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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 itself? He is Jesus, the one of humble…

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 for fellowship and…

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 and Samaria –…

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 of whom he may take uncleanness, whatsoever uncleanness he hath;…

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 are all sinners. The Bible says, “No one is…

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 time spent in such solitude.… Realization 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 in our lives. Grace has rightly been…

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…