“If you don’t love right, you won’t teach right.” —Bishop McKinney, in Seize the Moment
You can fool all the people some of the time.You can fool some of the people all of the time.But you can’t fool God ANY of the time. It’s not how you mark you Bible; it’s how your Bible marks you. —Greg Laurie, to a group of men that included...
The following was submitted by Scott Jamison. To the family to whom we are giving a meal because they are going through a challenging time: When we hand you a dish with homemade lasagna and a salad kit, or spaghetti casserole, or a turkey hot dish,...
Highlights from the December 15 Annual Meeting include … Reinstatement of Membership for Elise Hunt Membership Report Approval of Kurt Elting-Ballard, Dave Filzen, Terry Kurschner, Mike Meloch, Klaas Van Zee, Bill Zwicky, Henry Lewis, and Luis...
Here is a letter Pastor Kenny Stokes read to the Bethlehem staff gathered for a Christmas luncheon last week. Dear Cleon, Thank you for your 5-year partnership with me as Coordinator for Church Planting at Bethlehem. During your time, you oversaw...
Give online Thank you for your continued faithful and generous giving to Bethlehem’s many ministries this year, as we look forward to celebrating Christmas together. With two weeks remaining in our 2013 fiscal year, we need approximately $1,360,000...
At a recent funeral, I heard the following two statements: He’s left the land of the dying and joined the land of the living. A righteous man speaks louder by his death than by his life.
Dear Church family, It is with faith-filled hearts that Carol and I let you know that this past week I was formally diagnosed with prostate cancer. It has also spread to some of the lymph nodes around the prostate. This means that surgery is not an...
If you are a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church and would like to participate in interviewing new candidates for membership (even one, single interview, just for the experience) by joining me (Pastor Sam) in an interview, send your name and contact...
A letter from Joe Smith, President, Fidelis Foundation (Minneapolis): To consider things like commitment to shepherding the souls of the flock, being accountable to another brother, being more intentional in loving and leading our home, and...