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A Caregiver's Response to the Minnesota Compassionate Care Act

Author: 
John Knight
Date Given: 
January 27, 2016

A Caregiver's Response to the Minnesota Compassionate Care Act
by John Knight

Prayer Week Prayer for Bethlehem – Day 1: Family Discipleship

Published by: Various Authors
January 2, 2016

From Bud Burk and Ken Currie (Downtown), Gil McConnell and Jon Nowlin (North), and Aaron Davitch and Daniel Viezbicke (South)

During Prayer Week 2016, join us in praying for Bethlehem’s pastors, leaders, and ministries.

On Day 1 (January 3) ...

Join us in prayer focused on Family Discipleship.

Please pray that …

Youth (Jr & Sr High)

 

 

 

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Report on Respite Night (Fall 2015)

Published by: Bud Burk
November 5, 2015

From Bud Burk, Pastor for Children & Family Discipleship, Downtown

Respite Night is a ministry to families who have children with disabilities and special needs. This ministry provides care for all the children in these families so their parents can go out on a date and love on one another.

Pastor Bud at Respite Night (Fall 2015)

 

 

 

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Sermon Discussion Questions: When I Am Weak, Then I Am Strong

Published by: Jason Meyer
June 5, 2015

The following outline and discussion questions have been prepared to accompany my weekend sermon on June 6/7, “When I Am Weak, Then I Am Strong" (2 Corinthians 12:7–10). The questions can be used for discussion in small groups or for personal reflection.

Outline

  1. Paul’s first response (v. 7)
  2. Jesus’s answer (v. 7)
  3. Paul’s final response (vv. 8–10)

Main Point: Paul prizes human weakness because it is a prerequisite for the display of divine strength.

 

 

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When I Am Weak, Then I Am Strong

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Speaker: 
Jason Meyer
Date Given: 
June 6, 2015

So to keep me from becoming conceited because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to harass me, to keep me from becoming conceited. Three times I pleaded with the Lord about this, that it should leave me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities.

Why Go to Church If You’re Blind AND Deaf?

Published by: Sam Crabtree
June 12, 2014

Brian Walker pointed me to the website of H.B. Charles, Jr, who says a blind and deaf Christian was asked why he attended church, since he could not see or hear the service. He answered, “I just want people to know which side I’m on.”

 

 

 

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Finding Friendship in Suffering: Nancy Guthrie and Mary Horning

Published by: Pam Larson
February 20, 2014

The following was posted at the Women's Ministry blog today, as encouragement to register for the upcoming Spring Conference, featuring Nancy Guthrie as speaker. The deadline for the early discount rate is quickly approaching! MOMS, register now!

 

 

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Finding Friendship in Suffering: Nancy Guthrie and Mary Horning

Published by: Pam Larson
February 20, 2014

Guest post by Laura Wifler:

 

 

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The Gift of a Suffering Believer's Wisdom

Author: 
Brenda Fischer
Date Given: 
July 1, 2010

I’m sitting here with a big stack of books in front of me overwhelmed with gratefulness to God for his work in the lives of those who have written these books or have lived the stories in these books.  Most have been through deep waters of suffering and come out on the other side with an understanding and wisdom richer and more valuable than much gold. James uses the phrase “the meekness of wisdom” (James 3:13).  The word meekness means humbly patient and long-suffering.

Forgetting the Label to the Glory of God

Author: 
Brenda Fischer
Date Given: 
June 1, 2011

So many families are facing the hard and perplexing reality of having their child diagnosed with a developmental disorder. Acronyms like PDD-NOS, ADHD, RAD, FASD, OCD and ODD are scribbled onto a child’s records with increasing frequency. Almost one child in 100 has an autism spectrum diagnosis. A diagnosis is helpful in some ways for families. It can open the door to receiving medical, therapeutic and educational support. A diagnosis also sheds some light and gives helpful insight to parents or others who are in a child’s life.

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