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Bethel Bible Village Inspiration

Be Still

Don’t Panic! Marc Cadet, one of our young House Parents, was explaining to a group of boys how God created our bodies to float. They were looking pretty skeptical. “It’s only when you panic and start thrashing around in the water that you sink,” Marc explained. “If you relax, you will float.” Marc shared a…

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Run the Path God Has Set for You

  “Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.” Philippians 3:12 (NIV)   As adults and young adults we are constantly thinking about our purpose and how to arrive at it….

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Speaking with Love in a Culture of Hate

After last year’s divisive election season, I had hopes that inauguration day would be a time for our nation to focus on unity and healing. Unfortunately, the news seems to light up with a new inaugural or post-election controversy every hour of the day. And with this, our children are being exposed to a great…

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The Promise of Something New

The excitement of a “New Year” doesn’t always ring true for everyone. If you are in the middle of a long-term challenge, one day can feel much like the last, no matter what the calendar says. God Wants Your “Nevers” Jessica knows exactly how that feels. She was a teen with a lot of brokenness…

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Christmas: The Longing in our Hearts

At first glance, they looked like simple snowmen But her Christmas drawing reflected a deeper meaning. It revealed the very longing of her heart. A longing we all share.

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Press on for the Prize

“I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.”  Philippians 3:14 New International Version (NIV) At two years old, Katie had no idea why everyone was dressed up for Trunk or Treat at church. And she was wide-eyed when she saw the amount of…

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How God Provides (in the Strangest Ways)

“Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the Lord Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it.” – Malachi 3:10 (NIV)…

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Let Your Light Shine Online

“…Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.” Matthew 5:16 NIV I have to admit, I wasn’t one of the early fans of social media. I wondered what could be worthwhile about a platform that seemed to attract so many angry rants,…

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3 Bible Verses for the Storms of Life

I’m not sure which was more difficult to watch this past weekend: The devastation of Hurricane Matthew or the political firestorm that surrounded the presidential debate. Both storms can leave you feeling shaken, if you forget who is on control. Who Can We Trust? In the book of Matthew, the disciples encountered a terrible storm…

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Contagious Compassion

Back when my sons were young, I remember a lot of days when I wished for more than two hands. I needed one just for carrying a bike, a couple of hands for snacks and drinks, and one for each boy. So I wondered how things would go this week when Celia, one of our House…

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