Tag: Christian Living

The Holiday Dilemma: Should Christians Celebrate Christmas?

Each year many Christians are faced with the decision of what to do about the holidays. Can they celebrate with everyone else or should they refrain because of the pagan origins of some of the practices associated with this time of year? Fo...

Missions Conference 2020: The Church That God Plants

Why plant churches? This question will be addressed at the Calvary Chapel Global Missions 2020 Conference and will go in depth about what church planting is, why its worth it for the Church to invest in missions and more! As a movement th...

Best of Series: Dr. Paul Tripp on the Depth of God's Grace

On this "Best Of" episode, Dr. Paul Tripp and Pastor Brian Brodersen discuss that no one is ever a “grace graduate.” So often those in pastoral ministry experience graceless living because they can "Improperly equate biblical knowledge, the...

Best Of Series Dr. Paul Tripp on the Depth of God's Grace

On this "Best Of" episode, Dr. Paul Tripp and Pastor Brian Brodersen discuss that no one is ever a “grace graduate.” So often those in pastoral ministry experience graceless living because they can "Improperly equate biblical knowledge, the...

Four Expressions of Gratitude for My Life

Today Americans are preparing for one of our greatest traditions: Thanksgiving. Soon almost every household will be filled with the smells of turkey, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and the occasional green bean casserole, all met together...

A Thanksgiving of Firsts: How Can I Be Hopeful Right Now?

When my wife and I set off to serve at Calvary Chapel Nice back in May 1997, we carried most of what we owned in a few overstuffed suitcases halfway across the world. Those were the glory days of lenient baggage allowances and quick access ...

The Link: Political Endgame, Junk DNA, Thanksgiving & More

"Thanksgiving: A Time to Feel; a Time to Heal"– CalvaryChapel.com"The good news is that we don’t have to choose either/or. With the Bible as one’s authority and guide, we can acknowledge the ugliness, injustice and pain of the past—includin...

Best Of Series: Matt Redman on the “Heart of Worship”

Enjoy this “Best Of” episode with music artist, Matt Redman, known for “10,000 Reasons,” “Heart of Worship” and more. Matt shares experiences and lessons he learned from God’s call in worship ministry that presents value to all believers.

Taxes and Tithing: The Motive for Our Giving

On Thursday, October 10, in what was billed as CNN’s Equality Town Hall, then-presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke suggested churches and other nonprofit organizations ought to lose their tax-exempt status if they opposed same-sex marriage....

Living Grace: Does God Actually Hear Me?

Praying and seeking God may sometimes appear pointless, quite honestly. Does God truly abide by His word in Matthew 7:7? Don’t miss this amazing testimony of guest Andreea Hogan’s marriage and family as God has proven He was listening to he...

Check Out Available Podcasts!

Did you know we have a collection of podcasts available on CalvaryChapel.com? Our vision is to cover topics in theology, culture, ministry etc. that pertain to the Christian faith and make these resources available to you! We pray that thes...

Best Of Series: Marijuana and Christians

On this “Best Of” episode, Pastor Brian Brodersen and toxicologist Dr. Lu Wing discuss legalized Marijuana, the cultural questions it creates and a healthy perspective for Christians.

The Reformation Today

The vast majority of those who will be celebrating this October 31 will be going door-to-door in costumes asking for candy. However, there is another reason to celebrate, and that is Reformation Day. It was on October 31, 1517, that the g...

Revisiting "Missional Thinking on Halloween"

"And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself. There is no other commandment greater than t...

ECCLESIOLOGY 101: Praying Alone & Praying Together Part 2

In our last installment of Ecclesiology 101, we began to look at how the local church lives and breathes in relationship to prayer. We laid the foundation by noting that prayer in its essence is man talking with God. It is using words to ...

Eight Things I Would Say to Kanye If I Could

Dear Kanye, Along with the rest of the buzzing world, I recently heard about your conversion to faith in Jesus. Like many, I was initially struck with curiosity. I wanted to find sources presenting you personally explaining what is going ...