• Living in the Fruit of the Spirit

    Galatians 5:22-23 “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.” In order to move in the gifts or actively participate in what God wants to direct in our lives towards those saved and lost we must...

  • How Can We Stop These Tragedies?

    Over the next days and weeks the tragedy which occurred today at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County will be put under a microscope, scrutinized, examined and debated. As a Christian do not get caught up in this debate. You as a Christian know that legislative action on...

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    Give Us This Day

    Larry Lea tells the story of his experience as a third-year seminary student who had the rare opportunity to dine at the prestigious Petroleum Club in Fort Worth, Texas. He was invited into those elegant surroundings at the invitation of a wealthy business man. After he had said the blessing,...

  • Tampa Shores Community Church celebrates the birth of Jesus with a special communion service.

    The Brand of Christians

    Church branding has taken over in our society. Churches are starting to rely on slick slogans, eloquent speech, quaint stories, massive stage productions, coffee shops and logo aesthetics. Many believe that those things have the power to draw people to the cross of Calvary..that the gospel of Jesus Christ has...

  • The Mission of Multiplication

    One body, many parts. Several weeks ago, we were joined by David and Alisa Gatlin, pastors of Anclote River Baptist Church in Holiday. They are being sent out as part of Calvary Church’s X150 Church Revitalization campaign, and are excited about the work that God has for them to do...

  • God wants to use you for evangelism. Pastor Vergil talks about our role in sharing the gospel.

    The Work of Evangelism

    Mark 16:20 (ESV) And they went out and preached everywhere, while the Lord worked with them and confirmed the message by accompanying signs. Jesus tells us, like the apostles, to go out and proclaim, preach, teach and testify about what Jesus has done, is doing and will continue to do...

  • What kind of person is God looking for?

    Why Serve God?

    Joshua 24:16,17a “Far be it from us to forsake the Lord, to serve other gods; For it is the Lord our God who brought us and our fathers up out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage…… Some people serve God only because of some good thing...

  • Separate Ways

    Much has been said in the news lately about marriage. What is marriage? Who defines marriage? Does it really even matter? It may surprise you to know that God has a lot to say about marriage in the Bible. Over the next 9 weeks, Pastor Vergil will be taking us...

  • What happened to evangelism?

    The church used to consider evangelism one of their main responsibilities. Has this changed in recent years? Do churches continue to evangelize or has there been a cultural shift that has moved evangelism down the priority list? Why has evangelism become less important to the church? Share your thoughts below!...

  • Christ must be pre-eminent in your life.

    Who is the head?

    And He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together. He is also the head of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, the first born from the dead; so that He Himself might come to have first place in everything……. And we proclaim Him,...