Bethany Baptist Church

Connecting Our Community to Christ
Salem, Oregon

Welcome to Bethany Baptist Church, Salem, Oregon!

Honoring God, growing in our relationship with Christ, supporting one another along the journey of life, and connecting our community to Christ; this is what we strive to do as a church. Want to learn more about Bethany? Start here!

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Bethany Blog

Living Truth: The Letters of Paul

Posted on: June 4th, 2014 by Sandy Elliott | News | No Comments

Living Truth the Letters of Paul

This summer, our combined Sunday School class will study the letters of Paul, as a compliment to our sermon series on the life of Paul. Each week throughout the summer we will be introduced to a different letter by Paul, highlighting its background and what to look for when reading it. Then during the week …

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Jason Nightingale’s Global Ministry of the Word

Posted on: April 21st, 2014 by Tim Baker | Bethany Blog | No Comments


April 20, 2014 was Easter Sunday, which is always a highlight in our ministry year at Bethany. This year, there was something a little extra special to add to our celebration. That morning, most of Salem woke up to their holiday morning paper, and found a great full page article on our own Jason Nightingale …

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God in the Movie Theater

Posted on: April 17th, 2014 by Tim Baker | Bethany Blog | No Comments


There’s been a rush of movies released in theaters in recent months that presented biblical or Christian themes. Marcy and I enjoyed seeing the “Son of God’ film a few months back, and I took my boys to see “God’s Not Dead” over the recent spring break. I haven’t seen the Noah movie that was …

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A Vision for Biblical Manhood

Posted on: September 16th, 2013 by Tim Baker | Bethany Blog | No Comments


To complement my Mother’s Day message at Bethany last spring, I addressed the biblical role of men on Father’s Day in June. You don’t have to look far in the Bible to find the role distinctions between men and women. Try these verses as examples:
“Now I want you to realize that the head of every …

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A Vision for Biblical Womanhood

Posted on: September 14th, 2013 by Tim Baker | Bethany Blog | 1 Comment


I’m doing some catch up on posts to the blog this week, and want to return to a series of messages I presented in May and June on the issue of manhood and womanhood.  There is great confusion in our society today on gender issues. How are husbands and wives to relate to one another? …

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