Blog Archive


Signposts on the Road to the Cross: On Discipline

March 23, 2017

Whenever the word “discipline” comes up these days, I want to run and hide. Not because discipline scares me or because I don’t like it, but because I feel like …


The Grace of Conviction

March 16, 2017

Photo: Archaologisches Museum Frankfurt According to the Chinese calendar, it is “the year of the Rooster”.  It may surprise many to find that the early Christian symbol found in Roman …


On Earth as it is in Heaven (by Dave Billington)

March 8, 2017

Whenever I’m not doing well, feeling like I’m not good enough, or am encountering a spiritual battle, I have found that most consistently, worship changes the atmosphere in my life. …


40 Days Toward Something (by Omar Reyes)

February 28, 2017

  A word about Lent to those who might be unfamiliar with this season within the Christian calendar: “Lent is the 6 week period leading up to Easter Sunday. It …


Dollars and Sense (by Josh Timms)

February 22, 2017

My wife, Laura, and I got married at the ripe old age of 21. Both of us had never lived on our own, neither of us had a clue how …


Generosity Begets Generosity (by Rusty Foerger)

February 15, 2017

  After many games, the wear and tear on my hockey helmet loosened a screw and dropped out so that the helmet came apart. I was not allowed to play …


Trusting that God is Enough (by Caitlin Beaton)

February 8, 2017

One of the most impactful experiences I have had, when it comes to money, was when I was preparing to go to YWAM for a DTS (discipleship training school).  The …


Waiting in the Promise (by Brennan Black)

January 26, 2017

Christmas, already a month out of its wrapping, lingers. Like Hockey, Tax, and Hunting, Christmas is a season unto itself. Every year there is buildup and there is afterglow: lights are still …


On beginning a New Year: I will wait for the Lord (by Claire Black)

January 12, 2017

“I remember my affliction and my wandering, the bitterness and the gall. I well remember them, and my soul is downcast within me. Yet this I call to mind and …


Advent 4: Hope

December 23, 2016

As we come to the end of our Advent reflections, I want to thank all of our contributors from Calvary Baptist Church: Claire Black, Krista Ewert, Rust Foerger, John Hanley, …


Advent 4: Hope – Ben Ewert

December 21, 2016

*Warning: This post may contain an hockey object lesson.* Hope can be a dangerous thing to a sports fan. It can culminate in glorious elation, allowing you to celebrate the …


Advent 4: Hope – Micaela Miller

December 20, 2016

As I thought about the theme “Hope”, the first question that popped into my mind was, “What do I hope for?”. If I am honest, my hope is often small …