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We Found Our People

My name is Katie Adkisson. My husband, John, and I have been attending Mt. Bethel for over 12 years, and during that time, we have watched our family grow from the two of us to a family of six! I feel so fortunate that we plugged into a Sunday school class soon after beginning to…

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Where Does the Money Go?

Did you know that all proceeds from the Children’s Consignment Sale go to philanthropies near and far? Here is a list of all the organizations that received funds from our last sale and how they serve women and children. Our next sale will be August 16-17; come be part of our impactful event. What a…

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5 Debunked Myths of Volunteering in MB Kids

“I have to prepare the lessons, and I’m not equipped.” Actually, we prepare everything for you ahead of time! Your lesson will be available for you days in advance, and your cart will be ready and waiting for you when you arrive with all needed supplies. All you have to do is show up physically…

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Holes in our Holiness

This summer, I witnessed one of the greatest joys. A child checked into KidCity, and as he was walking to his group with his parents, he saw that his volunteer leader was the same person who led his crew for Vacation Bible School the week before. The boy gasped with excitement and said, “Mom! He…

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To Janis with Love

I want to be like Janis. She is known for her smile, her positive attitude, her care, and her compassion.  It’s not just me that thinks this way; literally, dozens of families and hundreds of children, maybe thousands, have experienced God’s amazing grace through the heart and hands of Janis. Janis Caverlee has spent her…

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Spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ to the Nations

The original Pentecost was the day the Jewish people celebrated 50 days after Passover, but for  Christians, it is the birth of the church. We are told in Acts 2 that “when the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came…

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Keeping a Positive Outlook

I never stopped believing in God—I just didn’t go to church. I had not gone to church for 38 years — since high school. But in 2007, I went through a hard time and God got me through it. That’s the only explanation there is, and I thought, God got you through this, so what…

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What Makes Good Soil?

This past March, I had the privilege of being one of the chaperones on the 4th and 5th grade Scream Retreat. The Scream Retreat is a youth gathering in the North Georgia mountains that is so wonderfully special and remarkably fun that all of our 4th and 5th grade students look forward to it each…

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