Articles by Daniel Baker

Daniel Baker is the Senior Pastor at Sovereign Grace Church in Apex, North Carolina. Daniel has a B.A. in Music from Kenyon College and an M.A. from Ashland Theological Seminary. He has been on staff at Sovereign Grace since 2000. He and his wife Anne have five children.

Fighting for the Sexual Purity of My Whole Family

If you’re selling something to me, I won’t buy it unless (1) I sense my need, and (2) I believe that what you’re selling will meet that need—or help with my need. I’m a sucker…

Closing the Window: Steps to Living Porn-Free (Book Review)

“The good news is that we can say to ourselves, ‘I don’t need to use porn, because God is bigger and better'”(p.65). That is the perspective of Tim Chester in Closing the Window: Steps to…

Better Left on the Shelf – A Review of Unprotected Texts: The Bible’s Contradictions about Sex and Desire

In the introduction of the wittily titled Unprotected Texts, Jennifer Knust offers a revealing comment: The only way that the Bible can be regarded as straightforward and simple is if no one bothers to read…

Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens (Book Review)

“Secretly in our hearts, many of us want life to be a resort. A resort is a place where you are the one who is served. Your needs come first, and you only do what…

Born Digital – Book Review

When I was a kid I used to turn part of my allowance into quarters so that I could play games like Pac-Man and Stargate in an arcade. My 4-year-old daughter can now find her…

I Have a Battle to Fight – Weapons in Our Fight Against Lust

In our look at lust we have unmasked its real face. It makes promises of pleasure and joy, but it leaves with shame and regret. We looked at the real solution to the problem, which…

I Have A Solution – A Gospel For Those Who Struggle with Lust

As I stated in my last post, the problem of lust is serious indeed. Its consequences are far-reaching and can bring devastation that reeks havoc in ever widening circles. It is scandalous, but the solution…

I Have A Problem – Unmasking Lust

If you are reading this post you have likely tasted something of the stranglehold of lust. Maybe at times the temptation has felt beyond you and you are bordering on despair. You wonder, “Will I ever…