A Letter Found to the West of the Sanctuary on the Stairs Leading up to the Senior High Room
Oct 10, 1983
Screwtape scolds Wormword for not doing more to undermine prayer at Bethlehem.
Can I Still Be a Christian If I Don't Believe That God Loves Himself Above All?
Apr 29, 2009
John Piper says that if his theology in your head makes God damnable to you, then don't believe it...yet.
Q & A with Urban Pastors
Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church
Feb 28, 2010
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Bad Times Are Good for Missions
Oct 26, 2008
I believe the Lord brought this word to mind in one of our prayer meetings on Friday The worst of all times is the best of all times for missions. We were praying over Lamentations 3. Those were the worst…
Help Us Find the New Lead Worshipper
Feb 6, 1996
Planning is hard work, but it feels like waiting. Only the wise know it’s not. The English language has a string of words for the un-planning unwise: impetuous, hasty, rash, impulsive, precipitate, reckless, etc. The patience and perseverance of this…
A Future and a Hope
Oct 1, 1984
A summary of the perceived future of Bethlehem Baptist Church.
How to Pray If You Are Dead to the Law and Love to Bear Fruit
Nov 12, 2001
What would a Pharisee pray at his conversion?
Legal Killing, Illegal Maiming
May 12, 1993
We do well not to kill unborn human beings created in the image of God when they only lack time or air.
Meditations on Bethlehem and the Marriage of My Son
May 16, 1995
I think more tears were shed at the Pastors’ Prayer Summit over children than anything else. Few things are more painful for a pastor than the waywardness of his children. One pastor I prayed with grieved over the alienation of…
All the World Accountable to God
Oct 22, 2000
Messages from this Conference Pursuing the Glory of God in the Gladness of the Nations in God All the World Accountable to God The Path and the Price of Pursuing the Glory of God Among the Nations A Biblical Alternative…
Why the Ballot Looks the Way It Does
Dec 1, 1986
Over the last several years Bethlehem has developed an election procedure that is based on biblical principles. It has served well to preserve spiritual, gifted, harmonious lay leadership in the church Some Biblical Principles 1) Church leaders should be spiritual…
On Thursday with the Pastor
On Children’s Finances
Oct 13, 1981
John Piper lays out six things that he wants his children to understand about money.
Pray for the Pastor's Conference
Jan 13, 1993
John Piper introduces the subject and speakers for the sixth annual pastors conference.
Let’s Sow Life-Seeds
Mar 16, 1992
Question: What famous politician said, “I am personally pro-life but politically pro-choice?" Answer: Pontius Pilate (Luke 23:20-25) Question: How is a fetus like a freeway? Answer: Safe. Till someone cuts in. The Battle for unborn life…
Singapore '87 and the Philippines Piggy Back
Apr 20, 1987
Last summer the Council of Deacons approved my attendance at Singapore ’87 from June 1-10. It seemed strategic to piggy back a trip to our BGC mission fields in the Philippines on the way to Singapore So on May 12…
A TBI Update and Announcement
May 19, 2008
Dear friends of TBI With trembling gratefulness in my heart, I look at the remarkable cluster of visionary ministries growing like fruit on the tree of Bethlehem Baptist Church. We are a kind of mission sending agency with…
Saturday Night at the Manse
Jul 28, 1981
All rich and meaningful experiences — including corporate worship — require preparation and expectancy.
A Crucial Time to Focus Prayer on Pastoral Leadership
May 1, 1989
What does it mean in our culture to "take heed to all the flock"?
Should We Brag About Our Favorite Teachers?
Sep 19, 2013
Believers walk day by day as servants of others because their Savior is alive, their Father is King, the Spirit is present, and their reward is coming.