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May 30 2012
Jesus’ Way of Decision Making Posted By Steve Downs, Executive Pastor

​We live in a world that continually tells us there are no absolute truths and right and wrong decisions are based on ci -  More...

May 07 2012
The Power of the Holy Spirit Posted By Steve Downs, Executive Pastor

As I was listening to the radio this morning, God impressed on my heart the importance and power of the Holy Spirit in my lif -  More...

Apr 10 2012
Pastor’s Corner: Til Debt Do Us Part Posted By Ken Alvis, Pastor of Community Groups & Assimilation

What are the top two concerns of the American public? A recent Gallup poll revealed that 71% of Americans worry about the eco -  More...

Mar 21 2012
Pastor’s Corner Posted By Ken Alvis, Pastor of Community Groups & Assimilation

How to Define Success?

Just when you thought there were no more twists and turns to the life of football player Tim Teb -  More...

Mar 08 2012
Response to the Bakersfield Californian Article Posted By Steve Downs, Executive Pastor

In response to the misinformation concerning Dave Champness’ resignation that appeared in two recent articles in The Baker -  More...

Feb 21 2012
Whitney Houston Posted By Steve Downs, Executive Pastor

It has been very interesting to watch the media and public reaction to the sudden death of pop superstar Whitney Houston this -  More...

Feb 13 2012
Press On Posted By Steve Downs, Executive Pastor

We all have faced difficulties, struggles, hard tasks and painful experiences in this life. Some of you may be going through -  More...

Feb 07 2012
Christ’s Church Posted By Steve Downs, Executive Pastor

As we go through this time of transition and change, I am reminded continually that RiverLakes is Christ’s church and He is t -  More...

Jan 16 2012

Throughout Scripture, we are encouraged to take time to remember the deeds of the Lord in our lives and the lives of those ar -  More...

Jan 09 2012

We all have areas in our lives where we struggle and still need to grow.  We are in continual search for people and ways to h -  More...