Tag: Holiday

The Death of God

Perhaps many of you have, at some point in your lives, heard the famous quote by Fredrick Nietzsche: “God is dead; we have killed him.” This quote comes from Nietzsche’s book, The Gay Science written in 1882. In it, Nietzsche tells a parab...

Elizabeth Fry Part 1

Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845): Elizabeth Fry was such a significant figure in British history that she was featured on the five-pound note, and yet most people today don’t even know who she was...which is why we are doing a two-part series on h...

One Nation Under God. Indivisible?

I’m an Englishman living in America. In California, to be more specific. I absolutely love the people, the culture, the architecture, the food, the beach, and the unity that is so evidently engraved into the fabric of its societal structure...

Sarah Yardley

Sarah Yardley: Today we are delighted to have with us “live, in person,” our very own Sarah Yardley! Born and raised in Southern California, Sarah and her family have been very involved at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa for many years. Yet six y...

To Kill A Mockingbird and the Hope of Racial Reconciliation

There are aspects of teaching literature to high school students that can drive a person absolutely nuts. However, there are also amazing opportunities to weave concepts rooted in the gospel seamlessly into what you are reading and studying...

Aimee Semple McPherson Part 4

Aimee Semple McPherson (1890-1944): As we wrap up the life of Aimee Semple McPherson, we will see that God not only works in and through us, but sometimes in spite of us. Aimee’s later years were marked by controversy, sometimes as a result...

"Perfect Love" EP Available Now

Enjoy this new EP, "Perfect Love," by Abby & Zach Vestnys! “We hope that these songs remind you of the power of love, drive out fear, and bring you peace. Thanks for listening!” Listen now!

Aimee Semple McPherson Part 3

Aimee Semple McPherson (1890-1944): That’s right, we are back for more from Aimee Semple McPherson! Yet in this episode, we aren’t going to just continue talking about Aimee, but about the lives of others she influenced--especially a few fo...

Praying With People Online: Key Lessons I've Learned

Every day for the past year (since March of 2020) I have thought about what is meant when we say a "healthy church" while leading a prayer hour with Calvary Global Network’s “Prayer Around the World” initiative. I've become more convinced t...

The What and Why of Discipleship

Brian and Aaron discuss discipleship. What is discipleship? Why do we do it? Why is it important? What are ways we misunderstand it? All these questions and more on today’s GoodLion podcast! –– The GoodLion podcast is a show by Aaro...

Aimee Semple McPherson Part 2

Aimee Semple McPherson (1890-1944): In Part Two of our journey through the life of Aimee Semple McPherson, we look at how the Lord led her to establish Angelus Temple in Los Angeles, which she determined would be a place of worship for all ...

Questions About Systemic Racism, With Benjamin Morrison

On this week's episode, Aaron sits down with Pastor Benjamin Morrison to discuss two articles he wrote for CalvaryChapel.com about the issue of systemic racism. The articles received some pushback due to the tense feelings many people have ...

Aimee Semple McPherson Part 1

Aimee Semple McPherson (1890-1944): Born the year Catherine Booth died, Aimee Semple McPherson was raised in the Salvation Army church and ministry. In fact, an early influence in her life was Catherine’s daughter, Evangeline Booth! Inspire...