Ray McCormick | NewLife Baptist Church
By Ray McCormick
NewLife Baptist Church is a local ministry in the Casa Grande, AZ community. We love Christ, want to learn more about Him, and seek to walk as His disciples in our everyday lives. This podcast will consist of Pastor Ray McCormick's Sunday morning sermons, curated for an audio-only platform.
Hope | Hope Communicated
In our culture, Christians must communicate the hope that lies within us. Join us as Pastor Ray leads us through Peter's instructions on this very topic.
January 29, 2023
Hope | Confidence
In what do you place your confidence? Who or what is the centerpiece of your hope? Join us as Pastor Ray McCormick discusses this important aspect in the discussion about hope.
January 22, 2023
Hope | Understanding Hope
In what do you place your hope? Join us as Pastor Ray McCormick discusses the significance and importance of hope.
January 15, 2023
Regift, Part 2
The Holy Spirit has given each of us gifts. Therefore, we need to regift those spiritual gifts for His purposes.
December 18, 2022
I Call Him Lord
What is the significance of Christmas? Who is Christ? More specifically, who is Christ to you? Join us as Pastor Ray McCormick takes us through the story of Christ's birth and how He is "Lord."
December 11, 2022
Regift, Part 1
God gave us the gift of His Son. Join us today as Pastor Ray discusses the idea of regifting what we have been given.
December 04, 2022
Covenant | A Summary of Faith
Join us for the conclusion of our study in the life of Abraham as we see the summary of a life of faith.
November 27, 2022
Covenant | Tested Faith
Abraham is the exemplification of testing. Join us as we delve into this life-changing moment in the man who would come to be known as the "friend of God."
November 20, 2022
Covenant | Inconsistency
Have you ever had a moment of failure in front of a non-believer? Is there anything quite as humiliating as being corrected by someone who doesn't even know God? A similar situation happens in the life of Abraham in Genesis 20. Join us as Pastor Tyler leads us through this passage of Scripture.
November 13, 2022
Covenant | Discerning Righteousness
You know that feeling when the boss enters the room to inspect your work? That feeling depends on whether you've done righteously or wickedly. In today's continuation of the life of Abraham, we see a similar story. God must judge the iniquity of Sodom, and in the process, we see God clearly discern between what is right and what is wrong.
October 30, 2022
Covenant | Beyond Impossible
Continuing the study of the life of Abraham, today we discuss the impossibility of what God promises, yet fulfills.
October 23, 2022
Covenant | Dealing with Hurt
We've all been hurt by others, often by those we love. Join us today as we learn from the life of Hagar how we should deal with hurt and offense in our lives.
September 25, 2022
Covenant | Wait
Have you ever struggled to wait for God's timing? You're not alone! This week, Pastor Ray McCormick shows us that Abram also struggled to wait on the Lord. Join us as we discover the significance of waiting on God's timing for our lives.
September 18, 2022
Covenant | Respect
Join us on our continuation of the study of the life of Abraham. Today, Pastor Ray discusses the order of Melchizedek and the relation to Christ.
September 11, 2022
Covenant | Selflessness
Join us for the continuation of our study into the life of Abraham. Today, Pastor Tyler contrasts the decisions of Abram and Lot and the consequences that would follow those decisions.
September 04, 2022
Covenant | From Failure to Faith
Join us in the continuation of our study into the life of Abraham. This week, Pastor Tyler exposes some of the flaws found in Abram during this time of his life, and how that can directly relate to our lives today.
August 28, 2022
Covenant | The Call
Join us on the continuation of our study into the life of Abraham. Today, Pastor Ray leads us through God's calling of Abram and the significance of his faith.
August 21, 2022
Covenant | The Promise
Join Pastor Ray McCormick on the journey through the life of Abraham. Today, we will study the promise God made to Abram.
August 14, 2022
Covenant | The God of Abraham
Today begins the study of the life of Abraham. In order to truly understand the significance of who Abraham was, we must start at the beginning. Join Pastor Ray McCormick as he lays the foundation for this important study.
August 07, 2022
No Matter What | God Provides
Join us for Paul's parting message to the Philippians! Do you want to be able to do all things through Christ? Let's dive into what this truly means for our lives today.
July 31, 2022
No Matter What | The Peace of God
Have you ever wondered why the world can't be peaceful? No matter how hard the world tries, peace seems out of reach. Join us today as Pastor Tyler walks us through Philippians 4, dealing with the topic of "the peace that passes all understanding."
July 10, 2022
No Matter What | Peace with Others
How should we deal with conflict? Many disagreements end in an unhealthy way, or never end at all. God gives the church a very clear direction in how we should deal with each other. Join us as we study through Philippians chapter 4.
June 26, 2022
Father's, Who Are We?
Join us for a special Father's Day message from Pastor Ray McCormick. Happy Father's Day!
June 19, 2022
No Matter What | Stand
Today, we discuss the importance of being rooted in Christ. No matter what, we must stand on the authority of Christ alone.
June 12, 2022
No Matter What | The Prize
What are you truly striving to gain? Wealth, fame, comfort? Join us today as we continue our Journey through Philippians and discover exactly what a Christian should be striving to gain.
June 05, 2022
No Matter What | Trust
What do you put your confidence in? Scripture shows us the significance of exactly what and who we can place our trust and confidence in.
May 29, 2022
No Matter What | Partnership
God has built into our nature the need for partnership. Join us as we learn about the important topic of spiritual partnership.
May 22, 2022
No Matter What | The Gospel | Part 4
Life can change in the blink of an eye. Where we find our joy is of utmost importance!
May 15, 2022
No Matter What | The Gospel | Part 3
The Gospel is truly the most important aspect of the Christian walk. In this week's message, Pastor Ray McCormick discusses the incredibly practical ways that the Gospel works itself out in our lives.
May 08, 2022
No Matter What | The Gospel | Part 2
Our call is to follow the call of the gospel. The example has been clearly given in Scripture. Today's sermon from Pastor McCormick will focus on this aspect of our Christian walk.
May 01, 2022
No Matter What | The Gospel | Part 1
Regarding Jesus, the Gospel is the dividing line between truth and fiction. Without the death, burial, and resurrection, there truly would be nothing for us to believe! Join us as Pastor Ray McCormick leads us through Paul's letter to the Philippians regarding this important topic.
April 17, 2022
No Matter What | Truth
In this second part of the No Matter What series, join Pastor Tyler as we discuss the importance of drawing the line on the truth of God's Word.
April 10, 2022
No Matter What | Jesus
There are many "no matter what" moments in life. Scripture helps us see the significance of where we draw the line in our lives and how we can determine where to stand. Join us as Pastor Ray McCormick discusses the importance of drawing the line on Jesus.
April 03, 2022
The Faith of Elijah
Do you want to be used in a mighty way by God? Do you have doubts that God can do something great through you? Join us today as Steve Morris, Pastor Emeritus of Sun and Shield Baptist Church in Marana, AZ, walks us through an incredible example found in the life of the prophet Elijah.
March 27, 2022
The Action of our Faith
So often, we put our trust in results, in ourselves, and even in the action itself. Join us as Pastor Ray discusses this important topic regarding our faith.
March 20, 2022
The Object of our Faith
What is it that a disciple of Christ puts their faith in? Many times, the object of our faith isn't truly what it should be. Pastor Ray McCormick discusses this question in today's episode.
March 13, 2022
Disciple | The Disciple Examined
The life of a disciple is always under examination. What leads us will define who we are. Join us as Pastor Ray dives into the examination of disciples in Biblical times and how we can apply that to our modern context.
February 27, 2022
Disciple | The Identity of a Disciple
How should a disciple of Christ be identified? By their works, ministry, talents, charisma, or success? Scripture clarifies what and who the identity of a disciple should be. Join us as student pastor Tyler Boring discusses this important topic in the discipleship series. Believer / Follower / Worker / Disciple Disciple Series | Part 8
February 20, 2022
Disciple | Believer
Being a disciple must begin with being a believer. That is the very framework from which we must build. Join us as Pastor Ray McCormick discusses this foundational topic for the disciple series. Believer / Follower / Worker / Disciple Disciple Series, Part 7
February 13, 2022
Disciple | Disciple Maker
On our discipleship journey, we've discovered that disciples are both followers as well as a workers. But, in order to truly be a mature disciple, you must also be producing more disciples. Join us as Pastor Ray McCormick walks us through the Biblical importance of being a disciple maker. Believer / Follower / Worker / Disciple Disciple Series, Part 6
February 06, 2022
Disciple | Disciples are Workers
In our discipleship journey, we've seen what it is to be a believer as well as a follower. Now it's time for us to shift our attention to what comes next, being a worker. One who follows Christ must then do as Christ commands. That cannot be done without getting our hands dirty! Join us as we continue our study on discipleship. Believer / Follower / Worker / Disciple Disciple Series, Part 5
January 30, 2022
Disciple | A Follower Loves
In order to become a disciple, you must first become a follower. To continue the discipleship journey, a follower must love the one he follows more than anything else, forsaking all but Christ. Join us as we continue our study on discipleship. Believer / Follower / Worker / Disciple Disciple Series, Part 4
January 23, 2022
Disciple | A Follower Learns
Thus far on our discipleship journey, we've seen that a follower must first leave what is less important in order to follow what is more important. Secondly, a follower must learn from the one he is following. Join us as pastor Ray McCormick continues the study on discipleship. Believer / Follower / Worker / Disciple Disciple Series, Part 3
January 16, 2022
Disciple | A Follower Leaves
In order to be a disciple of Christ, you must first believe. Once you believe, you must follow. A follower is not yet a disciple, but is on the journey to discipleship. A follower must leave what is less important behind in order to follow what is most important. In the case of Jesus' disciples, they needed to leave the traditions of religion behind in order to follow the truths of Jesus. This is Discipleship 101! Join us as student pastor Tyler Boring continues the series on being a disciple. Believer / Follower / Worker / Disciple Disciple Series, Part 2
January 09, 2022
Disciple | Be One, Make One
Do you desire to be more than just a follower of Christ? Do you long to be used by God to your greatest potential? At NewLife Baptist Church, we will be focusing on this topic throughout the 2022 year. Join us for Vision Sunday as Pastor Ray McCormick launches this year's theme, "Disciple." Believer / Follower / Worker / Disciple Disciple Series, Part 1
January 02, 2022