There is no single news source for Calvary Chapel and it is easy to feel disconnected from the movement as a whole. Here are nine ways I stay current with Calvary Chapel news. 1. Web Sites
- Calvary Chapel Association
- Calvary Church Planting Network
- Cross Connection Blog
- I have clicked the “fan” button on many Calvary Chapel pastor’s and church’s Facebook pages.
- I also have “friended” a number of Calvary Chapel leaders and found them eager to connect.
- I have created a list of Calvary Chapel Leaders on Twitter and I’m reading off of this list multiple times a day.
- I also will do a search for “Calvary Chapel” to see what is being said.
- Apple has recently been giving more attention to their Podcasting App for the iPhone and iPad. You can search for Calvary Chapel Pastors and follow along with their weekly studies. I’m subscribed to Joe Focht, Damian Kyle, Brian Brodersen, and David Guzik
5. Calvary Chapel Magazine
- The Magazine is published quarterly and does a professional job of summarizing Calvary Chapel events. The primary focus is on current outreach and missions trips done by Calvary Chapels. You can check out their web site here.
6. Subscribe to a Google Search
- Do a google blog search for the phrase “Calvary Chapel”. At the bottom of the page you can either “Create an email alert for Calvary Chapel” or you can click on RSS and add the URL to your RSS reader of choice.
7. Subscribe to Blogs
- Up until a month ago I was using Google Reader to subscribe to various Calvary Chapel blogs. But Google announced that they are killing off this app and so I moved over to Feedly.
8. Regional Conferences
- Find your local Calvary Chapel ministry conferences and plan on attending. Now, good luck in trying to find info online about your regional conference. There is no centralized list of conferences with dates. But you can contact the leaders listed in your region to find out what is scheduled.
9. The List Serve and Email Loops
- Based on what region you are in, there are different tools used to communicate privately among leaders. Typically these private messaging systems are only accessible to senior pastors, but you would want to ask your local leadership about what is available.