Author Archives: Clark Bunch

About Clark Bunch

Clark Bunch is the pastor of Unity Baptist Church and author of God is Near. He and his wife Teresa have one child. In his spare time he enjoys blogging, playing guitar and riding his motorcycle. And coffee, he'd be nowhere without coffee.

Peter’s Sermon

Peter’s sermon on the day of Pentecost is recorded in Acts 2:14-36. It is the first “Christian message” in that it’s the first time the death, burial and resurrection were proclaimed. Peter explains that God’s Spirit is being poured out … Continue reading

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Pentecost Sunday

We have made it to Acts Chapter 2! The disciples remained in Jerusalem as instructed before the ascension and the Holy Spirit came as promised. We don’t have to wait for the Holy Spirit today but we do need to … Continue reading

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Servant Leaders

  Servant Leaders, a Memorial Day sermon. The skills of leadership are honed through service. Jesus said that even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve. (Matthew 20:28) Click the play arrow above to listen to … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

I try hard not to preach the same sermon every year on any particular occasion. This year for Mother’s Day we looked at 3 biblical accounts of how mothers should be treated, by both children and grown children.

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Acts 1 Sermon Series

Promise of the Father | Acts 1:1-5 | April 23, 2017 Promise of His Return | Acts 1:6-11 | April 30, 2017 Lesson of Matthias | Act 1:12-26 | May 7, 2017

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Why Did Jesus Come Out of the Tomb?

For Easter we looked at three reasons Jesus came out of the tomb. “Because he’s not dead” is on the list!  

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It’s Friday, Sunday’s Coming

We watched these at church last year and probably the year before. This website has a different audience with some overlap as my personal blog. I plan to watch these every year for as long as YouTube exists or until … Continue reading

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Start Your New Beginning

Easter is this coming Sunday. People tend to think about church around Easter Sunday and Christmas time each year. You are certainly welcome to visit Unity Baptist Church anytime but we expect to have guests and first-time visitors on those … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

As Jesus rode into Jerusalem for the last time, an expectant crowd shouted “Hosannah!” and waved palm branches. Perhaps you are familiar with this story. But do you know why they shouted hosannah? Or what it means? And why were they … Continue reading

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Parable of the Wicked Tenants

During the final days before his crucifixion, sometimes called Holy Week referring to the time between Palm Sunday and Easter, Jesus had some important last words for his followers. He also had a few sharply worded exchanges between himself and … Continue reading

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