Pray for the Pearsons
Mitch and Mary Pearson are very precious to us. They are long-time members of Bethlehem Baptist, a church they have served in countless ways. And Mitch has served on the DG Board of Directors for the past 10 years.
Elders Name Kenny Stokes As Interim Pastor for Preaching
Bethlehem’s Organizational Elders voted unanimously Tuesday, April 27, to “name Kenny Stokes Interim Pastor for Preaching during Pastor John’s leave.” I think this is a very wise action and am thrilled that Kenny and his wife, Kathy, have expressed their…Continue Reading
To Prosperity Preachers: Save People from Suicide
This is the second post in a series of twelve. The content comes from “Twelve Appeals to Prosperity Preachers” found in the new edition of Let the Nations Be Glad.
The apostle Paul warned against the desire to be rich.…Continue Reading
To Prosperity Preachers: Don’t Make Heaven Harder
This is the first post in a series of twelve. The content comes from “Twelve Appeals to Prosperity Preachers” found in the new edition of Let the Nations Be Glad.
Jesus said, “How difficult it will be for those who…Continue Reading
Samson’s Spectacular Sin
Enduring Common-to-Man Temptations
No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may…
One Dream for Bethlehem in My 8-Month Absence
In 1839, pastor Robert Murray M’Cheyne was away from his church in Dundee, Scotland, for eight months. My dream and prayer for Bethlehem is that during my eight months away, we will experience something like his church, St. Peter’s, did…Continue Reading
There Must Be Factions
I’m thankful for First Corinthians. It reminds me that the early church wasn’t only experiencing Acts 4:32-35.
The church in Corinth was so divided that you might say it was diced. There were divisions over which apostle was…Continue Reading
God Provides Direction, Resources, and Ability
In Exodus chapters 26-30, God gave Moses very detailed instructions about how to make the tabernacle, its furnishings, the priests’ garments, and all the instruments used in worship. And then in chapter 31, God tells Moses (much to Moses’ great…Continue Reading