Beachside Fellowship News
December 14, 2017
This Week at Beachside!




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Dear Beachside Family and Friends,


In the 1957 Sci-Fi film "The Beginning of the End", harmless grasshoppers ingested radioactive vegetables grown by an enterprising, if not environmentally conscious farmer. Mutating into giant crunching, munching machines, they attacked Chicago (Why not Savannah I wonder?), and almost chewed it into submission. Responding to artificially produced mating calls from Lake Michigan, the bodacious bugs drowned themselves in the cold water, but not before  leaving a wide swath of destruction in their wake. 


What caused these generally annoying, yet mostly harmless creatures to become such a danger to the world? It was because of what they consumed: they had a completely toxic diet. What caused them to become denizens of destruction was what was inside them. Men also act based upon what they consume and internalize, but not the food they eat. They act upon what they hear and think. 


Solomon said "For as he thinks in his heart, so is he....(Proverbs 23:7b) Jesus fully comprehended Solomon's words, saying Himself "A good person produces good things from the treasury of a good heart, and an evil person produces evil things from the treasury of an evil heart. What you say flows from what is in your heart." (Luke 6:45) What we hear we will think, and what we think we will say. If we continue to feast our ears upon what we cannot do, our thoughts will be overwhelmed by impossibility. When we continually listen to words of defeat, they will become our thoughts and corrupt our conversation. We will think we cannot win, say we cannot win, and live defeated lives; not because it is God's will, but because has become ours. Like the giant grasshoppers of the movie who consumed toxic food, we can allow toxic words to destroy our thinking and defeat God's plan for us before it even begins. 


This process is fully illustrated in in Israel's initial failure to conquer and possess the Promised Land. The majority of the advance scouting party returned with an impossibility report. They said "We can’t go up against them! They are stronger than we are!” So they spread this bad report about the land among the Israelites: “The land we traveled through and explored will devour anyone who goes to live there. All the people we saw were huge. We even saw giants there, the descendants of Anak. Next to them we felt like grasshoppers, and that’s what they thought, too!”(Numbers 13:31-33)


With the exception of a few, all the Israelites listened to the negative report, let it consume their minds, and began to speak of themselves as grasshoppers. Not the powerful nuclear charged giants of "The Beginning of the End", but the small insignificant insects that hop from place to place to avoid being trodden underfoot. An entire generation of God's people died in the wilderness because they allowed toxic, negative words to infect their minds and conversation. For that generation, it was truly "The Beginning of the End."


We must decide what words we will listen to, for they fill our minds with faith or fear, health or sickness, prosperity or poverty, and success or failure. All sources of toxic, negative words must be shunned, including "friends", radio and television, mu?ic and entertainment, and especially the platform of the church. If we want to please God, we can only do so by fully embracing a life of faith. (Heb 11:6) Instead of living "The Beginning of the End", we can enjoy  Never-Ending Blessing! It's about what we hear, think, and say. Ponder that until next week!



Pastor Ramon

Giving Made Simple

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Occasionally we have people who wish to give to this ministry who are not able to attend our services.  To make it easier for people to do so we now can accept tithes and offerings via your debit card.  Simply click the link at the bottom of this message and you will be taken to a safe and secure Paypal link that will assist you.  Thank you and GOD BLESS YOU for your generous support!


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Harry and Miriam Forster Party Sunday Dec. 17th immediately after service for lunch.
4S Singles Christmas Party Friday Dec. 15th at 6:00pm at Lonnie and Nanci's house
Sunday Dec. 24th at 7:00pm
clean up
Saturday Dec. 30th starting at 9:00am....
Please anyone that is available to help take down Christmas decorations and spruce up the church, can come out Saturday Dec. 30th at 9:00am.  

Our live webcast is now available on the Beachside Fellowship Facebook page and at  You can either watch live (if you are not able to be in service with us) or watch the latest episode when we are not streaming live.  Click on the picture and it will take you right to the page on our website.
Church Calendar
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Join us every Sunday morning at 9:30 AM for...
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“Ordinary kids doing Extraordinary things!"
Sundays 10:30 AM
Wednesdays - 6:30 PM
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Youth Ministry
Wednesdays 6:30 PM
Menministry 2
Men's Mt Movers
Women of Joy 
Tues Jan. 9th
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4S Singles
Friday Dec 15th at Lonnie and Nanci's house 
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Prayer and Worship Service
will resume in Janurary


Beachside Fellowship is a family of believers who embrace the Love of God and the Good News that we can live happy and fulfilled lives through a connection with Him. Growing together in our understanding of God, we teach what the Bible says about life, and are committed to a personal relationship with the Living Word, Jesus Christ. 
Our church is made up of people from many different denominational backgrounds, and we welcome all who have a desire to learn more about God and His Word. Beachside Fellowships' contemporary "come as you are" services are filled with the warmth of the Spirit, exciting worship music,  and the life changing Power of God. You CAN have the life you always wanted: join us at Beachside Fellowship, where'It's All About the Word!"


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