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Matzah “Jesus’ Cake”

Why Make Homemade Matzah Understanding Passover is an important part of understanding the New Testament and specifically the events surrounding Christ’s last days. The past few years for Passover I have been making homemade Matzah, or as my daughter called it today “Jesus Cake”. I have even had the opportunity to share it with many

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Easter Egg Hunt

The Saturday before Easter we would like to set up an Easter egg hunt for your children in your yard and drop off some helpful materials for an Easter lesson. Please text or call (913) 633-2769 if your are interested.

Temporary Move To Online

After much deliberation, and listening to our governmental and denominational leaders, the elders have made the decision for The River Church to transition to a video format for our worship services.  It is difficult to consider not meeting in person.  A big part of being the Church revolves around fellowship and we should not easily give that

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Without Excuse

1 As I stood before the rock wall many thoughts streamed through my head, each bearing an insight or question not of my own making. Spring water was seeping through cracks causing the rock face to glisten in the light from the sun in the eastern sky. Water and Light; always filling the dark voids

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The Idolatry of Happiness

From the title of this article you might assume that I am going to rail against happiness. That is certainly not my intention, rather my intention is to warn against the ever growing tendency to raise “happiness” to such a high level of importance that it turns into an idol. We commit idolatry when someone

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Hope In Our Suffering

Suffering is a part of everyone’s life. To be sure there are varying degrees of suffering and some people experience more suffering then others, but if there ever was a common human experience, suffering is it. The Bible is fully aware of this reality and includes many accounts of people who undergo times of difficulty,

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Abraham: A Life Of Faith

Abraham’s relationship with God is pointed too throughout the Old and New Testament as an example of what it means to live a life of faith. We often talk about faith in our churches, but sometimes the idea of faith and how we live it out can be difficult to process. Lets look at a

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