RCC Blogs

Feb 17
Hero to Zero Posted By Ken Alvis, Pastor of Community Groups & Assimilation

Samson accomplished some great feats in his lifetime but there was one thing that kept him from realizing his full potential: himself. What lessons can we draw from his fall from grace?

Feb 10
My Strength & Shield Posted By Matt Vorhees, Senior Pastor

What difficulties or circumstances am I facing today for which I need to trust the Lord to be my strength and my shield? What does that practically look like? Maybe rather than irritation or selfish anger, I ask, “Lord, what are you doing

Feb 08
Peace & Perseverance Posted By RCC Staff

When asked how she perseveres, Jenny quickly says, “It is the Lord.  I have read His word for my whole life and I know what I believe.  He has been so faithful getting us through this.  He is always there for me.”

Jan 31
When Normal Isn’t Normal Posted By Angelo Frazier, Pastor of Outreach & Care

​We have all had them, – those moments when life stands still, logic and reason go out the window and rain suddenly pours when you expected sunshine. We mostly notice them when times are bad and things have radically changed.

Jan 24
Lost Posted By Silas Sproul, Director of Junior High & Young Adults

​I misplace things, especially my keys, all the time. This being the case, I have several “usual spots” where I can be fairly certain I will find my misplaced things (in a pants pocket, between the wall and my nightstand, on the floor in my car, etc.).

Jan 20
Snowballing Posted By Maria Serapiglia, Director of Children's Ministries

​Paul writes to the saints at Colossae thanking the Lord for how they heard the gospel and accepted salvation through grace.  However, the MacArthur Study Bible also says Paul hears of a dangerous heresy that was leading the saints to doubt that Jesus was

Jan 12
A Work in Progress Posted By RCC Staff

For Brandon Sanchez it was the “aha” moment when the reality of God hit home.  After years spent working on self-esteem, God’s Word penetrated Brandon’s heart and gave him clarity and direction.  “Ephesians 2:10 has been the verse I’ve connected to the mo

Dec 15
Sunshine After the Rain Posted By RCC Staff

It started 25 years ago as a virus in Chuck Kimber’s left eye and it never went away.  For many years the virus was manageable and caused only minor problems with Chuck’s vision.  However, three years ago, the degeneration increased dramatically in the

Dec 09
Waves Posted By Nik Crown, Director of High School

God rarely gives step-by-step instructions on how to follow him, so when he does it is important to pay attention. Proverbs 1:7 says “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction.” Do you see that? God is giving

Nov 22
Can I Get a Witness? Posted By Ken Alvis, Pastor of Community Groups & Assimilation

​At approximately 8:00pm on Sunday July 20, 1969, I witnessed via television the first person (Neil Armstrong) to ever walk on the moon.  For weeks afterwards, I shared my witness of that historic event, telling others of what I saw and how it impacted