Sabbath | Part 2

Pastor Chris continues our Sabbath series with Part 2, Sabbath for Us. What does is really mean to Sabbath when it comes to our Time, Work and Health? When it comes to our life, there is a cycle of work and rest. God instituted this from the beginning in the Garden of Eden. Our bodies move to a rhythm of work ...

Sabbath | Part 1

Pastor Patrick kicks off our new series on Sabbath - Rest, Refuel, Restore. But what is Sabbath truly about? When hearing that word, some people have no idea what to do with it. They hear it from time to time in the church but don't really know is it a verb, adjective, noun? Patrick breaks down that at the core ...

Ash Sunday 2019

For thousands of years, the Church calendar has been a tool which helps shape, form and guide the church throughout the year. Different examples of this is Advent, Epiphany, Pentecost or Lent. This season of Lent is for preparing and anticipating the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus for us. It begins with Ash Wednesday and runs 40 days until ...

Salt & Light | Part 3

Wrapping up our Salt and Light series with Part 3, Pastor Chris breaks down how Salt and Light are created and shown at The River Church. We know that salt must first be created in our lives before we can authentically show light to the world around us. Salt is created in breathing in the Holy Spirit and allowing Him ...

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 ...