He asked, "Why give a gift to someone?" To honor him. To please him. To do him good. Multiple times Jesus says God the Father gave a gift to his Son. The gift pleases the Son. The Father delights in the giving, and the Son delights in the gift....
Newfangled social and gaming apps are popular and all, but it turns out that content dating back thousands of years can still hold its own in today's tech landscape. YouVersion, a Bible reading app made by LifeChurch.tv, has crossed the 50 million-...
This hospital (remodeled) is where I was born, on the banks of the Rock River in Dixon, Illinois. Yes, it’s been remodeled in the past 61 years. And this is where I was born again as a grade-schooler at First Baptist Church in LaSalle,...
Pray for junior highers at Camp Shetek this week. One of the things to be discussed here this week is this: Though we may not understand God exhaustively, if we MIS-understand him, we will eventually accuse him of wrongdoing. Or, put the other way...
South Campus attenders should be aware of a road closing—Juniper Way / Co Rd 70 / 215th St W—that will affect their route to Lakeville South High School through the month of July 2012. In summary ... From 35W, take the Kensington Blvd exit North...
What is your take on contemplative prayer and spiritual formation? This week, Pastor John will be able to answer our question in the form of two resources from desiringGod.org: What do you think about contemplative prayer?O, That Christ Would Be...
Melody Rossiter, 17, wrote the following descriptive essay as a school project. (Her dad, Thayne, is Director of Finances at Bethlehem Baptist Church.) Enjoy. Although the Sanctuary is in the front of Bethlehem Baptist Church’s Downtown Campus...
Enjoy these numbers from last week’s Desiring God Board Meeting: 25,000 downloads of the Fighter Verse app (for iphones and for Androids) sold in the first year it was out. 58,000 downloads of the DG app so far 800,000 views of the marriage of Ian...
At a recent meeting regarding Building One People, chairman Mitch Pearson addressed God this way: “We come to you because you’re the only one to come to worth coming to.”
Bethlehem’s social network host was recently covered in an article in the Star Tribune. See a four-minute video of what The Table is designed to do. Join the action on The Table, including submitting prayer requests—and prayers. What if you...