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Mar 28 2019
Failure is Not an Option Posted By Nik Crown, Director of High School

The Church does a lot of really good things.  Take a quick minute and try to think of good things that church does.  …Okay! Here’s what I came up with!  Worship, community groups, counseling ministries, weddings, funerals, kids programs, young adults prog

Mar 21 2019
Reflections Posted By Melissa Brogdon, Director of Women

I love to hear my children laugh…especially when we are all together. It’s infectious, it’s sincere, it’s comforting. Laughter is truly good for the soul. And so, on occasion I have been known to break out in dance, or song or randomly have a conversation

Mar 12 2019
Resting in God’s Napmosphere Posted By Jeremy Rathbone

When I think of Sundays, there are a lot of things that come to mind.  I think about church, family, sports, eating and taking naps.  In fact, one my favorite things about a Sunday afternoon is the opportunity for a quality nap.

Mar 07 2019
Being Thankful Posted By Ken Alvis, Pastor of Community Groups & Assimilation

Prayer is simply conversing with God.  It’s like talking with God as you would talk with an earthly parent who loves you and wants the best for you, except God is your heavenly Father who loves you perfectly.  One often used model for prayer is patterned

Feb 28 2019
Raising Up Children of Virtue Posted By Bill Wills, Director of Junior High

Abigail Adams was the mother of John Quincy. When John was a nine-year-old, he was to meet his father overseas for a diplomatic mission. During that time period, allowing children to travel overseas required sacrifice. John Quincy joining his father meant

Feb 12 2019
A Way Out Posted By Matt Vorhees, Senior Pastor

“No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.” – 1 Cor. 10:13 This i

Jan 13 2019
Jesus is Better Posted By Matt Vorhees, Senior Pastor

“For if you believed Moses, you would believe me; for he wrote of me.” - John 5:46   In this verse, Jesus that Moses wrote of him. But you won’t find the name of Jesus anywhere in the first 5 books of the Bible! True, but you will find allusions to him

Jan 10 2019
Identity Crisis Posted By Angelo Frazier, Pastor of Outreach & Care

For those who trust Christ, their identity is not formed by biology, bound by philosophy, couched in psychology or governed by politics. It is in Christ alone. From Him we draw purpose, passion and perseverance.

Jan 03 2019
News From the Elders: December Posted By RCC Elders

Read on to see what RiverLakes Church was up to in the month of December!

Dec 20 2018
The Meaning of Forgiveness Posted By Todd Farnsworth, Pastor of Men & Students

When you say, “I’m sorry, forgive me,” what exactly does that mean to everyone in the conversation? The word “forgive” means to wipe the slate clean, to pardon, to cancel a debt. Forgiveness is an act of love, mercy and grace.