Henna and the Gospel

Culture Watch Wednesday

On March 14, 2014 the women of The River Community Church had the opportunity to participate in Henna and the Gospel.  Our Women’s Leadership team had previously been to an Embrace Women’s Leadership Training and learned about this interesting evangelism tool that is being used in many Southeast Asian, Middle East, and African Countries.  As […]

Leading Ladies: The Women at the Empty Tomb

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“He is not here, but He has risen.” Luke 24:6a Can you imagine what it would have been like to be the first ones to ever hear those words?    To stand inside the empty tomb of God’s Son and be the first human beings to learn Jesus had conquered death? I am amazed that God […]

The First Good Friday

The Cross

*This post was originally published on April 6, 2012. I am reminded on this Good Friday that the First Good Friday didn’t appear to be good. The Lord Jesus had told His disciples for three years preceding His death, burial and resurrection that He would die and be buried, but He would rise again on the […]

Digging Up the Bitter Roots

Culture Watch Wednesday

Several weeks ago, in anticipation of spring, I spent time digging up dead plants from the flower pots on my balcony. I had to throw out the rose bush that I planted four years ago and also the Gerbera daisy that had seen better, livelier days. I spent time tilling the soil in order to […]

Competing for our glory or His?

Women in Prayer

“If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation from love, and sharing in the same Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, make my joy complete, be of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility regard others […]