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Pastor Star R. Scott

Uncomfortable Blessings: Bearing Jesus’ Name or the American Dream?

Uncomfortable Blessings: Bearing Jesus’ Name or the American Dream?

Pastor Star R. Scott of Calvary Temple in Sterling, VA taught a sermon entitled “Embracing the Cross” this past month. The teaching encouraged me greatly and inspired me to write this blog post. Although it is lengthy,  I know it will encourage you. In 1931, James Truslow Adams defined the American dream…

Calvary Temple – Happy are the Meek: Our Love for God’s Way

Grab a Webster’s dictionary and take a look at the word “meek”. What do you see? Sounds like a wimp doesn’t it? As you take a look at the beatitudes it strikes the natural man with horror. These are the people that God delights in? These are the people who make…

A Special Missionary Visit

Whenever Pastor Forbe comes into town from Kenya the first question my son Max asks me is, “Can Pastor Forbe do chapel?” That question caused me to remember back when I was kid in Children’s Ministry at Calvary Temple. Pastor Star R. Scott, our senior pastor, has always had a…

Happy are the Poor in Spirit: Our Need for God Pt.2

At  Calvary Temple, Pastor Star R. Scott has set forth a vision for the ministry: “Commit to faithful men who will be able to teach others also” (2 Tim. 2:2). I have been extremely blessed to be born, raised, and assist our Pastor in training our children to be that…

Happy are the Poor in Spirit: Our Need for God Pt.1

At  Calvary Temple, Pastor Star R. Scott has set forth a vision for the ministry: “Commit to faithful men who will be able to teach others also” (2 Tim. 2:2). I have been extremely blessed to be born, raised, and assist our Pastor in training our children to be that…

The Greatest Day in a Parent’s Life

I was in the midst of a whirlwind of work: meetings, projects, classes, book editing, you name-it. My phone sitting on my desk begins to vibrate notifying me of a text that was coming through. I didn’t look at it at first because of the busy-ness around me. Finally, coming…