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

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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

The Anniversary Post: Ken Graves and the Great Text Confusion

It has now been a year and over 71,000 views.  One of my early posts was about the Deep South Youth Conference last year at Calvary Chapel Stone Mountain.  I’ve just returned for… Continue reading

Condemned Woman is Now Free

It is now being reported that Marian Ibrahim, the woman sentenced to death in Sudan for her Christian faith, has been freed.  Unlike earlier reports stock proved false, this is being carried by… Continue reading

How We Live Our Lives: A Little Nugget of Wrongness

5 Bondservants, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in sincerity of heart, as to Christ; 6 not with eyeservice, as men-pleasers, but as… Continue reading

Imitators of God as Dear Poodles

Ephesians 5:1 “Therefore be imitators of God as dear children.” I’m thinking of pets right now.  Companion animals.  I grew up with lap dogs, and we were never the kind of people to… Continue reading

Hope and Rebirth from Depression and Defeat

Okay.  It’s time to pull things around.  I’ve just been put to shame. It wasn’t a bad thing.  Actually, it was something very nice said by a high schooler I don’t know. But… Continue reading

T.S. Eliot, Hamlet, and Secular Immortality

T.S. Eliot once called Shakespeare’s Hamlet, “the Mona Lisa of literature”.  This sounds like a compliment until you know Eliot’s opinion of the Mona Lisa. The Mona Lisa is the world’s most famous… Continue reading