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Posts from August 2013

The Importance Of A Vision (Part 3)

Bethel’s God given vision is simple.  It is all about Outreach, Evangelism, Pastoral Care, Discipling, and Training.  I want to cover some aspects of our vision that are necessary for it to be effective. 1.  How A Vision Grows The principles of a vision and how we arrive at the vision don’t change.  But the…

The Importance Of A Vision (Part 2)

Any successful endeavor requires a vision and for the vision to be effective, it must be: 1) God driven, 2) individual, and 3) corporate.  In other words a local may have a corporate vision, but for the vision to be fulfilled, it has to implemented by individuals.  Each person must embrace the vision.  It is…

Your Words Matter

Today’s post is a guest post from Bethel Church Associate Pastor Keith Fife. “Sticks and stones my break my bones but names will never hurt me!”  As children we have all recited those words to someone who may have called us a name or said something ugly about us. Unfortunately, that little saying isn’t true.…

When Opportunities Appear

From the moment we receive Jesus, until we see Him face to face, our lives are filled with opportunities and should be characterized by excitement and adventure!  This is accomplished through the Lord’s continual invitation for us to draw closer to Him and to participate with Him in touching the lives of others.  God wants us to be wise in our decision…