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Many Christians find themselves feeling guilty, ashamed, and trapped in sin. But the Bible declares, “For freedom Christ has set us free.” (Galatians 5:1) What gives? Why aren’t we experiencing what the Bible promises? In my upcoming live 45 minute seminar, we will unpack: Why we naturally gravitate toward bondage...

Have you ever wondered where you fit into this grand story called life?

Happy Friday, here are five links I found for you. Photo by Dan Price The Mathany Green House Project This is super cool. Watch a GoPro descend into a newly dug well. Trust me…it’s cooler than it sounds. ‘I will love you forever’: Why one family fosters and adopts dying children I love this story of a family that adopts...

One of the top priorities at Riv is raising up young men to preach the Gospel.  We deploy them in our weekend services and send them out to plant new churches around the world. In addition, we have tons of men and women teaching the Bible all over the Lansing area. To this end, I am constantly reading and...

Happy Friday! Here are five random links I found for you.                 Photo from http://www.lifegrid.com.au 3 Ways I Plan to Read the Bible Less in 2018 Sometimes less is more. Maybe this would be a good year to get more out of the Bible by reading less of it. A new study shows that men actually do get sicker than...

Jesus is the light. This clip comes from the message, “The Light” originally given at Riverview Church. You can watch the entire message here.

We give because we are on the same mission as Jesus. This clip is from a message on 1 Chronicles called Three Houses. You can watch the entire message here.

Jesus is the ultimate answer to the question, “does anyone see me, does anyone care?”

In honor of Reformation Day, I give you a handful of my favorite Martin Luther quotes. Enjoy. A Christian man is the most free lord of all, and subject to none; a Christian man is the most dutiful servant of all, and subject to everyone. — Martin Luther From the beginning of my reformation I have asked God to send me...

You will never be able to unsee the shocking way Jesus responded to clickbait!