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Come and See (00:53)
10 hours ago

Come and See (00:53)

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Sometimes we think saving others is our job and that makes sharing our faith daunting, to say the least. However, we can rest our hearts and minds knowing that it is Jesus who saves and not us. This clip comes from the third message in the series, Considering Jesus, originally given at Riverview Church.  You can […]

Friday Random Linkness

A month or so ago, I made a comment during my sermon on politics that my faith compels me to be both Pro Life and Pro Black Lives Matter.  The comment generated a decent amount of both thankfulness and criticism, primarily as it related to very real issues BLM is surfacing in our culture and the […]

Talk About Jesus (1:05)
1 week ago

Talk About Jesus (1:05)

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It’s easy to get caught up talking about ourselves. So when we are pointing people to Jesus, let’s make sure we are pointing people to Jesus and not ourselves. This clip comes from the second message in the series, Considering Jesus, originally given at Riverview Church.  You can watch the entire message here.

We are planting a church in Grand Rapids!
2 weeks ago

We are planting a church in Grand Rapids!

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One of our big priorities as a church is starting other churches.  Each year, we give 10% of our money directly toward church planting efforts from Lansing to some areas we can’t tell you about oversees.  Often, we support church planters we meet through Acts 29 or Collegiate Church Network (as we as other organizations) and as often as possible, we […]

Friday Random Linkness
2 weeks ago

Friday Random Linkness

Happy Friday, here are five new links I have found for you. The One Sneaky Reason Marriages Fail Just because it wouldn’t hurt you doesn’t mean it doesn’t hurt your spouse. When Skepticism is Atheism / Agnosticism in Disguise “Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.” GK Chesterton In-depth look at why Cubs […]

How old were the disciples?
2 weeks ago

How old were the disciples?

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One question that popped up a lot this weekend at Riv was, “Is it possible to know the approximate ages of the disciples?”  Here’s my attempt at an answer.  

The Gospel of Cooper
3 weeks ago

The Gospel of Cooper

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I am convinced that if you look hard enough, you can find a Gospel story woven into every movie.  Maybe when I get around to watching Sharknado 4, I’ll prove it. For now, I want to take aim at an easier target: Interstellar. SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t seen Interstellar but plan to, please don’t […]

Friday Random Linkness
3 weeks ago

Friday Random Linkness

Happy Friday, here are five new links I have found for you. God, the Gospel, and Glenn Beck “Too often, and for too long, American “Christianity” has been a political agenda in search of a gospel useful enough to accommodate it. There is a liberation theology of the Left, and there is also a liberation […]

Considering Jesus
3 weeks ago

Considering Jesus

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To say I recommend the Gospel of John to people would be an understatement. When one of my non-Christian friends asks, “what book of the Bible should I read to learn more about Jesus?” I say, “John.” When a new Christian wants to know more about their new faith, I encourage them to read John. […]

Friday Random Linkness
4 weeks ago

Friday Random Linkness

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Happy Friday, here are five new links I have found for you. Farmhouse in a Hangar: NJ Modern Home Creates A World Within Want a bigger house? Just put it in an airplane hanger.  Or, rather, put an airplane hanger over your house. 5 Reasons Why Science and Faith Are Compatible “We assume miracles cannot […]