Preparing for Sunday

Every year in January, your elders spend a weekend together on a retreat to reflect on the previous year, to discern how God has moved and revealed Himself, to give thanks for what He has done, and to prayerfully seek His will and direction for the The River in the coming year.
We prepare several we…

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We are just coming out of the series “What Child is This?”. This week we will actually see that this Child is One whom you cannot ignore and be unaffected by. Jesus is compared to (and called) 4 different types of stones in 1 Peter 2:1-10. Two of these stones bring life and growth while the other…

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Authority

In today's society, we have become prone to kick against all authority. Many children have lost respect for their parents; citizens have no respect for authorities; students fail to respect their teachers, and humanity has lost respect and awe in reference to the Almighty God. We have pl…

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Deacons - Ministers of Mercy

Men of Dignity

Not many of us would entrust our family and finances to an unknown person. We would be guilty of neglect if we handed our family and finances over to an unknown and unproven person. There would be a great risk of our family being mistreated or abused and…

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As Jesus gives ordinances (Baptism & Lord's Supper) to the church, He provides us with visible words that reveal the believer's oneness with Christ in His death, burial, and resurrection (baptism) and working out of that oneness with Christ through ongoing fellowship with Him for strength and life…

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