Pastor's Blog

  • First Things – June

    • Willy Rice
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    • June 1, 2019
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    Welcome Summer! As usual, summertime is filled with some huge opportunities at Calvary to connect and serve. I’m looking forward to teaching tomorrow as we continue our series Unsocial Media: How to Get Along...

  • Stephen Christian’s Tour

    • Willy Rice
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    • May 15, 2019
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    These last few months have been a time of transition and change in the worship and music ministry at Calvary, specifically on our Clearwater campus. While it hasn’t all been easy, I am profoundly grateful for...

  • First Things – May

    • Willy Rice
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    • May 2, 2019
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    May is upon us, and it is going to be a great month at all of Calvary’s campuses. This weekend is our Beach Baptism event. This is such a special time to celebrate as a church family. We invite people who need...

  • Empty Office; Empty Tomb

    • Willy Rice
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    • April 18, 2019
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    There is an empty room in Clearwater, Florida. The room is an office. It sits fully equipped and ready for its occupant to return and begin working should he ever do so. However, the office is empty and it has been...

  • First Things – April 1

    • Andrea Breeden
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    • April 1, 2019
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    What an incredible weekend we had as we celebrated the groundbreaking at our East Lake campus last night. A special congratulations to Pastor Danny Bennett and his dear wife Karen as they marked 20 years of ministry...

  • First Things – March 1

    • Willy Rice
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    • March 1, 2019
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    March is a beautiful time of the year in Florida and as Spring approaches so do some very big events at Calvary. This March marks the formal end of the 3-year campaign for X150. This first phase of X150 may well...

  • Sexual Abuse in the SBC

    • Willy Rice
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    • February 11, 2019
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    This past weekend the Houston Chronicle published the first in a promised series of stories detailing allegations of sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches and ministries. According to the published report, more...

  • First Things – February 1

    • Willy Rice
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    • February 1, 2019
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    While the rest of the nation recovers from the polar vortex, things certainly seem to be warming up around Calvary. We are still basking in the glow of 44 people being baptized last weekend across our 3 campuses,...