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

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Oct 14
Sam Crabtree
Love bears all things.—1 Corinthians 13:7 Consider two broad categories of things love endures (“bears”): 1. Adversity. There is nothing to endure if it isn’t painful. Godly love endures not only ordinary pedestrian routine run-of-the-mill...
Oct 10
Jonathon Woodyard
This week I was struck yet again by how the Bible leaves no room for anti-intellectualism. We are not called to turn our minds off once we become Christians. We do not believe something just because our parents or grandparents believed it. The...
Oct 9
Sam Crabtree
So then let us cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light.—Romans 13:12  Homosexuality is not the only manifestation of missing the mark or falling short of the glory of God. So is debased thinking, unrighteousness, evil,...
Oct 8
Sam Crabtree
In her very short book, Eleven Ways to Instill a Biblical Worldview in Your Kids, Linda Weddle suggests the following: Pray for them, pray with them. Show respect for the authority of God. Show them how to be students of the Bible. Teach during the...
Oct 7
Sam Crabtree
Last year the North Campus elders of Bethlehem Baptist Church invested time at each elder meeting reading together through Wesley Duewel’s book, Touch the World Through Prayer. Here is an excerpt: Before meeting Queen Elizabeth, I was told, “You...
Oct 6
Sam Crabtree
According to the September 2014 newsletter of Christian Medical Ministry, Americans use 78 square miles for extra storage space and spend $22 billion storing it.  And [Jesus] said to them, “Take care, and be on your guard against all...
Oct 3
Jonathon Woodyard
The Shema is found in Deuteronomy 6:4–9:“Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these words that I command you today shall be on...
Sep 30
Sam Crabtree
“What you think of (what comes into your mind) when you think of Jesus, defines your Christianity.”                   —Pastor Jason Meyer This does not mean that...
Sep 26
Jonathon Woodyard
It isn't simply when times are bad that we are in danger of forgetting God. When times are good, when we have more than we need, during the times when things seem to be going our way—it's during those time we are also in danger of forgetting the...
Sep 25
Sam Crabtree
“The new birth is not an end, but an inception, for now begins the glorious pursuit, the heart’s happy exploration of the infinite riches of the Godhead.” —from A.W.Tozer’s, The Pursuit of God
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