Devotional

Loving Judas

by dutchess jones   How did Jesus treat Judas? All along, Jesus knew that Judas would betray Him – yet, He loved Him. He treated him as He did the other disciples, right? Had He not, would they have all wondered of whom He was speaking of when He announced that one of them would betray Him? Read more →

Burn Our Hearts, Lord

by bobby williams   Lately at Ridge Church, one of the songs we have been singing a lot of has really resonated with many of you.  It’s called You Are Faithful by Jesus Culture.   There’s a line in the song I would like to draw your attention to in the bridge.  It says: “I cleanse my hands, you burn… Read more →

My Recovery Story

by sherrie morphis   Recovery; when you hear this word you may think of a sickness, an injury from a fall, or even surgery.  However, it means so much more than that. People need recovery in a lot of different aspects of life.  Could mean from drug or alcohol dependencies, but it even goes farther than that.  People reach out… Read more →

A Deep and Fearless Moral Inventory

by tara harvey Step Four | Make a Searching and Fearless Moral Inventory of OurselvesLet us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to The Lord.Lamentations 3:40Seriously??!  Fearless???  That’s a big order to fill! Every morning it seems I wake up and have to start all over! I have to remind myself the promises of God.  It seems… Read more →

The Reward For Our Generosity

This past week, we started a series called Planting Trees.  We are talking about Gospel motivated generosity. Last week, pastor Bobby gave us two primary motivations to the Believer for being generous: Because He was first generous to us Because what we have, is not ours to begin with This coming week, we will take a look at what it… Read more →

Generosity and Rock and Roll

  Prior to planting a church and being a lead pastor, I (pastor Bobby) spent 13 years as a student pastor to teenagers.  One of my favorite things to do, was to take our groups to camp each year.  I think the Holy Spirit can do some special things when you combine heat, camp food and teenagers away from home.… Read more →

Why You Should Be Baptized

One of two ordinances that we see Christ commanding us to do is Communion (Lord’s Supper) and Baptism. We are commanded to baptize in Matthew 28:19-20 “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.”… Read more →