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Ask Good Questions on Sunday Morning

May 10, 2017 | by: Josh McCarnan | 0 Comments

An incredibly helpful article for us to consider! For the Church and Ryan Higginbottom have given us some thought-provoking ideas to think through! Sermon, prayer, song, postlude. The worship service ends and the scramble begins—get the children, get the jackets, head for the door. It’s time for lunch. Though we exchange b... Keep Reading

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Guest Speaker: Katie Gerdt!!

April 21, 2017 | by: Josh McCarnan | 0 Comments

BBC's Mom2Mom Ministry had the joy and priviledge to hear from Katie this past Wednesday, and on Wednesday night Katie shared about the Beauty of Scripture. Listen to her second talk HERE!    ... Keep Reading

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Easter Sunday Breakfast at Bethel!

April 11, 2017 | by: Josh McCarnan | 0 Comments

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Why I Go To Church

March 22, 2017 | by: Josh McCarnan | 0 Comments

some challenging & encouraging thoughts from Paul Tripp:  Church is wonderful. Church is important. Church is meant to remind us of the miserable condition in which sin left us and our world, and of the glorious rescue of redeeming grace. The songs we sing, the Scriptures we read, the sermons we listen to, and the prayers we enga... Keep Reading

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A Letter to My Sons About Pornography

February 24, 2017 | by: Josh McCarnan | 0 Comments

Desiring God recently published this incredibly helpful article. Read it below or at the Desiring God site HERE. Article by Liz Wann My Dear Sons, The eye beholds much good and evil in this life. Beholding leads to becoming. What we continually put before our eyes and minds will shape and determine who we are. Images either tell the truth... Keep Reading

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The Illusion of the Perfect Pastor's Wife

February 14, 2017 | by: Josh McCarnan | 0 Comments

The Sojourn Network provided an excellnt article by Nikki Daniel On January 7, 2006, I dove into the trenches of ministry doe-eyed and unsure of myself. Although I began attending church services when I was about twelve years old, I had never seen the behind-the-scenes of ministry. So, when the Lord brought a handsome pastor into my life, I... Keep Reading

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Connecting Worship on Sunday to Work on Monday

February 9, 2017 | by: Josh McCarnan | 0 Comments

Crossway provided an excellent post that was adapted from Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work by Tom Nelson A Journey toward Understanding Work I believe how we view our work and how we do our work matters a great deal more than we might imagine. Yet when it comes to this important area of my life, particularly how my wo... Keep Reading

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The Gospel Coalition had the following article by Keith Getty that really encapsulates why we do what we do here at Bethel.  I love Yo-Yo Ma. The stellar, nearly flawless strokes of his bow dancing upon tensioned strings—they resurrect meticulously crafted melodies conjured centuries ago among master musicians. Centuries h... Keep Reading

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Three Questions to Ask Before Listening to Any Sermon

February 3, 2017 | by: Josh McCarnan | 0 Comments

An excellent article by Tony Reinke a Staff writer, desiringGod.org It’s easy to become a passive sermon consumer. As a young Christian, I started to sense this tendency in my own listening, so one Sunday I brought a notebook to church and devised a simple little practice to get my discernment juices flowing before listening... Keep Reading

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An Open Letter to an Angry Husband

January 27, 2017 | by: Josh McCarnan | 0 Comments

BY Douglas Wilson NB: This letter is fictional with regard to the particulars, but with regard to the nature of the sins described, it is unfortunately not at all fictional. Consider it a composite portrait, with no particular man in mind. At the same time, if any individual husband recognizes himself in the portrait and humbles himself, I ... Keep Reading

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