Take a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee, float in the Dead Sea, walk the walls of Jerusalem, and spend a night under the stars in the Jordanian desert. Join Pastor Sandy in November 2023, as we study scripture and have a ton of fun in the land of the Bible. For more […]
In 2011 I was honored to participate on a Q&A panel at a pastors conference in Mount Hermon, Northern California. My pastor Chuck Smith, a good friend David Guzik, and myself fielded questions through the moderator, John Snoderly. Recently, I listened to the Q&A ten years later, and it struck me that the questions are […]
This week, Saddleback Church announced the appointment of three female pastors. This was applauded by many evangelicals. Yet I believe this breaks the heart of the God who made us male and female. Both genders and the roles assigned to each are designed by God to teach spiritual truths. The Bible says that Christian men […]
1 TIMOTHY 3:1 his is a faithful saying: If a man desires the position of a bishop, he desires a good work. Church leaders go by different titles: reverend, parson, priest, padre, cleric, vicar… to name a few. The NT has more fitting titles: shepherd, servant, slave, steward, fellow-soldier, laborer, elder, brother… Here in 1 Timothy 3:1 Paul suggests two titles for church leaders… […]
There is one core value shared among Calvary Chapels that, to me, is more important than any other. It is truly high and holy ground.
A core value I pray all Calvary Chapel pastors maintain is the principle of male leadership in the church and in the home.
One of Calvary Chapel’s core values is our approach to teaching God’s Word. But my concern may not be what you think.
A core value of Calvary Chapel pastors is our dependence on the power of the Holy Spirit. We can teach the Bible verse by verse…
One of Calvary Chapel’s core values is an eager anticipation of Jesus’ soon return for His Church. We look for the rapture! The “Pre-trib rapture” of the Church has been a lynchpin in Calvary Chapel’s history, and it will also be a key to our destiny.