New Sanctuary Art for 2018

For the past two years, we have decorated our sanctuary at Calvary East in ways that reinforce the main themes we have covered in our study of God’s Word. In 2016, we explored Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. So, our display featured waves and curves in bright spring colors on

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New Sermon Series Begins Feb 2018

To identify someone, we rely on physical characteristics like height, weight, hair color, and facial features. But the authors of the New Testament Gospels did not consider any of these details important in telling us about Jesus Christ. Instead, they focus on his character, teaching, and abilities. As we continue

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Organizing Your Beliefs

  Organization seems to be a normal part of New Year’s resolutions. People organize their time by getting a new calendar. They organize their stuff by getting new bins and containers. Christians have also found it helpful to organize our beliefs. A systematic approach to theology identifies the various subjects

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2017: A Year to Shine

Thursday, December 28, 2017 Almost every sermon I shared with our church family in 2017 tied into the idea of shining in the darkness. As we celebrated our 10th anniversary last January, it seemed fitting to focus on this concept that captures our mission and is even displayed in our

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Santa Claus Theology

December 22, 2017 One of the classic Christian books of the 20th Century is J. I. Packer’s Knowing God, that examines the attributes of God’s character—majesty, wisdom, truth, love, grace, justice, wrath, etc. Over the past few months I have been reading through it with our staff. If you happen

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Online Giving Now Available

In addition to giving cash or checks in our Sunday morning worship services, you now have the option of making donations online. Why? Many people rarely use cash or checks, so this service simply makes giving more convenient. With this service you can donate to Calvary East anywhere anytime. If

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Anatomy of a Sermon

Sunday, December 10, 2017  The Internet makes it easier than ever to listen to a variety of Bible teachers. You don’t have to listen to many to realize that everyone has their own approach. If we do not exercise discernment, we can be impressed on a superficial level and ignore

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“Standing Firm” E-book Now Available

Standing Firm, our 7-part study of the history, biblical basis, and practical relevance of essential truths from the Protestant Reformation, is now available in one free E-book on Issuu.com. You can read it below or view it on your phone or tablet by downloading Issuu’s free app.  

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New Series Begins November 12

We’re always looking for the latest, greatest thing to add a little excitement to life. But those experiences never really satisfy. They’re a weak substitute for the wonder and awe that flow from knowing God and his plans. The opening chapters of the Gospel of Luke introduce us to people

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