The Anatomy of a ...

“Rick Warren promotes Chrislam.” “Billy Graham is a Freemason of the 33rd degree.” And pigs fly. I’m sure you’re seeing the crazy things that float around the Internet too. Unfortunately, part of my job is to read these insane theories, accusations and conspiracies and block those who perpetuate them on our church’s social media sites. Most of the times I’m able to laugh and shake my head, but when I see them shared ...

#AskBrianB Episod...

In this episode of #AskBrianB, Pastor Brian Brodersen answers questions on the universal church, the local church, and tattoos. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4Fw2o843hI

Avoiding the Trap...

Because God loves us, we can love God and love people! Can you think of anything more profound than this vertical and horizontal love that defines the Christian life? I had just finished preaching on this Great Commandment. God had worked in our midst, refocusing our hearts on the love God lavished upon us, and our love response to God and others. (I am always available to the congregation for prayer, or for working ...

How to Respond wh...

Jesus said that the servant is not above the master, and if our Master is Jesus, then we should expect to be both criticized and misunderstood. Perhaps criticism especially hurts for those in some kind of Christian service, but then again most everyone feels the sting from time to time. Jesus was often criticized and misunderstood, and so was one of His most famous ancestors - King David. One notable occasion was fro...

Flashback Friday:...

Welcome to our first Flashback Friday! During the Calvary Chapel Missions Conference this past January, Pastor Josh Turansky was able to catch up with Pastor David Guzik. They discussed his ministry, his heart for international missions, and Bible exposition. Find out more about David Guzik's ministry and access his commentaries here. Find out more about Calvary Chapel Santa Barbara here.

Revisiting Grace

In this message, Pastor Brian Brodersen gives a timely and encouraging reminder of the leader's need to receive, preach and demonstrate the grace of God. It was recorded at a breakout session that Pastor Brian  taught for Senior and Assistant Pastors at the 2014 Calvary Chapel Missions Conference.

Link-Fest: Church...

It has been a rough week for Christians around the world. Radical Islam has dominated much of the news. Our politicians and leaders are wrestling with a proper response. There are a few links about this topic below. I have also started to post notable events a month in advance just in case you want to participate in them. Again, these links do not constitute an endorsement or promotion. Events and Holidays: Feb. 18...

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