15th Annual International Sunday

Michelle Albert News

“Full of splendor and majesty is his work…” – Psalm 111:3 Sunday, Sept. 13 at 6 PM Riverside Church will host our 15th Annual International Sunday. Once a year, we dedicate a Sunday to celebrating the rich cultures and ethnicities represented in our church body. From special presentations during our morning worship service to the evening multicultural extravaganza with international dishes …

Tim Keller on Counterfeit Gods

Brian Brookins Resources, Articles, News

I recently finished Counterfeit Gods, by Tim Keller.  In his epilogue he writes: Idolatry is not just a failure to obey God, it is a setting of the whole heart on something besides God.  This cannot be remedied only by repenting that you have an idol, or using willpower to try to live differently.  Turning from idols is not less …

Day 297: 2 Kings 7; 1 Timothy 4

Jonathan Connolly News

From For the Love of God by D.A.Carson 2 Kings 7; 1 Timothy 4 WHEN I WAS STILL A VERY YOUNG MAN, I became pastor of a smallish church in Canada. The people were very kind toward me, and were far more patient of my faults and errors than I deserved. There was one woman in that church whom I …

Starting Point

Jonathan Connolly News

Starting Point is the place to get to know Riverside Christian Fellowship better and the first step toward church membership. These classes run for six weeks and meet before the Sunday morning worship service. Each week an aspect of the church’s beliefs and values are discussed leaving room to ask questions and interact as a group. Starting Point is a …

The Gift of Friendship and the Godliness of Good Friends (Part 4)

Jonathan Connolly Articles, News

Question Three: Are You a Faithful Friend Yesterday, I gave three characteristics of a foul friend. Today I conclude the four part series with three characteristics of faithful friend. First, a faithful friend is there in times of trouble. “Do not forsake your friend and your father’s friend, and do not go to your brother’s house in the day of …

We Made It!

Jonathan Connolly News

Hey Friends, We have made it to the Dominican Republic safe and sound but not without some hiccups. Between a mutilated passport and an almost missed flight my heart was pounding! Thankfully, the Lord heard all our prayers and every single team member made it to the beautiful island. The Santiago team left from the airport and I am sure …

Forgotten God by Francis Chan

Brian Brookins Articles, News

In this season our Home Group Leaders are studying together the ministry of the Holy Spirit. Our hope is to grow in experiencing the “active presence of God” according to the ministry of the Holy Spirit as a local church and individual Christians. Wayne Grudem’s Systematic Theology has been our main text as we grow together in knowledge and expectation. …

Second Saturday

Jonathan Connolly News

Second Saturday is a church-wide morning of service, mercy, and evangelism. It functions like an outreach fair, where you can come and select whatever type of outreach you’d like to do on the spot. No experience necessary! You will get all the training you need on-site. Almost all of the outreaches are family-friendly and we also provide a children’s craft …