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What Is a Stumbling Block?

| Heath Lambert |
I am really excited to answer this week’s question on Marked by Grace; it’s a really important, truly relevant question for all of us. And the ques…

What to Do with an Accusation of Sexual Sin

| Heath Lambert |
A very important question this week on the podcast is about what to do with an accusation of sexual sin. The context of the question is that this i…

Can God Make a Rock Too Heavy to Lift?

| Heath Lambert |
In the book of Job, the man Job learned some hard lessons about the sovereignty of God. After suffering in unbelievable ways in the early chapters,…

What Does It Mean to Be Judgmental?

| Heath Lambert |
There is no unChristian in the world who needs to be told that Matthew 7:1 is in the Bible. It says, “Judge not that you be not judged.” That is th…

Should Pastors Meet Alone with Women?

| Heath Lambert |
This week on the podcast, we’re going to tackle a topic that just comes up perennially. This is just one of those things that we always have to dea…

Is Cremation Biblical?

| Heath Lambert |
There’s been a lot of questions that I have received from you about the topic of cremation and whether it is biblical to engage in that practice of…

Do We Have Guardian Angels?

This week on the podcast, I want to answer one of my favorite questions that I have been asked. The question is, do we have guardian angels? Someth…

When Your Pastor Isn’t As Good As Your Podcast

| Heath Lambert |
Years ago, when I was still very new in pastoral ministry, I was a young preacher. This was in a day before podcasts (if you can imagine such a wor…

When Should I Baptize My Young Child?

| Heath Lambert |
If you are a Christian parent, you are going to feel a unique burden as you bring up your children. That burden is you are going to want your child…

Why SBC?

| Heath Lambert |
As you listen to this episode of Marked by Grace, it is dropping on the week of the Southern Baptist Convention. It is dropping on Monday, June 12t…

Dr. Heath Lambert has been preaching at First Baptist Church of Jacksonville, Florida since January of 2016, and became Senior Pastor in September of 2017. Serving First Baptist is the joy of Pastor Heath’s life. He is delighted to serve with the remarkable members and staff at this incredible church. Prior to serving at First Baptist, Pastor Heath served as the Executive Director of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC), and as a professor at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

He is the author of several books, including The Biblical Counseling Movement After Adams (Crossway, 2011), Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace (Zondervan, 2013), and A Theology of Biblical Counseling: The Doctrinal Foundations of Counseling Ministry (Zondervan, 2016).

Heath earned a bachelor of arts (B.A.) in biblical and theological studies and political science from Gordon College in 2002, a master of divinity (M.Div.) in Christian Ministry from Southern Seminary in 2005, and a doctorate (Ph.D.) in biblical counseling and systematic theology from Southern Seminary in 2009.

He is married to Lauren and they have three children: Carson, Chloe, and Connor.