Rick's church

New Life At Calvary
Cleveland Ohio , 44103

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 36 years
  • Family: Toby & I Share The Ministry Together. We have been married for 38 years. Our Daughters are Samantha 36, Anita 31 , Sharon 32 and son Keon 22.
  • 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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  • Surprise: It's Not What I Expected

    Contributed on Jun 15, 2018

    Life does not always happen the way we plan it or expect it to follow. We have to remember that God's plan is for us to decrease so that Jesus might increase. We Look at the life of John the Baptist

    Surprise--It’s Not What I Expected by Rick Gillespie-Mobley Ecclesiastes 9:11-12 Luke 1:5-25 and 1:57-66 6/10/2018 Text Matthew 11:1-11:11 Surprised, It’s Not What I Expected! Have you ever been surprised, but in a negative sort of way. Your hopes got really high for something, but when it more

  • Single And Whole

    Contributed on May 30, 2018

    This sermon deals with the reality that every single person is a whole person. It deals with the single lifestyle and what if offers compares to the marriage. The early church lifted up the single lifestyle. I have a powerpoint available on request.

    Single and Whole 5/27/2018 Colossians 3:1-14 Psalms 119:105-112 1 Corinthians 7:32-34 As we have celebrated our volunteers, you can’t miss the fact that the singles in our church play a vital role in completing the mission of God here at New Life At Calvary. more

  • She Touched The Heart Of Jesus

    Contributed on May 17, 2018

    This sermon is about the widow of Nain and how she touched the heart of Jesus. leading to Jesus rising her son from the dead. Our pain alone can move the heart of God. Can be used as a Mother's Day message or a stand alone message.

    She Touched The Heart Of Jesus Psalms 121:1-8 Colossians 3:12-17 Luke 7:11-17 Today we take a moment to recognize the gift of women not only to the body of Christ, but also to the world. As we look at our new testament verses from Colossians 3:12-14. I want you to think about a girl or more

  • New Life--New Hope

    Contributed on May 1, 2018

    This sermon looks at both Naomi and Peter and shows how God reveals Himself to them offering them both new life and new hope

    New Life New Hope April 22, 2018 Ruth 1:6-18 John 21:1-14 Have you ever started something that you were real excited about doing but something came up and it distracted you from what you were hoping to complete so that you never quite got around to finishing the project that you started. more

  • Guardrails Part 5 Guard Your Heart

    Contributed on Mar 26, 2018

    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 more

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  • Telling A Secret

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2012

    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 get more

  • What Will You Need?

    Contributed on Sep 25, 2011

    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 more

  • Having Compassion

    Contributed on Sep 12, 2011

    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 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 more