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June 10, 2018

Greetings to all across the fruited plain!  It is still hot as a firecracker here in Tucson, but … Tropical Storm Bud in the Gulf of California promises to bring us some relief tomorrow & Saturday & some RAIN!   We have not had a drop since February 28th & we are as dry as a bone which makes flash fires very dangerous here.  So we are looking…

May 27, 2018

Hi there, friend!  Thanks for stopping by again to find out what’s up at Bethel.  I am so glad to chat with you again. Last Sunday our attendance was down as most churches in America.  It was another “holiday weekend.”  (I am getting to hate holidays!  J)   Speaking of this phenomenon, a survey of Baptist churches showed that the average SS teacher in…

May 20, 2018

Greetings & Salutations, Hello from warm Tucson!  It is 95 here today which is still pleasant (except in the direct sun rays.)  It is heading up into the triple digits soon,.  So we are enjoying it while we can.   Yesterday was a most wonderful day here at Bethel Baptist.  We enjoyed the ministry of two choice missionaries who we have supported for…

May 13, 2018

Happy Mother’s Day.  That was the clarion call yesterday.  And it was fitting indeed! We were glad to honor mothers in particular & all women in general yesterday.  The reason for that is that for many women, MD is the saddest day of the year.  Some had a mother that rejected them; some memories of bad relations with a mother or step-mother;…

April 2018

In Sunday school, we have been going through a study of different cults and religious systems. We are living in a society that is religiously pluralistic, yet there are absolute truths from the Bible that are contrary to other belief systems. Christians should be aware of these differences, and also know how to address these differences from God’s Word. Otherwise, our responses…