Why is there Suffering in the World?

Pastor Pat Answers, Christian Living, Issues, Sermon Reflections, Testimony

This past Sunday at Calvary Chapel I continued our “Big Questions of Life” Series by considering the important question. “Why is there suffering in the world?” I, like you, am no stranger to suffering. My mom died my senior year of high school. My sister died of breast cancer a …

What happens after death?

Pastor Pat Answers, Issues

I’ve been getting ready to preach a sermon at Calvary Chapel Oakville in our “Life’s Big Questions” series about death, specifically what happens after death. As part of that sermon, I am going to deal with common perceptions that people have about what happens after you die; beliefs like reincarnation …

Need Some Comfort?

Pastor Pat Answers, Christian Living

Comfort means to encourage. It comes from the Greek word, parakaleo which means “to come alongside of”. To comfort someone is to walk alongside of them during their difficulty. Sometimes, many times, it’s just being there. Words are not always necessary. Think about the times that you have been through a …