Five Year celebration

Don’t Miss The River Five Year Anniversary Celebration

On Sunday afternoon, October 22, The River is hosting a picnic. We’ll provide the food. You provide the company! There is no charge.

We’re celebrating five years of the Lord extending His grace and truth through the ministry of The River.

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Living in the Truth as True

I will readily affirm the truth of the Gospel. When asked–even when not asked but simply given the opportunity–I am glad to state that I believe that the good news about Jesus is “the power of God” bringing life and salvation (Romans 1:16; 1 Corinthians 1:18). But then I bump into those hard situations–the challenging […]

The Author Was Intentional

Everything The River does is anchored in a simple idea: God inspired His Word to be read and understood. By the Spirit, the Biblical authors communicated to their hearers and readers (and to us) in ways that we can understand. Whether in the “Reading Scripture” class or any of the other core courses or “Intensives,” we fully […]

Don’t Argue, Just Read!

Most of those who have helped a couple in the midst of a struggle have seen it. The helper offers a comment or a word of clarification; one of the couple affirms the rightness or helpfulness of the comment. The other immediately speaks up: “I’ve been saying that all along! Why didn’t you listen to […]

Pick up a (Real) Book

It’s convenient. You see it everywhere. People aren’t reading print books; they are reading electronic books—looking at words on screens, whether on a cell phone, a tablet, or an e-reader. Should that raise a question for a Christian—for the person who believes that God inspired a book? In the late 1960s, Marshall McLuhan wrote Understanding […]

An Overview of What’s Coming in Fall 2017

You can click on this link and see a calendar showing all the upcoming class offerings for Fall 2017. The calendar will open in another page. Fall 2017-2018 Classes Handout