Articles categorized as Easter


    FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions About The Christian Life – Chapter 11

    Chapter 11 What happens when we die?   We live in a time when there is great fascination about life after death.   • A few years ago Raymond Moody wrote a best-seller called Life after Life that detailed the near-death experiences of men and women who “died” and then came back to tell stories […]

    FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions About The Christian Life – Chapter 12

    Chapter 12 What is heaven like?   Here are two statements that seem to be almost universally true: Everyone wants to know about heaven, and everyone wants to go there. Recent polls suggest that nearly 80 percent of all Americans believe there is a place called heaven.15 I find that statistic encourag­ing because it tells […]

    John Sergey Funeral Service

    Message given by Ray Pritchard at the funeral service for John Sergey, January 5, 2009, Calvary Memorial Church, Oak Park, IL.

    Our Name is Our Mission

    Dr. Ray Pritchard gives the 2007 President’s Report on the work of Keep Believing Ministries. He explains the thinking behind the Keep Believing logo, reports on various ministry projects, and shares his dreams for the future.

    Len Hoppe—A Friend Remembered

    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 […]

    Death is Not Natural

    Death is Not Natural by Ray Pritchard Joe Carter of The Evangelical Outpost has written a fine article called Still in the World: A Pro-Life View of Death and Dying. While discussing his mother's death, he comes to this bottom line: Until the cancer made her unable to work, my mother had been a hospice nurse. She had been w…

    Jesus Is All I Need

    JESUS IS ALL I NEED by Ray Pritchard I first heard this from Steve Brown who heard Ron Dunn say it in a sermon: “We often say, 'Jesus is all I need.' But you will never know if Jesus is all you need until Jesus is all you have. When Jesus is all you have, then you discover that Jesus is all you need.”

    Dear Mr. Miller

    DEAR MR. MILLER by Ray Pritchard Thank you so much for writing. I am honored that you took the time to read An Anchor for the Soul and then took even more time to thoughtfully write out your objections. I am further honored to have the response of a man who has served his country with such distinction for so many years. You…


    Once there was a man who became unhappy in his church and so he left it in search of something better. He told his friends that he was searching for the perfect church. Finally, he found a church that met his exacting criteria. In his eyes, it was perfect in every way-a perfect pastor, a perfect staff, a perfect building, p…

    Did Jesus Really Rise From the Dead?

    On this Easter Sunday we join with Christians around the world to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior. But how do we know that 2,000 years ago a man named Jesus actually died and came back from the dead? The only way to answer that question is to examine the original documents-the four gospels of the New Testa…

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    Ebook: Lord of Glory

    The Bible contains many names of Christ. His names tell us who he is. His names tell us why he came. His names tell us how he can help us. His names tell us why we worship him. In this devotional series you'll learn of these varied and meaning behind the names, titles and descriptions of Christ.

    “Equipping and encouraging people to keep believing in Jesus”

    “Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”