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  • By Josh Gores Have you ever been in a canoe out in the middle of a lake? If it’s a still day, the canoe sits placidly, at the beck and call of your paddle. With relative ease you are able to drive and direct the watercraft where you want it to

  • By Clint Harden The term “Growing in Christ” can be a little ambiguous and arbitrary, based on our feelings that day. I know some days I feel like I’m growing as much as I did the summer after my seventh-grade year, other days I feel like I’m

  • By John-Phillip Smith This summer I had the wonderful opportunity to attend CIY MOVE with one hundred and two of our high school students! The week was filled with spiritual battles, hot summer days, and late nights which were often filled with

  • By Brody Lumpkins, Summer Intern This summer I have been shadowing and working under the different Pastors in the Riverlawn office getting a sample of each area of ministry. This is to get a wide view of what it takes to make the church advance

  • By Clint Harden When it comes to perseverance, I, like many others, have the quick trigger and ask “Why do bad things happen to good people?” This question has driven people from faith in Jesus. This question has caused so much confusion in my

  • Recently, as my wife and I laid our toddler down to sleep we read from his Bible this really incredible story of faith. The people of Israel had escaped Egypt through God’s powerful hand, they crossed the Jordan River, and they prepared to

  • “Hi Josh! How are you doing today?” Who had said that, who knew my name? I turned my head and there was the manager of my gym with a broad smile on his face and genuine care for how my day was going so far. The question caught me off guard and I

  • Holiness is not easily attained. It takes time because it’s a process that God, like the silversmith in Proverbs 25:4, puts you through. He sees all the little secrets, memories, painful and happy moments of our lives and uses them all to make

  • As people gathered in churches across the globe this past weekend there was the familiar exchange and refrain of “He is Risen!” “He is Risen indeed!” It was Easter Sunday, or Resurrection Sunday, depending on your upbringing. The corporate

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