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The Light of Christmas

This week, I had the opportunity to speak at the Women’s Bible Study Christmas Brunch about Jesus, the light of Christmas, (click here to access the audio version). When I was asked to give a Christmas message out of Titus, which the women studied this semester, I thought it was

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Two Steps Forward

What happens when we find our spiritual journey marked by pain and suffering?  When life is difficult, how does Christ lead us forward to the peace he

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Elisabeth Elliott Tribute

Elisabeth Elliott, pioneer missionary and Christian author, entered the presence of Jesus on Sunday, June 14, 2015, after a long battle with dementia.   A

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Exercise in Gratitude

On Sunday, we discovered the way to avoid selling our inheritance for a bowl of soup is to “be thankful” (Hebrews 12:28). I gave you

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Wrestling with Desire

As Christians, we often picture desire as a vice — a seductive, fleshly, sinful part of us that is attempting to tear us away from

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Journey of Faith

Hebrews 5:11-6:12

Today’s sermon raised a number of questions. I am glad because it allows us to continue to wrestle with what God is saying in Hebrews

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Happy 90th DTS!

Dallas Theological Seminary began In the fall of 1924, when 13 students met together to study under the teaching of Dr. Lewis Sperry Chafer.  From

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Rewire (Again)

This summer our family was able to spend a week in the Adirondack Mountains at Camp-of-the-Woods (COTW) on Lake Pleasant.  While we were at COTW, Jim

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Grace Beyond

Grace Beyond Video

We have been talking a lot about Grace Beyond at Calvary this year as we continue to seek the Lord regarding his plan for our

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Poetry

St. Peter’s Day

This Sunday, June 29, is St. Peter’s Day.  It is a day for Christians to reflect and remember Peter’s martyrdom in Rome. Several years ago, we

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Sunday Service Extras

Josh and Shelly Buck

On Sunday we were reminded through the amazing testimony of our friends Josh and Shelly Buck about God’s grace to us.  Jim’s summarized both their

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Freefall to Fly

In the middle of this Lenten season, I encourage you to carve out some intentional time to reflect on what you are learning through your

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Art

Grace and Restoration

  This statue stands in the courtyard of the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu (or “cock’s crow”), which was built on the site of

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Rewire

Even though there is one more discussion section for groups to discuss together on their own, Sunday night was the last teaching session for the

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