Reflections on Suffering

The great Apostle Peter once wrote, “Therefore, let those who suffer according to God’s will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good” (1 Peter 4:19). Clearly Peter understood two very important things: when we do the will of God suffering may come (contrary to the whole health and wealth narrative), and God is faithful in the midst […]

A Call to Follow

“We walk the same road.” These five words could have solemnly been offered by Mark, the writer of the second gospel narrative found in the New Testament, to the frantic Christians coming to him for help because of the persecution they faced in Rome. “We walk the same road . . . the road Jesus walked.” Indeed. After all, that […]

An Audacious Conviction: To Live Like Christ!

Bethel Church has this audacious conviction that we are called to make disciples who live, love and lead like Christ. For us at Bethel Church, nothing rivals this mandate. It is the primary means by which we declare God’s glory (see Psalm 96:3), and is our bold response to Jesus’ own command in Matthew 28:19-20, when he declares, “As you […]