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Noel Jesse Heikkinen (Follower of Jesus. Husband. Dad. Pastor. Recovering Hypocrite.)

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Friday Random Linkness
3 months ago

Friday Random Linkness

Happy Friday. Here are five new links I found for you.                                       …
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Riv is turning 40!
3 months ago

Riv is turning 40!

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Forty years ago, a ragtag group of men and women moved to East Lansing to launch what has become Riverview Church. Over those years, we moved around the campus of …
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Capital Area Day of Prayer for Racial Reconciliation
3 months ago

Capital Area Day of Prayer for Racial Reconciliation

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As I have written before, 2016 was the year I began to realize all that I don’t know about race in America. With Martin Luther King, Jr Day coming up, …
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Friday Random Linkness
3 months ago

Friday Random Linkness

Happy Friday. Here are five new links I found for you.                                       …
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My book comes out in 4 weeks!
3 months ago

My book comes out in 4 weeks!

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To be honest, it feels a tad self-promoty to make a big deal out of this, but I am super excited about the book and I want tons of people to read it so …
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Friday Random Linkness
3 months ago

Friday Random Linkness

Happy Friday. Here are five new links I found for you.                                     …
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2016 Recap
3 months ago

2016 Recap

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I’m a data junkie.

I am always looking at all kinds of crazy reports at Riv and I try to figure out the trends behind the numbers.  This year, I decided to …
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Friday Random Linkness
3 months ago

Friday Random Linkness

Happy Friday, here are five new links I found for you.                              Photo credit: Darren Calabrese

‘Mummers’ …
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Loved Through The Pain (1:08)
3 months ago

Loved Through The Pain (1:08)

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When pain and suffering come our way, we reach out and latch onto something or someone that can tend to our wounds. With Jesus, we can find true peace and …
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Navigating Christmas Conversations
3 months ago

Navigating Christmas Conversations

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I have noticed an interesting phenomenon the past couple weeks.

A lot of people I talk with seem to be dreading conversations they are inevitably going to have with their …
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