RCC Blogs

Jun 10
The Battle Belongs to the Lord Posted By Steve Downs, Executive Pastor

I think we all would agree that we live in a broken world.  All around us we see the ravages of sin and the results of people believing in and pursuing the lies and deceptions of Satan.  Because of sin’s stain in our world, we face battles every day that

Jun 03
Face to Face Posted By Melissa Brogdon, Director of Women

So, several months ago I saw a preview for a documentary called The Real Face of Jesus. This documentary claimed to have a realistic 3D image of what Jesus actually looked like when he walked on earth. It piqued my curiosity because throughout my lifetime

May 21
WD-40 & Perseverance Posted By Ken Alvis, Pastor of Senior Adults & Assimilation

WD-40 Who doesn’t have a can of WD-40 at your house?  I know I do.  There is a great quote about this product that says, “You only need two things in life:  Duct tape and WD-40.  If it moves and shouldn’t, use duct tape.  If it doesn’t move and should,

May 07
Finding Delight in Obedience to God Posted By Bill Wills, Director of High School

Obedience matters. Church leadership and courageous obedience matters within the whole Bride of Christ. Saul’s failure is one we all must understand inwardly. We have tendencies like Saul – many, many, many tendencies like Saul. I know I do. I need a Medi

Apr 08
God’s Purpose in Job’s Suffering Posted By Matt Vorhees, Senior Pastor

“You have heard of the steadfastness of Job, and you have seen the purpose of the Lord, how the Lord is compassionate and merciful.” - James‬ ‭5:11 Something struck me about how James talks about the story of Job. The steadfastness of Job is pretty obvio

Mar 26
Stuck: When Our Plans Go Awry Posted By Silas Sproul, Director of Worship

I enjoy songwriting. Sometimes it’s worthwhile to experiment by writing about things you’d usually not write about. Several years ago I wrote a ridiculous song based on a childhood memory.  It went like this:  If you can push me over the window sill I’d

Mar 18
Hope in Troubled Times Posted By Steve Downs, Executive Pastor

We are living in very troubling and uncertain times.  These are days like I have never experienced before in my lifetime (and I have been around for a number of years) The impact of the COVID virus has shut down any sense of normalcy worldwide.

Mar 11
Finding Comfort in the Sovereignty of God Posted By Tim Hardy, Pastor of Shepherding and Leadership Development

When my girls were little and beginning to reason and wonder, the one thing they had in common was the question of why. “Papa, why do pinecones fall down on the ground?” This one question would explode into multiple “why” questions.

Mar 04
Remodeled Into His Image Posted By Todd Farnsworth, Pastor of Men and Security

Remodel: What the heck does that mean? Merriam Webster says this: to alter the structure of, remake, to cause (living tissue) to undergo structural reorganization, alteration, or renewal.  Gina and I have recently decided to take a huge step in our

Feb 11
Remember When… Posted By Melissa Brogdon, Director of Women

2020 will always be a year to remember; how will you recount it? What will you cling to and what will you choose to let go?