Tag: Theology

Women in Medicine

Women in Medicine: Today we will be looking at not one, not two, not three...but SIX godly women who God used in remarkable ways in the medical field, both at home and abroad! We will be talking about women from a wide range of backgrounds ...

Ida Scudder Part 2

Ida Scudder (1870-1960): Today we continue with the fascinating story of Ida Scudder, the reluctant medical missionary who became a pioneer in providing medical care to the women of India. “Dr. Ida” and her groundbreaking work inspired a ge...

Ida Scudder Part 1

Ida Scudder (1870-1960): Ida Scudder came from a family of medical missionaries in India--but she wanted nothing to do with that life! Ida’s dream was to live in America, get married and live a comfortable life far away from the deprivation...

Calvary Creative - Single Release

"God of Victory” was written by worship leaders Scott Cunningham, Andrew Messenger, and Zach Vestnys (pastor at Calvary Chapel Petaluma), was recorded live at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa. “God of Victory” reminds us that Christ won the final ...

Is God Allowing Suffering Just as Bad as Him Causing It?

When God made the world, he called it good... and yet when we look at the world today, a lot of times it doesn't really seem very good. It's filled with pandemics and violence and racism and division. And that's just this year, when we look...

Florence Nightingale Part 2

Florence Nightingale (1820-1910): We continue today with Part Two of the story of Florence Nightingale, the “Lady with the Lamp” whose medical work among the British troops in the Crimean War made her famous in England and opened doors for ...

Practice Resurrection

Today (this weekend), people worldwide are remembering and celebrating the greatest event in human history- the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead! All human discovery and achievement, all scientific breakthrough and advancement, pa...

Easter: Further Meditations for This Weekend

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefi...

Meditations on Good Friday

“Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day” (1 Corinthians 15:3-5). Good Friday didn't seem so good when it occurred. Jesus was beaten and bloodied. He had been falsely ac...

Florence Nightingale Part 1

Florence Nightingale (1820-1910): The name Florence Nightingale is practically synonymous with nursing...yet how did this privileged, well-to-do English woman become a pioneer in what was at the time considered a disreputable and ignominiou...

Elizabeth Blackwell Part 2

Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910): It’s Part Two of the story of Elizabeth Blackwell! We continue with her amazing testimony of perseverance in the face of prejudice as she began her career as a woman doctor. At every turn, God gave her the i...

St. Patrick, Grey Wolves, and the Cimbid King

Ireland was always different. It knew nothing of the Roman Empire’s rule or language, remaining the last Celtic bastion in Europe, she proudly stood apart. Here to the classical mind was the very edge of the world, a Barbarian island lost i...

Elizabeth Blackwell Part 1

Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910): Today as we launch our mini-series on women in medicine, what better place to start than with a two-part series on Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman doctor? Join us today as we begin the story of this det...

Elizabeth Fry Part 2

Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845): Today we continue with Part Two of the fascinating story of Quaker social reformer Elizabeth Fry, looking at how the Lord launched her into prison reform in England and abroad, and then extended her influence to e...

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...