Posts filed under:Pastor’s Notes

Bulletin Note 5/14/17

Happy Mother’s Day! Wait… does “Happy Mother’s Day” mean that only happy moms are allowed in church today? I say yes. If they’re cranky… kick them out. This is happy-mother’s day! Maybe you’ll never look at “Happy Mother’s Day” the […]

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Bulletin Note 5/7/17

In some respects, it seems like Sunday, May 3, 1987, was a lifetime ago. Yet again, I find it hard to grasp, that 30 years have passed so quickly! In that span, God has so often and so greatly used […]

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Bulletin Note 4/30/17

Next Sunday, May 7th, marks the 30th anniversary of our first services as Calvary Baptist Church of Rancho California! The early developers of this area named it Rancho California before we had incorporated as a city and chose the old […]

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Bulletin Note 4/23/17

This earliest version of Paul Harvey’s commentary appeared in newspapers in 1964, and has remained an accurate representation of what’s happened in the half-century since it was first published. “If I Were the Devil” If I were the Prince of […]

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Bulletin Note 4/16/17

For generations, skeptics have offered up various theories in attempts to refute the historicity of the resurrection of Christ. Many of these ideas are remarkably sophomoric. All have been throughly discredited. Here is a sampling: 1. Wild animals came and […]

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Bulletin Note 4-9-17

Years ago, for a funny skit, I took an old Willie Nelson song called “Mammas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys,” and changed the words. My version was, “Mammas, Don’t Let Your Cowboys Grow Up to Be […]

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Bulletin Note 4-2-17

With Easter Sunday just two weeks away, I want to encourage you to take this good opportunity to remind your family, friends and neighbors, and invite them to come with you April 16. Our services are again at the regular […]

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Bulletin Note 3-26-17

Solomon B. Shaw was a longtime pastor and evangelist in the latter part of the nineteenth century and into the first half of the twentieth. He was also the author of several books. One of those, compiled in 1898, he […]

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Bulletin Note 3-19-17

We just concluded our Sunday School hour series on anger last week, with an excellent message preached by Pastor S.M. Davis of Park Crest Baptist Church in Lincoln, IL. The sermon was entitled “The High Cost of Anger.” I include […]

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Bulletin Note 3-12-17

I was working on a project outside the other day, and grandson Herschel, who is 3, was on the porch steps playing with some action figures. He had one on its knees, bowing. I asked him if his little plastic […]

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