Waiting is one of the hardest things to do. I was with my family the other night at a minor league baseball game. We were waiting in line to get tickets. As I watched the other lines around us, it became obvious that our line was the slowest. This did not sit well with me; deep inside, something was coming unraveled. It’s human nature - no one likes to wait. When we’re grocery shopping, we always look for the shortest line. Sometimes, we’re even willing to fudge on the ‘15 it
Last Sunday, July 9th, was Youth Ministry Sunday at Riviera Baptist Church. As part of that, we had the Youth Worship Team lead the service, we presented an award for outstanding achievement to Lauren Rice, we had hot dogs and hamburgers for lunch, and we played a Youth versus Adult softball game. It was truly a great day of showing off and showing support for the youth ministries at RBC. We have a relatively small group of teens at the church, but they are a core group, and
Here at the church we have a number of growth groups - small groups of people who come together sometime throughout the week with the intent of drawing closer to the Lord as we draw closer to each other. I am part of our Young Adult Growth Group, which meets on Tuesday evenings, and as a group, we decided that this week we would discuss “pleasing God and pleasing man.” Honestly, I was a little put off by the simplicity of the topic. I assumed immediately that it was a topic m
For those of you who don't know me, my name is Anna Buettner and I came on staff at Riviera last month as the new youth intern. I wanted to take this opportunity to share my heart in this position. I am a student here in the Eugene area at New Hope Christian College, where I have felt a strong call from the Lord to study Christian Counseling. I was born in Eugene and lived here until I was eight years old, when my family moved to the Hillsboro/Portland area. God put New Hope
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