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2014 Pastors and Leaders Conference

Imagine living in the region of Galilee two thousand years ago. At the age of thirty, Jesus takes center stage. Thousands of people flock to Him. Those sick and afflicted are healed. He commands demons and they obey. He commands the winds and the waves. Who can this be, the one who has the power to heal and the power over creation…

Why Christianity makes sense intellectually, emotionally and socially.

Reply with your doubts, questions and comments. Once a person studies the New Testament documents in reference to Christ’s resurrection and concludes that there is an adequate historicity and authenticity to prove that the resurrection did in fact occur, that person will realize Christianity makes sense intellectually, emotionally, and socially. If the resurrection did not occur, there is no need to consider…

A Tribute To Chuck Smith

Please join us for a very special memorial service to be held in honor of our beloved Pastor Chuck on Sunday Evening, Oct. 27th from 6-9pm at Calvary Glenwood. We will be watching a live broadcast from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Admission is free, parking will be abundant behind Downtown Drug. Doors will open 1/2 hour prior to the service…

Calvary’s Mission Philosophy

Acts 1:8 “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” In Acts 1:8 we see: Three aspects to Church Missions: Local Missions: Jerusalem – Ministry to our city, Mercy ministries, Local outreach etc. Domestic Missions: Judea…

Leviticus 22:4–7 By Jon Courson

What man soever of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or hath a running issue; he shall not eat of the holy things, until he be clean. And whoso toucheth any thing that is unclean by the dead, or a man whose seed goeth from him; or whosoever toucheth any creeping thing, whereby he may be made unclean, or a man…

Terror & Tragedy: Heart of the Problem is a Problem of the Heart

BY GREG LAURIE The pundits take their usual positions, each looking for someone to blame… But let’s not miss the obvious here—the heart of the problem is the problem of the heart! The Bible tells us our heart is wicked beyond comprehension, as demonstrated recently in Aurora, Colo., Newtown, Conn., and now Boston, Mass. Speaking of the darkness of the human heart,…

How to Know God

How to Know God You were designed to know God in a personal way—to have a relationship with Him, through His Son, Jesus Christ. How do you start a relationship with God? 1.Realize that you are a sinner. No matter how good a life we try to live, we still fall miserably short of being a good person. That is because we…

SOLITUDE AND SILENCE

A Topical Study of Luke 4:42 by Jon Courson. “If a man wants to be used by God, he cannot spend all of his time with people.” A. W. Tozer Jesus was One who, better than any other, knew the importance of solitude. That is why we see Him repeatedly going off into a desert place, alone. Following are four results of…

The Grace of Our Lord Jesus Christ

The Grace of Our Lord Jesus Christ By Pastor Bob Hoekstra For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, that you through His poverty might become rich. (2 Corinthians 8:9) God wants us to know His grace. He wants us to learn about it, and then experience it at work…

MERRY CHRISTMAS

BY GREG LAURIE At this time of the year, we say, “Merry Christmas.” I prefer that to “Happy Holidays,” but I don’t get confrontational about it. Instead, I want to be gracious. After all, Christmas isn’t always a happy time for everyone. For someone who has lost their job, this is not the most wonderful time of the year, because so much…