More on the Biblical Idea of Fasting

Sunday, August 1, 2010 In our study of Isaiah 58 this morning, we touch upon the subject of fasting. Since God is confronting His people’s hypocrisy, not much is said to elaborate on what fasting is. Although we are never directly commanded to fast, it is clear that Jesus and

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Why an Installation Service?

Sunday, July 18, 2010 Much of our worship service today is focused on officially installing Jared Ransom in his role as Minister of Worship and Community Life. Why are we making such a big deal about this? After all, Jared has already spent a year serving with us as an

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A Great Start

Sunday, July 4, 2010 It was just one month ago that Jared Ransom completed his internship through Calvary (Drake) and moved into his part-time role as Minister of Worship and Community Life at Calvary East. Nevertheless, last weekend gave us a great indication of what God can do through Jared’s

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A Father’s Legacy

Sunday, June 20, 2010 What would you say about a father who committed adultery and later fathered a son through the same woman after arranging for her husband’s murder? What hope could there be for such a man to leave a spiritual legacy for his son? Through the grace of

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A Father's Legacy

Sunday, June 20, 2010 What would you say about a father who committed adultery and later fathered a son through the same woman after arranging for her husband’s murder? What hope could there be for such a man to leave a spiritual legacy for his son? Through the grace of

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Wedding Policy Adopted

Sunday, June 13, 2010 Last fall in one of our Sunday School discussions, the idea came up that Calvary East might be able to reach out to people and serve our community through making our church building available for weddings. This week our Church Council adopted a wedding policy in

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Independence Acheived

Sunday, June 6, 2010 For over a century, missionaries have aspired to establish assemblies of believers that are self-governing, self-supporting and self-propagating.  Typically, church planters in North America aim to accomplish these goals within two to three years of launching a church plant. This was not our original intent when

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Developing Our Heart for the World

Sunday, May 30, 2010 Our Lord gave every believer this primary command: “You shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth” (Acts 1:8b).  First, we are to witness personally to others about salvation through Jesus Christ,

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CalvaryEast.com Goes Online

Sunday, May 23, 2010 On Monday, May 17, we launched the CalvaryEast.com website. This new website is a helpful tool to express our unique identity as we complete the transition to being an independent, self-supporting church family. In building the website, we relied heavily on the input many of you

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Congregation Affirms Ransom

Monday, May 17, 2010 Last night the Calvary East congregation affirmed the call of Jared Ransom as Minister of Worship and Community Life. Jared has served at Calvary East throughout the past year as part of a one-year internship under Calvary Bible Church. This part-time position will allow him to

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