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

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Dec 8
Sam Crabtree
God is not only recognizable by all, but in order to not see him one must suppress in unrighteousness what he does see, willfully turning away in hardened, closed-eye blindness. Furthermore, there is no neutrality in the hearts and minds of human...
Dec 4
Sam Crabtree
Volume 24, Number 4 of the Journal of Psychology and Christianity included an article by Robert A.J. Gagnon entitled “Scriptural Perspectives on Homosexuality and Sexual Identity.” Here are some excerpts. Our true identity, the destiny that God has...
Dec 3
Sam Crabtree
In his book by that title, James W. Loewen publishes the following 10 excerpts: Cultural lies have been woven into the fabric of our entire society. Our society lies to itself about its past. Textbooks reflect these lies only because we want them...
Dec 2
Sam Crabtree
That’s what John Piper said a week ago at the ordination service for Kempton Turner. Grace is vast.  Grace is the deepest foundation. It is the bottom; there is nothing below it. God and God alone is the decisive cause of your election, your...
Nov 26
Sam Crabtree
  Giving thanks requires paying attention. People who think well, thank well. To grumble is to claim greater wisdom than God. Acknowledging God’s goodness is seeing him as he is.
Nov 24
Sam Crabtree
It is virtually impossible for gratitude and bitterness to dominate the same heart at the same moment. Gratitude is an antidote to bitterness. If God is working all things (emphasis on all) for the good of those who love him, then awareness of that...
Nov 20
Sam Crabtree
Colossians 1:16–20 1.     By him all things were created. 2.     By him all things consist (or are saved from falling apart) 3.     By him all things are reconciled. Hebrews 1:2–3 1....
Nov 19
Sam Crabtree
“Our responsibility is to give the world the right impression of God,” says John Wesley (according to Dan Busby, president of Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability, in his 3rd Quarter 2014 report).
Nov 18
Sam Crabtree
During a season of prayer last week at the organizational elder meeting, Ken Currie praised Jesus that his ... Person is great. Power is great. Promises are great.
Nov 15
Sam Crabtree
“The art of economics consists in looking not merely at the immediate but at the longer effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups.” That’s the one lesson in Henry...
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