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Common Myths About Our Sexuality Statement

| Heath Lambert |
We’re talking this week about the First Baptist Statement on Biblical Sexuality. And if you’re listening to this, you probably have heard the explo…

What is the Problem with Legalism?

| Heath Lambert |
A few weeks ago, I was with a group of people out and about. I got talking with a dear and precious Christian couple who lives in my city of Jackso…

Praying for Revival

| Heath Lambert |
We are living in dark days. I think if there’s anything Christians know and agree about, it is that we are living in dark days. Just everywhere you…

Does First Baptist Church Fight About Calvinism?

| Heath Lambert |
One of the most common questions I’ve received over my years of serving First Baptist Church is something like, what is the church’s commitment or …

What is a Good Bible Reading Plan?

| Heath Lambert |
We’re here at the beginning of the year in 2023. It is still that time of year when people are thinking about New Year’s resolutions. They’re makin…

How Should Christians Think About the New Year?

| Heath Lambert |
The New Year All right, well, I want to welcome you to 2023, I want to welcome you to the first week of 2023, and I want to welcome you to the firs…

My Favorite Books for 2022

| Heath Lambert |
It is the last week of 2022, and in then this last week of 2022, there are all sorts of things happening, all sorts of retrospectives, where people…

Where Did Santa Claus Come From?

| Heath Lambert |
Here we are in the height of the Christmas season, just a little less than a week before Christmas Day, and on Marked by Grace, we are talking abou…

Where Did the Christmas Tree Come From?

| Heath Lambert |
We are here in the middle of December, and that means we are in the throes of the Christmas season. Everybody is thinking about their Christmas tra…

What is a One-Woman Man?

| Heath Lambert |
I love answering your questions each week. I try to always address things that are of interest to you. And always try regularly to answer specific …

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.