Summer Rhythms and Rest

  Riverside is a church of small groups. (I’m sure you’ve heard this before.) But more fundamentally, we’re a church of disciples. We band together, we live out our lives in Christ together, we make disciples together, and pretty much everything else—we do...
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Why Worship Matters, Part 2

“For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope” (Romans 15:4). In the last post, I tried to show the relationship between the First and Second Commandments. Both...
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Why Worship Matters, Part 1

[When God’s word (represented faintly by Moses holding the stone tablets in the background) isn’t our guide, our worship, sincere though it may be, is actually sinful.] The Christians I know understand who deserves their worship: the three-Persons-in-one God of the...
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