I can’t remember the first time I met him. I know it must have happened the first time I visited Calvary, months before I became the pastor, but the precise moment has passed from my memory. That little fact doesn’t matter because you never simply “met” Len Hoppe. You encountered him. And when you encountered […]
First of all, I would like to thank everyone who took the time to respond. Reading your comments has been a learning experience for me. I have passed along your responses to Pastor Bob Boerman and the Y2K Task Force. I make the following observations: 1) I received over 100 responses to the Y2K […]
Here are 12 statements that provide a framework for teaching about creation and evolution in the local church.
The following material is presented by the Elders as a means of clarifying the church’s position on certain issues. As you read this, please remember that this is not meant to be a comprehensive statement of what we believe in every area. You may consult the Articles of Faith for a full statement of our […]
You might say that we had a Murphy’s Law trip: Everything that could go wrong did go wrong. Nothing went as we had planned. Most things weren’t even close to the way we planned. Yet God moved above and beyond our expectations. And through the chaos and trouble, we saw the power of God unleashed […]
Re: Contemporary Worship–The Vision A few days ago the Board of Calvary Memorial Church met to consider the possibility of changing our present worship format by adding a contemporary worship service on Sunday morning. The following paper is a slightly-revised version of the vision statement I gave to the Board in advance of that meeting. […]