Contentment and You

Pastor Pat Bible Study, Christian Living

This coming Saturday night I will be speaking about the subject of contentment at Calvary Chapel Oakville. It’s an important issue as it seems everyone in our culture is anything but contented. People are not satisfied with their jobs, churches, financial position, friends, or gender. But the Apostle Paul writes …

Do You Have Time to Listen to a Sixty Minute Sermon? How About a ONE Minute Sermon?

Pastor Pat Bible Study, Christian Living, Resources

I recently read that we spend ninety minutes a day on the phone. All of that time is not spent in actually calling people. Using your cell phone to make a call is actually sixth on the list behind web browsing, using apps, checking social media, and gaming. How are you spending …

footsteps following jesus

Six Questions to Ask Yourself About Following Jesus

Pastor Pat Bible Study, Christian Living

How do you follow Jesus? Last Sunday at the church I pastor, I preached a sermon about following Jesus. We are going through the gospel of Matthew on Sunday mornings; I was at Matthew 4:18-22. Jesus calls four fishermen to follow Him. They all do so immediately. Together at Calvary, …

Reacting to Deception, Bitterness, Favouritism, & Hatred

Reacting to Deception, Bitterness, Favouritism, & Hatred (Genesis 27-28)

Pastor Pat Bible Study

How do you react when you face deception, bitterness, favouritism, or hatred? The Bible is about Jesus. Every book, every chapter, dare I say, every verse exists for the purpose of pointing us eventually to the Saviour of the world, Jesus Christ. He was born of a virgin.  He fulfilled many …

Mothers’ Day: Being a Godly Mom

Pastor Pat Bible Study

Mothers’ Day is tomorrow. It is a time to honour our moms. My wife has been one now for over ten years. My respect and admiration for her has only increased as I have watched her mother our three kids. I have seen the incredible work load. I have walked with her through difficulty. I smile …