Blog Posts by Dr. Rob
Having served as Pastor of Bethany for over 11 years, I have witnessed four overarching transitions within the congregation. When I arrived, we had Bethany version 1.0—this is was a small group of around 15 who wanted to keep the church doors open and really the focus was on surviving as an organization. Approximately 4 … Read More...
“I’m Just Saying…” Opinion Column
This week marked the 100th birthday of President John F. Kennedy who inspired a nation to reach to the stars with a Moonshot initiative. During his famous address at Rice University on September 12, 1962, President Kennedy said: “We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other … [Read More...]
…unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven. —Matthew 5:20
The characteristic of a disciple is not that he does good things, but that he is good in his motives, having been made good by the supernatural grace of God. The only thing that exceeds right-doing is right-being. Jesus Christ came to place within anyone who would let Him a new…