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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Don’t Believe the Myth!

There is a common and prominent “myth” about reading the Bible that gets in the way of Christians becoming good readers of Scripture. The myth? “The Bible is very difficult to understand.” This myth summarizes the idea that the Bible is so difficult to understand that only a highly-trained, seminary or Bible college educated person with […]

More Than a Birthday Celebration

Christmas. It is a wonderful time of the year. Yes, it can be a bit chaotic and busy, but with the carols and celebrations, the family and friends, we hear the name of Jesus on the lips many. Even those who do not have a personal relationship with Him seem more inclined to speak of […]

He Didn’t Mumble

What is God’s will for me? That’s not an uncommon question. Particularly for those who are seeking to live out the Christian life well, the desire to understand what the Lord wants for us is prominent. But sometimes, it just doesn’t seem clear. We aren’t sure what He intends. We may have some vague sense […]

The Risk of Reading by GPS

These days most people have the convenience of a GPS device. It is incredibly helpful. It can help you get to your destination in a timely fashion, avoid delays, bypassing traffic problems and construction sites. With a few swipes on the screen and a few glances at the arrows, you arrive at where you hope […]

When You End Up Sitting Under Poor Teaching

In writing to Timothy, Paul encouraged him to give himself to exercise his gift of teaching—to be devoted to teaching—so that “his progress could be evident to all” (1 Timothy 4:13–16). This must mean that as gifted as Timothy was, he could get better in his teaching. And this must mean that sometimes his teaching […]