Baptist Church in Waterbury Connecticut

How To Pray When Hurting

When You Hurt So Bad That . . .

There are times in life when our hearts ache in pain, tremble in fear and even grieve with despair over the troubles before us.  There can be many reasons for this:  a wayward spouse or child, an embarrassment, a work issue, a friend, a colleague, a disappointment, a tragedy even a death.  Whatever it is, […]

When God Does Not Seem To Hear

Habakkuk uses six words to describe the terrible spiritual condition of his nation Judah: Violence, Iniquity, Spoiling, Strive, Contention and Injustice (Habakkuk 1:1-4). He anguished over the ever-increasing depravity around him and asks God four questions: “How long shall I cry and you will not hear?” “How long shall I cry out about this violence […]

Handling Disappointments

Modern day Christianity often has unrealistic expectations about faith and life. Since Christ made us a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation and a peculiar people we interpret that to mean we will be insulated from suffering, illness, and other difficulties. The truth is: tribulations will cross our path just as it crosses […]

When Your Past Catches Up To You

How does someone pray when their past catches up with them? In this message we will examine the life of a man who had this happen. I would describe his situation as embarrassing, devastating, humiliating and life threatening. How do you pray when confronted with such a past? Such was the trouble Jacob brought upon […]