Earlier today, Chuck Smith passed away at 86 after a long battle with cancer. He was 86. His spot in the history of American Christianity as one its titans is secure. It was Smith who founded the Jesus People movement with his Calvary Chapel, who revolutionized evangelism with Calvary Chapel's dece ... More >>
Calvary Chapel has more than a few critics--scratch that, Calvary Chapel has a hell of a lot of critics, from folks who don't like its child-molester protecting ways to former members virtually excommunicated because they dared criticize founder/leader/Ra Chuck Smith, to other evangelical Christians ... More >>
These must be strange days indeed for Calvary Chapelites. Having heard from Chuck Smith for more than four decades that Jesus will return in the Rapture, they must've expected to be in glory by now, alongside their faithful pastor and friend.But it appears Chuck may be heading to heaven the old fash ... More >>
Spreading the real message of Frisbee
A pot-smokin, LSD-droppin seeker turned Calvary Chapel into a household name. So why is Lonnie Frisbee missing from church history?