Pastor Travis looks at Ecclesiastes to highlight a deep personal human need for individuals to share life together. For more information on Riverbend's specific community groups, go to www.riverbendonline.org/groups
Joe talks about the freedom Christ came to bring us through his perfect life, death, burial and resurrection -- and how his spirit informs our generosity and sacrifice toward others.
Pastor Joe teaches through Ephesians 5, and the importance of submitting to one another in reverence to Christ within our families.
Pastor Joe teaches through 1 Corinthians 13, answering the question "What Is Love??"
Pastor Joe teaches through Deuteronomy 6:5-9 --- And the necessary investment in the next generation.
Family Matters. Being a part of one comes with lots of joys and challenges. Family can make you laugh, cry and drive you crazy. How do we experience a fulfilling life within our family even in the most exhausting of days? Join us for Riverbend's series, "Family" as we explore our stories and dynamics within our families - those we’re born into, the ones we make for ourselves, and the family we have with Jesus.
Special guest Michael De Selm teaches through Psalm 63, revealing David's intimate thoughts through a season of disappointment and doubt.
Special Guest Speaker, Drew Dolan teaches through Psalm 112.
Special Guest Speaker, Ed Hanna teaches through Psalm 1.
Pastor Travis teaches through Psalm 139, looking at the need for full personal vulnerability before God.
Special Guest, Tim Detellis speaks on Psalm 86:1-4 - The need for deeply rooted prayer habits, and a helpful process to become one who prays.
“A Church That Cares” concludes with Joe continuing through the book of Acts, highlighting the start of a formalized compassion ministry through the start of “deacons” as the early church sought compassion for their community’s growing needs.
In the first week of “A Church That Cares”, Pastor Joe teaches through the book of Acts: looking at the ways in which the early church cared for one another in the midst of being on mission, as well as the specific roles Barnabas played in supporting and encouraging Paul after his transition to Christianity.
The Wide Awake Series concludes with Pastor Travis teaching through 2 Corinthians 5: 14-21, looking at the fact that those in Chris Jesus are compelled by his love to be agents of reconciliation.
Joe walks through Ephesians 2:8-10, highlighting value and opportunity for Christ followers who have fully realized the beauty of the gospel.
As Wide Awake continues, Joe teaches through Christ’s posture towards Zacchaeus, and his personal transformation after accepting Christ’s invitation.
Pastor Joe talks through Jesus’ parable of the prodigal son - looking at the very different postures from two “lost” sons… and a generous love from their father in the midst of their actions.
Travis Ross continues through Luke 15:8-10, explaining the meaning of our value and purpose to God through Christ’s parable of the lost coin.
Riverbend Elder, Jesse continues through Luke 15 - communicating the priceless value God has placed on every human, as well as the danger of apathy, pride and fear in our lives.
The conclusion of our “Labels Series” looks at the differences between shame and guilt - and the fact that Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection ultimately puts shame to death in the life of those who find their identity in Christ.