Monday, May 22, 2017 Kevin Barnhart Pastor Kevin Barnhart 1 Comment
“Often we pass beside happiness without seeing it, without looking at it, or even if we have seen and looked at it without recognizing it.” Alexandre Dumas – The Count of Monte Cristo There is a softness that threads its way into our spring- time hearts.  The ground softens, the earth...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 tnelson Pastor Tim Nelson No comments
When their American Airlines flight lifted off at 6:32 a.m., Tuesday, April 18, it carried three little passengers with literally a new lease on life. Calvary said goodbye to the 23rd, 24th, and 25th Children’s Heart Project kids hosted by our church family since joining as a strategic partner a ...
Saturday, February 27, 2016 tnelson Pastor Tim Nelson 1 Comment
Matt and Vicki Tierney had ministry on their minds almost from the moment they met as Lawrence University students. Graduated and newly married, this history and music major landed in Byron. Here, they made their first Calvary connections. They were called to student ministry by Tentmaker Board m...
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 tnelson Pastor Tim Nelson 3 Comments
When Brian Koch met Chad Falk at Calvary in 2005, they clicked. These former jocks shared a love of sports. Through talking smack as competitors in slow pitch softball, Brian, the pitcher, developed a profound respect for Chad the shortstop, especially when he witnessed Chad’s off the field prior...
Friday, September 11, 2015 tnelson Pastor Tim Nelson No comments
Our Splotch You’ve done it, too, haven’t you?  Left the coffee pot on when you left the house?   You didn’t witness the last cup become sludge and then bake into a thin black splotch at the bottom of the coffee pot, but the smell of baked caffeine hit you the minute you walked into the house. Spl...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 John Chaco DR Missions Trip 1 Comment
We have a little more than 24 hours before we start heading back home.  I will not miss the roosters crowing all throughout the early morning, but I will miss the our time together as a team.  Throughout the trip I’ve been able to observe student after student step out of their comfort zone...