Tag Archives: God

At Calvary – Episode 93 – Trials, What are They Good For?!

Usually when we start a letter, we start gently and slowly warm up to any difficult issues we need to address. The letter in the Bible, James, doesn’t start that way. This week, Jeff, Ed and John begin a new … Continue reading

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The Reality of Heaven

Whenever I preach about what the Bible says about Hell, it is a heart wrenching topic. When I preach about Hell I want to think about Heaven. The great struggle in modern Christianity is that both of these great teachings … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 92 – Think on These Things

What does it mean to “think like Christ”? Does it make us all cookie cutters of one another? This week, Jeff, Ed and John examine Paul’s encouragement to think on certain things. Very quickly we discover that thinking like Christ … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 91 – New Year, New You

News bulletin! We have just entered a new year. Folks all around us are making New Year’s resolutions and talking about the “new me.” Have you heard of the term new creation? Paul uses it in one of his letters. … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 90 – The Joy of the Lord is Jesus

Joy. We connect it so often with happiness. Happiness is temporary. Happiness is connected with our circumstances. Biblical joy is deeper. Jesus had joy when facing the cross. He offers to give us the same type of joy. Looking for … Continue reading

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Pssst… I Want to Tell You a Secret

Who doesn’t love hearing a secret? I am not talking about gossip. Gossip is gross. But, there is something about secrets. Book writers use that in their titles all the time: “The Secret to a Happy Life” “The Secret to … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 89 – The Word is Grace

Big words cause our tongues to trip. Small words trip up our life. This week at the Lighthouse Community Center we talk about a small word that has a huge meaning. It is the word that tells us what Jesus … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 88 – How Can We Be Content?

Gimme, Gimme, Gimme. There is an almost insatiable desire for more built into our culture. It even bleeds into Christmas. As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ, it might be a good time to consider what it means … Continue reading

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Where do I Find My Security? (Part 1)

Storms. Here in central Iowa we have plenty of them. It doesn’t matter if it is wind, rain, hail, or flood waters, they all surprise us with their power. It doesn’t even really matter how often it happens, we are … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 87 – Thanksgiving and Gratitude

There is something significant about saying, “Thank you!” It isn’t just something we should do when we are helped by a server at a restaurant. Nor is it just a word that we should say when someone passes the potatoes. … Continue reading

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