Reaching Beyond Kalamazoo

Four years ago we began posting videos of our Sunday morning sermons on YouTube. With the addition of the sermon from our tenth anniversary celebration, we now have 170 videos online. We haven’t shattered any records, but the statistics are still encouraging. Here is where we stand as of January

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How God Has Worked

  Calvary East was launched on January 21, 2007. We asked our church family to reflect on how God has worked through the years. Here are their responses.  He provided me with friends who have stepped into my life to be God’s personal touch to me during an intense trial.

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New Series on Judges

Everyone did what was right in his own eyes, so God gave them over to their enemies. But when they cried for help, he raised up judges to save them. On January 29, we will begin a 16-part study of the Old Testament book of Judges in our 10:30 a.m.

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Our Focus on Worship

Sunday, December 4, 2016 But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth (John

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Blessing upon Blessing

November 27, 2016 I felt incredibly blessed last weekend. On Sunday, I received a box full of Pastor Appreciation notes and gifts. On Monday, Chris Johnson and I were able to deliver the coats and boots that were donated on short notice for students at Green Meadow Elementary School. Times

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New Series for Sept-Oct 2016

Do you ever feel disappointed, lost, or confused when it comes to decisions about marriage, parenting, or work? We try to chart our own course, but it never works out as we envision. Jesus came, not only to give us eternal life, but to lead us back to God’s design

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New Series for Spring-Summer 2016

  Sometimes we’re overwhelmed by the bewildering number of choices. Sometimes we’re paralyzed with fear. Sometimes we’re tired and want to give up. Sometimes we’re stubborn. Sometimes we’re lazy. Sometimes we face opposition or the temptation to choose another course. When God graciously draws us into a relationship with Jesus

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The Problem with Hype

Sunday, February 28, 2016 We live in a world driven by hype. People exaggerate claims and dramatize issues. Sometimes the goal is to generate a sense of excitement, but often people use hype to provoke anger or fear. Advertisers use it to convince us to buy their products. Reporters use

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Wait for the Lord

January 24, 2016 I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, and in his word I hope. Psalm 130:5 ESV Waiting is an unavoidable reality of life. We wait for food to cook, trips to be completed, people to arrive, seasons to pass, sicknesses to heal… need I continue? We

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New Series for 2016

As new life bursts forth each spring, every person desperately needs to experience a springtime of the soul. Only God can make someone spiritually alive, and whenever he does, it is a wondrous gift of his amazing grace. In Ephesians 2 and 3 the Apostle Paul tells stories of God’s

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