Podcast Episodes

Podcast

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…
Calvary Chapel
February 23, 2021
Christian Living

Be Supremely in Love with Jesus

Have you ever been in love? Have you experienced compelling, intense, strong feelings or emotions for someone? Have you yearned to spend time with someone…
Christian Living

How To Love Difficult People

God wants you to love your friends, but He also expects you to love the difficult people in your life. And we all have them!…
Christian Living

Merry Christmas from CalvaryChapel.com

"And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying: 'Glory to God in the highest, and on…
Christian Living
Who is the Hero of Your Sermon?
Christian Living
The Joy of Self-Forgetfulness
Christian Living
When God Has Another Plan
Christian Living
The Effect of Being Reasonable in Conversation
Christian Living
The Lines of True Christian Unity
Christian Living
Three Principles to Conquer Giant Problems

Discipleship

Discipleship

C.H. Spurgeon’s Seven Tips for Reading the Bible

Most believers understand reading the Bible each day would be a great benefit to their walk with the Lord, and yet only a small portion…
Discipleship

What Happened in 2020 Has Served to Advance the Gospel

2020 was a year filled with difficulty, frustration, tension, and sorrow, to the point where people could not wait for it to be over. As…
Discipleship

Training a Church to Love the Depressed – Part 2

This is Part 2 of a 3 part series. You can find Part 1 here: calvarychapel.com Providing Training In our last post in this series,…
Discipleship
Psalm 134: Making the Choice to Rejoice
Discipleship
Pastoral Ministry: The Balance Between Study & Family
Discipleship
Let’s Talk About Your Marriage
Discipleship
Lessons I Learned from Marilyn’s Cancer
Discipleship
Calvary Chapel Worship Leaders Conference 2019
Discipleship
Our Great Creator: A Study in the Book of Genesis

Current Events

Current Events

Christianity & Culture Series: Science and Christianity

“Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.” - Albert Einstein The Warfare Scenario The world today seems to operate under the presumption…
Current Events

The World We Impart: Fostering Racial Reconciliation in Our Churches

I have a four-year-old nephew. He’s gregarious. He’s fun-loving. He’s black. He doesn't yet realize color. He’s not yet saddled with the weighty history of…
Current Events

Why I Am a Single-Issue Voter

By way of introduction, let me say some may find what follows offensive. What I have penned here isn’t meant to be provocative for its…
Current Events
Resettling Refugees: A Few Observations and a Few Questions
Current Events
How to Develop a Lifestyle of Thanksgiving That Outlives the Holiday
Current Events
Prayer Update
Current Events
“The Lord Bless Thee:” Remembering Pastor Chuck
Current Events
Eight Things I Would Say to Kanye If I Could
Current Events
Nick Foles’ Example of Understanding Our Deepest Purpose Part 2

Theology

Theology

A CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVE ON PURIM

Imagine a holiday in which kids dress up, wander around the neighborhood in costumes, make joyous noise, and receive sweets from all over the place.…
Theology

The Importance of the Incarnation

It doesn’t take long for the average news reader perusing today’s articles to come across a shocking revelation: Scandals are all around us. Of course…
Theology

Worship: Participation in the Trinity

When you think of a worship service, what sort of things come to your mind? Some think of music styles, choirs, lighting, formality, informality, and…
Theology
Understanding Cessationism: The Gifts of the Spirit & the Church Today
Theology
Sola Fide: Clarifying the Role of Faith in the Gift of Salvation
Theology
7 Reasons Jesus had to Die
Theology
Sola Scriptura: Biblical Authority and the People of God
Theology
CGN Statement on Women in Ministry Leadership
Theology
ECCLESIOLOGY 101: How the Local Church Lives and Breathes Led by the Spirit

The Gospel

Gospel

Three Thoughts on Effective Short Term Missions

I really like hot sauce. In fact, I recently tried to make my own. I went to the farmers market and bought some seedlings. I…
Gospel

The Gospel in HD: Transformation We Can See

What does the gospel look like in our lives? What happens when we embrace the truth of God’s salvation for us? In the ancient city…
Gospel

Never Outgrow the Gospel

Martyn Lloyd-Jones tells the story of how the church he grew up in began with a great revival, but slowly died over time. When he…
Gospel
Isaiah 41: Easter and the World
Gospel
Preaching the Gospel (to Myself)
Gospel
Despising the Shame
Gospel
What is Gospel Centered Preaching Part 1
Gospel
Pierced by the Lord: Thoughts on Good Friday
Gospel
I Am the Resurrection and the Life

Leadership Training

Leadership Training

Quarantine Discipleship: Three Online Ways to Stay Engaged as the Church

It goes without saying, but these are unprecedented times we are living in. Due to widespread concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 virus, churches…
Leadership Training

Why I’m Called to Serve My City

I decided to run for a seat on the Oxnard City Council in the recent midterm elections, after it became clear that was what God’s…
Leadership Training

Three Principles for Every Leader to Get Right

Like some of you, ministry has been a continual growth process for me. It seems that there are some who just “get it” and “got…
Discipleship
5 Preaching Tips from the Apostle Paul
Leadership Training
Just Be You as You Share Scripture
Leadership Training
Pastor, Are You Really Speaking the Language of Your Community
Leadership Training
The 3 Basic Tasks of Pastoral Ministry
Discipleship
A Case for Leadership Coaching
Leadership Training
CCBC Europe is Moving to Tbilisi, Georgia!

Church Planting

Church Planting

Turn your Eyes to Mexico: A Horizonte Ensenada Takeover Week

Welcome to the Horizonte Ensenada takeover week on CalvaryChapel.com! We are looking forward to seeing how the Spirit of the Lord is moving in Mexico!…
Church Planting

Three Keys to Effectively Launching Your Church Plant

Planting a church is a big deal. Jesus ordained the Spirit-empowered Church to be His vehicle through whom to reveal Himself to the world. The…
Church Planting

Missions 2020 Archives

Start Watching Missions 2020 Archives
Church Planting
Co-laborers or Competition? Calvary Chapel & Other Church Planting Movements
Church Planting
Bridging the Divide Between the Big Church and the Small Church
Church Planting
Missions Conference 2020: The Church That God Plants