The Competition?

Sunday, March 13, 2011 A few weeks ago, in our first ministry teams meeting, we discussed the implications of viewing the church as a business versus viewing it as a family. Though the church must carryout some business tasks, several New Testament passages teach us to think of one another

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New End Times Series

Sunday, March 6, 2011 The Bible is full of prophecies about the End Times. It doesn’t take much study, however, to discover that evangelical Christians using generally sound principles of interpretation find themselves unable to agree on how some prophecies should be interpreted. To make matters worse, for centuries cult

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Marriage Series Complete and Online

  Our 8-part series “The Divine Design for Marriage” is now complete and available to stream or download from our website. The series gives us a fresh vision for what our Creator had in mind when he established marriage by looking back to the dawn of creation recounted in the

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Praising God for Servants

Sunday, February 27, 2011 I invite you to join me in praising God for everyone who faithfully serves our church family—particularly those who fill roles that require a commitment to weekly preparation. We get so used to seeing these people that we easily forget to say thanks. I praise God,

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What to Do When You’re Stuck

Sunday, February 20, 2011 For over a month now, we have focused our Sunday morning messages on understanding God’s design for marriage. In a perfect world, these lessons from God’s Word would sink deep into our hearts, and all of our marital problems would simply disappear. Of course, life doesn’t

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What to Do When You're Stuck

Sunday, February 20, 2011 For over a month now, we have focused our Sunday morning messages on understanding God’s design for marriage. In a perfect world, these lessons from God’s Word would sink deep into our hearts, and all of our marital problems would simply disappear. Of course, life doesn’t

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Are You Watching the Game?

February 6, 2011 Millions of people will watch the Packers take on the Steelers in Super Bowl XLV. For some, it will be the closest they get to a spiritual experience, praying their team to victory. It strikes me that football can be a great illustration of the Christian life.

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Ministry Team Training

Sunday, January 30, 2011 I was excited to see how many of you showed up for our Ministry Team Kick-Off last week. Perhaps it’s too early to say this, but this seems to me to be the start of a new chapter in the life of our church. If you

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Bible Classes for Comstock Schools

Released time Bible Classes for students at Comstock Elementary School will begin in February. These classes are taught by “Uncle” Paul Spotts of RBM Ministries. Pray for these classes and encourage any children you know at these schools to attend. The class for Comstock North Elementary will be held here at

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Reasons to Get Involved with a Ministry Team

Sunday, January 23, 2011 Tonight at 5:30 p.m. we are holding an informational meeting to kick-off our new ministry teams. I encourage everyone who considers Calvary East their church home to get involved with one of these teams. Here are some reasons why. God has given you a mission. “Go

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