Itâ€™s time once again for the annual Bethel Fellowship InternationalÂ Ministers Conference at Camp Berachah. Each year we gather to enjoy a time of fellowship and feasting on the Word of God.
â€œAwake the Dawn,â€ is a very timely theme this year, coming after last yearâ€™s conference on end time events. This year our keynote speaker, Ernest Gentile, recognized prophet, pastor and teacher of Christian Community Church in San Jose, CA, will challenge us to commit ourselves to more earnest prayer.
As the leader of BFI, I feel an urgency in my spirit to challenge Godâ€™s people to realize the importance of spending more time in prayer. We all are faced with problems, pressures, and concerns. It is for that reason it is important to make time and spend it at the feet of the Lord in prayer. Even though we all have busy lives and are under pressures and cares of the church, God is still saying, â€œCome out from all of that.â€ . . . and spend time with Him building a more intimate relationship.
We must call the church together to corporate prayer, as well as create more personal time for communing with God. As a result, the powerful weapons of praise and worship will be sharpened and literally pierce the darkness in this end of the age. There has never been a time of greater urgency to become equipped with prayer. The world, the church, the ripened harvest and even we ourselves are in great, great need of Godâ€™s intervention.
â€œThrough God we shall do valiantly: for He it is that shall tread down our enemies.â€ Psalm 108:13. Our victory comes not from being the largest church, having the greatest programs, or the biggest offerings, but from awakening the dawn. David said that he himself awakend the dawn by rising early to seek the Lord, to travail and prevail in prayer.Â Let us be inspired to do the same!
Read through the information here and make plans to attend the conference this year. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Cheryl Earlywine by phone at the number listed.
Floyd Earlwhine, BFI President
2011 BFI Ministers Conference Featured Speaker:
Ernest Gentile, along with his wife, Joy, are the founding pastors of Christian Community Church in San Jose, California, which they began in 1959 and pastored for 33 years resulting in an academy (K-12), a Bible College and four outreach churches.
Gentile has been active in conventions, minister’s and prophetic conferences both in the USA and many other nations.
Noted for his inspired preaching, deep prophetic ministry, insightful pastoral teaching and spontaneous humor, Ernest continues as an elder at Christian Community Church, and travels as a minister-at-large to the church at home and abroad.
Brother Gentile has authored five books, among which include â€œAwaken The Dawn,â€ â€œThe Final Triumph,â€ â€œWorship God,â€ â€œGlorious Disturbance,â€ and â€œYour Sons and Daughters Shall Prophesy.â€
Please make a note of the
Daily Conference Schedule
-8:00 AM Breakfast
–9:30-12:15 Teaching/Q &Â A
–Afternoons Free time
–6:00 PM Dinner
–7:00 PM Evening Service
(open to all churches)
— Be sure to bring some warm clothing and walking shoes for your comfort.
–All bedding and towels are provided as we stay in the upper lodge in motel-style rooms. Â Those of you who enjoy swimming may want to bring your suits.
— Please bring snacks and goodies to share with everyone during fellowship times.
24 hr. emergency phone: 1-866-723-2944
Registration and Contact Information:
2011 BFI Ministerâ€™s Conference REGISTRATION FORM
— Entire conference fee (includes lodging, meals for three nights, four days) $220.00. Make checks payable to Bethel Fellowship Int’l.
— Partial conference fee (meals, lodging not included, however meals are available for purchase) Â Â $ 65.00
Send completed registration form and fee to: Bethel Fellowship Intâ€™l, Cheryl Earlywine, PO Box 4676, Fed Way, WA 98063 OR Register and take advantage of pay options at: https://bfi-online.org/ OR Call: Cheryl Earlywine at: 253-678-7724.
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