Now that the proper time of mourning has passed, we can stop with the respectability game and report the truth: while Calvary Chapel founder Chuck Smith, who passed away from cancer last week at 86, was a titan of American Christianity, he was quite often a raving lunatic who seemed better suited to ... More >>
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 >>
Tomorrow, the National Day of Prayer is scheduled to happen in Washington, D.C. featuring a who's who of homophobes, retrogrades, and flat-out liturgical losers. Yet the person who's gotten the attention of LGBT activists surprised that Christians don't like dem gays is Greg Laurie of Harvest Crusad ... More >>
Chuck Smith is dying. While this is good news for Smith (for to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord!), it's terrible news for those at Calvary Chapel who have pinned their blessed hope on being raptured away with an icon of American evangelicalism and the chief cornerstone ... More >>
beachcitiescalvary.orgJim Kempner (the older man in the center) and other Beach Cities Calvary pastors.Enrollment has been declining at Prince of Peace School, a private Christian preschool and K-6 elementary campus in Costa Mesa's Mesa Verde neighborhood, since revelations surfaced that the past ... More >>
The country is abuzz with President-elect Barack Obama's choice of Saddleback Church's Rick "Purpose-Driven Life" Warren to offer the invocation at next month's presidential inauguration. Let others debate the merits of the choice--I personally think Warren's beginning to wade into the political wat ... More >>
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I fell sorry for you!! How do you live with yourself?
A pot-smokin, LSD-droppin seeker turned Calvary Chapel into a household name. So why is Lonnie Frisbee missing from church history?