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C.S. Lewis on Pride
1 day ago

C.S. Lewis on Pride

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“Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man. We say that people are proud of being rich, or clever, or good-looking, but they are not. They are proud of being richer, or cleverer, or better looking than others. If every one else became equally […]

2 Simple (and Really Hard) Steps to a Better Marriage
3 days ago

2 Simple (and Really Hard) Steps to a Better Marriage

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Marriage is hard. Anyone who has made it through the honeymoon period of marriage realizes, in the words of Tim and Kathy Keller that “you always marry the wrong person.”  There is no such thing as a fairytale marriage. I hate to burst your bubble but someone needed to. But marriage can be great anyway. After […]

Talking to the Air
1 week ago

Talking to the Air

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Christianity can be weird. There are some Christian practices that, without any context, can leave you scratching your head or feeling awkward. One of these practices is prayer. Look at this example from the Apostle Paul: “… for I know that through your prayers and the help of the Spirit of Jesus Christ this will […]

Here and There
2 weeks ago

Here and There

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There’s a story told about William Gladstone, a Prime Minister of England in the 19th century, who had a conversation with a young man about his life’s accomplishments and future plans. After a series of exchanges, the conversation ended with Gladstone asking the young man, “What will you do after you die?” The young man responded, “I never thought […]

Partners In The Gospel
2 weeks ago

Partners In The Gospel

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“I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.” (Philippians 1:3-5) Attending Riv back in the ’90’s and falling in love with the teaching, the music, and most […]

The Richest Alchemy
3 weeks ago

The Richest Alchemy

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For more than 4,000 years, people tried to use alchemy to convert lead into gold, in order to get rich quick. According to a 17th century pastor (Matthew Henry), when he uses the Gospel of Jesus to convert any evil in our lives into joy and goodness, God is the only true alchemist. This clip comes from the […]

The Lost Art of Taking a Verbal Punch
3 weeks ago

The Lost Art of Taking a Verbal Punch

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We are way too easily offended. The utter inability to let a verbal offense go is becoming one of the defining traits of our generation and that is tragic because taking an offense well is a picture of the Gospel of Jesus. We need to learn to have thick skin and a tender heart. The Apostle Paul describes […]

Martin Luther King Jr
4 weeks ago

Martin Luther King Jr

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“I say to you, this morning, that if you have never found something so dear and precious to you that you will die for it, then you aren’t fit to live. You may be 38 years old, as I happen to be, and one day, some great opportunity stands before you and calls upon you […]

What is Love? (1:14)
4 weeks ago

What is Love? (1:14)

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What is love? “Baby don’t hurt me.  Don’t hurt me no more.” No, really, what is love?  Is it not hurting someone?  Sometimes love hurts. This clip comes from the first message in the series, Joy Happens, originally given at Riverview Church.  You can watch the entire message here.

You Are Not in the Completing Business
1 month ago

You Are Not in the Completing Business

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Are you a “fix-it” type? You know … the kind of person that wants to be proactive in fixing the problems in your life and sometimes the lives of others? Maybe it shows up when you try to mend relationships with those who are close to you or in your attempts to raise your kids […]