Pastor Sam Crabtree is Bethlehem's Pastor for Small Groups at our North Campus.  

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Mar 26
Sam Crabtree
Schema of a Soul is the title of Kimberlye Berg’s 141-page narration of her deeply painful and bewildering loss of her young adult son in a car crash. In the book, she throws open her soul for the whole world to see. I confess, when I started to...
Mar 25
Sam Crabtree
“We’re entertaining the goats, but not feeding the sheep.” —Charles Spurgeon, quoted by Norman Geisler in a seminar at the Transform (Converge) meetings in Florida in January 2014
Mar 24
Sam Crabtree
A recent edition of the secular marketing magazine Cargill News quotes Senior Vice President Todd Hall as saying that one of Cargill’s foundational guiding principles is “Our word is our bond.” This is good-sense practice for the sake of building a...
Mar 23
Sam Crabtree
John Cage’s “4:33” is a so-called “composition” during which a tuxedoed “pianist” seats himself at a grand piano, closes the lid, starts a timer, and plays no keys until reaching the mark of 4 minutes and 33 seconds. Then he turns off the timer,...
Mar 20
Sam Crabtree
After preaching Joyce Schutten’s funeral message, I read her book, Men, Children, and Grass Farming—A Suburban Life. It made me long to know this Bethlehem South Campus attender better. Here are 10 excerpts from her compact, spunky, and sometimes...
Mar 19
Sam Crabtree
Puritan Thomas Lye said, “In a tempest, a believer must cast his anchor upward.”
Mar 17
Sam Crabtree
Pastor Dan Holst recently spoke at a fasting and prayer gathering at Bethlehem’s North Campus. He thanked God that 1) now our rapturous joy is partial, but is nevertheless real joy, 2) now our vision is only partial, but it is real, and 3) now our...
Mar 13
Sam Crabtree
In Christ you are … More than conqueror (Romans 8:37) God’s dwelling place (1 Corinthians 3:16) Joined to the Lord (1 Corinthians 6:17) A member of Christ’s body (1 Corinthians 12:27) A new creation (2 Corinthians 5:17) A saint (Ephesians 1:1)...
Mar 12
Sam Crabtree
In Christ you are … Reconciled to God (Romans 5:10) A recipient of abounding grace (Romans 5:20) Dead to sin (Romans 6:11) Alive to God (Romans 6:11) A recipient of eternal life (Romans 6:23) Not condemned (Romans 8:1) Free from the law of sin...
Mar 11
Sam Crabtree
In Christ you are … Salt (Matthew 5:13) Light (Matthew 5:14) A child of God (John 1:12) A friend of Jesus (John 15:15) Chosen (John 15:16) The Father’s gift to Jesus (John 17:24) At peace with God (Romans 5:1) Hopeful (Romans 5:2) A recipient of...
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