Pastor Sam Crabtree is Bethlehem's Executive Pastor and Lead Pastor for Life Training.
That’s the question Jason Meyer asked at an elder council meeting. His answer? The hardest thing to believe is that God loves me as much as he says he does. How COULD he love me that much when I am such a sinful rebel? God backs up his love claim...
When I recently blogged about journaling my way through the Bible, I received the following reply from Jean Turner, a long time Wycliffe associate who, with her husband Blaine, served the translation of the New Testament into the Manam language on...
This year is the 100th anniversary of the publication of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic book extolling the superior intelligence and physique of a homo sapien raised in the jungle by apes. Popularized in the 1930’s by the Johnny Weissmuller movies,...
Wealth and treasure are not necessarily the same thing. A person can have a material net worth that is astronomically moneyed, yet he doesn’t look to those resources for his satisfaction. In 1904, William Borden graduated from high school as heir to...
“Some individuals leave meetings feeling more enlightened by what they said than what they heard.” ––David Wells, speaking at Bethlehem in 1998
At a recent pastoral staff meeting, Pastor Jon Nowlin compared the dynamics of marrying and suddenly becoming an in-law to being plopped in somebody else’s fish tank. There are some interesting things floating in there. But that’s where you now live.
For a piece of bread a man will do wrong.—Proverbs 28:21 Carrie, a Bethlehem member and also a nurse, recently referred to the “medicine that kills” during a North Campus prayer meeting. Carrie sees patients with profound and life-threatening...
David Wells described true love this way in a lecture he gave at Bethlehem in 1998: “Agape [love] has no need, always gives without taking, and never dies, for it requires nothing from its object. It is indiscriminate, uncaused, and calculates no...
Regarding the human trafficking information ... Here’s an additional resource I’d like to share: breakingfree.net. So glad Bethlehem is looking into this travesty. Kimberly Handren
Sarah Williams continues (see Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6) ... Signs of Sexual Exploitation The following are sampled from a more complete list provided by Woman at Risk, International. Unidentifiable...