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Tim Calcara


Seven takeaways from God’s Not Dead

I just went to see God’s Not Dead. Some of the acting was decent but other parts were honestly, only fair. That being said,  there were several takeaways that I would like to share that I hope will make you consider going and supporting this film.  And if you have kids in public high school or college who are struggling with the…


Cheering with God’s perspective

The other morning while watching the Olympics, I gazed at the Russian skating team on the podium singing jubilantly at the playing of their national anthem and I teared up for just a moment. That has never happened before. Oh, I’ve gotten teary eyed a thousand times through the years when American Olympians have stood there…


A resolution worth keeping

I am convinced that gifts that remind us of the giver are the greatest gifts of all. Take this coffee cup for instance. This gift was given to me for Christmas. It has pictures of my four wonderful grandchildren on it. I am convinced that it will make me smile every time I use it. To quote an old cliche, “It’s the gift that keeps…



Emery’s here. She’s a 7 lb.9 oz. bundle of joy!  I am so excited. Our fourth grand baby, born on October 18th couldn’t have come soon enough and we were all smiles when we saw her pretty face for the very first time. What a fun few weeks it has been! Anticipating her arrival got me thinking about another “anticipation” of sorts.…


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Drowning in the desert

Are you drowning in the desert? Are you parched for someone to listen, yet flooded with communication from TV, the internet, radio, and smart phones with email, texting, and constant torrents of social media?


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