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

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Jun 26
Sam Crabtree
“If the truth be mighty, and God all-powerful, his children need not fear that disaster will follow freedom of thought.”—Francois de Salignac de La Mothe Fenelon
Jun 25
Sam Crabtree
“Man is really free only in God, the source of his freedom.”—Sherwood Eddy, quoted by Frank S. Mead in 12,000 Religious Quotations
Jun 24
Sam Crabtree
Freedom is not the license to do whatever comes to mind without facing resistance, but freedom is the power to do what is right. Or as Bob Phillips has stated it, “The sweetest freedom is an honest heart.” Or, as Hartley Coleridge wrote in Liberty,...
Jun 23
Sam Crabtree
When I first read William Bowles’ statement about freedom, I paused. In writing To Edmund Burke, he says, “The cause of freedom is the cause of God.” Certainly such a statement can be co-opted, politicized, and shriveled to nationalist causes. But...
Jun 20
Sam Crabtree
When Rick Segal was transitioning to his new post as Vice President for Advancement at Bethlehem College and Seminary, he made an appointment to see me. He brought a list of 44 questions he wanted to discuss. He entered my office, and after we...
Jun 19
Sam Crabtree
My dad is one of the godliest men I know. He loves meeting people and when he sees them, he goes out of his way to greet them and ask them questions about their life. He is quick to listen and loves to pray with you and for you. It is his joy to...
Jun 18
Sam Crabtree
How kind the Lord has been to give me my dad. He has been a good picture of God's fatherly care ... taking his 4 daughters on dates, filling the car with gas for our mom, working hard at his vocation, making family time a priority at personal...
Jun 17
Sam Crabtree
I love my dad for more reasons than I could possibly list, but here are a few: He loves what his kids love. He sat through many middle school band concerts and rainy track meets while my brothers and I were growing up, because he wanted to support...
Jun 16
Sam Crabtree
Be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. For he looks at himself and goes away and at once forgets...
Jun 13
Sam Crabtree
Bethlehem Receptionists = flexibility
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