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3 Bible Verses for the Storms of Life

Whether it’s a raging hurricane or a personal crisis, the storms of life can leave us feeling anxious and frightened. These three Bible verses can help you find hope, comfort and strength in God’s promises. He is bigger than any storm.

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A Story of Restoration: My African Violet

“…All that was left was a stick in a pot.” She was a homeless single mom with no car, no job and a dying African violet that seemed to mirror her life struggles. Today, she gives back as she leads a Bethel Bible Village program for families and single parents experiencing a temporary housing crisis.

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Adam’s Story: From Crisis To Country Songwriter

As a boy, Adam Conner was raised by his loving grandparents because his mother was not able to take care of him. “Then, my grandfather passed away when I was 6, leaving just my ‘Ma’am Maw’ to raise me,” Adam recalls. “She did the best she could, but eventually, she had to go to a nursing…

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9 Bible Verses To Equip Your Kids for School

Each new school year brings exciting opportunities and new challenges for our kids and grandkids. Whether you have a first grader afraid of math or a teenager navigating the complex world of social media, having the Word of God at hand is a great way to be prepared. Here are 9 helpful verses to share…

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The Start of Something Big

Photo: Bethel’s Director of Admissions David Shinn congratulates Kobe on a job well done.   It was just a blue ribbon, the first-place award at the Bethel Christian Academy Science Fair. But for the boy who won it, it represents so much more. That ribbon is the story of a life turned around. The first…

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A Hunger for Knowledge and Thirst for Wisdom

Here at McCallie Cottage, every day presents an opportunity to nourish our boys’ minds, bodies, and souls.  They have an endless thirst for knowledge that fuels their curiosity, so conversation at the dinner table is never dull. Our boys are naturally curious about the different social constructs that exist in our society, the religious beliefs…

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Allen’s Story: Ready To Give Up

At age 12, Allen Green was ready to give up on life. He had dropped out of school and run away. The statistics would say he had no chance for a future. Allen wound up at Bethel Bible Village, where his House Parents, Floyd and Deborah Richardson, introduced him to a Christ-centered and purpose-driven approach…

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The Way To a Boy’s Heart (and Soul)

Photo: Marc and Tessa Cadet and their daughters. The Cadets are House Parents in Bethel’s McCallie Cottage for boys.   “Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.”   1 Corinthians 10:31   When Marc Cadet was growing up in Haiti, he loved spending time in the…

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LeAnn’s story: Bethel Was My Saving Grace

Photos: LeAnn as a child at Bethel, seated at left, and today with her husband of 18 years.   She was a beautiful little girl with a dreamy smile. But she was living in a nightmare of abuse, and neglect that left her severely traumatized. “Bethel saved me from a life of abuse,” LeAnn recalled. “Every…

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Christopher’s Story: The Table Love Built

His home had no kitchen table. It was something 16-year-old Christopher never really thought about until he came to stay at Bethel during a rough patch in life and a broken relationship with his family. Christopher told his House Parents, Stacey and Scott Ruggles, that one of the things he liked best about Bethel was…

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