A few weeks ago we covered the topic of the inward/outward paradigm in global missions. That may have seemed more like "theoretical doctrine" but this topic gripped our class emotionally. One of the more difficult activities of Christian theology...
It is a wife that makes a man a husband. Jesus is not betrothed to a groom. So-called "gay marriage" legislation misses the point of marriage. The MN House has scheduled a vote on the same-sex "marriage" bill this Thursday, May 9. This implies that...
“I will defend and defend the belief that the deepest reality of human life that we must impress upon children is NOT that life is hard and death is inevitable and they need to get used to sadness and darkness and make the best of it. The deepest...
On the Desiring God blog, Rachel Jankovic, a mom of six, wrote, "The Real Life of the Pro-Life Home." Here are her concluding paragraphs: Motherhood is the big-leagues of self-sacrifice. Millions of women kill to avoid it. In our culture of self-...
Let 14-year-old Douglas Nichols help you rejoice in a most marvelous gift from God. Yes, he is the grandson of Doug Nichols who heads up Action International and has spoken at a Desiring God pastors conference.
This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine. This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine, let it shine, let it shine, let it shine. You’ve taught them the song, but how do you teach them to let their lights shine? Tracy Cornish and...
“To pray well is the better half of study.” —Martin Luther
At the All Church Strategy Meeting last Sunday Night (which lasted until approximately 11:00 pm) we experienced many important moments, including the two represented in photos below. Here the elders lay hands on Weyland and Katie Leach, who, with...
Throughout the month of May the Lausanne Movement will be leading a prayer initiative for missions advancement around the world. We're six months away from Bethlehem's annual "global focus" but this month of prayer may be an even more effective way...
Highlights from the April 28 Quarterly Strategy Meeting include … Membership Report (Bethlehem had 3,304 members at end of the April meeting) Treasurer’s Report from the First Quarter of 2013 Update on TCT Church Planting Resident Weyland...