“Someday you’re going to read in the paper, ‘Chuck Smith died.’ Don’t you believe them, ‘Chuck Smith moved on’.”

I attended a memorial for a true Saint today and I thought I’d repost this article. If you missed this the first time it was published I encourage you to take a look. May the One God Bless you.

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Pastor Chuck Smith 1927-2013

The first time I saw Pastor Chuck was in 1972. I was only 13, but my brother’s girlfriend Doris drove me to the Book Store on Sunflower Street in Santa Ana. I was told that this was going to be the home of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa. I was puzzled about that since we were not in Costa Mesa, but in a farming area of Santa Ana. I surveyed the field the church had purchased and asked, “What are they going to do with all of this land.” She replied that God was going to build upon it and the foundation would be laid on Christ Jesus. Chuck would teach the Word and feed the sheep.

Well I soon learned that sheep when they are properly fed produce more sheep and that His flock included other sheep that were not of this fold and the Hippies…

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About didaskologos

Hi, my name is Norm Robinson and I'm a grateful believer. I have been on a quest to discover authentic Christianity and essential theology for over forty years and I invite all who are called by His name to join me. You see, we are not like the many hucksters who preach for personal profit. We preach the word of God with sincerity and with Christ's authority, knowing that God is watching us. 2 Corinthians 2:17 NLT.
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