Jul 27, 2014

"Glorify Him": Romans Sermon Series, Part Twenty

Pastor Mark McEathron delivers this message on Romans 8:28. Though this verse is a favorite verse for encouraging us in difficult circumstances, this sermon also delves into how our focus should primarily be that God desires to be glorified through our lives.

Jul 20, 2014

"I'll Handle That": Romans Sermon Series, Part Nineteen

Preaching from Romans 8:26-27, Pastor Mark McEathron shows why we should pray and the awesome fact that the Holy Spirit also prays and intercedes for us when we experience weakness in prayer.

Jul 13, 2014

Committing to Surrendering

Youth Pastor Chet Jobert delivers this message from Luke 18:18-23 on wholeheartedly submitting our lives to Christ.

Jul 6, 2014

"Suffering": Romans Sermon Series, Part Eighteen

Pastor Mark McEathron, preaching from Romans 8:18-25, shares four lessons on how God works good things through suffering.

Jun 29, 2014

Understanding Grace

Youth Pastor Chet Jobert preaches on having a proper and Biblical perspective of God's grace. The text is taken from 1 Peter 1:10-12 and Hebrews 9 and 10.

Jun 22, 2014

"Mind Control": Romans Sermon Series, Part Seventeen

Pastor Mark McEathron delivers this sermon on how giving your mind to Christ means the best for your life. The text is taken from Romans 8:5-17.

Jun 15, 2014

"Celebrate!": Romans Sermon Series, Part Sixteen

Preaching on Romans 8:1-2, Pastor Mark McEathron encourages us to celebrate the fact that we can be saved from condemnation through Jesus Christ.

Jun 8, 2014

June 8, 2014

Due to unforeseen circumstances the sermon by Pastor Mark (Part 15 of the Romans Series) was not recorded this day.

Jun 1, 2014

Guest Speaker - Don Swearingin, Missionary to Mexico

Don Swearingin preaches from the Gospel of Mark chapter 11 on trusting the Lord in every circumstance.

May 25, 2014

"Choosing a Master": Romans Sermon Series, Part Fourteen

Preaching from Romans 6:15-7:6, Pastor Mark McEathron shares that there is a big difference between making Jesus your Savior, and making Him your Master.

May 18, 2014

The Armor of God

Elder Brad Jobert shares this sermon on spiritual warfare and the need to put on the armor of God. The text is taken from Ephesians 6:10-18.

May 11, 2014

"Choosing Not to Sin": Romans Sermon Series, Part Thirteen

Preaching from Romans 6:1-12, Pastor Mark McEathron discusses why we must head away from sin and towards the life that God desires for us.

May 4, 2014

"Dealing With Original Sin": Romans Sermon Series, Part Twelve

This sermon by Pastor Mark, preaching from Romans 5:12-21, explores how our sinful nature encourages us to sin.

Apr 27, 2014

"The Results of Faith": Romans Sermon Series, Part Eleven

Pastor Mark McEathron preaches on why faith in Christ should be transformative in our lives. The text is taken from Romans 5:1-11. (Please note that the responsive reading begins already in progress).

Apr 20, 2014

What Happened to Jesus?

On this Resurrection Sunday, Pastor Mark shares this sermon on the evidence and implications of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Apr 13, 2014

Participating in the Life of Faith

Pastor Mark McEathron, speaking on Mark 11:1-11, states that God calls us to be participants, more than being merely spectators in a life of faith.

Apr 6, 2014

"The Power of Faith": Romans Sermon Series, Part Ten

This message on Romans 3:21-31 by Pastor Mark McEathron expresses that without faith in Jesus Christ we really have nothing.

Mar 30, 2014

Living Forward

Pastor Mark McEathron delivers this message form Acts 9: 1-22 showing that God calls us to live forward.

Mar 23, 2014

But sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts… (1 Peter 3:15)

Elder Brad Jobert shares this sermon urging the church to place God first and to honor the Lord's name.

Mar 16, 2014

"Isn't religion just a crutch for weak people?" Romans Sermon Series, Part Nine

Preaching on Romans 3:9-20, Pastor Mark discusses why all people are unrighteous and under the power of sin, and therefore all people are in need of salvation only through the righteousness of Jesus Christ.

Mar 9, 2014

Teach Me How to Fast

Pastor Mark McEathron's sermon on Matthew 6:16-18 shows that there is power in fasting.

Mar 2, 2014

"What Will You Do For Jesus?": Romans Sermon Series, Part Eight

Pastor Mark McEathron shares this sermon taken from Romans 12:1-8 which encourages the use of the various spiritual gifts among the many members of the Body of Christ. (Please note that the end of the sermon could not be recorded due to recording limitations)

Feb 23, 2014

"Doesn't God Adapt to Meet Modern Challenges and Issues?" Romans Sermon Series, Part Seven

Pastor Mark preaches on Romans 3:1-20 and examines multiple reasons why we should be relieved that God never changes.

Feb 16, 2014

"The Challenge of a Public Life": Romans Sermon Series, Part Six

Pastor Mark McEathron presents this sermon on how hypocrisy carries a more powerful message than good deeds. The text is taken from Romans 2:17-29.

Feb 9, 2014

"The Law and Judgment": Romans Sermon Series, Part Five

Pastor Mark discusses Romans 2:12-16 that reveals the reality that everyone eventually faces God's judgment.

Feb 2, 2014

Kevin and Jeanne King of the NYC International Project

NTBC welcomes guest speakers Kevin and Jeanne King who share the gospel of Jesus Christ to international students in NYC through the NYC International Project.

Jan 26, 2014

"Is God Ultimately Fair?": Romans Sermon Series, Part Four

Pastor Mark McEathron shares this message from Romans 2:1-11 that expresses that God is fair, and everyone receives the judgment they deserve.

Jan 19, 2014

"The Cost of Rejecting God": Romans Sermon Series, Part Three

Pastor Mark McEathron, preaching on Romans 1:18-32, reveals that when we reject God, we are drawn deeper into sin.

Jan 12, 2014

January 12, 2014

We apologize that we cannot share Part 2 of the Roman Sermon Series taken from Romans 1:18-32 due to a malfunction in our recording equipment.

Jan 5, 2014

"What Was Jesus Really Like?": Romans Sermon Series, Part One

This sermon by Pastor Mark McEathron, taken from Romans 1:1-17, examines who the Apostle Paul was and his understanding of the dual nature of Jesus being both man and God.