November Suggested Book of the Month

SUGGESTED BOOK OF THE MONTH The Attributes of God by A. W. Pink There are myriads of things we can pursue in our lives. Some things we might look back on as a waste of time and energy, other things we can look back at and see that our pursuit was worthwhile. For the Christian, our pursuit of God will never be wasted time. It is never a futile activity for us to seek to […]

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Mutual Encouragement in the Gospel

This fall we had the opportunity to send a team from Calvary to the Brazil Gospel Fellowship Mission annual field conference. Members from our team spoke during the main sessions, led music during the conference, led a VBS, led classes and activities for the teens and did childcare for the nursery age children. We also had the chance to serve at a local church plant, Igreja Batista Redenção in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina. It is in this church […]

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March Suggested Book of the Month

SUGGESTED BOOK OF THE MONTH Lord, Teach Me to Pray by John MacArthur This book is “an invitation to intimate prayer” and sidesteps much of the unnecessary mysticism that some writers would ascribe to prayer. Many Christians across our nation view prayer as simply an option and something that is not really necessary except during times of trouble. In easy-to-understand English, John MacArthur shows Christians from The Word of God how it is God’s will […]

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The Biggest Story

Book Review by Kevin DeYoung With vibrant illustrations, and storytelling that will keep the attention of children (and I dare say, adults), The Biggest Story tells, well, the biggest story of the Bible. Following the theme of the promised Snake Crusher in Genesis, Kevin DeYoung pulls out the over-riding theme of the Bible shown in God’s faithfulness to his promises despite man’s failure to live in obedience to God —over and over again. As he […]

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A Peculiar Glory

Book Review A Peculiar Glory, by John Piper “The glory of God is the ground of faith. It is solid ground.” – John Piper   A Peculiar Glory by John Piper is an argument for the reliability of Scripture. But it is an argument with unusually compelling and powerful evidence – the testimony of Scripture itself and the revealing power of the Holy Spirit to open the eyes of men so that they can see […]

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