In partnership with Riviera KIDS, Crossroads Youth, and the Women’s and Men’s Ministries of Riviera Baptist church, we bring you: 5th Wednesday! 5th Wednesday is a family-focused program that takes place from 5:30 to 7:30pm every month that has a 5th Wednesday on its calendar. In the remainder of 2016, we will have a 5th Wednesday in August (the 31st) and November (the 30th). The 2017 season of 5th Wednesdays will start in March (the 29th). In order to have as many participan
Nobody gets through life without experiencing disappointment. American psychiatrist M. Scott Peck, author of The Road Less Traveled, says, “Life is difficult. This is a great truth; one of the greatest truths.” And we say “amen” to that. But how a person responds to disappointment can determine whether they sink or swim in their spiritual lives. In the Book of Ruth, we see three different ladies from the same family responding to tragedy in different ways. The patriarch of th
This Saturday, August 20th is Riviera Baptist Church's first community Block Party! We've been working on this outreach event for a long time, and I have to say, I'm really excited to see it all come together. There will be tons of fun activities for the whole family. In the Kids' Corner, we'll have two -- count 'em, two -- bounce houses. There will be a caricature artist and face painting. And we'll have tons of other outdoor games for everyone to play together. We'll also h
I heard a story this week about a pastor. He asked the congregation a question: Do you know who the President of the United States is? All of the kids raised their hands.
He then asked: Do you know the President of the United States? Again, thinking that their pastor was crazy, all the hands went up.
The pastor then asked them if he had asked the same question twice.
Of course, all the hands went up again. The pastor then explained the difference.
If you know WHO
Have you ever considered just how dangerous driving is? Don’t get me wrong: I love to drive. I’m actually a bit of a gear-head. I’m one of the few of my generation who drives stick. I once changed the alternator on my mom’s Lincoln. I dream of classic American muscle cars. Plus, there’s nothing more relaxing to me than a long drive. Windows rolled down, radio up, sunshine streaming in, and nowhere to go but forward. But being on the open road is ridiculously dangerous. Piloti
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