Reflect John’s resurrection narrative (John 19:16-18, 28-30, 20:11-18) is an appropriate text for Easter Sunday. Our annual celebration of this central Christian event is characterized by unfettered rejoicing, full of triumphant hymns, banners, and blooming lilies. This gospel writer’s record of Jesus’ first post-resurrection appearance to Mary Magdalene, however, is shrouded in mystery and the […]
Focus Slow your breathing and become aware of the taking in and letting out of your breath. Focus on putting things aside so you will be open to what God is saying to you today. Read Luke 21:25-38 New Revised Standard Version 25 “There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and […]
Matthew Ryan Looney, 32, a member of the Richland Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Columbia Presbytery), died March 29, 2021.
Lucille P. Stanley, 104, of Clarksville, Tennessee, died Friday, March 26, 2021. She was a member of the McAdoo Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Nashville Presbytery).
Focus Prepare yourself to discern what is and what is not of God today. Still yourself so you can hear how God is calling you. Read Luke 21:5-18 New Revised Standard Version 5 When some were speaking about the temple, how it was adorned with beautiful stones and gifts dedicated to God, he said, 6 “As for these […]
Wilma Seay, 96, of the New Hope community near Paducah, Kentucky, died Tuesday, March 23, 2021. She was a lifelong member of New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Covenant Presbytery) where she served as a Sunday School Teacher. She was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Women’s Ministry.
Athletic Hall-of Fame Class honored at Homecoming Football Game MCKENZIE, Tenn. – The Bethel Athletic Department and the University takes great pride in the Athletic Hall-of-Fame. Each October during Homecoming Week the University honors individuals and teams who have excelled in various fashions as athletes, teams, coaches, staff and contributors. Due to Covid-19 the Hall-of-Fame recognitions […]
MCKENZIE, Tenn. March 8, 2021 – The Bethel University Undergraduate Admissions Office has announced the winners of the prestigious Hendrix Scholarship. Andrew Welch from Clarksville, a student at Rossview High School, is the winner of the 2021 Hendrix Scholarship Competition. He will receive full tuition, room and board at Bethel University valued at over $100,000. […]
Dear Friends In Mission, We are planning for a trip to Oklahoma to help the Choctaw Presbytery refurbish their Presbyterial campgrounds (Camp Israel Folsom), near Broken Bow, OK. This campground can provide both camping for youth, meetings for the Presbytery and, with repairs and updating, the possibility for renting it to supplement the small budget […]
Focus As you quiet yourself for this brief time, be willing to be open to God in whatever way that may take place. Read Luke 19:45-48 New Revised Standard Version 45 Then he entered the temple and began to drive out those who were selling things there; 46 and he said, “It is written, ‘My house shall be […]