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Jan 17, 2019

Harvest Christian Academy Names Dr. Judy Bethge as Upper School Principal

Harvest Christian Academy announced today that Dr. Judith Bethge has been appointed as principal for the Upper School (grades 9-12) for the 2019-2020 school year. Talbott Behnken, who has been serving as both upper school principal and superintendent of HCA, will be focusing solely on the duties of superintendent. Dr. Bethge received her bachelor’s degree from […]

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Jan 7, 2019

Court Case Dropped

In October of 2018, we filed a lawsuit asking a civil court to restrict the actions of those attempting to interfere in the life of our church by publicizing false and distorted information about our church, primarily related to the years 2007-2012. On advice of counsel, we still believe their actions to be illegal. However […]

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Jan 4, 2019

3 New Year Updates

1. Walk in the Word – This week, we announced to our staff an exciting pivot in the ministry of Walk in the Word. By summer 2019, WITW will be a digital broadcast ministry, moving away from traditional radio and TV. 70% of WITW’s audience is already engaged in digital platforms, and we can continue […]

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Jan 3, 2019

FAQs About Walk in the Word Going ‘All Digital’

What is meant by the term ‘digital media’?Digital is the common term used to describe audio and video formats that come to us not by air waves, or TV signal, but in number, or computerized formats that make them accessible on desktop or mobile devices. Why are these formats preferable to traditional radio and TV? […]

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Jan 1, 2019

Highlighting 30 Years of God’s Faithfulness

Watch now as our Lead Pastors reflect on the highlights of the celebrations throughout 2018 of our first 30 years as a church.

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Dec 21, 2018

Harvest Staff Leaders Response

As 2018 comes to a close, we want our church family to know of our thankfulness for the past, our focus in the present, and our enthusiasm for the future. We often hear our leaders talk about the work that was needed (and in some cases continues) to help our church mature into its size. […]

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Dec 21, 2018

Is Harvest Deaf? Executive Committee Response

In a recent Executive Committee (EC) meeting reviewing the impact of our efforts to resolve all matters related to our past, a new thought occurred to us. We wondered aloud if our many acknowledgements of personal and organizational deficiency or failure from the past are lost in the noise of the present. At the risk […]

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Dec 18, 2018

Elder Statement of Record

To Ron Duitsman, Elder Board Chairman: We, the Elders of Harvest Bible Chapel, express our appreciation and unconditional support for our Senior Pastor, James MacDonald. Pastor James has led our church in an exemplary manner. He has modeled humility, courage and generosity. Pastor James is quick to forgive and to seek forgiveness. He welcomes accountability […]

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Dec 18, 2018

Pastor James, Randy Williams, and Harvest Elder Authority

This submission comes from the Executive Committee of the Elder Board. We believe that Randy Williams is not the man portrayed in the texts publicized by Julie Roys. He has never said anything to the leaders of our church in the many years we have served with him that resembles the content of the texts […]

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Dec 18, 2018

From Summer 2017 Elder Update: “While Pastor James had approval to resign as President, he did not have the authority to dissolve our governance of and participation in Harvest Bible Fellowship (HBF). This action was beyond the authority given to our Senior Pastor in the church’s Bylaws, and he has been appropriately reprimanded. Pastor James expressed […]

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