Worship Services

Sermon Preview: Choose Communion Over Criticism

Last week, Pastor Jody challenged us to live our lives to a higher standard, above the self-interest of partisan positioning. As Christians, we are called to rise above in order to show others a more excellent way in Christ. This means that we must understand the power of our words, both to help and to…

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MB Online

Mt. Bethel is growing! In addition to our East Cobb and North campuses, we will soon offer a third campus called MB Online. MB Online is more than just a way to watch our sermons. It’s a virtual community where people can build real relationships, join us in worship, and even pray with a live…

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Finding God’s Grace in the Chaos of Parenting

Sticker book: ✔ Drawing paper: ✔ Crayons: ✔ Cheerios: ✔ Diapers and Wipes: ✔ This was the mental checklist we ticked through every Saturday night–or, if we’re honest, every Sunday morning–before loading up and heading to church. We threw anything and everything we could into the “church bag” in hopes that it would keep the…

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Sermon Preview: Speaking Life Into Others

When Jesus was teaching how to pray in Matthew 6, He emphasized the necessity of forgiveness, punctuating the lesson with these words from verses 14 and 15: “For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your…

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Sermon Preview: Forgiveness

We live in a world and a culture that tells us to never let up, never slow down, strive to be as efficient and productive as possible. The idea of slowing down and waiting for something to happen seems so counterintuitive as to almost be offensive. While we may say our drive to make things…

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Sermon Preview: Had I Known

It’s okay to not be okay. These words are both reassuring and challenging to us. In one sense, we all long to know that it’s okay if we aren’t okay, while at the same time being extremely uneasy with the idea of making ourselves so vulnerable. We live in a culture that tells us to…

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King of the World

Just a whisper of your voice can tame the seas So who am I to try to take the lead Still I run ahead and think I’m strong enough When you’re the one who made me from the dust -Natalie Grant, “King of the World” We tend to believe we can be in control of…

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Who’s Your One?

As I was riding my bike on the Silver Comet trail a couple of months ago, I noticed two men in a parking lot. As I passed by them, I could hear God urging me to turn around to talk to them. I can partly blame my wife for this. She had a similar experience: One night…

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