The Conflict in God’s Will

“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” Shakespeare, Hamlet Let’s replace the word “philosophy” with “theology”.  The Bible is greater than your theology. God… Continue reading

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Fear and Death in China

They call today the Chinese Halloween.  More officially, it is the Ghost Festival.  People heading home from work will be reminded, “If you hear your name called behind you, don’t turn around.”  The… Continue reading

Maps (of Revival)

with my apologies to Maroon 5 I miss the taste of abundant life I miss the conversation I’m searching for a change tonight An eternal transformation I remember when I had it all… Continue reading

Rude (New Church)

with apologies to Magic!   Sunday morning jumped out of bed And put on my best suit Got in my car and started to search for a new church. Walked through the door… Continue reading

Friends in High Places

With my apologies to Garth Brooks Blame it all on the truth In a leather-bound book That ruined our torrid affair. I sat in the pew Repented of you ‘Cause I found the… Continue reading

Dollar Tree, Family Dollar, 8 Billion Dollars, Prayer, Fasting, and Revival

If I ain’t got your attention now, I ain’t never gonna get it. Dollar Tree went shopping for Family Dollar, and picked it up for 8.5 BILLION.  That’s a lot of cash from… Continue reading

Ability Club: Unveiling the Secret

And do this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep; for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed.  The night is far spent,… Continue reading

What People Read: The Anniversary Post Part 2

The beginning of July marked the first anniversary of CalvaryTraining.org.  For better or worse, our most popular topics have been: Pastor Bob Coy Pastor Saeed Abedini Pastor Chuck Smith Calvary Chapel Bacolod, Philippines… Continue reading

Failing to Get the Joke Does Not Make You a Better Person

Can I feel better about myself for the way you lambasted others for what you thought was their ignorance but was really your failure to get the joke?  Probably not.  Let’s face it,… Continue reading

The Spiritual Diet and the Secret Project Update

The Enjoyment Factor About Eating, Without Spiritual Implications (for the moment) This will be one of those concepts that will seem obvious to you after the fact.  If you are one of the… Continue reading