GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 3,368 views
By Pastor Glenn Pease Have you ever praised God for the enjoyment of laughter? Some of the greatest of God's people have. When Theodore Cuyler, the American preacher, visited the great London preacher, Charles Spurgeon, they told each other the crazy things that happened in their respective ministries.…
John A. Murphy, Jr. • Sermon • • 164 views • 25:07
This past Monday was the one year anniversary of my installation as your pastor. It has been my privilege to preach to you each Sunday, and to lead this church, not only as your interim for nearly a year, but now as your chosen pastor. I’m both humbled and honored. Thank you. In the church worldwide…
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…
It was thanksgiving break of my freshman year of college. God had done a marvelous work in my heart that first semester of Bible college. For the first time I was really walking with Christ and I had a desire to share this amazing personal relationship with other people. I wanted others to know how incredible…
And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near. What is the church? People, not a place A people called out of the world to worship God We see…
What does it mean to be a living stone? How do christians live in light of Old Testament descriptions? Pastor Cooper leads us through understanding this rich section of scripture.
You are the Church
This morning we are going to be starting a new series, I am pretty excited about it. The name of the new series is “UR the ChURch” And today we are going to talk about "Who founded the Church". So if you would take your copy of God’s Word and turn with me to Matthew 16:13 . Jesus is with His disciples…
Over the last few months we have been thinking through the need for every one of us to personally engage in Great Commission work. That means we have to make the main thing the main thing. We have to put the first things first in our life. We have many different kinds of commissions as disciples of Jesus,…
Introduction: Illustration: Series of commercials “Want to get away?” (Fart after a date; throws controller into a tv, guy loses control of spray hose, Review : We are offered God’s amazing mercy and forgiveness. 2. If we are willing to come clean and genuinely own our mess. 3. Then God’s grace forgives,…
Introduction Illustration: Road Trip from Springfield, MO to Los Angeles. I wanted to drive from college to home straight through. At 1:30 a.m. in New Mexico, my car broke down. I prayed and then started walking. Within ten seconds, a car stopped and gave me a ride a a service station. It had a carburetor…
A New Vision for New Vision: Clay in the Potter's Hands
Pastor Jeremy lays out the first objective of a new vision: that through this fellowship Christ would cause multitudes would be found and invited to encounter God here.
The bible doesn’t lock us into tight restrictions as to the number of gifts or even their definitions. There are four major lists... 3 Because of the privilege and authority God has given me, I give each of you this warning: Don’t think you are better than you really are. Be honest in your evaluation…