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Current Events / by Mike Chaddick - 8 months

Nick Foles' Example of Understanding Our Deepest Purpose Part 2

Last Thursday the city of Philadelphia welcomed home, for the first time ever, their Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles. Somewhere between 700,000 and 2,000,000 people showed up to celebrate the Eagles' historic upset with a champions' parade downtown.1  And a big part of that remarkable win was due to the stellar play of Philly quarterback, Nick Foles. While Tom Brady has dominated football headli...

Current Events / by Mike Chaddick - 8 months

Tom Brady's Example of Understanding Our Deepest Purpose Part 1

Last Sunday's game was, by many accounts, either one of the best Super Bowls in recent memory, or perhaps the best ever (hard to argue with the latter if you are an Eagles' fan). In any case, such an enormous public platform as the Super Bowl (an estimated 103.4 million tuned in for the game) becomes a medium not only for the athletic skills of the various players, but for their respective personal stories as well...

by Mike Chaddick - about 1 year

The Grinch, the Christ and the Meaning of Christmas

“For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of His government and peace There will be no end, upon the throne of David and over His kingdom, to order it and establish it with judgment and justice from that time forward, even forever. The zeal of ...

by Mike Chaddick - over 2 years

The Gospel for the Church After Orlando

“I don’t know how, but by the glory of God, he shoots at my head but hits my hand.” --Angel Colon, survivor of the Orlando nightclub massacre.“So God created human beings in his own image." "In the image of God he created them; male and female he created them… And I will require the blood of anyone who takes another person’s life. If a wild animal kills a person, it must die. And anyone who murders...

by Mike Chaddick - over 3 years

When Stars Fade: Kobe Bryant and the Gospel

Even if you are not a big sports fan, this last Wednesday night (April 13th) was a momentous night.I don’t keep up with sports the way I used to, but when I heard that Kobe Bryant’s legendary career with the Lakers was coming to an end, I just had to watch. I was torn, because just three clicks away on my satellite remote, I could’ve watched the Warriors beat the ’95-’96 Chicago Bulls (led by the legendar...

by Mike Chaddick - over 3 years

Faith and Politics: A Historical Christian Perspective Part 2

This article is part 2 of a 3 part series written by Michael Chaddick. You can find part 1 here: calvarychapel.com In our previous article, we explored the fact that for the first 300 years or so of Christian history, the Church had no official place or say in politics. But...

by Mike Chaddick - over 3 years

Faith & Politics: A Historical Christian Perspective - Part 1

Introduction This article is based on the positive response that has come out of our men’s group, month-long “faith and politics” series at our church. Now normally, we don’t talk politics. But one particular night, as the early birds were sitting around sipping coffee and talking about the events of the day, the topic of politics was brought up. It seemed as though a sort of light went on, and it ...