Year: 2022

You Know More Than You Realize

At the heart of the ministry of The River is a commitment to helping people learn to read and understand the Bible for themselves. We seek to awaken the realization that most readers already bring to the Bible nearly everything they need in order to make sense of...

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But We Don’t See Him!

Reflections on Easter Throughout Easter Sunday, Christians hear the proclamation: Jesus is risen! The message—whether online or in other ways—shares a fundamental common theme: Jesus is alive! That is the appropriate and true Easter declaration. But what are the...

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What If It’s Not About “Good Advice”?

The tendency seems to be quite widespread. In personal conversations, in popular books, and from Sunday pulpits, there's a habit of reading Scripture as if the Bible is a collection of good advice to make our lives work better. Texts are mined to provide "four...

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Thinking well as war looms

It can’t be ignored. Even if the tanks haven’t rolled into our backyard, we can’t overlook what is happening on the world stage. We need to think about it–but the challenge will be to think well about what we see unfolding in the world.  Three voices can help...

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So, you write in your Bible?!?

If you look over my shoulder as I am studying or reading my Bible, you will see that I usually read with a pen in hand. If you attend The River's “Reading Scripture” course, you’ll discover we encourage people to read Scripture with a pencil in hand. And,...

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Let’s talk about . . .

Every week I have conversations with friends about the Christian life. Regardless of where the discussions start, we often end up talking about the place of Scripture in this life we live with Jesus. One conversation focused on a regular teacher at a church who...

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Some Upcoming Courses

202407mar6:30 pm8:30 pmPaul on Spiritual GiftsThursday evenings, Mar 7 and 146:30 pm - 8:30 pm Event Type :Online Course

202412mar6:30 pm8:30 pmThe Resurrection AccountsMarch 12, 6:30 pm (EST)6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Event Type :Online Course