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Pursue Your Purpose

Have you ever really considered this question – “What would God have me do?”  Our church wants to reach people.  We want to grow both inside and out.  Our first priority, though, is to be obedient to God.  We want … Continue reading

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Sunday at the Fair

Calvary Baptist Church is going to the Warren County Fair! Our Sunday worship service will be at 8:30 AM at the Warren County Fairgrounds. The service will be held at the Friends of 4H/Bill Riley Talent Search free stage right … Continue reading

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I Beg You, Pray

Superman is invulnerable. Pastors are not. God’s people are not. Pastors have flaws, temptations, and struggles. Pastors have insecurities.  Pastors do not always know exactly what should be done next.  Pastors yell or want to yell at their kids. Christians are … Continue reading

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Call on God

Think for a moment who you call when you need help… It probably is a short list. Yet, the people on it are people that you can call on with confidence.  How do you know that? You know it because … Continue reading

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Faith in the Trenches

Are you ever amazed when God works when you pray? Why be amazed? If we believe God, don’t we expect Him to work? If we believe God, then shouldn’t His acting in our life be something that we look for just like the water that comes out of our faucets? Continue reading

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Practice Makes Perfect

Have you ever met someone who is really good at their job? My wife and I went on a pizza tour of Chicago a few years ago. I was very impressed with the pizza (of course!), but I was also … Continue reading

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Precious Prayer

Prayer is the key that unlocks all the storehouses of God’s infinite grace and power. – R. A. Torrey That’s a cool quote, isn’t it? When I read that, I get a picture in my head of the colossal power … Continue reading

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Preparing to be Courageous

Have you considered what it takes to be courageous? Do you think of courage as the exclusive domain of the fearless? Courage isn’t just available to those who don’t feel fear. It is also available to any who will prepare. … Continue reading

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God, Big Enough for the Little Things

I have a horrible habit in my prayer life. It isn’t that I don’t bring my requests to God. It isn’t that I don’t believe that God can answer my prayers. My habit is that I routinely decide which needs are too small to bring to God. Is that humility, or am I making God small? Continue reading

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The Gift of Hope

This happens to us every Christmas. Invariably we accidentally leave a present unopened under the tree. It is behind the trunk. The rug we put down to catch the needles is partially covering it. How fun it is to find … Continue reading

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