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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How Helpful is the “Big Story” of the Bible?

There’s an increasing trend in the church community of prioritizing the “big story of the Bible” as an aid to reading and understanding Scripture. Although it is true that the Bible does have a primary overarching message, is the approach of reading every passage encountered in view of that perceived “big story” a helpful aid […]

What About Those 40 Days?

Have you ever wondered about those 40 days? The days between Jesus’ resurrection and his ascension? What was he doing? Was he waiting for something? Did he have something to do? On Thursday evening, October 1, we’ll take a few hours, online, to look through the accounts of the resurrection and turn our attention to […]

Sigh: Lamenting While Believing

We face difficulties. We are confronted with challenges. Things don’t always turn out as we had hoped. And we can end up feeling far from God, feeling overwhelmed. We shouldn’t pretend we don’t feel such things. But how should we respond? The psalmist wasn’t unfamiliar with those feelings. The “laments” in the book of Psalms […]