Tag: Theology

Patricia St. John: Women Worth Knowing

Patricia St. John:(1919-1993) Patricia was an English nurse, author, and missionary to Morocco. She captured the wonder and adventure of serving God and sought to communicate that to children, young people, and all those she had the opportu...

Calvary Chapel/ CGN International Conference ONLINE!

Conference dates and more information will be coming soon! In light of COVID-19, the Calvary Chapel/CGN Conference "Essential Church: Identity, Power and Mission" will be moving to an online-only format. We are disappointed that we will n...

The Mark Challenge: New Bible Study with Cheryl Brodersen

New Summer Study with Cheryl Brodersen! Ladies! We are taking up The Mark Challenge, a short daily devotional that will carry us through the summer! We invite you to join us LIVE on live.cccm.com this Friday, May 15, at 10:15 AM PT as Cher...

A Word for Christians in a Politically Divided Culture

The COVID-19 crisis has been a major disruption worldwide, affecting the lives of nearly every person on the planet. Movement has been restricted; jobs have been furloughed or ended; businesses have suffered, not to mention the emotional st...

Lilias Trotter: Women Worth Knowing

Lilias Trotter (1853-1928): Today we will look at the life of Lilias Trotter, a lovely Victorian woman who gave up her life of privilege and potential fame as an artist to make Jesus known to the Muslims of Algeria. A Passion for the Imp...

Placing Jesus Christ Above Our Own Rights

Think back with me to the elementary schoolyard. Any time there was a conflict when I was a kid, the “go-to” self-defense was: "You can't tell me what to do; this is a free country!" Here in the US, we take pride in our freedom, our constit...

Prayer Around the World: 24 Hour Live Prayer

Tune in for FB Live prayer sessions happening 24/7, every hour, on the Calvary Chapel FB page. Pastors/ministry leaders have agreed to host a prayer time throughout each day.We know that God is on the throne and will help us through this ti...

CCBC Europe is Moving to Tbilisi, Georgia!

Calvary Chapel Bible College Europe is on the move! The Bible college originally began at the castle in Austria which was purchased by Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa more than 25 years ago. As nation after nation began opening up to the gosp...

Jennie Mitchell: Women Worth Knowing

Jennie Mitchell (1885-1978): Today we will be looking at one of Pastor Chuck Smith’s favorite speakers, leaders, and visionaries. She was a frequent speaker at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa during the “Jesus People Movement.” Jenny was born on ...

May the Fourth Be With You

“The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good” (Proverbs 15:3). “Never tell me the odds,” uttered the famous words from Han Solo (played by Harrison Ford) in the 1977 blockbuster film, A New Hope, that a...

Conspiracy Theories and The Gospel

Every corner of the globe has been shaken by the Covid-19 pandemic. Death tolls, lockdowns, and major economic downturns will have a ripple effect that will echo for years to come. It’s impossible to truly know how much socioeconomic scarri...

CGN Shelter In Place Resource List

While many are under "shelter in place," lock-down, quarantine or self-isolation orders from their local governments, the team at CGN wanted to provide a list of resources to help encourage, educate, and edify you, your families and your ch...

Layoffs, Furloughs, and the Walk of Faith

I had to make a phone call last week that I didn’t want to make. A call that many have had to make over the last several weeks. A call that many have received. The call went a little like this, “I am so sorry to say this, but because the ec...

A Time of Lament

We find ourselves living at a time of great fear, sorrow and disappointment. Many of us are faced with dilemmas that we never expected, like layoffs, furloughs or closing down our businesses, i.e. burying a dream that you’ve worked so hard ...

Mary Slessor: Women Worth Knowing

Mary Slessor: This is the story of "God and one redhead"--Mary Slessor, the courageous 19th-century Scottish missionary who opened up the Calabar region of Nigeria to the Gospel. –– Join us each week for a lively conversation between au...

While We Wait: Being the Church During Lockdown

In the past five weeks that I've been working from home and sheltering in place, the Lord has shown me many things about this season that He can use and is using for good. One is about how important it is to use this time of sheltering in p...

What Exactly is Spiritual Thriving?

Everyone is focused on improving themselves during the COVID-19 crisis, but how does that work spiritually? Most people think of adding a lot of spiritual habits to their daily routine. In this conversation, Aaron and Brian unpack what God ...

Gladys Aylward Part 2: Women Worth Knowing

Gladys Aylward: Part 2- We open our podcast with the incredible, captivating story of "the small woman," Gladys Aylward, who served as a missionary to China in the early 20th century--such an amazing story that we needed two podcasts to tel...