Michigan Christian Convention
Marty was asked to be one of this year’s keynote speakers at the Michigan Christian Convention, March 27–28 in Lansing, MI. Marty will be speaking there on the importance of using context when interpreting the Scriptures, and encouraging the faith tradition of the Restoration Movement to remain vigilant in our commitment to inquire of the Text, study to the best of our ability, and align our practices with what we understand. Registration is required.
BEMA Israel 2020
There are still spots open for our full contact Israel trip (August 2–15, 2020). Be sure to watch the  orientation video  before registering. If you have any questions, please  email Marty .
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BEMA Asheboro
This is BEMA Asheboro.

They come together to fill their hunger for deeper spiritual food. The group members bring their unique life experiences and backgrounds full of unanswered questions.

John, David, and their families were involved in a church that exploded beyond the usual growth patterns of churches. As the church grew, they were rocked and brought to their knees through a catastrophic event. Their rose-colored glasses fell away as they were now questioning and chewing their faith up in the midst of a spiritual valley. God brought them to a low they had not known before.

In the weeks leading up to the scarring event, John was introduced to BEMA in the midst of research and learning. John recruited David to be a podrishioner, as well, and within six weeks David was caught up through every episode available at the time. BEMA became a tool for John and David to explore unfamiliar territory in their faith and find new aspects of God.

As they were reeling from church pains and seeking wisdom and guidance, the idea of a BEMA discussion group started looking more and more appealing. In June 2019, John and his wife decided to open their home to a new discussion group. The discussion group evolved into a shared meal and a community of believers walking through life together.

They share their passions, what they know, and what they don’t know as they invite people to join their group and receive newcomers from the BEMA map.

They are excited to see God bring unity as they wait on the Lord with patience to bring new friends, new questions, and new answers to their group each week.
Marty visiting BEMA Asheboro in December
DATES OF INTEREST
Marty or Brent may be coming to your neck of the woods. Reach out via the contact button at the bottom of this email and see if there is some time you can meet up with them or attend the event. If more information is available, we will include it below.

MARCH 17–21: Marty and family in Kirksville, MO, for vacation and CCF  visit
MARCH 27–28: Marty at the Michigan Christian Convention in Lansing, MI
MARCH 29–31: Marty in Grand Rapids, MI

APRIL 15: Marty speaking at Long Hollow Baptist Church in Nashville, TN (Wed. service)
LATE APRIL: Be praying for the Solomons as they seek to buy a home

MAY 17–30: BEMA Israel 2020 (low contact)

JUNE: Solomon family moves to Cincinnati, OH

JULY: Solomon family settling into their new home

AUGUST 2–15: BEMA Israel 2020 (full contact)
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