The Importance of Being Teachable

Pastor Pat Devotion, Verse of the Day

Proverbs 10:17 says, “Whoever heeds correction is on the pathway to life, but someone who ignores exhortation goes astray.” Teachability is the one of the greatest qualities we can possess. No person knows everything. Some may act like they do, some are certainly smarter than others, but no person has …

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 …