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 God Thinks of Himself

Typically, the starting point in getting to know someone is to let them tell you something about themself. That would seem to be a great way to get to know God, as well. Over the course of three Tuesday evening sessions (July 19, 26, Aug 2), we’ll be looking at the way God refers to […]

The Resurrection Accounts

Christians affirm that Jesus rose from the dead. The Gospels recount the event. But some critics–and even some believers–stumble over the seeming incompatability of the reports of the events on that first Easter morning. This one evening class will puruse an honest reading of the records of that resurrection morning from the Gospels and ask […]

The Incomparable Christ: Studies in Colossians

In writing to various churches, the apostle Paul typically weaves his theology into his encouragement to his readers. In the letter he wrote to the Colossians, Paul’s exalted view of Christ is woven deeply into his thoughts. This two-evening class–meeting online on Tuesdays, June 14 and 21–will explore what Paul wrote about Christ Jesus and […]

The Fear of God

What is the “fear of God”? What does it mean? How should it shape our thought? The concept of the fear of God is mentioned in the first book of the Bible and the last book of the Bible. And when we begin to notice it, we will find it woven throughout the Scirptures. But […]

Stories Well Told: Listening to the Parables of Jesus

Even those who do not regularly read the Gospels remember the stories Jesus told—the Good Samaritan, the Prodigal Son, the Pearl of Great Price. Those stories—a few of Jesus’ notable parables—are memorable. But, are they well understood? Have we listened and learned well what Jesus was teaching? Jesus did not teach in parables to hide […]