RCC Blogs

Sep 13

“When you go on a short-term mission trip, you get the privilege of participating in God’s plan to take the Gospel to the nations.  But, just as significant, each person that steps out in faith to participate in one of these trips is stretched and grown

Sep 09
Everybody Has “Stuff” Posted By Ken Alvis, Pastor of Community Groups & Assimilation

My wife and I have two miniature poodles.  These brothers came from the same litter and are now 9 ½ years old and have been with us since they were eight weeks old.  They are such a part of our family.  With characteristics such as loyalty, obedience, a f

Sep 07
Insufficient Posted By Matt Vorhees, Senior Pastor

​“Who is sufficient for these things?” Paul asks in 2 Corinthians 2:16.  How many of us have felt like that from time to time? That we are not sufficient for the task, whether it be our marriage, or parenting our kids, or growing in our relationship with

Aug 30
Imparting Christ to Muslims Posted By RCC Staff

​“We feel like we are just getting started in the ministry again,” were the sentiments shared by Dan and Devri Wickwire at the recent talk they shared with the RiverLakes body entitled “How to Relate to Muslims.”

Aug 17
Joy in Community Posted By Maria Serapiglia, Director of Children's Ministries

My family recently moved, and by recently, I mean this last Saturday, August 13th.  My husband and I thought it would be a good idea to be moved before our son, Cameron, went back to school.  We certainly didn’t expect this move to be two days before he

Aug 09
Wrapping up Acts Posted By Matt Vorhees, Senior Pastor

​So we just finished spending an entire calendar year (a total of 35 weeks with several breaks) going through the entire book of Acts as a church. Pastor Brent and I would like to share 12 big themes that seem to be threaded throughout the entire book.

Aug 08
VBS Praises Posted By RCC Staff

The sound of joy and laughter from hundreds of children could be heard throughout the campus during the last week of July as RCC hosted its annual Vacation Bible School (VBS) week.  It was the largest number of children to ever attend VBS…

Jul 28
Life in Context Posted By Angelo Frazier, Pastor of Outreach & Care

Have you ever really noticed that life comes to us in pieces of context?  Sometimes it comes to us in big pieces and other times small ones. And maybe you’ve experienced life moving too fast or too slow? At any rate, it doesn’t all come at once even

Jul 20
Still Sovereign Posted By Steve Downs, Executive Pastor

As I reflect on the events of the past few weeks, I found myself slipping into a depressed and cynical attitude regarding the state of our country.  The Fourth of July is supposed to be a day set aside to celebrate our Declaration of Independence as

Jul 14
Shalom Posted By Todd Farnsworth, Pastor of Men & Students

During the period of anarchy in Israel after Saul’s death, many desperately sought direction for their lives. David gave this band of warriors the direction they needed. We all desire our lives to be meaningful. Notice that the volunteers here were not on