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While the story of Ananias and Sapphira is about the dangerous sin of lying, it is about far more. For in this moment in the birth of the church, God is concerned to fiercely guard the purity of his church. By looking at the larger picture, we are able to see how a first-century story applies to the continued refining and advancement of the church today, which comes through clarity on the good news of Jesus.

Matthew Molesky

Preaching and teaching Pastor

Matthew Molesky serves as Senior Pastor for Calvary. Prior to becoming a pastor, he worked in the corporate world for twelve years, mainly in Minneapolis, MN. In 1998, he began to discern a call from God into full-time ministry. He spent almost seven years at Bethlehem Baptist Church, three of those as an apprentice of Pastor Tom Steller and Pastor John Piper. He then spent over two years in Orlando, as a pastor with Gregg Heinsch, helping launch a new church and a training institute for church planters, which was part of a Converge Worldwide church-planting initiative.

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