Resources

April 13, 2018 by Clayton Pruett | Send Network
Our Savior, for all His busy three years, never allowed His public ministry to crowd out His private meditation.
 — Vance Havner The above quote is extremely convicting to me. If I am being transparent and honest, my private meditations often are crowded out by a busy schedule. I am married to an...
April 12, 2018 by Muche Ukegbu | Send Network
Muche Ukegbu, church planter in South Florida, speaks to the importance of being self aware while leading a group of new beliveers and leaders.
April 11, 2018 by Gayle Butler | Send Network
Moving to our first church where David was called to be pastor was an exciting adventure. People met us as the moving van pulled up, waiting to help us unload and get our home (the parsonage) settled. The kitchen was stocked with groceries and meals prepared to carry us over for the next week....
April 9, 2018 by David Butler | Send Network
Who are the friends in your life? I’m not sure there is a more important question we need to be asked on a regular basis. If you know much about life and relationships, you know that friendship issues are huge in the overall scheme of things. In fact, there are not many issues God is more...
April 9, 2018 by David Butler | Send Network
Over a lifetime of pastoral ministry, I’ve met thousands of people, both inside and out of the three churches we served for 35-plus years. Early on, I made it an unspoken goal to remember as many first names as possible. Nothing earned me more props than being able to surprise people by...
April 5, 2018 by Noah Oldham | Send Network
Noah Oldham, Send City Missionary for St. Louis, provides practical ways to lead your family well while planting a chruch.
April 5, 2018 by Bob Bickford | Send Network
Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear. (Eph. 4:29) As leaders who are pastors, the primary way we serve the church is through the teaching and preaching of God’s word to the...
April 4, 2018 by Mark Hallock | Send Network
I have been asked many times over the years what characteristics we look for in potential leaders (both paid staff and volunteer leadership) at Calvary Church. Here are four non-negotiables I personally look for: 1. A passion and hunger for God and, at the same time, a deep love and care for...