Blog Archive


Inheritance (by Omar Reyes)

June 20, 2018

I want my inheritance, now. I’ll wait for most of it later but right now is when I need it most. (Your inheritance is already here. Close your eyes and …


Work: Perks & Quirks (by Tanya Lyons)

June 13, 2018

For over twenty years I’ve worked with Youth With A Mission (YWAM) in a variety of programs and projects around the world. I’ve done many types of work and built …


Overflow (by Ingrid Hoogenboom)

June 6, 2018

“Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting for those who belong to the Lord. Husbands, love your wives and never treat them harshly. Children, always obey your parents, for …


The Origin of Life (by Enoch Rottier)

May 30, 2018

I recently finished the book Classic Christianity by Bob George, which I highly recommend. It has revealed so many simple truths that have been earth shattering for me; especially because …


The Beauty of Community (by Sharon Tiede)

May 23, 2018

Calvary is a beautiful community. The Family Service on Sunday gave space for each member of our body to come together in peaceful worship. The world, and sadly the church, …


Forgiveness (by Ingrid Hoogenboom)

May 16, 2018

How do we forgive injustice? How do we forgive those who hurt us? How do we forgive betrayal?   I have a few stories in my family history of injustice, …


New Clothes (by Lisa Warkentin)

May 9, 2018

In 2008, after purchasing new clothes for work I didn’t bother to buy new ones. The ones I had wore well, they washed well, and for the job I had …


The Hat Girl (by Lisa Warkentin)

May 2, 2018

As a Third Culture Kid growing up on the mission field I formed an identity shaped by the culture of my parents and the people we worked among. Due to …


Your Life is Hidden (by Sharon Tiede)

April 25, 2018

This past Sunday, Mike shared from Colossians 3:3-4. I love these verses. In the NLT, they read, “For you died to this life, and your real life is hidden with …


Hashtag (by Ingrid Hoogenboom)

April 18, 2018

For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory (Colossians …


God’s Upside-down Kingdom (by Enoch Rottier)

April 11, 2018

“Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your mind on the things above, not …


Do You Love Me? (by Nancy Peacock)

April 4, 2018

“Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” Peter said to him “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Feed my lambs.” …