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by Bruce Zachary - 5 years ago

Church Planting and the Health of Calvary Chapel

The health of our movement is fantastic but there is one thing …I’ve been blessed to be a Calvary Chapel pastor for twenty-plus years. I’m a Calvary Chapel church planter and have been used to plant other healthy Calvary Chapel churches. I was mentored by Pastor Chuck, attended the School of Ministry at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa [CCCM], taught at the School of the Bible a...

by Bruce Zachary - 5 years ago

Rejoice with Those who Rejoice, Christ Will Build His Church

Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep. Romans 12:15 Sometimes it is easier to “weep with those who weep” than to “rejoice with those who rejoice”. Annual pastors’ conferences can be interesting gatherings for a host of reasons. Pastors often travel great distances to be refreshed equipped and encouraged. The speakers are often excellent there are practical workshops, and of cou...

by Bruce Zachary - 5 years ago

Re:Engage 2014 Church Planting Conference

Church planting has been a part of Calvary Chapel’s core code since early in it’s history. It is true, it was not due to intentionality on the part of Calvary Chapel leadership, but a work of God’s Spirit.Through the simple teaching of God’s Word, He hardwired it into the minds and hearts of a generation of church planting pastors. For nearly 50 years Calvary has witnessed the rapid expansion of God’s kingd...