Welcome to the Ridge Church Blog

Ridge Church is a place where it's ok to not be ok. Thankfully, God refuses to leave us in that place. This is a safe place to bring your hurts and issues, because let's be honest, we have them too. On this blog you will find announcements, articles on living a Gospel-centered life, and get a glimpse into life at Ridge Church

Be Bold Today

In Acts 4, the New Testament church was being persecuted and told to NOT speak about Jesus any longer. Peter and John, when told this replied in verse 20, “for we cannot but speak of what we have seen and heard.” Later after they left, they gathered together with other believers and the scripture says they prayed for boldness. That’s… Read more →

What The New Testament Prayed For

This past week, we talked about on Sunday at The Ridge how the apostles prayed for boldness. When they were persecuted, they could have prayed for a lot of things, namely to be delivered from or kept safe from those that wanted to harm them. Rather, they prayed to speak even more loudly about the Gospel. I don’t know about… Read more →

Praying Through Promises In Scripture

by julie monday When John and I first started trying to have kids we ran up against a brick a wall. We had two miscarriages within a couple months of each other. That was the hardest thing I had ever faced, at the time. I remember praying, pleading and begging God for a child. Read more →

Resources To Help You Grow As a Christian

by bobby williams I want you to know it’s an honor to be your pastor. My family and I LOVE you and we LOVE this body of people we call the church. But I have a confession to make; if you’re depending on my wife and I  to meet all of your spiritual needs, you’re going to be disappointed. Read more →

Bible Studies and Devotionals on Prayer

As we continue our #ridgeprayer series, here are a few bible studies and devotionals you can dive into on the subject of prayer. These come from one of our favorite bible apps, Youversion. You can download this app in the Google Play store and also in the iPhone/iPad app store. Prayer Devotionals Prayer, 3 Weeks Authentic Prayer from James MacDonald,… Read more →

10 Ways To Avoid Distractions In Prayer

Tell me if this sounds familiar when you’re praying…”Father, you are great and mighty. Thank you for another day, and oh yeah I need to take out the trash. And on the way stop to pick up the milk. Father you have been good to me….that steak was good last night too. Oh and that game! Wow!” Or how about… Read more →

Denying Ourselves

by dutchess jones “And he said to all, ‘If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.’” Luke 9:23-24 The other day, as I was thinking about this passage, something… Read more →

Prayer Models

Sunday we kicked off an all new series called #ridgeprayer. The basis of the series is to help us all be better at prayer. For me (Bobby), I have had seasons of drought where I just simply didn’t know what to pray, when to pray and where to even start. It’s been in those seasons that having a simple model… Read more →

Three Ways To Meet Someone New at the Ridge

One of the criticisms I hear about the Ridge getting bigger is it’s too hard to get to know people.  How can the pastor know if you’ve got something going on in your life if there are hundreds of people there? But here’s what I’ve experienced.  A church of ANY size seems too big if you don’t know anyone.   Here are… Read more →

2014 Ridge Church Annual Report

The Ridge Church Annual Report is now available! It’s been stated many times already, but 2014 was one of the best overall years EVER in the history of Ridge Church. The Lord blessed us in so many ways there was certainly a LOT to celebrate. This year we put together a very simple infographic called the 2014 Annual Report to… Read more →