The Blessings of the Branch

Isaiah 11, Romans 15:8-13

Things looked bad for Israel, and even worse for Assyria. Yes, the Assyrians would invade (Isaiah 10:5-6; 36:1-2), but after they destroyed Israel, the army would meet their doom. The British poet, Lord Byron (George Gordon) described the story recorded in Isaiah 37:14-38: “The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, And his […]

A Root Out of Dry Ground

Isaiah 53:1-3

Who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed? 2 For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should […]

The Root of Jesse

Romans 15:12-13 and Isaiah 11:1-3

“. . .There shall be a root of Jesse, and He that shall rise to reign over the Gentiles; in Him shall the Gentiles trust. Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.” Life is too […]

The Glory of the Branch

Zechariah 3:1-9

As we approach this season, we will once again hear the story of Christ and of Christmas. We will exchange the traditional greetings of “Merry Christmas!” “Happy New Year!” We will speak of joy, hope and peace. But we must ask, “Is this real?” Is there really any hope of joy and peace in this […]

Missions Conference

October 29 - November 1

The theme for our annual missions conference is Romans 1:5b: “for obedience to the faith among all nations, for His name.” Our missionaries, Fernando and Christy Angeles, Jan and Debbie Milton, and Mark and Bekah Perry will be speaking at the conference. The Angeles recently completed the translation of the Tenek Bible. Jan and Debbie […]

How Can Depression Be a “Good” Thing?

Psalm 119:65-72

Do you ever get “down” or depressed? Ever felt that you were “put down” — that someone treated you in demeaning manner? Maybe they lied about you, or taunted you with an arrogant rant. Or you were depressed by the painful results of your rotten choices. It might even be that you’ve been dejected over […]

Junior Day Camp and Children’s Musical

June 5-9, 11

    Register today!   Looking for a good activity for your children to enjoy this summer? Calvary Baptist Church invites all children, ages 4 to 6th grade, to our junior day camp. This free one-week day camp is completely geared towards kids! Participants will play organized games, make crafts, sing songs, and explore the […]

Words for Well-Being

Counsel from Proverbs 12

Have you ever been hurt by something someone said? Or even worse, have you hurt someone deeply by something you blurted out? Maybe that heartache you felt caused you to hurl hurtful words at someone else too. When will all this stop? Proverbs 12:18 can help you and me stop hurting people and start helping […]