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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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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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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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Israel Trip

Israel is a county of immense contrasts.  In a land small enough to fit into Lake Michigan, God created lush valleys and arid deserts; freshwater

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God Told Me

God Told Me

In the sermon this week, I referenced an article in the Grand Rapids Press about Sarah Farkas, a courageous woman from Zeeland, Mich., who donated one

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Advent

Advent

During the early centuries of the church, a number of traditions sprung up as ways to teach Christians about the life of Christ and to

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Quotes

Spurgeon and Psalm 91

This morning, I referenced Charles Spurgeon’s love of Psalm 91 because of how the Lord used it to comfort him during a cholera epidemic.  In

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