Pastor's Blog

  • First Things – July 1

    • Willy Rice
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    • June 30, 2018
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    July 1st is tomorrow, and I hope you will begin the month worshipping together with us at one of our three campuses. With the July 4th holiday just around the corner, we will take time in our services to pray for...

  • Dear Calvary Family

    • Willy Rice
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    • June 25, 2018
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    Dear Calvary Family, What a beautiful weekend of worship and sharing in Communion last Sunday. Cheryl and I are headed out for a few days of hiking and traveling in the great northwest. We will miss you but will...

  • First Things – June 1

    • Willy Rice
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    • June 1, 2018
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    Summer is here and that means Vacation Bible School (VBS) is right around the corner. VBS is from June 18-22 at our Clearwater campus and is held from 9:00am to 12:00pm every day. Children ages 4 (by June 1) through...

  • Another SBC “Me-Too” Story

    • Willy Rice
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    • May 31, 2018
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    The bomb that is the “Me-Too” movement continues to reverberate across the cultural landscape and sadly that also includes the Southern Baptist Convention. Last week Dr. Al Mohler’s extraordinary post “The...

  • An Open Letter to Calvary Bible Teachers

    • Willy Rice
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    • May 29, 2018
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    I’m calling out to all teachers as I’m convinced God is working at Calvary and leading us to a new emphasis on discipleship and spiritual growth, and the role of teacher is an indispensable part. I am also now...

  • Samuel, Saul, and The Southern Baptist Convention

    • Willy Rice
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    • May 22, 2018
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                       If you live long enough, you will grow old. Certain things are inevitable, but others are not. Wisdom doesn’t always come with age. Movements often dwindle and die when generations of...

  • First Things – May 1

    • Willy Rice
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    • May 1, 2018
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    We have an exciting month ahead at Calvary. This Thursday, May 3 is the National Day of Prayer. Churches from across our city will gather at Spectrum Field beginning at 7pm for 90 minute prayer meeting. I love...

  • Ron Cooney Named Clearwater Campus Pastor

    • Willy Rice
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    • April 26, 2018
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    I wanted to announce an exciting organizational change and give a brief explanation for the need. The addition of multiple campuses adds to the complexity of any church organization. Everyone understands the need...