Why I’m Thankful

Why I’m Thankful for Riverside All Year Long One of my hobbies is getting lost. One time I got lost for 15 minutes driving around an apartment complex parking lot. And probably more embarrassing, I’ve even walked in to the wrong house before.   A few years ago, I...
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Why Prepare?

John Piper writes, “Worship is the most valuable thing a human can do.” Eugene Peterson’s book, A Long Obedience, reminds us that the only thing needed for worship is brokenness. We don’t have to have it all together. We simply need a heart prepared to remember who He is. Jesus...
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Celebrating 5 Years

  We – what we now call “Riverside” – began in the fall of 2008, as a small bible study in the living room of Brent and Elizabeth Baston’s. Shortly after that in November we had a Thanksgiving feast of sorts in the backyard of Ben...
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Grassroots Gospel Conference Follow-up

The great southern author Flannery O’Connor famously observed, “while the South is hardly Christ-centered, it is most certainly Christ-haunted.” Her observation then seems just as accurate today. Perhaps O’Connor’s most enduring character embodying this southern...
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