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Pastor’s Weekly Notes

Babies and Baptisms

It was a good day!   Yesterday was blessed in very many different ways at Bethel.  PTL for the two young adults who were baptized & joined the church & another who joined.  So we had a total of three additions & two baptized.  That is enough to make even a Baptist preacher smile.   I preached in the morning service from II Corinthians…

August 19 – More Missionary Guests!

Hello again from hot Tucson!  I am quoting from Dr. Ron Williams of Hephzibah House Ministry in Winona Lake, Indiana regarding a “Post Christian Era”:  “The closest example of a great awakening that I personally experienced was during the decade of the 1970’s.  Sadly, due mainly to the fact that I was a new Christian at that time, I did not have…

Summer Heat and Haitian Missions

Dog Days of summer are upon us.   We have not had much monsoon activity this summer yet.  Every drop of water is appreciated at this juncture, but we have not had the wild fires like California has had.  PTL for that.  But it is very dry all about us.  Sunday was a good day in the Lord.  Our attendance was respectable for…

August 5, 2018

Talk about hot!  Whoa.  It was 108 here this weekend & it continues.  Whew. This was the third weekend in a row that we had a funeral for one of our church people.  The other two were for senior citizens, but this past weekend was for a teenager.  Those are particularly hard on a family to lose their precious child, but it…

July 29, 2018

Greetings to one & all! I hope this note finds you well & encouraged in the Lord today.  This is the day the Lord has made & we WILL rejoice & be glad in it!    We are still having our brutal heat wave, but some rain is promised in the next week or so.  Of course we thought that this weekend,…