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May 21 2018
Just A Closer Walk With You Posted By Melissa Brogdon, Director of Women

I am weak, but thou art strong; Jesus, keep me from all wrong; I’ll be satisfied as long As I walk, let me walk close to Thee.  Just a closer walk with Thee, Grant it Jesus, is my plea, Daily walking close to Thee, Let it be, dear Lord, let it be. Through

May 17 2018
Unconditional Love Posted By RCC Staff

Diane Frank has been an advocate for the disabled for over 22 years, ever since the birth of her daughter, Skylar.  She first discovered that Skylar was born blind in one eye.  As she and her husband, Jon, sought to help their first child, more disabling

May 04 2018
It All Started With Running Posted By RCC Staff

​Debi Greer’s daughter was preparing to leave for college when she asked her mother to take up running.  That way, she reasoned, she and Debi could run together when she was home on school breaks.  Debi was dumbfounded.  Running?  “I hate running and I am

May 02 2018
Bad Day Posted By Ken Alvis, Pastor of Community Groups & Assimilation

​Ever had a bad day?  Oh, yes!  A recent poll of 2,000 Americans indicated that they had 60 bad days a year, which translates to at least one bad day each week.  We’ve all had days where things have gone wrong:  your car battery dies, an appointment takes

Apr 26 2018
How Do We Worship Rightly? Posted By Silas Sproul, Director of Worship

If I could summarize in a sentence what the single most important thing we as humans can do, it would simply be this: to know God accurately. An accurate and an intimate understanding of the character of God is radically transformative and fundamental to

Apr 20 2018
Investing in the Eternal Posted By RCC Staff

Have you ever pictured yourself: in faraway places, meeting new people, trying new words, or sampling unique foods?  Thoughts of the adventures ahead were certainly in the minds of seven from RiverLakes as they boarded the plane to Quito, Ecuador Summer 2

Mar 27 2018
Light in the Dark Posted By Angelo Frazier, Pastor of Outreach & Care

​All of creation lies within God’s providence. Here is the sovereign tension between what God allows and what God causes.  On one hand, God allows the sun to rise on the evil and the good. [Matt 5:45 NASB]  “so that you may be sons of your Father who is i

Mar 16 2018
Following the Example of Billy Graham Posted By Steve Downs, Executive Pastor

Recently, I had the privilege of watching the memorial service for Billy Graham.  It was a moving service that highlighted a life well lived for our Savior, Jesus Christ. The service was a celebration of the hope we have in Jesus because of his great sacr

Mar 08 2018
Faithful God Posted By RCC Staff

Greg McAvoy’s life was turned upside down in 2009 by a note left on his front door.  Greg recalled that it was a note from the sheriff’s department addressed to his ex-wife asking her to contact them and that the matter was urgent.  His ex-wife knew exact

Mar 02 2018
Don’t Treat Your Faith Like a Plane Ticket Posted By Nik Crown, Director of High School

​One of the questions I get asked the most in student ministry is “How come I don’t feel spiritually connected?”  And this might surprise you, but these questions generally come from students who have been saved, they are involved, they are not getting in