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Staying Pure in an X-Rated World

(This particular sermon was a “tag team” effort where I preached the first part, and Pastor Bob Boerman preached the […]

Text: Various
Sermon Series: God Speaks Today
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Get Your Mind in Gear

“Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when […]

Text: 1 Peter 1:13-16
Sermon Series: Strangers in a Strange Land (1 Peter)
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The Positive Power of Forgiveness: “I Believe in the Forgiveness of Sins”

If you know a bit about church history, you know that before Martin Luther became the father of the Protestant […]

Text: Psalm 130:3-4
Sermon Series: The Apostles’ Creed
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Back to Basics

Each year at Calvary we choose a theme and a theme verse that serve as our ministry focus. We started […]

Text: John 7:16-17
Sermon Series: The Apostles’ Creed
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The Life God Blesses

Almost five years ago we started sending free copies of my books to prisoners across America. Through a partnership with […]

Text: II Timothy 2:14-26
Sermon Series: Passing the Torch (II Timothy)
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Renewing Your Passion

Today we are beginning a summer series from the little book of II Timothy. People sometimes wonder how pastors choose […]

Text: II Timothy 1
Sermon Series: Passing the Torch (II Timothy)
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The Days of Noah: Why God Sent the Flood

This is the first of several sermons on Noah and the flood. As we begin our study of this important […]

Text: Genesis 6:1-8
Sermon Series: First Things: The Amazing True Story of How the World Came to Be (Genesis 1-11)
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Adam’s Rib: How God Arranged the First Marriage

Yesterday I performed a wedding ceremony for Chris Hall and Kara Hansen. It was a lovely occassion, as weddings usually […]

Text: Genesis 2:18-25
Sermon Series: First Things: The Amazing True Story of How the World Came to Be (Genesis 1-11)
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Image is Everything: Highly Valued, Deeply Fallen, Greatly Loved

Upon reading these verses, the thought comes to mind that we’re not in Eden anymore. Whatever else you can say […]

Text: Genesis 1:26-28
Sermon Series: First Things: The Amazing True Story of How the World Came to Be (Genesis 1-11)
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“In the Beginning”: The Most Important Verse in the Bible

True faith must begin with the very first verse of the Bible. If you can believe Genesis 1:1, you won’t have any problems with the rest of the Bible. Truth begins with God. That’s why the Bible begins with this verse.

Text: Genesis 1:1
Sermon Series: First Things: The Amazing True Story of How the World Came to Be (Genesis 1-11)

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