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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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  • Just How Much Should I Love God

    Contributed on Sep 25, 2018
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    This sermon deals with what does it truly mean to love God, and why do we want to limit our love.

    Just How Much Should I Love God September 21, 2018 Deuteronomy 10:12-22 Mark 12:28-34 Suppose for a moment you fell in love with someone and the person said, “I love you.” Then you responded, “I Love you too.” But what if they said, “just to be sure about this, “how much do I have to love ...read more

  • I Am Building For A Lifetime

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2018
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    This sermon deals with the need to use the right building materials and the proper foundation to become what God wants us to be in life.

    I Am Building For A Lifetime September 14, 201 Isaiah 28:16 1 Corinthians 3:5-17 Matthew 7:15-28 Have you ever purchased an item that looked great in the package or on the advertisement but when you got it, you said, “this is nothing but a piece of junk, it so flimsy, I want my money ...read more

  • What's Needed In The Next 5 Years

    Contributed on Sep 13, 2018
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    This sermon deals with the church's 5th year anniversary, but instead of casting a vision of what the church should do, the focus is on what the church should become.

    What's Needed In The Next Five Years? September 9, 2018 Numbers 13:26-33 Acts 16: 6-10 It was five years ago today that we came together to merge Glenville New Life Community Church together with Calvary Presbyterian Church to give birth to New Life At Calvary. Two weeks ago Pastor ...read more

  • Eulogy For Ralph Deadwyler

    Contributed on Aug 15, 2018
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    This is eulogy for an 89 year old Christian man who served as an excellent greeter and usher for many years in the church. He lived the life God called him to live with great humility and concern for others.

    Ralph Deadwyler August 8 2018 The year was 1927 and the month was March. Calvin Coolidge was president of the United States. Adolf Hitler was giving his first public speech. Babe Ruth was signing the biggest contract in sports to the tune of $70,000 a year with the New York Yankees and ...read more

  • Why Should I Do It?

    Contributed on Jul 19, 2018
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    Why should we humble ourselves to do menial and low level jobs for others? Because Jesus humbled himself to wash the disciles feet.

    Why Should I Do It? 7/15/2018 John 13:12-17 Acts 1:1-11 Have you ever been in a situation in which somebody asked you to do something that you really didn’t want to do it, and you even thought it was unfair for them to ask you to do it. You may have said verbally or inside your head, ...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