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Freedom and the Word

The last few weeks at Riv, we have been talking a lot about the freedom Jesus has granted his followers. We are truly unchained from the law AND our sin (lots more about this in the coming weeks). The first week of the series, I said something like this: "Some Christians say the being a Christian requires a daily time reading the Bible. What about those who lived ...

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Giving to God First

When my wife and I were in our first home with a mortgage, car payment, student loan payments, credit card debt, and two kids we thought there was no way we could give financially to the church.  We thought somehow that our financial situation exempted us from giving sacrificially and generously. One week, we heard a message on giving by our pastor (Steve ...

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Accountability Accountaschmility

A couple weeks ago, I mentioned in one of my posts that "Often the way we use accountability is a stupid thing because it doesn’t actually accomplish anything. But if used well, it can be a powerful tool."  It was suggested that I devote an entire post to this topic and I planned on doing so...until I read these two posts by Tullian Tchividjian.  He so nailed ...

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Proclaimed from the Housetops

Jesus made this most remarkable statement: Nothing is covered up that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known. Therefore whatever you have said in the dark shall be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in private rooms shall be proclaimed on the housetops. - Luke 12:2–3 Let that settle in for a minute. At Riv, we've been ...

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Awesome Story

A few weeks ago, our weekly handout dealy at Riv featured a story from Brittany Jozwiak about what God has done in her life. For those of you who didn't get a chance to read it, I wanted to post it here. It's so cool to read stuff like this! I first got involved at Riverview when I was a freshman at Michigan State three years ago. After committing my life to ...

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Financial Generosity

This is the continuation of my slightly longer than a week long series through the 8 Marks of a Sacrificial Followers we have been talking about at Riv. The goal of this blog post is to create a forum where you can give and receive suggestions that help you as you grow in these areas. Today, we are talking about Financial Generosity A Sacrificial Follower of ...

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Promoting Community

This is the continuation of my week long series through the 8 Marks of a Sacrificial Followers we have been talking about at Riv. The goal of this blog post is to create a forum where you can give and receive suggestions that help you as you grow in these areas. Today, we are talking about Promoting Community A Sacrificial Follower of Jesus sees the value of ...

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Being Genuine

This is the continuation of my week long series through the 8 Marks of a Sacrificial Followers we have been talking about at Riv. The goal of this blog post is to create a forum where you can give and receive suggestions that help you as you grow in these areas. Today, we are talking about Being Genuine A Sacrificial Follower of Jesus is appropriately open and ...

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Aggressively Teachable

This is the continuation of my week long series through the 8 Marks of a Sacrificial Followers we have been talking about at Riv. The goal of this blog post is to create a forum where you can give and receive suggestions that help you as you grow in these areas. Today, we are talking about Aggressively Teachable A Sacrificial Follower of Jesus recognizes his need ...

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Prayerfulness

This is the continuation of my week long series through the 8 Marks of a Sacrificial Followers we have been talking about at Riv. The goal of this blog post is to create a forum where you can give and receive suggestions that help you as you grow in these areas. Today, we are talking about Prayerfulness A Sacrificial Follower of Jesus engages in prayer, ...

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