The River Church CT
By The River Church CT
The River Church is a bible-teaching church that builds communities who love Jesus and brings joy to others. Visit us Sundays @ 10 AM in-person or online. For more info about who we are or what we do, visit www.theriverchurchct.com.
The River Church CTSep 17, 2023
Pastor George decided to add a bonus sermon to our Recalibration series. Listen as he speaks on how generosity is an essential part of being a spiritually mature Christian.
Recalibration: Transformed by the Holy Spirit
As we continue focusing on the theme of recalibration in the process of spiritual maturity, we will discuss how important it is that we are first transformed by the power of the Holy Spirit. In this discussion, we will look at different stories of transformation in the Book of Acts.
Dreams Part 3 - Dead Ends and Deliverance
Join us for the final part of our 3-part mini-series on dreams. Today, Pastor George will share on how God is faithful to deliver us from dead ends, based on what Pastor Rick Warren shares in his book "Created to Dream."
Dreams Part 2 - Delays and Difficulties
We're on the 2nd episode of our 3-part series on "dreams," based on the book "Created to Dream" by Rick Warren. Listen in as Pastor George discusses the importance of "persisting thru delays" and "dealing with difficulties."
Dreams Part 1 - Discover and Decide
Today we start our 3-part series on how to discover God's dream for your life based on the book, "Created to Dream" by Rick Warren. Listen as Pastor George shares how we can discover and pursue God's dream for our lives.
Lessons from Philip - Clif Render
oin us as Clif Render (our RK Coach) shares from the book of Acts.
Phase 3 - Recalibration
Join us as Pastor George returns from his recent sabbatical (which he shares about), but also introduces us to the themes on our next sermon series!
Lessons from Jonah - Dennis Gervais
Join us as Pastor Dennis, church planting resident at TRC, closes out our Jonah series with a broad look of what God teaches Jonah and us through the messiness of life.
Wake Up O Sleeper! (Created to Dream)
God created us to dream. Not just any dreams, but His dreams (His plans) for our lives. And they are often bigger than all we can ask or think! Do you know what His dream for your life is? Join us as Pastor George shares how we can discover our that dream.
Jonah 4 - What's Your Problem?
Today, on Mother's Day, we finish our series on the book of Jonah. Pastor George will speak about the continued messiness of Jonah's life, but also how God always finishes the good work He starts.
Jonah 3 - God loves to save sinners!
Today, we continue in Jonah 3. We will see God's heart for sinners, and how He desires for them to live! Additionally, God specializes in saving the impossible people. Jesus is truly the hope of the world!
Jonah 2 - Jonah's Lament
In Chapter 2, Jonah uses biblical lament to move from a place of pain to praise. Listen and learn how we can do the same. And also, how lament leads us down a path towards victory in Jesus!
Jonah 1:4-17 - Jesus, the better Jonah
Join us as we continue our series through the book of Jonah. Today, we will talk about how grace plays an extremely important role in the life of Jonah, but also how it will help us spiritually mature in this messy world.
Jonah 1:1-3 - The Poopy Prophet
Today, we're beginning Phase 2 of our 2023 Vision of Moving On Up! We will be studying the Book of Jonah. Tune in as we learn how Jonah can help us identify our spiritual immaturity and how Jesus can change us!
Easter 2023 - What did Easter accomplish?
Join us for our Easter 2023 service! He is risen!
Growing in Christ - It's Worth the Sacrifice (Ephesians 4:1)
Join us as Pastor George share how sacrifice is a difficult, but necessary part of growing in Christ.
Growing in Christ: Learning How to Think About Your Spiritual Identity
As we continue in our "Growing in Christ" series, Pastor George discusses the importance of understanding our new identity in Christ, and the challenges we typically face (because of our thinking) applying it, which is why Christians often live defeated. If that's been your experience, take a listen and see how God can give you victory!
Growing in Christ - Brazil Missions Trip Debrief
Join us as Pastor George shares 3 lessons he learned from Brazil that can help us grow in Christ!
Growing in Christ - Be Like Jesus (Ephesians 4:8-10)
Take a listen as Pastor George shares our living like Jesus is key to growing in Christ. And one thing Jesus did was "GO" into the world. Will you go?
Growing in Christ - Joy & Pain
Take a listen as our Church Planting Resident, Dennis Gervais, speaks on how the process of pain can lead to joy, as we grow in Christ.
Growing in Christ - How building community helps us grow in Christ (Ephesians 4:1-6)
As we continue learning to grow in Christ, we'll discuss the importance of community in that process.
Growing in Christ: The Most Important Thing (Love) - Ephesians 4:15-16
Discover the important of love when it comes to growing in Christ.
Moving On Up - Phase 4: Heaven
Join us as we preview Phase 4 of our 2023 Vision - Moving on up!
Moving On Up - Phase 3: Recalibration (Book of Acts / Gifts of the Spirit)
Join us as we preview Phase 3 of "Moving On Up!"
Moving On Up - Phase 2: Jonah
Join us for the second installment of our 2023 Vision. We'll preview what Phase 2 will be all about, Jonah!
Vision Sunday 2023 - Moving on Up
Join us as we share our 2023's Vision for our church. We'll also be talking about the importance of growing in Christ!
The Unexpected Gift - Part 2
Join us for our Christmas service! Last week we discussed how we deserve nothing for Christmas. This week, we'll see that by grace, God has given us everything in Jesus.
The Unexpected Gift - We don't deserve anything for Christmas
Join us for Part 1 of our short Christmas mini-series titled, "The Unexpected Gift." We'll discuss the reality of how we don't deserve anything for Christmas, especially when we consider the truth found in Ephesians 2; however, because it's Christmas, there's good news of great joy for all people coming...
Why am I stressed? BONUS EPISODE
Join us as we discuss how following the Commander of Peace leads us into greater peace.
Why am I stressed? - I need to protect my heart.
Join us as we talk about the connection between spiritual warfare and stress. And how having a protected heart leads to peace!
Why am I stressed? - I need God's wisdom.
It's our third sermon in our current series on stress. Many times, our stress is sourced from our fear of making the wrong decision. With God's wisdom, we can move from stress to peace.
Why am I stressed? - I need to know God.
Today, we'll be discussing the importance of knowing God in this world This world, under the direction of Satan, desires to stress us out. But God desires us to have an abundant life of peace. Listen as we discuss how to live in God's peace.
Why am I stressed? - I need rest!
Join us as we start a new series titled, "Why am I stressed?" Today, we'll see how we can overcome stress by rest and God's peace, by looking to the story of Mary and Martha in Luke 10.
Mark 16:9-20 - Jesus gives us authority to build His Kingdom.
Join us as we finish the Book of Mark. We'll see why we can be confident as we build God's Kingdom in our community!
Mark 16:1-8 - Jesus gives us hope in the darkness.
Join us as we look at the resurrection account according to Mark. It's the darkest day in history; but out of the darkness, came the greatest hope!
Jesus makes all things right
Today, we finish up chapter 15 in the Book of Mark. Sin has made everything wrong. On the cross, Jesus will make all things right. Take a listen!
The King took our shame!
Join us as we continue through the Book of Mark!
Mark 14:53-72 - Jesus is always right
Join us as we finish up Mark 14. Today will will discuss three things: 1) Jesus is always right. 2) Our sin hates when He's right. 3) Jesus saves us from our sin.
Mark 14:1-52 - Jesus is worthy of our worship.
Join us as we continue through the Book of Mark. We'll discuss a couple of reason that keep us from worshiping Jesus; better yet, we'll talk about how we can move past them and find life!
Mark 13:14-37 - How to be ready for the return of Jesus
Join us as we continue thru the Book of Mark! We'll talk about what the future holds and how we can be found ready for the coming of Jesus.
Mark 12:35-44 - Jesus is better than you can imagine!
Join us as we finish up chapter 12 in the Book of Mark. Too often our limitations cause us to miss the beauty and abundance of Jesus! Listen in as we discuss how to see Jesus for all that He is! And then, respond by giving Him everything!
Mark 11 - How Can I Live by Faith?
Do you know what faith is? Do you wonder why it's important and how you can practice it? If so, join us as we continue thru the book of Mark and talk about faith!
Mark 10:46-52 - God's Master Plan to Fix Brokenness
Have you observed the brokenness in this world? Have you personally experienced it? Have you wondered what God thinks about it? Find out as we continue in the Book of Mark.
Mark 10:35-45 - How to Win in Life.
Do you want to have success in life? Do you like to win? Listen in as Jesus teaches us how to truly win in this world.
Mark 10:32-34 - Following Jesus Leads to Hope
Take a listen as Pastor George continues in the Book of Mark discussing how following Jesus leads to hope. He will ask three questions that will help us see how the resurrection of Jesus Christ changes everything!
Mark 10:17-31 - How Can I Inherit Eternal Life?
Join us as we continue thru the Book of Mark. Have you ever wondered what it takes to live forever? If you have, you're not alone. Listen in as Jesus' answers a young man who wondered the same thing.
Mark 9:30-50 - The Cross Makes Us Family
Have you ever wondered if there was one thing you could focus on? One thing that would grow your faith? One thing that would help you maintain a healthy, godly perspective? Join us this week for as Pastor George continues in our series in Mark and discusses the great and important purpose of the cross.
Mark 9:9-29 - What to do when things go wrong.
Join us this week for church online as Pastor George continues in Mark 9.
Mark 9:1-8 - Confidence in Jesus
Join us this week as we learn that we can can be confident about our faith in Jesus.