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Growing… Patiently

This week I want to talk about a struggle in life that I think is common to many. We struggle with impatience. When my children were younger, I always wanted them to learn things or do things faster. I had … Continue reading

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Faith Today, Faith Forever

Sometimes I forget how valuable lived out faith really is.  I know that the Bible says our testimony is precious, but I forget why. As I studied what the Bible says faith is this week, I was reminded… Continue reading

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From Paycheck to Purpose

What makes your work meaningful for you? Is it the paycheck? Are you climbing the ladder? Is that enough for you or do you need more? What if you are retired? Does getting out of bed in the morning excite … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 39 – James – Faith Changes Us

We have just started a new sermon series in the book of James. What have we discovered so far? Looking for more? You can always find all of the episodes right here…

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What are our thoughts about Heaven?

But we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve as do the rest who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even … Continue reading

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A Love That NEVER Changes

Sometimes, theology seems dry and stale.  Take the issue of God’s eternity.  It is a great truth that God is eternal, yet it seems to just be intellectual knowledge for us. How are we supposed to apply the eternal nature … Continue reading

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Committed to the Cross

Some seem to want to change the message of the cross. Some want to make the gospel message all about becoming better people. This removes the offense of the cross. Is that what it’s all about? Some change the message so that it is only concerned with social justice and taking care of the poor and needy. These are important things, to be sure, but they are not the whole gospel. Again, the offense of the cross is removed. Is that what it is all about? Continue reading

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Being a disciple of Jesus, is it radical?

There are two words that are rattling around my head today: discipleship and radical. We are called by Jesus to follow Him. Followers of Jesus are called disciples. What type of disciple does Jesus call us to be? Jesus said, … Continue reading

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Giving Up the Terrible Toos

I have a suspicion. I don’t think we ever grow out of the terrible twos. Wait, no, I think we do grow out of those terrible twos. But, we exchange them for a different set of terrible toos. Do you … Continue reading

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Fear & Hope

Fear is all around us. We watch scary movies. We are afraid because of terrorists, diseases, and natural disasters. We are afraid for our children, our parents, ourselves. So when we read in the Scriptures to not be afraid, it … Continue reading

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