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History[ edit ] While Chuck Smith was still a member of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospelhe reported a prophecy came to him in which the Lord said to him that He was changing his name. His new name would mean "Shepherd" because the Lord was going to make him the shepherd of many flocks and the church would not be large enough to hold all of the people who would be flocking to hear the Word of God.
Before Smith became their pastor, twelve of the 25 members attended a prayer meeting about whether or not to close their church: Frisbee moved into Smith's home, and he would minister to the other hippies and counter-culture youth on the beaches.
At night he would bring home new converts and soon Smith's house was full. As Calvary Chapel grew "explosively",  a tent was erected while a new building was under construction. This became the genesis for Jesus music and Christian rock concerts. Music was eventually formed to publish and promote the music.
Tension had been mounting over Wimber's emphasis on spiritual manifestations leading Wimber to withdraw from Calvary Chapel and affiliate with a network of churches that would become the Association of Vineyard Churches.
Smith remained as the senior pastor at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa during his battle with cancer, to include preaching at three services the Sunday before his death. Within evangelical Christianity, they say that they stand in the "middle ground between fundamentalism and Pentecostalism in modern Protestant theology".
While they share with fundamentalism a belief in the inerrancy of the Bible, unlike fundamentalists, they accept spiritual gifts. However, they feel that Pentecostalism values experience at the expense of the word of God.
Calvary Chapels hold the following views on the five points of Calvinism: Regarding total depravityCalvary Chapel affirms that "apart from God's grace, no one can be saved," and that "mankind is clearly fallen and lost in sin.
Calvary Chapel accepts that the Bible affirms interpreted tongues and modern prophecy. Practicing tongues in private occurs more commonly.
Instead, the movement's theologians regard speaking in tongues as one of the many gifts of the Spirit and see believers as blessed as the Spirit moves. The first is that which is experienced prior to conversion. In this relationship the Holy Spirit is convicting the person of his sin.
Baptism and Communion[ edit ] Calvary Chapels practice believer's baptism by immersion. Calvary Chapel does not regard baptism as necessary for salvation, but instead sees it as an outward sign of an inward change.
As a result, the Chapels do not baptize infantsalthough they may dedicate them to God. Calvary Chapel views Communion in a symbolic way, with reference to 1 Corinthians Eschatology[ edit ] Calvary Chapels strongly espouse pretribulationist and premillennialist views in their eschatology the study of the end times.
They believe that the rapture of the Church will occur first, followed by a literal seven-year period of Great Tribulationfollowed by the second coming of Jesus Christand then finally a literal thousand-year reign of Jesus Christ on earth called the Millennial Kingdom. Calvary Chapel also rejects supersessionism and instead believes that the Jews remain God's chosen people and that Israel will play an important part in the end times.
In the book Snatched Away! I believe that the generation of is the last generation. Since a generation of judgment is forty years and the Tribulation period lasts seven years, I believe the Lord could come back for His Church any time before the Tribulation starts, which would mean any time before In his book, Smith reasoned that Halley's Comet in would result in problems for those left behind: The Lord said that towards the end of the Tribulation period the sun would scorch men who dwell upon the face of the earth Rev.
The year would fit just about right! All the pieces of the puzzle are coming together. They believe that expository preaching allows the congregation to learn how all parts of the Bible address issues as opposed to topical sermons which they see as allowing preachers to emphasize certain issues more than others.
Calvary Chapels believe that most churches have a "dependent, highly organized, [and] structured" environment, but that most people want an "independent and casual way of life".
Calvary churches typically have a casual and laid-back atmosphere. The style of worship generally reflects the region and the specific make-up of the congregation. Calvary Chapel does not have a formalized system of church membership.
Calling a Calvary Chapel one's church usually means regularly attending church services and becoming involved in fellowship with other "members" of the church. Organization[ edit ] The form of church government practiced by Calvary Chapel does not conform to any of the three historical forms.Property management is the operation, control, and oversight of real urbanagricultureinitiative.comment indicates a need to be cared for, monitored and accountability given for its useful life and condition.
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