The Only Necessary Thing

Posted: January 31, 2019

Henri Nouwen writes, “Prayer is the center of the Christian life. It is the only necessary thing … it is living with God here and now” (The Only Necessary Thing, 25). In other words, prayer is much more than one […]

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Two Services, One Family

Posted: January 24, 2019

The What Calvary is starting a second worship service beginning on February 3rd. This service will feature a contemporary style of worship. The church staff will be actively involved in both services with the same preacher at each service. The […]

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The Mission of Calvary

Posted: January 18, 2019

The Calvary Student Ministry has a mission statement posted by the main door of the Hangar that says, “Our mission is to make disciples who make disciples.” I applaud Ryan and the Calvary Student Ministry team for clarifying this important […]

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The New Has Come

Posted: January 9, 2019

Currently, we are participating in a sermon series titled “The New Has Come.” It is a New Year’s preaching study looking at biblical truths that highlight and celebrate “the new identity” that followers of Christ experience. The first message in […]

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A New Year, a New Beginning

Posted: January 3, 2019

It’s hard to believe, but 2018 has come to a close and 2019 is revving up. As we approach the New Year, it is a good time for reflection, evaluation, introspection, and resolution. In fact, many of us participate in […]

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Christmas Gratitude

Posted: December 14, 2018

First, I want to thank the Calvary choir and musicians for a wonderful Christmas cantata this past Sunday. We were richly blessed by your ministry to us as you sang, played, and spoke the Christmas message of hope, peace, joy, […]

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Hanging of the Green

Posted: December 6, 2018

Last week, Calvary celebrated its annual “Hanging of the Green.” This is the time when volunteers decorate the church’s Worship Center with beautiful Christmas decorations in preparation for the Advent season. As we worship during the month of December, we […]

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Celebrating Advent

Posted: November 30, 2018

It’s hard to believe, but Christmas is right around the corner! What a special time of the year it is for Christ followers. I was excited to discover that Calvary has a long tradition of celebrating the coming of Christmas […]

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The Virtue of Thanksgiving

Posted: November 13, 2018

“Over three centuries ago, our forefathers in Virginia and in Massachusetts, far from home in a lonely wilderness, set aside a time of thanksgiving. On the appointed day, they gave reverent thanks for their safety, for the health of their […]

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Spirit Filled Worship

Posted: November 5, 2018

I believe that one of the greatest miracles in the entire bible is that when a person gives his or her life to Jesus, God places his Spirit within the new believer’s body (1 Corinthians 6:19-20). Because of this, Christ […]

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