Resources by Joshua Jenkins

Joshua Jenkins is a pastor at Hope Baptist Church in Springfield, Missouri, where he lives with his wife Brittanie and son Elias.

Jul 20, 2017

You Have No Heart by Joshua Jenkins

A robust understanding of the sinfulness of the human heart leads to a right understanding of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Oct 20, 2017

Why Christians Should Sing with Their Spouse by Joshua Jenkins

Singing truths about your Lord Jesus Christ puts you in a vulnerable position. 

May 3, 2017

Think Much on Grace by Joshua Jenkins

Our minds could never rummage through to the ends of grace.

Mar 29, 2016

The Surety of Acceptance by Joshua Jenkins

We are accepted by God upon being found in Christ, with no exceptions, no strings attached, and no catch.

Apr 18, 2017

The Sluggard's Substitute by Joshua Jenkins

In His life, on the cross, and in His resurrection, Christ labored to accomplish salvation for spiritual sluggards like us.

Feb 15, 2017

The Insensitivity of the Cross by Joshua Jenkins

God was mercifully insensitive to our feelings and desires at the cross. 

Jan 26, 2016

The Gospel for Our Inconsistent Prayer Lives by Joshua Jenkins

For many Christians it seems that prayer is one of the most difficult disciplines to maintain.

Nov 21, 2015

The Gospel for Failures by Joshua Jenkins

God doesn't just embrace us when we succeed and get it right. God doesn't love us more when we do really well at obeying.

Mar 21

The Depth of Mercy in the Pits of Sin by Joshua Jenkins

Jacob failed his daughter, his wives, his sons, himself, and God; but God did not fail Jacob

Apr 30

Standing In The Pulpit by Joshua Jenkins

The pastor stands behind the Word as if he is simply a server delivering food. 

Feb 26

Simple Preaching like Charles Spurgeon by Joshua Jenkins

There is something powerful about having the profound glories of almighty God brought to bear in a palpable way. 

Jun 20

Setting Up The Sanctuary by Joshua Jenkins

There are great opportunities for thought and care for the little things in how your sanctuary is set up.

Jul 11

Security in Christ by Joshua Jenkins

Let us not be deceived by the false sense of security that comes with mere religious activity.

Feb 16

Resurrection in Genesis 31 by Joshua Jenkins

He died to live, and to live so that other dead people could come alive.

Jun 8, 2017

Proceed at Once to the Text by Joshua Jenkins

In our preaching, let us find ourselves winded by the pace at which we get to Christ.

Apr 26, 2016

Preaching a Real Gospel by Joshua Jenkins

We aren't preaching abstract thoughts.

Sep 26, 2017

Pastor as Overseer of Worship Music by Joshua Jenkins

Pastor if your church music is missing the mark theologically, you not only have the authority to do something about it, you have the responsibility to do so.

Mar 21, 2017

On Emotionalism and the Gospel by Joshua Jenkins

Leaders, trade in the tricks of the trade for the all-powerful, all-surpassing glory of Jesus Christ in the gospel.

May 15, 2017

No Hoping In Me by Joshua Jenkins

Scripture testifies to the stark reality that the heart of man is the problem of man.

Feb 22, 2017

Love for the Forgotten Pastor by Joshua Jenkins

The promise of the gospel is not that man will remember you, but that God knows you.

Dec 19, 2015

Jesus, The Well and The Water by Joshua Jenkins

What is this "living water" Jesus offers to us? It is Jesus himself. Jesus offers us Jesus.

Feb 20, 2016

Jesus the Judge by Joshua Jenkins

The book of Judges sounds off about the gospel more loudly than the trumpets of all Gideon’s men.

Oct 29, 2015

In Christ, All Things by Joshua Jenkins

The greatest spiritual blessing that God gives in Christ is God Himself.

Aug 17, 2017

From Mumbling to Singing by Joshua Jenkins

What if our perceived problem in worship is not the congregation's problem after all? What if the problem lies within the music itself?

Mar 13

Favor With God by Joshua Jenkins

There is no price we can pay to remove the stain of our sin and guilt. Favor with God is something that is only given.

Jan 19, 2017

Exulting in the Shepherd by Joshua Jenkins

Psalm 23 has a lot to say about Christ's tender, loving care for us. But the psalm isn't primarily about the sheep; it is about the exaltation of the Shepherd.

Aug 28

Enter by the Narrow Gate by Joshua Jenkins

Surely this is one of the most loving warnings Christ gave - to warn us of the way of destruction.

Feb 8, 2017

Dear Bi-Vocational Pastor by Joshua Jenkins

There is no nobler task than to deliver good news to weary souls week-in and week-out.

Nov 9, 2017

Days of Darkness by Joshua Jenkins

Take heart, we have a God on the throne who sends us rain from dark rain clouds to make us grow.

Jun 8

Crazy Good News by Joshua Jenkins

God became a man to save mankind, a lowly vile creature stained with sin and marked by rebellion. 

Jan 4

Covenant Security by Joshua Jenkins

To be in the covenant of grace is to be secure in the love of God; it is to be tied to Christ - unchanging, unfading, never failing.

Aug 16

Come Thou Fount - Part 3 by Joshua Jenkins

Man is never more free than when he is a prisoner of Christ. May Christ bind us up to Himself with no wiggle rim.

Aug 9

Come Thou Fount - Part 2 by Joshua Jenkins

What a joy to sing that Jesus sought us out while we were strangers to the fold of God!

Aug 2

Come Thou Fount - Part 1 by Joshua Jenkins

The cross of Jesus Christ is the central theme of Christian worship, for without it, there is no worship.

Dec 12, 2017

Christ, Our Only Plea by Joshua Jenkins

While we have done many injustices, a just cause was heard at the cross. It was there that God was both the just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus.

Oct 4, 2016

Christ, Our Credential by Joshua Jenkins

For Paul, having Christ as his credential was something that could not be improved upon by any other accomplishment. For Paul and for us - Christ is enough.

Jan 17, 2016

Before the Foundation by Joshua Jenkins

There is endless comfort and joy here.

Mar 6, 2017

A Small Church in a Mega-Church World by Joshua Jenkins

God delights to work through weak vessels that are small in the world’s eyes. 

Jul 19, 2016

Ain’t No Bargainin' With God by Joshua Jenkins

While the way of bargains and compromises might very well be the way in which most humans relate to each other, it is not the way that God relates with humanity. God is not a bargainer; He reconciles. God does not offer deals; he offers sovereign grace.

Jan 3, 2017

A Better Temple by Joshua Jenkins

As beautiful as the temple was, it was but a shadow of the magnificence of Christ.