Bertrand Bible Church


The Sufficiency of Christ

In his classic book, The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis wrote about this mythical letter from the demon Screwtape to his apprentice, Wormwood, who was attempting to keep a Christian belie ver from practicing biblical Christianity. In one of his letters he wrote: My Dear Wormwood, The trouble about the set (beginning) your patient is living […]

Was Jesus Really God? (The Non-Negotiables) Part 2

The belief that Jesus was and is God has always been a non-negotiable for Christianity. The Christian tradition claims that God took on flesh, became a man, and walked on earth. The Bible clearly teaches that Jesus (the Word) is God and came to earth. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was […]

No Wiggle Room (The Non-Negotiables) Part 1

If you were to look up the definition of “No wiggle room,” you would find it means “no flexibility of interpretation or of options,” in other words, not negotiable. There may be few non-negotiables in life. Some would suggest there are no absolutes. I would argue that there are absolutes and they are found in the […]

Is Christianity Exclusive?

The answer to that question is, “yes” and “no.” Christianity is exclusive in the sense that the Word of God clearly states that unless you believe what it says in relation to salvation, you cannot go to heaven (have eternal life). In his book The Trouble with Jesus Joseph Stowell writes, “While not exclusive in […]

Truitt Chapel Ecumenical Church In Reverse

Bertrand Bible Church, once known as “Truitt Chapel,” had its beginnings in the 1830s’ when the Indian exploits were on the wane in the thriving town of Bertrand. Today the church, at 1008 Ontario St., Niles, one mile north of the Indiana-Michigan State line, off U.S. 31, is an independent-fundamental, strict Bible-adhering house of worship. […]