iFast 5.0

Posted on June 29, 2014

This July marks the 5th time I have taken a monthly fast from Social Media and much other technology. Here's what I am doing and why...

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Friday Random Linkness

Posted on June 27, 2014

Happy Friday! Enjoy this last installment of Friday Random Linkness before I go off the grid for a month.

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Nothing But The Blood

Posted on June 24, 2014

The newest album by Riv band Ish is now available at RivChurch.com/music!

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Friday Random Linkness

Posted on June 20, 2014

Happy Friday! Please enjoy this smattering of internet goodness that I picked out just for you.

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Friday Random Linkness

Posted on June 13, 2014

Happy Friday! Be sure to not walk under any ladders today.

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Friday Random Linkness

Posted on June 6, 2014

Happy Friday! Hope your summer is getting off to a good start. Here's some of my internet findings from this week.

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Friday Random Linkness

Posted on May 30, 2014

Happy Friday! Hope you get a chance to get out and enjoy the beautiful weather this weekend...after you read Friday Random Linkness, of course.

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Friday Random Linkness

Posted on May 23, 2014

Happy Friday! Hope you enjoy this week's offering of internet goodness.

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Emotional Blackmail

Posted on May 21, 2014

"Emotional blackmail happens when a person equates his or her emotional pain with another person's failure to love. They aren't the same. A person may love well and the beloved still feel hurt, and use the hurt to blackmail the lover into admitting guilt he or she does not have. Emotional blackmail says, 'If I feel hurt by you, you are guilty.' There is no defense. The hurt person has become God. His emotion has become judge and jury. Truth does not matter. All that matters is the sovereign suffering of the aggrieved. It is above question. This emotional device is a great evil." - John Piper

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YOU Pick the Sermon Topics in our Upcoming Series

Posted on May 19, 2014

In just under a month, we're going to be starting a new series at Riv called "Under the Cushions," and we need you to tell us what to preach on.

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