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Reckless Love

“Reckless Love” is a popular, if sometimes controversial, worship song. In this Crosswalk.com article I talk about the idea of reckless love.  If you need a refresher on the song, you can find the video near the bottom of the article. All is well, Lisa

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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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News

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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News

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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Books

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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News

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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Christian Life

Girls Night Thank You

Thank you for everyone that came to the Girls Night.  It was really encouraging to see so many friends. Even though I was not able

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Lent 2014

Anticipating Easter

  …that sanguine expectation of happiness which is happiness itself… — Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility Although the majority of Christians would agree that Easter

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Lent 2014

Lent 2014

As we begin Lent, Calvary’s devotional book encourages us to start by reading our benediction for the Refuge series, I Peter 5:10-11, every day this week.

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Books

Hospitality

Our topic in church this week was hospitality.  Peter’s main idea behind his encouragement to practice hospitality is the emphasis on welcoming strangers into your

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