Gather together, yes gather, o shameless nation,before the decree takes effect -- before the day passes away like chaff--before there comes upon you the burning anger of the lord,before there comes upon you the day of the anger of the lord.seek the...
Today, if your church needs a pastor, the Ministerial Candidate Committee and the Credentials Committee are there to help, as outlined the Faith and Order. But such was not always the case. The Bible Fellowship Church had its beginnings...

A Bitter Wound

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“The Lord has certainly inflicted a bitter wound in the death of our infant son. But He is Himself a father and knows what is good for His children.” - John Calvin In 1540, Calvin married Idelette de Bure,...

Dealing with our Fears

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Fearful. Afraid. Anxious. Concerned. Cautious. All these words communicate a similar emotion that sets us on edge. We have individually and collectively spent a lot more time dealing with this in the past two years than perhaps we ever had before. Almost...
Do you like Christmas? Are you celebrating it this year? Better stated: Is it appropriate for YOU to be celebrating Christmas? Is this really something that you stand for so much that it merits all the public display and effort that you...
In recently reading through Jeremiah, it struck me how different the ministries of Isaiah and Jeremiah were. These two prophets both preached the Word of the Lord and called the people to repentance. Both warned of God’s judgment, and called people to...
Like a driving student using the brakes for the first time, March 2020 lurched us to an awkward halt. Wissinoming BFC in the lower Northeast of Philadelphia was struggling even before we hit the Covid wall. The learning curve was steep as...
The words of Winston Churchill became my mantra during the pandemic, “Don’t waste a crisis.” With that in mind, the pandemic afforded Forks Community Church, Forks Township, PA, the opportunity to re-evaluate everything we did. Rather than yearn to go back to...
I sat on the edge of a farm field overlooking the Sea of Galilee just south of the Mount of Beatitudes. We were given twenty minutes to ourselves, so I sat with my Bible in my lap and began reading in Matthew...

ReSet

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Have you ever had to change your mind, your plans? It happens. In our family it is normally a phone call that changes everything. My car broke down, can you come get me? Someone got sick, can you help? There's been an...