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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The Lawrence Lantz Family

It was a great joy to hear from Lawrence Lantz this past summer as he shared about the great work the Lord is doing in Ngora, Uganda. Below is a video highlighting some of the things he shared as well as a brief history of God’s leading in their lives. You can keep up with the Lantz’s as well as our other missionaries here.

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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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October Suggested Book of the Month

SUGGESTED BOOK OF THE MONTH What is the Mission of the Church? by Kevin DeYoung & Greg Gilbert First off, this book is an excellent piece of missiology. It does a wonderful job of defining the terminology used by the church to describe both its role and mission on the earth and, while the book itself is topical, it takes a definite exegetical approach in its arguments. It beautifully differentiates the difference between the role […]

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September Suggested Book of the Month

SUGGESTED BOOK OF THE MONTH How Does Sanctification Work? by David Powlison Sanctification, one of the doctrines in the church that is referenced the most, but maybe, when the rubber hits the road, is the least understood. All Christians would agree that they have areas of their life that do not look like Jesus. All Christians would agree that they need to grow in sanctification, but how does sanctification work? How do I change? How […]

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August Suggested Book of the Month

SUGGESTED BOOK OF THE MONTH Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood by Melissa Kruger Being a Mom is hard and being a Mom is glorious. There is great joy in being entrusted by God with the care of our children and yet with that care comes many challenges. Pouring our lives into our children requires a steady stream of selflessness and love which exposes our own constant need of God’s grace and mercy […]

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July Suggested Book of the Month

SUGGESTED BOOK OF THE MONTH Inheritance of Tears by Jessalyn Hutto In order to trust God when His will is difficult to accept, we must know who he is. To rest in his difficult providences, we must have confidence in his character. (Inheritance of Tears, pg. 44) Having gone through multiple miscarriages herself, Jessalyn Hutto understands the very real pain and sorrow of miscarriage. However, in her book Inheritance of Tears, she resists the temptation […]

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June Suggested Book of the Month

SUGGESTED BOOK OF THE MONTH Finally Free by Heath Lambert With practical and biblical direction, Heath Lambert walks you through eight gospel-centered strategies for overcoming pornography. Whether for personal use or to come to the aid of another, this book is meant for those who are ready to do battle. With the subtitle, Fighting for purity with the power of grace, the author explains, “This is book is not about pornography… this book is about […]

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May Suggested Book of the Month

SUGGESTED BOOK OF THE MONTH Valley of Vision Prayer is one of most vital spiritual disciplines, yet for many of us it is not nurtured and practiced as it should be. The Valley of Vision is a collection of Puritan prayers from the likes of men like C.H. Spurgeon, John Bunyan, Isaac Watts, Thomas Watson, Richard Baxter and others. These prayers that have been written down will be an encouragement to your soul as they […]

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April Suggested Book of the Month

SUGGESTED BOOK OF THE MONTH Household Gods by Ted & Kristin Kluck In the midst of a Christian subculture that idolizes families, an evangelical history of overcelebrating families, and a secular culture that overprograms families, one American family identifies the danger they’re in the midst of and embarks on a radical adventure. Household Gods offers an examination of the culture that spawned family idolatry and the steps we can take to flee this idolatry and […]

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