Resources on Family
by Julie Roth
In this encouraging and helpful talk from the annual Sunday School Teachers’ Luncheon at Bethany Baptist Church, Julie Roth gave this presentation about Engaging Children for Worship, and how to approach misbehavior that occurs in the classroom.
Society has no shortage of ideas about what it means to be a good Grandparent, but how do you navigate through the myths and unhelpful stereotypes? Dr. Paul Miller taught an interactive seminar in the Sanctuary on Sunday morning, August 5, 2018, to give guidance to grandparents (and those who someday may become grandparents) on… Read more »
There is no moment in our lives when we don’t need fresh manna taught from the Word of God to fill our souls, especially in the context of the local church. In this message from Titus 2:1-10, Pastor Ritch exhorts men of every age to stay engaged and connected into the work of the local church and leading their homes and communities to walk in accordance with the Scripture.
Pursuing godliness calls us to take responsibility for the spiritual support, encouragement and improvement of others in our local church. In this message from Titus 2:1-8, Pastor Ritch explains the Biblical call to mothers in the local church to commit to serving women in the church.
Western culture has given us a seemingly unlimited supply of unhealthy leadership examples in the home. But rather than casting aside headship as antiquated or irrelevant, Dr. Daniel Bennett, Senior Pastor of Bethany Community Church in Washington, Illinois, walks through the Christ-exalting headship outlined in Numbers 30.
Faith is a gift from God that connects us to God’s person and to every one of God’s blessings. Without faith we do not have God and without God we have nothing. In this Father’s Day message from Mark 5:21-43, Pastor Ritch teaches how Jesus used the circumstances of one father to grow and shape his faith and dependence upon God.
For every sorrow that sin brings to the doorstep of our lives, Jesus is present and ready to show His love to us. In this special Mother’s Day message, Pastor Ritch shares the story of Jesus raising a widow’s only son from the dead in Luke 7:11-17, and why that miracle should still fill us with hope and joy today.
Being a godly man does not automatically make a man a good dad, and in this message from I Samuel 2:12-36, Pastor Ritch highlights the Israelite priest Eli as an example of a bad dad. Learn how we can avoid his mistakes in order to lead our families for the glory of God today.
In this Mother’s Day message from I Samuel 1-2, Pastor Ritch teaches about Hannah, the mother of the Israelite prophet Samuel. This story paints a picture of a woman of grace as it reveals her responses to both trials and blessings, and it gives all believing women great encouragement to continue living out her by example today.
As followers of Jesus, every member of the local church has a responsibility to help bring the children of their church community to Jesus without hindrance . In this message from Mark 10:13-16, Dr. Ritch Boerckel teaches about a short but incredibly deep story of Jesus illustrating the Gospel to his own disciples through his care for and focus on children.