Shift

What’s Really Important?

I work full-time just like many other East Cobb parents do. I’ve talked about my crazy schedule with many of my friends who are struggling with “mommy guilt” and learning how to balance work and quality time with their children. As I pray about how to balance all of this, God continues to give me…
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Celebrate Our Families

Have you ever thought about how our families are constantly under attack in today’s society? Addiction, divorce, and financial pressure are just a few of the issues many of us face on a daily basis. No one goes through life without experiencing some kind of hurt, disappointment, and sometimes devastation. However, we have hope amidst…
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Natalie tells The Fish about SPLAT U

We were on our way home from Camp SPLAT tonight and listening to the Fish.  They were asking people to call in for the Fish Family Status Update and per Natalie’s request, we called and got through!  I thought you might like to hear what she had to say and see what an impact you…
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Wanted: Prayer Partners for Our Students

Mt. Bethel is in need of prayer warriors for our teens.  Students today are growing up in a world that seeks to attack and destroy their values.  The most precious gift we can give our young people is to cover the in prayer.   James 5:16 says, “The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and…
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Camp Hope….How can I know unless someone teaches me?

I was recently asked to write about my experiences as a first time counselor at Camp Hope.  In one word I can sum it up as, “AMAZING!”  God showed up.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with Camp Hope, it is a camp for children who have an incarcerated parent, or so I thought. …
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GTO – Giving To Others

Here’s how “Giving To Others” began with six 2nd graders from Mt. Bethel Christian Academy. Giving To Others (GTO) from Mt. Bethel UMC on Vimeo.
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Thankful for a Family VBS

The week of July 7 was very special in the life of Mt. Bethel. As part of our “Shift” to strengthen families in their spiritual walk, the Children’s Ministry held its first ever family Vacation Bible School. Over 50 families gathered over four nights to worship, learn, serve, and play together! Each evening began with…
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An Amazing First Family Revival

Wow! What an incredible week! I have searched for adequate words to describe what has happened this week. All I can come up with is WOW! The Family Revival this week went beyond my expectations!  To say the least, it was a successful week for our first Family Revival – Kingdom Rock: Where Families Stand…
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