Pastor Willy's Blog
It is a great joy to welcome Dr. Gordon Fort to Calvary this weekend. Dr. Fort is a Vice-President at the International Mission Board (IMB) of the Southern Baptist Convention.
This coming weekend will be a big one at Calvary as we kick off our month long emphasis on missions. We also have the joy of welcoming back Pastor Bill and Addie Anderson and members of their family as they celebrate his 80th birthday.
I am calling the church to pray over the next 150 days for Calvary’s influence in our community and throughout the world.
The Pope made big news this week, not just with his upcoming trip to America, but the announcement that he was authorizing all priests to grant absolution to women who had abortions. This announcement underscores the deep and profound difference between Roman Catholic theology and sound biblical doctrine.
I am happy to announce that as we approach our conference, June 14-15 in Columbus, Ohio that we believe the full cost of our conference has already been covered before we take one offering.
For the sake of unity we have reached a mutual decision with Dr. Carson’s team to forgo his appearance at our Pastors' Conference.
She came as a whirlwind of curls and chaos. We named her Anna. Tomorrow I will give her away in marriage.
Calvary is pleased to welcome Pastor James MacDonald this weekend, February 22. Dr. MacDonald is the founding pastor of Harvest Bible Chapel (HarvestBibleChapel.org), which launched in 1988.
Tom Price is returning to our staff leadership team as Executive Pastor of Ministries. As Pastor Aaron Walp transitions to his role as church planter/pastor in Pittsburgh, we searched and prayed for the right leader to fill this void in our ministry and provide the crucial leadership needed for our Ministries Division. It became clear to me that Tom Price was the ideal person and this was the ideal time for him to return home to Calvary.
This coming weekend, January 23-25 Calvary is pleased to host Dr. Sean McDowell. Sean will be speaking numerous times to our students on Friday and Saturday and then he will be preaching at both services Sunday, 9:15 and 11:00.