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Social Media Fast 2019

I'm taking the month of July off of social media and I can't wait.

By Noel Jesse

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Grace: Tough Enough To Transform

God’s grace is more than just a classic chorus, or a passive good will. It’s the power that invades the ugliest parts of our souls.

By Noel Jesse

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The Difference Between Bad Leaders, Good Leaders, and Great Leaders

Bad leaders repel young leaders, good leaders raise up young leaders, and great leaders launch young leaders.

By Noel Jesse

If Jesus truly is super-supreme and first place in everything, then we need to let the fences fall in our life and give Him control. View the full message.

Here are two questions to ask if you are seeking God’s will about a decision you need to make. View the full message: https://rivchurch.com/messages/enjoying-your-faith

“We have something bigger than this world. We have a hope that is locked in glory; the Gospel.”  View the full message.

Faith isn’t just the beginning – it’s what starts everything and it’s what ends everything. It’s everything in between.

We are called to rank ourselves beneath God and His Scriptures, and in so doing, point others to Jesus.

God is going to work everything out. He has His eye on the big picture and our participation is vital.

 

 

 

 

God’s grace sees you as fallen, broken, messy, and in need of a love that accepts you where you are.

We need courageous church planters who are willing to go to rural places in the name of Jesus.

Read my guest post about hypocrisy (and your's truly) on Saturate.

Imagine the joy and freedom of a wimpy little ox plowing a beautiful and perfectly straight line for the first time in his life!

Planting a church can be hazardous to your soul. Obviously, there are more physically dangerous jobs on the planet, but when it comes to sheer spiritual...

There are lots of good reasons to leave a church but most people do not have one.

There are few things more excruciating than listening to a boring sermon. That’s why I was so thrilled as I read Preaching That Moves People by my friend (and...

In honor of Reformation Day, I give you a handful of my favorite Martin Luther quotes. Enjoy.

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

We live in an interesting cultural moment.  Some topics (and people) are straight up off-limits for criticism and judgement while we are almost expected to...