Bethlehem Lights

16 Jun 19
Ann Mackay: Inspired by Nature

The shape of flowers is one of the main elements that draws me to photograph them. If it is a plant with a distinctive shape, especially when it’s graceful, then (as I’m sure you’ll expect) I’m keen to create images of it. Allium christophii is one of the more spectacular early-summer flowers, with it’s firework-burst […]

15 Jun 19
The 23rd Pastor

Here’s a second example of preaching Proverbs with a focus on a single proverb. Much of Proverbs lends itself to using a compare/contrast strategy in formulating the sermon: not this, but this. That gives the preacher room to play a little bit in driving home the gist of the proverb. In the conclusion, I even […]

15 Jun 19

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights reports on the Gaza protests: “On Friday, 14 June 2019, in excessive use of force against peaceful protesters on the 61st Friday of the Great March of Return and Breaking the Siege, Israeli forces wounded 92 Palestinian civilians.”

15 Jun 19
Flatlander Faith

The following twelve are often referred to as the Minor Prophets. Though their messages are shorter, there is nothing insignificant about them. Hoseah was a prophet in Israel, contemporary with Isaiah. His 40 year ministry was a last call to Israel to return to the Lord before judgment fell upon them, much as Jeremiah’s ministry […]

15 Jun 19
Ticket News Source carries a vast selection of Rob Thomas concert tickets at affordable prices. Rob Thomas will be hitting the road in 2019 and kicking it off on May 31st in Northfield, OH. Rob Thomas is a singer, songwriter, record producer and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead singer of Matchbox Twenty. Thomas also records and […]

15 Jun 19
Acordo Coletivo: Cidadania

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search For other people named Frank Capra, see Frank Capra (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Frank Coppola. Frank Capra Frank Capra circa 1930s Born Francesco Rosario Capra May 18, 1897 Bisacquino, Sicily, Italy Died September 3, 1991 (aged 94) La Quinta, California, U.S. Burial place Coachella Valley Public Cemetery Other names […]

15 Jun 19
Small Group Bible Study

1 John 2:12-14 (NET) 12 I am writing to you, little children, that your sins have been forgiven because of his name. 13 I am writing to you, fathers, that you have known him who has been from the beginning. I am writing to you, young people, that you have conquered the evil one. 14 […]

15 Jun 19
Shambling Towards Bethlehem

Man, has it been almost four years already? So. Last time around I talked about the notion of the Great Filter(s), and where we stood in relation to that, and whether we were past it or whether it yet lay ahead of us. Consider that particular box of the paradox checked. Which brings us back […]

14 Jun 19
Awaken Love

I cannot believe that I finally got to visit the Holy Land! Last month, I attended Israel with my school, The King’s College, as part of the Passages Program. I am grateful to both of these organizations for giving me the opportunity to take this incredible journey. After enduring a 10-hour flight (the jet lag was […]

14 Jun 19

Happy Holy Saturday. This uniquely orthodox Christian ceremony is celebrated on the Saturday before Easter Sunday–aka today! It is known in Arabic as the “Saturday of light” because of the annual miracle of the holy fire which, in a miraculous sign of special favor to orthodox Christians, is believed to be spontaneously kindled inside Jesus […]

14 Jun 19
The Curmudgeon

I didn’t know that, and I am grateful for a blogger who pointed that out to me. While researching the story, I came upon a Q and A by a modern Jonathan Edwards (in the sense of being an influential theologian), John Piper. What follows is the unedited dialogue between pastor John and his sincere […]

14 Jun 19
The Bethlehem Gadfly

(First in a 5-part series of posts on the Southside by Anna Smith) Anna Smith is a life-long Southside resident and Director of the Community Action Development Corporation of Bethlehem, a non-profit dedicated to improving the quality of life in south Bethlehem by fostering economic opportunity, promoting community development, and empowering residents to actively participate […]

14 Jun 19
Let There Be Light

Treasure in the Field Enjoying God Through the Game of Baseball Article by Joe Rigney, Professor, Bethlehem College and Seminary I’m not necessarily aiming to win you to my joy in baseball. What I do hope to do in focusing on my particular joy in baseball isillustrate how to enjoy God himself through his created world. I’ve selected […]

14 Jun 19
Farm Street Church

Proverbs 8:22-31           Psalm 8 Romans 5:1-5     John 16:12-15   HOPE AND FAITH AND PITY AND LOVE Two years ago, I was given a six month sabbatical, nine weeks of which I was fortunate to spend in the Holy Land. I was based mostly in Jerusalem at an ecumenical study centre run by the University of […]

03 May 19
Hail, Holy Queen

“I AM WITH YOU and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you” Genesis 28:15 And the angel being come in, said unto her: Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with thee: […]