Thoughts on Baptism

Baptism can be a touchy subject. For centuries, Christians have debated what baptism really amounts to (salvation, conversion, professing faith, joining the church, or receiving the Holy Spirit), when someone should be baptized (in infancy, immediately after professing faith in Christ, or after reaching a certain level of spiritual maturity),

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Let the Little Children Come

  Early on in the brief history of our church, many of our families had young children, and during holidays like Christmas and Easter, no one really wanted to miss the worship service in order to lead a separate worship time for kids. The obvious solution was to include children

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You are a Theologian

Sunday, July 28, 2013 You are a theologian. Even if you’re not a pastor or professor. Even if you’ve never attended seminary or Bible college. Even if you’ve never had any connection whatsoever with any religious group. You are a theologian because you have an opinion about what God is

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New Series for December

The true heart of Christmas is captured in Jesus’ best known words: “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life” (John 3:16). Join us at Calvary East this December as we consider the life-changing power

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When You’re New

Sunday, October 9, 2011 Twenty-two years ago today was the first time I walked into a Sunday morning worship service. I was fifteen years old, and I had never been a part of a church. At the invitation of a friend I had attended some youth group meetings that God

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When You're New

Sunday, October 9, 2011 Twenty-two years ago today was the first time I walked into a Sunday morning worship service. I was fifteen years old, and I had never been a part of a church. At the invitation of a friend I had attended some youth group meetings that God

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