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New Life At Calvary
Cleveland Ohio , 44103
216-391-8448

About Rick
  • Education: Hamilton College 1979 Gordon Conwel Theological Seminary 1982 MDiv Boston University School of Law 1988 JD Trinity Bible College & Seminary 1999 Dr. Ministry
  • Experience: Pastoring 32 years
  • Family: Toby & I Share The Ministry Together. We have been married for 32 years. Our Daughters are Samantha 31, Anita 28 , Sharon 29 and son Keon 17.
  • Books that have had an impact: The Great Divorce, My Utmost For His Highest, Brother Lawrence, Screw Tape Letters
  • Hobbies: Dealing With Computers, Video & The Web
  • What I want on my tombstone: He was found faithful to Jesus Christ.
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  • Guardrails Part 5 Guard Your Heart

    Contributed on Mar 26, 2018
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    This is part 5 in our series Guardrail adopted from Andy Stanley's series. The message is written from a Palm Sunday viewpoint and deals with why the Pharisees had hard hearts toward Jesus. We all need to protect our hearts.

    Guardrails Part 5 Guard Your Heart Proverbs 4:23-27 Luke 19:28-40 How many of you have ever had a crush on somebody and thought they were the greatest, but when you finally got to know the person, you didn’t think they were all that after all. As a matter of fact, you were surprised that ...read more

  • Guardrails Pt 4 The Money Consumption

    Contributed on Mar 19, 2018
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    This message is about how we should prioritize our spending in life. It is part 4 in the series of our version of "Guardrails" that came from Andy Stanley.

    Guardrails Part 4 Money--The Consumption Assumption Proverbs 3:5-10 Luke 12:13-21 Is there anyone here who has ever bought something you wanted really badly and once you got it, you either said, “I wish I could get my money back” or you would have been glad to have sold it for ½ ...read more

  • Flee Baby Flee Guardrails Part 3

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2018
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    This sermon is a continuation of the Guardrails Series we adapted from Andy Stanley's series. This message deals with the need for us to not only run from sexual temptation but to understand God's purpose in giving us the gift of sex.

    Flee Baby Flee Genesis 2:19-25 I Corinthians 6:12-20 We are in our 3rd message on guardrails. Guardrails are a system designed to keep vehicles from straying into dangerous or off limit areas. Guardrails are designed to cause a limited amount of damage now, to prevent major damage or loss ...read more

  • Guardrails-We Need Them Part 1

    Contributed on Feb 26, 2018
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    This sermon is about the need for guardrails in our lives to protect and direct us. It is an expansion of the sermon series from Andy Stanley's Guardrail series. It looks at Gehazi's failure to establish guardrails in his life and the price he paid,

    Guardrails Protect & Direct Part 1 2 Kings 5:19-25 Ephesians 5:15-18 Have you ever gone to school and heard someone say, these new friends of mine are taking me to my role of heroin addiction. Have you ever gone to a housewarming party and heard someone say, “this house is going to ...read more

  • Who Is My Neighbor

    Contributed on Feb 18, 2018
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    This is a Black History Sunday Message On Why African Americans Need To View Themselves Differently & How The Media Manipulates Our Views. Power point is available on request.

    Who Is My Neighbor February 18, 2018 Hosea 4:1-6 Luke 10:26-37 Today’s message is going to be a different kind of a message. I am going to speak like one of the prophets of old. In our Old Testament reading from Hosea, the people of God at this time were pretty much doing what they ...read more

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  • Telling A Secret

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2012
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    Is there anybody here who has ever told somebody a secret? What’s the first thing you say, when you are about to tell somebody a secret? Right-Don’t tell anybody. But if the secret is some really good news, and you’re the person who is being told the secret, your face lights up, your eyes ...read more

  • What Will You Need?

    Contributed on Sep 25, 2011
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    WHAT WILL YOU NEED? Let's suppose for a moment you are in a place you have never been before. You have no idea how you got there. A person comes out and tells you, "You must go into that room and choose one of four things to take with you on your journey when you leave this place. You may not ...read more

  • Having Compassion

    Contributed on Sep 12, 2011
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    HAVING COMPASSION Let’s suppose for a moment that it was Friday night and you wanted to go to a movie. You’re running late for the movie because you got home late, and then once you put down the keys, you forgot where you placed them. It was frustrating but you did find them. You finally jump ...read more

  • Imagine With Me For A Moment, If You Had A ...

    Contributed on May 7, 2010
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    Imagine with me for a moment, if you had a beautiful picture in your home that was worth over a hundred thousand dollars because of the artist who had painted it. It was a one of a kind masterpiece. The artist had put excellence into every stroke of his work The colors were awesome. The depth ...read more