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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

God is Always Doing Something New

My 16-year-old daughter was able to participate in a six-week program in Hungary called "A Vision For Life." It’s basically Bible college condensed into six…
Christian Living

Where Are You Placing Your Identity?

We all had a starting point in life. I was born into a Christian home with a pastor for a father. My parents have been…
Christian Living

Where Did the Word “Refugee” Originate?

It is no understatement to say the refugee crisis in the West is troubling. I find myself looking nervously at images of the masses fleeing…
Christian Living
The Good Kind of Lack
Christian Living
Real Christians Can’t Watch the Oscars…or Can They?
Christian Living
Spiritual Warfare
Christian Living
Comfort Through the Hard Times: Lessons from the Church of Smyrna
Christian Living
The Key to Keeping Your Focus on Christ at Christmas
Christian Living
Making Sense of the Unfathomable

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

Vocation and Calling According to the Reformers

One question I am sometimes asked is how a person can know what their “calling” in life is. Some of the Protestant Reformers had a…
Christian Living

The Holy Spirit & Intentionality in Discipleship

I’m not a huge pastry fan, but I do enjoy a fresh, hot slice of apple pie with a generous scoop of rich vanilla ice…
Discipleship
Calvary Chapel Bible College Ireland
Discipleship
A Case for Leadership Coaching
Discipleship
The Church & Victims of Depression
Discipleship
Our Great Creator: A Study in the Book of Genesis
Discipleship
What Happened in 2020 Has Served to Advance the Gospel
Christian Living
Should a Pastor Ever Say No When You Ask for Help?

Current Events

Current Events

Remember

My grandfather hated mayonnaise. So when my dad and grandfather would get burgers after a hard day’s work in their Unicurve valve factory, the person…
Current Events

The Difference Between the Devil and God

I once watched a debate between Frank Turek and Christopher Hitchens. The topic was, “Which explains the existence of the universe better, theism or atheism?”…
Current Events

Three Prayerful Reflections on the London Attack

In light of the recent events that have taken place on English soil, may our spirits be stirred to continue to pray for the hearts…
Current Events
A Call to Clean Hands and a Pure Heart: Amid COVID-19
Current Events
Unforeseen Blessing in Confinement
Current Events
Challenges with Medical Marijuana: Treatment of Pain or Excuse for Pleasure?
Current Events
Conspiracy Theories and The Gospel
Current Events
Should the Church Embrace Kanye West?
Current Events
Christ in Yom Kippur Part 1

Theology

Theology

Finally, The Spiritual Battle

Many Christians begin their life in Jesus Christ somewhat ignorant of the idea of spiritual battle. They find it easy to ignore what the Bible…
Theology

Sola Fide: Clarifying the Role of Faith in the Gift of Salvation

Most historians mark the start of the Protestant Reformation to the 1517 publication of Martin Luther’s list of 95 complaints against a practice known as…
Theology

A Discussion on the Biblical Theology of Israel Part 1

Historically, the evangelical tradition has been very supportive of Israel. Yet with the growing resurgence of supersessionism (replacement theology) eroding this support, as well as…
Theology
ECCLESIOLOGY 101: How the Local Church Lives and Breathes Led by the Spirit Part 2
The Link
A Discussion on the Biblical Theology of Israel Part 2
Theology
Unity is Rare: Psalm 133
Theology
Does Hell Really Exist?
Theology
The Difference Between the Rapture and Christ’s Return
Theology
Understanding Cessationism: The Gifts of the Spirit & the Church Today

The Gospel

Gospel

Returning to the Gospel on Reformation Day

Have you ever noticed that our society celebrates everything? In September alone, we celebrated "Random Acts of Poetry Day" (September 6), "Video Games Day" (September…
Gospel

Don’t Underestimate the Power of the Gospel

The Gospel is the "good news" concerning who Christ is and what He has accomplished. It is the power of God to redeem sinful humanity,…
Gospel

Despising the Shame

This article originally appeared on calvarychapel.com on April 14, 2017. “He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us that we might…
Gospel
Why Was Good Friday So Good?
Gospel
Thoughts on The Power of the Gospel
Gospel
The Real Meaning of Palm Sunday
Gospel
What Exactly is Spiritual Thriving?
Gospel
Persecution Will End
Gospel
Why Reaching the Lost Should Cost Us Everything

Great Commission

Great Commission

Reframing the Gospel for the Nations in Our Neighborhoods

When Jesus told Mary that He wasn't inclined to intervene to rescue the honor and reputation of a family that was about to suffer the…
Great Commission

My Experience at CCBC Europe

It was early September of 1996, and the fall semester at Calvary Chapel Bible College Europe was just about start. I was on a flight…
Great Commission

Calvary Global Network: Points on Successful Church Planting

Nothing excites me more than to see new churches planted. New churches mean souls being saved, lives being changed, God being worshiped, more churches being…
Great Commission
The Unique Command of the Great Commission: His Glory Among the Nations Part 2
Great Commission
Missionaries and the Wise Men from the East: Similarities That Can Bring Encouragement
Great Commission
Life on Mission: Called, Equipped and Sent Part 1
Great Commission
The Call to be a Pastor’s Wife
Great Commission
Reframing the Gospel for the Nations That Are Now in Our Neighborhoods Part 1
Great Commission
Four Ways to be Commissioned in the City

Leadership Training

Leadership Training

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…
Leadership Training

Five Biblical Keys to Managing Your Day for God’s Glory

Many church leaders I talk with complain that they do not have enough time for all the demands of the ministry and communicate this to…
Leadership Training

Calvary Chapel Bible College Israel

Pray and consider a semester at our Calvary Chapel Bible College campus in Israel. There are two programs available to choose from: 1. Jerusalem: Located…
Leadership Training
Eight Reasons Why We Need Shepherds
Discipleship
Training a Church to Love the Depressed – Part 2
Leadership Training
Lessons in Leadership Part 3: Fearlessly Leading the Good Fight
Leadership Training
Three Reasons Strong Partnerships Make Flourishing Ministries
Leadership Training
How to Triple Your Church Leadership in a Year
Leadership Training
Pastor, Are You Really Speaking the Language of Your Community

Church Planting

Church Planting

Missions 2020 Archives

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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 Conference 2020: The Church That God Plants
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