Jesus, Our Hero

Posted: October 16, 2017

One of our mothers remarked recently that her children seem not to have significant heroes, moral giants, crusaders for the right, as she did as a girl growing up.  That’s regrettable—for we need heroes.  Heroes touch our sense of admiration […]

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At the Table

Posted: October 10, 2017

On Sunday we will gather as the Body of Christ around the Lord’s Table to eat together as family the Lord’s Supper. Growing up Baptists I was taught that this meal was nothing more that “mere symbolism.”  Over the years […]

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A New Nature

Posted: October 2, 2017

The horrifying news of the mass shooting in Las Vegas this morning (Monday) rocked my world.  How does such a thing happen? What mindset leads someone to murder the innocent with weapons suited for warfare? Evil has once again raised […]

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Renewal

Posted: September 26, 2017

Over the years I have read numerous books that describe the nature of Christian renewal (personal and corporate)—and identify ways to achieve it.  Renewal, it occurs to me, is an experience of grace that moves us closer to our Savior […]

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Rise Up

Posted: September 19, 2017

In recent days, I have been reading through the Old Testament book of Ecclesiastes.  It is a fascinating book. Here is a verse that caught my attention: “And God requires an account of what is past (3:15 NIV).” My past, […]

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Sharing God’s Love

Posted: September 6, 2017

Calvary Baptist Church is excited to participate in a church wide emphasis called “Sharing God’s Love.” The emphasis is intended to strengthen Calvary’s commitment to sharing the Gospel through relational (friendship) evangelism.  “Sharing God’s Love” is a way of encouraging […]

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Prayer is More

Posted: August 30, 2017

Prayer is the most natural of all Christian virtues.  It is like breathing in and breathing out.  We can’t exist without it.  Life depends on it.  And yet while prayer is so natural a thing, the disciples ask that Jesus […]

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