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Welcome Eric and Leah Gott

Hello! Leah and I are so excited to be joining the Riverchase children’s ministry and are eager to begin working with you all. We are overwhelmed with the love and support you have shown us as we transition into our new job and have appreciated the meals you have provided for us. The pizza and…

Rate My Church

Hebrews 13:1,2 Let mutual love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it. How long do you wait at a restaurant before we start to lose patience, especially when we go to fast food restaurants and no one is at the counter. We…

Secrets For Strong Families

I came across some notes I kept from a Reader’s Digest article which appeared in the November 1987 issue. The thoughts are timeless in their application. The thing that makes them timeless is the truthfulness of them. The thing that makes them truthful is the fact that they are based on the principles given to…

Who Are We Serving?

“Now if you are unwilling to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served in the region beyond the River or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.” Joshua 24:15     …

Wind

We awoke last Friday morning to our yard being covered with broken tree limbs and leaves. We also had a small tree fallen in the back yard after the wind had broken it in half. My drive into the office that morning would reveal that we were not the only ones with clean-up duty to…

One Week in Baja

Romans 10: 13-15, For, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.”14 But how are they to call on one in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in one of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone to proclaim him?…

Synecdoche

Evidently, this was the word of the day Sunday. I have to admit, I have a fondness for the word. I cannot remember the first time I heard or read the word. But it became an immediate favorite. Synecdoche – “A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or…

One Week in Yucatan

Acts 13: 46-48 Then both Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly, saying, “It was necessary that the word of God should be spoken first to you. Since you reject it and judge yourselves to be unworthy of eternal life, we are now turning to the Gentiles. For so the Lord has commanded us, saying, ‘I…

Important Things

Well, I did it again. I’m four days late on my second quarter estimated income tax payment. The payment due June 15 has sneaked up on me more than once. We have now inserted alerts in our calendars to try and keep that from happening again. Some things are so important you don’t want to…

Why Do Missions Work

Matthew 28:18-20 And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have…