Al Pittman:“The Dwelling Place”

Al Pittman:
“The Dwelling Place”

Al Pittman:

“The Dwelling Place”

Al was born in Panama City, Florida in 1955. His father was a career soldier, so the family traveled extensively. In 1973, when Al was seventeen years old, the family returned from a tour in Germany and settled in Colorado Springs. Soon after, Al realized God’s call on his life and began serving in the music ministry as a bass guitarist with a Christian band called, “The Rays of Light.” It was during this time that Al met Norma, and they were married on July 19, 1975.

Al attended Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs, graduating in 1977 with a degree in Biblical Studies. Several years later he visited Calvary Chapel, which had opened across the street from where he worked. After attending one service, he was hooked, rejoicing to be taught the Word of God. He couldn’t get enough, and became involved in the worship band at Calvary Chapel, as well as performing with a local contemporary Christian band. In 1980, the Lord granted Al the privilege of becoming a full-time staff member with Calvary Chapel of Colorado Springs, where he conducted Friday evening outreach concerts along with other pastoral duties assigned to him. In 1991 Al and his family moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico, and two years later he joined the staff of Calvary Chapel Albuquerque as an assistant pastor and co-worship leader.

In the spring of 1997 the Lord called Al and his family back to Colorado Springs to pastor Calvary Worship Center. Although this was a difficult decision, they knew the Lord was leading them and they have seen and experienced God’s awesome faithfulness since returning to Colorado Springs, where the fellowship has grown along with their faith. In 2006, Al earned his Master’s degree and in 2012 he earned his Doctorate degree in Ministry from Trinity Southwest University in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Al and Norma are the proud parents of three children, Renee, Nathan and Reggie, as well as proud grandparents. They covet your prayers for their family and ministry as they endeavor to live a life pleasing to the Father. To God be the glory for all He has done and all He will do!

Thom Keller:“Study The Word”

Thom Keller:
“Study The Word”

Thom Keller:

“Study The Word”

Thom began teaching an inner-city Bible study in 1995. That love of teaching God’s word eventually led to the formation of Calvary Chapel Lebanon in October, 2001, with about 50 people meeting in an old hardware store. Our church ministry and philosophy centers on teaching God’s word chapter by chapter, verse by verse.

In June of 2009, Calvary Chapel Lebanon took over an existing low-power FM radio station in Lebanon and changed the programming to a Bible teaching format. Since that time we have been shocked at the number of listeners and positive comments – and have been thrilled at the knowledge that people’s lives are being changed as a result of hearing God’s word on the radio. “Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God”.

Thom and his wife, Sue, live near Schaefferstown. Thom enjoys playing soccer and Thom and Sue together enjoy snow skiing, mountain biking and motorcycle rides. Ted, pictured above is Sue’s brother who has lived with Thom and Sue since 2001.

Although they have no natural children, they call their loved ones at Calvary Chapel family.
“It has been an absolute joy to see the changes God is bringing about in the lives of individuals, marriages and families at Calvary Chapel. God’s word does not return void!”

Bob Nelson:“Real Living Today”

Bob Nelson:
“Real Living Today”

Bob Nelson:
“Real Living Today”

Dr. Bob is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M., 1975; D.Min., 1986). After 40 years of pastoral ministry, he retired on June 30, 2012. He continues his commitment to Expository Preaching—clearly and accurately presenting God’s Word to impact the lives of people through a new ministry called “Real Living Today.” He and his wife, Sandy, were married August 17, 1971 and have two grown daughters who are serving the Lord.

His oldest daughter, Angie, is married to David Torres. David is the GAV Radio Producer at Grace to You in Southern California. They are both graduates of The Master’s College. David has a M.Div. from The Master’s Seminary and is currently studying for his Th.M. (Master of Theology). They have seven children—Isaiah, Emilia, Micah, Eva, Isabella, Elizabeth, and Jeremiah.

His youngest daughter, Kim, is married to Andrew Callaway. They are both graduates of The Master’s Collegeand Andrew is a graduate of The Master’s Seminary. Andrew is the Associate Pastor at Hickman Community Church in Hickman, California (Modesto area). They have three children—Sadie Jane, Andrew, and Emma Lynn.

Ed Rea:“Grow In Grace”

Ed Rea:
“Grow In Grace”

Ed Rea:

“Grow In Grace”

2Pe 3:18

but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and forever. Amen.

Grow in Grace is the Radio ministry of The Packinghouse Christian Fellowship in Redlands, California for seventeen years.  Ed Rea has been the senior pastor of that church ministry for almost two decades.  He can be seen by streaming webcast on Sunday mornings, and you can hear his teaching by web cast at the church web site www.thepackinghouse.org.  Ed and and his wife Rae-Lynn seerved as missionaries in both Western Europe and behind the iron curtain in the late-1970’s and Ed has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East sharing the good news of salvation through Jesus Christ. Ed also spent thirteen years as a senior chemist in a hospital laboratory and five years as a research biochemest with a major pharmaceutical company.

 

Ed and his wife Rae-Lynn

Ed Taylor:“Abounding In Grace”

Ed Taylor:
“Abounding In Grace”

Ed Taylor:

“Abounding In Grace”

I hope to encourage, uplift, and stir up love and good works in your life. It is my greatest desire to help draw your eyes back to the One who loves you and is working out all things for good for those who love Him and are called according to His purpose. I am currently serving Jesus as the Pastor of Calvary Chapel Aurora located in Aurora, Colorado. I can’t even begin to share the joy I have in serving Him. It’s clear to see how God’s grace is amazingly abundant in our lives.

I’ve been married to Marie for 28 years and serving Jesus 26 of those years. We have three children Joshua, Caitlin, and our eldest son, Eddie, who went home to be with Jesus on May 27, 2013, after enduring 23 days in a coma brought on by a sudden cardiac arrest. He, his voice, and his influence are so desperately missed. He left behind our precious grandson, Levi, which we now wait patiently on the Lord to reunite us to him.