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Dec 08 2017
To Love at all is to be Vulnerable Posted By Jeremy Rathbone

The hardest thing about loving someone is vulnerability.  It’s against our nature to be vulnerable.  When we are vulnerable we are susceptible to being wounded or hurt, open to moral attack, criticism, temptation, assault, etc… To be vulnerable means to b

Nov 22 2017
Worry Posted By Ken Alvis, Pastor of Community Groups & Assimilation

There is something that just about everyone partakes in, some more than others.  Many of us just can’t help ourselves while others embrace it and feel it is important to their life.  Of course, I’m speaking of worry.  Worry is a state of anxiety and uncer

Nov 06 2017
Weep With Those Who Weep Posted By Brent Van Elswyk, Pastor of Families & Counseling / Teaching Pastor

Something I was challenged with early in my Christian life was to “remember in the dark what God has taught you in the light.” In other words, what you learn about God and life when times are easy and good are the very same things we ought to remember whe

Nov 03 2017
In Christ Posted By Matt Vorhees, Senior Pastor

Here we are at the edge of Romans 8! We’ve gone through this incredible story. To wrap up, here are 8 truths that we’ve discovered in this rich chapter and 4 applications we ought to take away.  8 “in Christ” statements: 1. In Christ, I am free from any c

Oct 30 2017
Know the Goodness of God Posted By Silas Sproul, Director of Junior High

To know God (That is, to know God as He truly is) is the single most important thing that we can do. Knowing God is a sanctifying and continuous experience. Romans 8:29 says, “For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of

Oct 25 2017
The Son’s Light in the Storm Posted By Angelo Frazier, Pastor of Outreach & Care

Storms and natural disasters have and will always be part of this fallen world’s existence. Now with the major advancement of technology, it is easier to forecast, broadcast and media blast the wildest and most opinionated predictions in real time. And, y

Oct 19 2017
Part of the Family Posted By RCC Staff

What is the value of having a church family?  In an age when our culture is increasingly secular, there are great benefits in being in a family of like-minded believers.  Fellow brothers and sisters in Christ can encourage your faith journey, be a support

Oct 18 2017
A True Friendship Posted By Bryce Patterson, Director of Technology & Creative Arts

One of my favorite movies of all time is Forest Gump. It is one of those movies I can watch over and over again. There are many great things about Tom Hanks’ character in that movie.  He’s an honest man, he doesn’t not lie, he’s a war hero, a football sta

Oct 10 2017
Eyes on the Prize Posted By Nik Crown, Director of High School

​I can’t count the times that I have walked into a room and forgotten what I went in to do. I have gone to the grocery store and bought everything except the one thing I went in to get. In school, I often pondered the point of my existence while in a hist

Sep 29 2017
The Future is Unlimited Posted By RCC Staff

It happened suddenly when after years of a destructive lifestyle Meredith Garrett says, “God gave me the ability to stop how I was ruining my life…cold turkey.  And I have never looked back.”  God’s grace on her life has been literally all-encompassing.