Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all. If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all. Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord."
Vision Pillars for 2012–13
For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen. Romans 11:36
• Loving Jesus Christ: Our greatest desire for young people and their parents is that God would grant them the gift of repentance, so that they would genuinely, passionately, and increasingly love the person and cross-work of the Lord Jesus Christ with all of their hearts.
Here's the location for the current issue and all back issues of Junior High Downtown Family News. Please feel free to view, download, and diseminate these issues!
View or download Nobember's newsletter to be informed about our Downtown Jr. High ministry and upcoming events. Find testimonies to the evidences of God's grace and be encouraged in your faith and ministry as families.
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This 2012 Sr High Summer Calendar is attached here as a PDF. It includes all of the dates & locations for our Sr High Sup n' Stuff events. This calendar is also available as a paper version at your campus brochure rack or Infomation Booth. In addition to the links provided, you can find the most up-to-date information at the hopeinGod.org calendar.
Students will have time off from school, banks and businesses will close, and various government functions will take leave for a period of time during the holidays, thereby freeing up students and others for something else. What could that “something else” be?
Here are seven ideas:
Pastor Sam Crabtree is Bethlehem's Executive Pastor and Lead Pastor for Life Training.
Bethlehem College and Seminary 2011–12
The 59 men pictured and listed in the pdf on this page are our current apprentices at Bethlehem Seminary. As they study, work, and grow, please continue to pray for God’s grace to each of them in preparation for ministry.
Please pray for our undergraduate students (on page 2 of this pdf) as they begin their year of studies at Bethlehem College—that God would grant them grace, wisdom, and growth into maturity in Christ.
I remember early in my Christian journey hearing a church described as a “sending church.” The idea was that the church was committed to investing their people, prayers, and finances in kingdom-advancing work beyond themselves. Now, later in my Christian journey, I am glad to be a part of such a church. Those who are “sent” from Bethlehem fall into two primary categories. “Global Partners” minister in cross-cultural situations around the world and “Outreach Ministries” minister in various settings in the United States.
When Bob and I were first married, we owned a duplex in North Minneapolis. Our block was predominantly duplexes with absentee landlords, and there were only a few single-family homes.
During the three years we lived there, we never got to know any of the renters. The renters continually came and went. The neighbors we had a relationship with were the other homeowners. Their investment in the neighborhood was different—seen in the care they gave their homes and us.