Prayer A long time ago, in an Italian city, a beautiful tower was built which was admired by everyone passing through. A little further down the road, in a neighbouring city, another tower was built of similar beauty. The two towers were equally well known. The people of the second city, envious and…
Question - Help me with My Stress Even though you may be working to reduce stress, our culture is offering more and more. Earth is offering you more. Gen work 181 hours more than previous Generation … 1 extra month in the same year Mothers - 80% feel unbearable amount of stress and 70% are sleep deprived.…
God exist as a TRINITY . When I first began to study the Bible years ago, the doctrine of the Trinity was one of the most complex problems I had to encounter. I have never fully resolved it, for it contains an aspect of mystery. Though I do not totally understand it to this day, I accept it as a revelation…
Outcasts - Luke: a Gospel for the Rejected
As Luke juxtaposes the sending of Jesus' disciples out into their home region for ministry with Herod's questions of who Jesus is, we find some important lessons about how each of us has an account to give.
What we’re going to do this morning is coach around the theme for this week, which is single-mindedness. A true coaching session is a conversation, which is difficult in this setting, but we’ll make it work. One of the great things about coaching is that it often creates space for God’s Spirit to speak…
A special message about maintaining peace and loving our neighbor during a time when the congregation was unable to gather physically due to caution over COVID-19.
If I asked you what the most important letter you ever read, what would you say? proposal? Love letter? birth of a baby? draft letter? Sweepstakes letter? IRS? Letters can be good or bad. Maybe you get a job offer… We are going to study one of my favorite books in the Bible. Paul’s letter to the Romans.…
And one of the elders said to me, “Weep no more; behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has conquered, so that he can open the scroll and its seven seals.” And between the throne and the four living creatures and among the elders I saw a Lamb standing, as though it had been slain,…
Today, we are celebrating 2 years as River Church. One thing we want to do is to make a difference in the lives of people in our congregation and around the WB. Fire in town shopping center – Firefighters couldn’t get it under control – Situation hopeless - Truck carrying farm workers came over hill…