Monthly Archives: August 2021

An Historic, Different, and Important Night, Part III

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At the 2020 one-day Fall BFC Conference, twelve men were approved for ordination to the ministry in the Bible Fellowship Church. A special ordination service on April 27, 2021, was held at Cedar Crest BFC, Allentown, PA, for those who wanted to participate rather than wait until the 2021 BFC Conference in...

An Historic, Different, and Important Night, Part II

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At the 2020 one-day Fall BFC Conference, twelve men were approved for ordination to the ministry in the Bible Fellowship Church. A special ordination service on April 27, 2021, was held at Cedar Crest BFC, Allentown, PA, for those who wanted to participate rather than wait until the 2021 BFC Conference in...

An Historic, Different, and Important Night, Part I

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At the 2020 one-day Fall BFC Conference, twelve men were approved for ordination to the ministry in the Bible Fellowship Church. A special ordination service on April 27, 2021, was held at Cedar Crest BFC, Allentown, PA, for those who wanted to participate rather than wait until the 2021 BFC Conference in October....

Redeemer BFC is Chartered

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The Chartering Service for the newly received Redeemer Bible Fellowship Church, Audubon, PA, took place Sunday, May 2, 2021 at the Redeemer meeting place at the Audubon YMCA. The Executive Director of the BFC, Dave Allen, presented the Charter, and the Committed Participants of...

Conversations On Changing Times

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Rachel Schmoyer: In 1956 when you started at Coopersburg, what was our denomination like doctrinally as far as reformed theology goes? Carl Cassel: We were in opposition. The reason we wrote a doctrinal statement and the reason we did a study on the form of government was that we...

To Chad For the Sake of Christ

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I first heard of the Chad Project when Pastor John LoRusso, former BFC envoy to Tanzania, called to tell me that a team from Cedar Crest BFC, Allentown, PA, was going to investigate opportunities for pioneer evangelism in Central Africa. For two weeks in March, the team consisting of John LoRusso, Jonathan King, Alex Hartranft, and Fernando...

Let Us Consider

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The results are in. Life, as we knew it, is now different than it was. For 18 months we shut down, stifled, reduced, stopped, cut back, and altered the ways we functioned both as individuals and as a church. In doing so, we aggravated those who disagreed with our approach, we disengaged...