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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 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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  • A Christmas Story-Our Love For Each Other

    Contributed on Dec 10, 2018
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    To understand the Christmas Story, one has to understand the need for Christmas started in the Garden of Eden With Adam And Eve, after a promise from God, that Eve's descendant would crush Satan's head. We learn from Mary and Joseph the need to learn to love each other.

    The Christmas Story, Our Love For Each Other Genesis 3:1-14 Luke 1:26-45 12/9/2018 Today we are in part 2 of “The Christmas Story. Last week Pastor Toby preached on God’s love for us. I will look at our love for each other. Many times when we think of love, we think of romance. Did ...read more

  • Eulogy For Denise Nevins

    Contributed on Dec 1, 2018
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    This is a eulogy for a woman who was an outstanding wife, mother, and worker in the church for the Lord. Her death was completely unexpected and left a huge hole in the church to be filled. The message seeks to bring some healing when death hits us unexpectedlyl

    Denise Nevins December 1, 2018 Psalm 139 2 Timothy 4:6-9 It is in moments like these that our faith is greatly tested. We are all gathered here because of the shining beacon that Denise Nevins was in all of our lives. The suddenness of her death cut ...read more

  • So I Missed It, Now What

    Contributed on Nov 27, 2018
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    This sermon deals with what happens during the tribulation period. What if you have to go through it. Just know, that in the end, we win.

    So I Missed It, Now What. PT 2 Matthew 24:3-14 Revelation 13:11-18 November 25, 2018 Last week we looked at the topic, “The Disappointment Of Having Just Missed It.” We began our sermon with Tyrone, a young man who just missed the bus, that led to him losing a job he could ...read more

  • Eulogy Albert Pritchett 2018

    Contributed on Nov 18, 2018
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    Albert was a 75 year old man who came to our church the last few years of his life. He loved to sing and to worship. He had given his life to Christ.

    Eulogy Albert Pritchard By Rick Gillespie- Mobley November 17, 2018 Ecclesiastes 3:1-14 John 14:1-6 While World War II was raging in Europe, and The Japanese were conquering the nations along the western Pacific Ocean, God wanted to do something special for the world on October 26th, ...read more

  • The Disappointment Of Having Just Missed It 2018

    Contributed on Nov 18, 2018
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    This message is about being ready for the second coming of Christ. It is an updated version of a message from 2002

    The Disappointment Of Having Just Missed It By Rick Gillespie- Mobley 11/18/2018 Eccl 9:11-12 Matthew 24:36-44 Text Matthew 25:1-13 Tyrone was 27 years old and for the first time in his life, he had kept a job for more than six months. He really needed this job, but the words of his boss kept ...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 get ...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