Salt & Light | Part 2

Pastor Chris las week started a new series taking a deeper look at the words of Jesus. Part 2 we move from what Christ said about the church being the salt of the earth and move into His words on us being the light of the world. And these are building blocks. You first are the salt of the earth ...

Salt & Light | Part 1

Jumping into a new series, Pastor Chris takes a deep look at the words of Jesus from Matthew chapter 5, "You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot. You are the light ...

Life. Money. Legacy. | Part 5

Finishing out our final part of our Life. Money. Legacy. series, we tackle the topic of a Biblical View of Wealth. What does the Bible have to say about our handling of finances, money and wealth? 1 Timothy 5:8 says, "If anyone does not provide for his own, and especially his own household, he has denied the faith and is ...

Life. Money. Legacy. | Part 4

Part Four of our Life. Money. Legacy. series tackles the topic of giving. What does it mean to give? If you have spent any amount of time within the church, the topic of giving and tithe is bound to come up. And from an early age, we are taught that when we give money away, we are left with less ...

Life. Money. Legacy. | Part 3

Diving back into our Life. Money. Legacy. series, Dave Ramsey tackles the much debated topic of debit. Is it good? Is it bad? It seems like we live in an age where you cannot even think about making it through life without debt. Is there a purpose to it? When looking at the scripture we see in Proverbs 22:7, "The ...

Life. Money. Legacy. | Part 2

Continuing in our Life. Money. Legacy. series, we hear from the Financial Guru, Dave Ramsey. When reading through the bible, God clearly outlines some ways in which we are to manage the money. The money that He has given to us. That is truly what we are, managers. Think of it this way. If you were the owner of a ...

Life. Money. Legacy. | Part 1

Pastor Chris starts our new series on Life, Money and Legacy. As we start off a new series on finances and money, apart from your salvation, we The River Church care greatly for your financial wellbeing. We do not want you to live in a place of stress, anxiety, worry, or fear over money. We know that the Bible is ...

Christmas Eve 2018

Merry Christmas! Pastor Chris shares with us on Christmas Eve about an unlikely character that was present on that first Christmas, Joseph. Joseph, the husband of Mary did not have his marriage to Mary start anywhere close to what he had dreamed or imagined. From and elderly couple in Zachariah and Elizabeth being able to conceive for the very first ...

Deck The Halls | Love

Wrapping up our Christmas - Advent Season sermon series, Pastor Chris shares about the Love that came at Christmas. We can have 2 responses to when unanticipated or unplanned events happen in our life. Just shrug them off, say they are a "coincidence" or "chance." Say, "they don’t mean anything." Or we can look into them, investigate, search further to understand ...

Deck The Halls | Joy

Continuing in our Advent Series, Deck The Halls, Pastor Chris shares on the topic of Joy. But what really is Joy? Just a feel good emotion? No, it's far more than just simply that. Do you know the difference between Joyfulness and Happiness? Happiness is based upon our happening, our circumstances, and what happens to you. Joy is a choice, ...