To the contrary, “if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by doing so you will heap burning coals on his head.” Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
First initiative- The Value of Relationships:
We will take new practical steps to develop an atmosphere where personal, deepening, supportive, faith-building relationships of love are highly valued as expressions of our passion for the supremacy of God’s love.
What is a Shepherd Group?
Gatherings of 6-12 people, led by trained lay-leaders, that meet in one another’s homes to know and experience God, offer accountability and instruction, and export faith into the world.
This Spring’s Thoughts Aimed at Next Fall’s Commitment
Fresh off this past week’s attendance at the (1) annual springtime appreciation dinner for shepherd group leaders on the South Campus, as well as (2) the latest gathering of the 10-member shepherd group my wife, Karin, and I joyfully belong to, here is encouragement for you to join us in actively participating next Fall in Bethlehem’s small group ministry!
What are Shepherd Groups?
What is the Bethlehem Table?
It is an online Bethlehem-specific social network application aimed at strengthening faith-sustaining relationships among our people. Watch Pastor John Piper's invitation:
What can I do on the Bethlehem Table?