For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his steadfast love toward those who fear him, as far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us. As a father shows compassion to his children, so the LORD shows compassion to those who fear him. For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust.
On Sunday, June 2, Bethlehem hosted a panel discussion: "Standing Firm in the Evil Day."
The idea for the panel came after Minnesota became the latest state to legalize so-called same-sex marriage, recognizing that many Christians are concerned about the implications of this decision and the wider cultural shift that it represents. Panelists discussed the legal, practical, cultural, and theological dimensions of living as faithful Christians in the current day.
- Sam Crabtree, Executive Minister (Moderator for Panel)
- Jason Meyer, Pastor for Preaching & Vision
- John Helmberger, Executive Officer of the Minnesota Family Council; Chairman of Minnesota for Marriage
- Joe Rigney, Assistant Professor of Theology and Christian Worldview, Bethlehem College and Seminary