Posts by Carly Mott

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Meet David Gregory!

by Carly Mott

Meet our new Ministry Team Facilitator – David Gregory! This July we’ll be saying goodbye to our Ministry Teams coordinator, Carly Mott, as she heads overseas to serve in India. Carly has done an excellent job serving our Ministry Teams through this time of transition and we will miss her greatly. As Carly moves into […]

Bethany Church Preaching Update for 2017

by Carly Mott

In January the oversight team invited a group of gifted teachers from Bethany Church to gather for a time of worship, prayer, and discussion–specifically to listen to the Holy Spirit’s heart for Sunday morning teaching in the Word for 2017. The direction we received corporately was very clear, and we are responding to the Lord […]

Oversight Team “Selection Committee” Update

by Carly Mott

We want to thank you for your input and prayers over this time as we have been processing nominations and praying through individuals.  We recognize that the responsibility before us is a weighty one, but we are also very excited to play a part in what God is doing at Bethany.  We have sensed your […]

Iraqi Refugee Relief

by Carly Mott

A few weeks ago I intentionally focused on the crisis of Christians in Iraq being persecuted for their testimony of faith in Jesus.  It’s easier to remain absorbed in the continual cycle of challenges and opportunities that life brings, but so necessary that I stop to “Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison […]

“Whoever receives one such child in My name…”

by Carly Mott

This past spring, after nearly a year of waiting and the roller coaster of multiple “almost placements”, the final three weeks remaining on my first fostering license were put to good use before I had to renew it. A sweet and spunky five year old boy needed a temporary home for just three weeks… weeks […]

Fostering Hope

by Carly Mott

“I think you already know” was the answer God impressed upon me when I asked Him what was tethering me down and keeping me from moving forward into whatever He might have for me next. Clarity came quite quickly then and I knew it was time to bring my disappointments to Jesus, along with the […]

I Have Grown to Love Winter

by Carly Mott

I have found myself in the minority this past winter. It seems like I daily hear friends and acquaintances mourn all that winter has brought them.  If it isn’t the temperature, it’s the lack of sunshine. If it isn’t the lack of sunshine, it’s the amount of snow.  The longer winter has gone on however, […]

Committed to a New Generation

by Carly Mott

When I reminisce on my younger years I remember days of fun filled adventure, interesting adults, and the occasional chore. I lived in a community of people on an island that was a young person’s dream. We were almost devoid of technology, apart from a few black and white televisions, but that did not matter […]