We are in the midst of the Annual Missions Conference, September 26-30. Joe Gammon of the Lighthouse Baptist Ministries is the guest missionary. He will speak in the evening services, at the Men’s Prayer Breakfast, Saturday morning, and in the Sunday services at 10:00, 11:00, and 1:00 PM.
Ione Gammon will speak to the Ladies at a 12:00 Luncheon at the church, Saturday.
The Nelson Sisters of Clinton, Arkansas will be presenting a program of special music, Thursday evening starting at 7:00.
There will be lunch in the Fellowship Hall, Sunday at noon. There will be no evening service.
Bethany Baptist Church uses “Faith Promise” commitments to set a mission budget for a year. Individuals pray for God to lead them in making a promise to give a certain amount of money each week for a year. This Faith Promise Giving is in addition to the tithe and other offerings. It is based upon God’s ability, not the ability of the individual to give. This kind of giving builds stronger Christians as they see God work to provide for their needs on a daily basis. They discover that they can not out give God.
Money received from the Faith Promise Giving goes to support missionaries, who have gone out in faith. 2 Corinthians 10:15-16 says in part “….when your faith is increased, we shall be enlarged by you , to preach the Gospel in the regions beyond…”