Catechism: Question 2

What does the First Commandment show you? I must love God by trusting and obeying him above anything and anyone else. I must love my neighbor by making them a disciple of Jesus.
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Catechism: Question 1

Why did God give you the Ten Commandments? God gave me the Ten Commandments to show me how I must love him with all my heart, soul, mind and strength, and how I must love my neighbor as myself.
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How to use a Catechism.

In this video pastor Christian Crouch gives us an inside look into how he uses a catechism with his family.  If you have any questions, please feel free to find us on Facebook. We would love to have a conversation with you.
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Small Groups Need Adventure

On Saturday, April 16th, our small group core teams spent a morning at the PEAK Facilities at Heathwood Hall conquering our fear of heights and processing small group issues through the lens of physical challenges. Why?  As en-souled bodies (or embodied souls), sometimes to make...
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Take Heart: Advent Week Three

The following is taken from Take Heart: Advent Devotional Series published by the EFCA.  This advent season, the EFCA is focusing on the stories of taking heart and giving back with charitable giving. You may make an online gift here. Read - Take Heart: Advent Intro , Take Heart:...
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Take Heart: Advent Week Two

The following is taken from Take Heart: Advent Devotional Series published by the EFCA.  This advent season, the EFCA is focusing on the stories of taking heart and giving back with charitable giving. You may make an online gift here. Read - Take Heart: Advent Intro and Take...
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Shame & Sexuality

Last Sunday we talked about our shame, and the shalom it shatters.  “Shame is feeling exposed as ugly beyond words,” writes psychologist Dan Allender, “nothing cuts to the core so personally as shame does.”  Perhaps philosopher Jean Paul Sartre gave the most vivid descriptio...
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Different Season, Same Vision – Family Meeting Recap

We are entering into an exciting time at Riverside as we examine the possibility of purchasing a self-owned space to steward in downtown Columbia.  At the last Family Meeting, the elder team introduced a potential building location to the church body for prayerful consideration. ...
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You’re Planting a Church

Whether you know it or not, if you’re part of Riverside, you’re part of planting a church in Manchester, England. It is possible that you haven’t met me or my wife yet (hopefully that will change!) but just by being part of the church that sends us, you are playing a part in...
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October is __ Awareness Month!

A myriad of organizations choose October to bring awareness to their causes; National Book Month, National Dyslexia Awareness Month, Filipino American History Month, Pastors Appreciation Month (we like this one), and perhaps none of them are more notable than National Breast...
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