|Calvary Chapel Olympia's Vision
We simply desire to share life together as we follow Jesus Christ. Pastor Jon Sanne' describes how we develop deeper relationships within our church body that bring us closer to Christ.
|Adopt A Soldier For Thanksgiving
As our community's military presence grows, so does Calvary Chapel Olympia's support and care for our servicemen and women. Please consider adopting a soldier into your home this Thanksgiving.
|Why We Believe What We Believe
Pastor Sam Christensen gives us some suggestions to reinforce our faith, in this daily video blog.
|Unexpected Good Things
Interruptions in our day can often become unexpectedly good things, as Pastor Sam Christensen explains in this daily video blog.
|How Much Am I Supposed To Give?
Pastor Sam Christensen says money isn't always the answer. Often we can give people something much more valuable.
|Run To God For Advice
Too often, we'll turn to anyone else except the One we should turn to-- God. Go there first, says Pastor Daniel Williams in this daily video blog.
We waste so much time doing unimportant things. Pastor Daniel Williams suggest we prioritize.
|Help Me To Obey It
Pastor Daniel Williams shares how we should ask God to help us to desire to obey his Word.
|A Beautiful Prayer
Pastor Daniel Williams shares a short and simple prayer that reminds us to ask God to reveal himself.
|Stab Me In The Front
... that's Pastor Daniel William's way of saying: let's speak out and correct each other in love.
|Don't Microwave Your Life
Pastor Daniel Williams shares the need for developing patience, in this daily video blog.
|Storms and Waves
In the middle of struggles and trials, storms and waves, turn to God-- reminds Pastor Daniel Williams.
|How Do You Treat Strangers?
Think how great all of our encounters would be, if we truly treated people as if they were Christ himself. That's the thought Pastor Daniel Williams shares in this daily video blog.
|Let's Link Our Shields
Friends are super importantly for us to stay strong and fight life's battles together, as Pastor Daniel Williams reminds us.
|What Is My Spiritual Gift?
If you don't know Pastor Daniel Williams suggests you ask those close to you.
|Think and Ponder
Ever want to know more about why we believe the things we do? Pastor Daniel Williams offers a book that will help provide some answers.
|Wrong Things Made Right
Sometimes, no matter how hard we try, things just don't work out. We can rest assured, Pastor Jon Sanne' reminds us -- Jesus' sacrifice ensures us that one day all wrong things will be made right.
|Rejection, Loneliness, Disappointment, Fear
.... Jesus felt all these things when hanging on the cross. But his sacrifice reconciled us to God. Therefore, we can be reconciled with each other, as Pastor Jon Sanne' explains in this daily video blog.
|Self Reliance: The Worst Common Denominator
By definition, "relationship" involves more than one person. Pastor Jon Sanne' reminds us that we need to give up some of our self reliance in order to improve our relationships.
|Why Does God Keep Me In This Messy Relationship?
God has a plan to restore that relationship but we can only do it through Christ, as Pastor Jon Sanne' explains in this daily video blog.
|Do You Know What It's Like?
Do you know what it's like to experience true forgiveness? Pastor Jon Sanne' reminds us to humble ourselves to invest in our relationships.
|Is This Worth It?
Is this messy, difficult relationship worth all the time and effort I have to put into it? Pastor Jon Sanne' explains why that relationship is worth it, in this daily video blog.
|"The Reluctant Missionary"
Tyson, the reluctant missionary, unhappily finds himself on an airplane to Albania. The only thing he's excited about is coming home. But events conspire to transform this uninterested evangelist into God's "go to" guy. Along the way, Tyson also becomes a spontaneous paramour wrestling with a patriarch's ultimatum. Through it all, Tyson learns to be available to God and to keep his commitments.
|God's Faithfulness In The War Zone
IEDs, sniper fire, terrorists. These are all realities Marlo Montes has endured through his three military deployments overseas. At home, his wife Liza admits she doesn't always know the extent of the danger Marlo faces. But she constantly lifts him up in prayer, and God has always proven faithful.
|God, Where Were You?
Is there a God? After surviving abandonment, physical and mental abuse, and sexual assault, Jenny wonders why God allowed her to suffer. In this testimonial video, Jenny shares her deeply personal and powerful story of how she made peace with the answers she discovered. She now encourages others to not be defined by their suffering, but to allow God to heal them.
|You'd Never Know....
To see him act and sing, you'd never know that 14 year old Josiah Cramer struggles with a deadly disease. Diagnosed at age two, Josiah's daily routine is consumed with medications and treatments for his CF. Yet Josiah is compelled that God has important plans for him, regardless of how long he might live. Josiah's story is a touching testimony of unwavering faith in the face of daily suffering and uncertainty.
|Revealed Secret Leads to Reconciliation
For 35 years, a painful secret gnawed at Chris's spirit. A surprise letter forced his hidden shame into the light. Chris discovered the most difficult aspect of reconciliation was learning how to forgive himself. In this amazing true story of restoration and renewal, Chris shares his testimony with the goal of helping others experience the cleansing and forgiveness of Christ.
|A Bargain With God Leads to Conversion
When Andrew was born with physical difficulties, Bob threw a prayer to heaven: he'd become serious about his faith if God would save his son Andrew's life. God held up His end of the deal. Ultimately, God worked through Andrew's challenges to bring Bob closer to Him. This testimonial video is a moving story of one family's faith and hope through ongoing trials.
|College Ball Player Glorifies God With Athletic Talents
University of Tennessee starting shortstop Ashley Andrews uses her passion for sports to glorify God. In this testimonial video, Ashley describes the pressures and the triumphs experienced at the college level. She discusses how her faith helps her cope, and helps her seek to be a role model for other Christian athletes.
|Stay On Track: Instruction
We are prone to stray off track in our daily lives. The Word of God helps instruct us and train us on the path of righteousness.
|Getting On Track: Doctrine
Getting back on track involves getting on Jesus's path of discipleship. The Bible teaches us God's plan for reconciliation with Him.
|Off Track: Rebuke
All of us are prone to wander off the right path of God. But He tells us, through His Word, what we're doing wrong and lovingly corrects us.
|The High Road: Living for Christ
What does it mean to be a disciple of Christ? And how do we do that? We look to Jesus and His Word. In this video, Pastor Jon Sanne' explains these concepts as he gives us an overview of Calvary Chapel Olympia's counseling ministry.
|Get Back On Track: Correction
At times, we all stray and get off track. Through God's instruction manual, the Bible, God teaches us how to get back in step with our Christian walk.
|Get Back On Track: Correction
At times, we all stray and get off track. Through God's instruction manual, the Bible, God instructs us how to get back in step with our Christian walk.
Sit down and grab a cup of coffee with Pastors Chuck and Jon, and find out why Life Groups are so important at Calvary Chapel Olympia.
|"Share" Life Group at Calvary Chapel Olympia
If you'd enjoy just "doing life" with others who share similar values and lifestyles, join this Life Group at Calvary Chapel Olympia.
|"Study" Life Group at Calvary Chapel Olympia
If you desire to dig deeper into the Word, join others with the same goal in a "Study" Life Group at Calvary Chapel Olympia.
|"Support" Life Group at Calvary Chapel Olympia
A "Support" Life Group at Calvary Chapel Olympia places you with a group of caring members of the Body, who share life experiences to offer encouragement through life's challenges.
|"Serve" Life Group At Calvary Chapel Olympia
If God has hard-wired you with a desire to help those around you, join others who share the same goal in a "Serve" Life Group at Calvary Chapel Olympia.
|Search Life Group at Calvary Chapel Olympia
If life has you asking a lot of questions, this Life Group at Calvary Chapel Olympia is designed to help you in your search for answers.