Be Thankful
Post

Be Thankful

Being thankful isn’t just for the Thanksgiving holiday. Scripture tells us to be “thankful in everything, in all circumstances” (I Thessalonians 5:18). A little song we sang back in the 70’s that Evie Tornquist made popular was “Be Thankful For the Good Things That You’ve Got”. “Oh be thankful for the good things that you’ve got Oh...

He works it out
Post

He works it out

Today I had a disappointment. No biggie. All of us have them to one degree or another. Some are small annoyances, while others are life changing. So, as I was sitting here at my desk I was a bit annoyed, I admit. But, then I ‘happened’ to read Romans 8:28- “And we know that in...

The Cost of Jesus
Post

The Cost of Jesus

Exciting and promising things are happening here at RiverStone Church! We have been waiting and working and promo-ing our new Wednesday night program for our children and the ‘Big Reveal’ will finally be here on October 3rd! For those of you who HAVEN’T heard yet (can’t imagine how that happened), it is called Kids4Truth Club....

Time for Harvest!
Post

Time for Harvest!

Fall is the time for harvest and we see signs of harvest everywhere. This year, especially, where everywhere we look we see apples that are loading down branches, begging to be picked. But, it didn’t happen overnight. We’ve watched those apples since last spring when they were no more than a promise with their beautiful blooms...

Absolutely Committed
Post

Absolutely Committed

Let me throw some statistics at you. According to the Barna Group, an Evangelical Christian polling firm, nearly half of all Americans who accept Jesus Christ as their savior do so before reaching the age of 13 (43%),.  and that two out of three born again Christians (64%) made that commitment to Christ before their...

Revive Us
Post

Revive Us

Back in the day summer time was the time when one could see tents set up with big signs that read: “REVIVAL” and another sign that would give the times and the dates. There you would find an evangelist that would preach for the week, or whatever length of time, and people would come to...

Looking Forward
Post

Looking Forward

I am now the official Children’s Minister! I have been Interim since February and have had a great time. Now comes the work of looking forward and discovering the direction that God has in mind for all the ministries involved in this position. Over the years our church has had a number of children’s ministries....

Change
Post

Change

There seems to always be a guarantee in life that change will happen. Change is something we tend to fear and become anxious about because we do not feel in control of life. The good news is that God has a plan for your life to hope, future, and to prosper. I have to tell...

Introduction of Interim Children’s Director
Post

Introduction of Interim Children’s Director

My name is Kathy Myers and I have been hired as the interim Children’s Ministries Director. We have enjoyed the long and successful ministry of Amy Trost and I am pleased to carry on in her place. I am the wife of a retired Pastor and the mother of four sons. Our life has been...