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Jun 12 2018
A Bend in the Road Posted By Todd Farnsworth, Pastor of Men & Students

How many of you remember going to AAA to get a “Trip Ticket” while planning your family vacation? For those of us, let’s say in our fifties and up, I would think many of us.  This little mapping tool would show us the fastest route to our destination with

Jun 04 2018
Praise God in Everything Posted By Steve Downs, Executive Pastor

How many times have you sat in church and sang or said the word hallelujah?  Do you know what it means, or have you ever stopped to think what that word means?  Hallelujah is actually a Hebrew term and not an English word.  The first part “halal” means to

May 31 2018
A Little Out of the Box Posted By RCC Staff

Encourager. Wife. Mentor. Mother. Photographer. Gardener. Hostess. Counselor. Volunteer. These are just a few words that describe Carol Feil.  “My life is a mixed bag,” she shared. Carol is a woman with many talents.  She worked as a freelance photograph

May 29 2018
Empty Tombs, Not Crosses Posted By Nik Crown, Director of High School

The more I learn about the gospel, the more I have a hard time in rejoicing in the cross.  Let me explain.  One of the reasons Jesus going on the cross during Passover is significant is because it mirrors the original Passover in Egypt. In Exodus 12, Go

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