Testimonies

Testimonies

Here are just some of the reasons people love Calvary Chapel Dayton.

Riley & Sharon

Pastor Riley and Sharon

Pastor Riley: So Biblically oriented, verse-by-verse teaching, and a church of prayer. Family friendly. What’s your favorite verse? James 4:7 “Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” Proverbs 28:1 “The wicked flee though no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion.” How long have you been coming to Calvary Chapel Dayton? Since 2008 Sharon: I come because of the verse by verse teaching, friendly congregation, and because I’m married…
Lydia & Brock

Lydia and Brock

Lydia: This is home — the ministry I watched my parents serve as I grew up, the ministry in which I learned to serve alongside them. Now, though God has called my father to his eternal home, I continue to serve as I watch what He will do from here. How long have you been coming to Calvary Chapel Dayton? Since we were “the church of the pajamas” in our living room (1991). Brock: I like it because of the…
Megan

Megan

Megan: I love Calvary Chapel because God is so present here and has truly welcomed us into this FAMILY of believers. This church has shown genuine acceptance and help to me and my family. We felt God’s pull in our lives to come and stay at Calvary Chapel, and I am grateful to Him every day. What’s your favorite verse? Matthew 11:28-30 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my…
Mindy & Harley

Mindy and Harley

Mindy: I like the verse-by-verse teaching and the many opportunities to serve. This church has helped me through many things and makes me look at my relationship with God on a continuous basis. What’s your favorite verse? Philippians 1:6 “being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” How long have you been coming to Calvary Chapel Dayton? Since 2004 Harley: I learn more…
Maria

Maria

Maria: This church has been my family — a part of me! — for most of my life. I love the fellowship, the fun times, the verse-by-verse studies, and I love serving the people here. What’s your favorite verse?Deuteronomy 31:6 “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” How long have you been coming to Calvary Chapel Dayton?From day…
Zach & Bekah

Zach and Bekah

Zach: I like how everyone is accepted as family and the support that my wife and I have been given being in the military and new to Dayton. What’s your favorite verse? Colossians 3:23-24 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving. How long have you…
Michael & Aunt Lois

Michael and Aunt Lois

Michael: I like this church because my pastor knows who we are. What’s your favorite verse? Matthew 5:22 “But I tell you that anyone who is angry with a brother or sister will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to a brother or sister, ‘Raca,’ is answerable to the court. And anyone who says, ‘You fool!’ will be in danger of the fire of hell.” How long have you been coming to Calvary Chapel Dayton? Since 2017 Aunt…
Ilona

Ilona

Ilona: I like the good teaching of the Word verse by verse. Very helpful church, very friendly people What’s your favorite verse? John 6:37 “All those the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never drive away.” How long have you been coming to Calvary Chapel Dayton? Off and on from 1996 to present
Carol & Frenchie

Carol and Frenchie

Carol: I like the teaching verse by verse. I like having lunch together and getting to know people. I like the fellowship. What’s your favorite verse? Psalm 9:9-10 “The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you.” How long have you been coming to Calvary Chapel Dayton? Since 2008 Frenchie: When I returned to Ohio 7 years…
Bethany & Eric

Bethany and Eric

Bethany: Eric: I like that no matter what I hear from the pulpit, it comes from the Bible, so we talk about every topic as much or as little as God wants. The Bible determines the topic, rather than the topic determining what verses are needed to support a position. Stay for lunch! We affectionately call ourselves “Calorie Chapel.” It is a wonderful family atmosphere. What’s your favorite verse? Genesis 1:1-Revelation 22:21 How long have you been coming to Calvary…
Ryleigh

Ryleigh

Ryleigh: I like Calvary Chapel because we are a family and very inclusive. We also have many opportunities to do things for our church. What’s your favorite verse? John 3:16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” How long have you been coming to Calvary Chapel Dayton? Since 2015 SaveSave
Marty

Martin

Martin: I like the family dynamic. Plus, the building is smack in the middle of two graveyards meaning…we’re living among the dead!!! LOL! 🙂 What’s your favorite verse? Galatians 5:6 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision has any value. The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love. How long have you been coming to Calvary Chapel Dayton? Since 2013