Bethel A.M.E. Church 

But Jesus looked at them and said, "With men this is impossible, 
but with God all things are possible."                       Matthew 19:26


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Posted on March 1, 2018 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (1)

The officers and members of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church of Lebanon, Ohio, extend perpetual gratitude to the first responders of our city and neighboring communities for outstanding professionalism. We are thankful to our connectional AME Church, our town, the ecumenical and interfaith community, our business organizations and civic groups. The many caring individuals and organizations that have donated of time, talent and resources are bringing the potential for restoration and ...

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Liberty & Justice for All!

Posted on August 13, 2017 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (5)

Hundreds of people driven by hatred gathered in Charlottesville, VA this week. They gathered with the aim of taking away liberty and justice from diverse peoples. Their desire is to establish an all white nation and to strip all rights and liberties from all races and ethnicities other than their own. Their gathering resulted in violence, injuries and loss of life. Learn more about these events at :

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Living Bones

Posted on March 27, 2017 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)
Links to encourage your "Living Bones". 

Today I'm sharing a couple of links that have been a great blessing to me. I hope they will also bring you joy and remind you that God is able to put life back into dry bones!

The Bible texts for this week at , took me bac...
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Build Community Now!

Posted on February 8, 2017 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Immediately after worship last Sunday…in fact, no sooner then we had exited the sanctuary, a man from our community confronted me. He shot verbal arrows at one of my weak spots. He said he had started to come in earlier but heard “yelling” and left.

Now, the Hebrew scripture lesson on which the sermon of the hour was grounded began with the resounding verse:

Shout out, do not h...

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Resolution in Memory of The Emanuel Nine

Posted on September 7, 2015 at 7:50 AM Comments comments (0)

And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God. And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for th...

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