April 24, 2020 Elders Report Dear Calvary Bible Church Body; The Elders of Calvary Bible Church have been meeting weekly (via Zoom) to Pray for our congregation and stay vigilant to its needs, as we all continue to observe state and local mandates requiring shelter in place and strict social distancing. This has truly been a trying time for all of us, having been b...Keep Reading
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Last Sunday we finished up a short sermon series called “WHAT THIS CHURCH IS FOR!” As we are beginning a new year, we need to understand what our purpose is as a church family. What are we here for? Well, if you were here over the last three Sundays, or you watched the live-stream, you know that the purpose of Calvary Bible Church is Up-Reach (worship), In-Reach (building up the body of Christ), and Out-Reach (evangelism). ...
Last Sunday at Calvary Bible Church, the sermon was on growing strong together as a church. Our text was Ephesians 4:7-16, and a large part of the focus was on the fact that every believer is given a spiritual gift to use in the building up of the body of Christ. We did not have time to delve into the details of the gifts themselves, so I thought it might be a good idea to follow up last Sunday’s sermon with a few thoughts on spiritual gifts....
Read the following summaries and Scripture passages about what happened inthe final hours as Jesus went to the cross. After being arrested the night before, illegally tried before Ciaphas the HighPriest, mocked and beaten into the early hours of the next morning, Jesuswas brought before the Sanhedrin early in the morning (Read Luke 22:66-71). At this point the Sanhedri...Keep Reading
One of the challenges of this Coronavirus is not being able to gather together as a church family in a physical location, and the degree to which we feel that loss is especially evident this week when we would normally gather together to celebrate what is arguably the most significant event in history for a Christian. That event, of course is the Resurrection, when after b...Keep Reading