Speaking of Trust

by bobby williams Trust is not an easy thing. Even when life is good, trust can still be hard. For some, trusting God is even harder. Or maybe it’s ok to trust God in some areas, but not all. One of the over-arching themes of the bible from the old testament through the new testament is this theme of trust.… Read more →

Did God Betray You?

by bobby williams There was a time in my life where I thought that God had betrayed me. I believed the myth that because I was a Christian, I had served faithfully and sacrificially, that life as a believer would be rainbows, unicorns and Lucky Charms. I was wrong. About both of those statements. God did not betray me. And… Read more →

Just Follow Your Heart. Or Not

by bobby williams One of the things I personally am passionate about when it comes to preaching, is combating the lies, myths and false culturally beliefs of our time. For me, preaching is a lot about deconstructing and constructing. It’s deconstructing a spiritual myth or belief that many have grown up with and even have grown to believe because they’ve… Read more →

Running On E

by bobby williams Have you ever ran out of gas in your car? I have. Once. My wife Denira and I were on our way out for the evening, and as we were riding down the road, I noticed the gas light had come on. I asked her how long it had been on and she told me that it… Read more →

Jesus Came Because of Our Need

by bobby williams Have you ever needed something? And I don’t mean like a new toy, that burger you’ve been craving all day or a vacation. But you really, truly needed something. Like an operation to stay alive kind of need. Needs are interesting. So often, we confuse needs with wants. A need is vital to existence, but a want… Read more →

Forgiving Those Who Hurt You

by bobby williams There are not many of us who could say that we have NOT been hurt by someone in some way. Someone said something to us that cut us deeply…. Someone did something to us that has stayed with us for years… Someone has done something to a family member or close friend…. Someone has repeatedly hurt us… Read more →

Crazy Love

by bobby williams It’s not secret that our society is obsessed with finding the quickest possible route to love. The journey to find this hidden passage has made it harder and harder for our culture to define love and understand God’s crazy love for us. If we are not proactive in understanding God’s perfect, crazy love for us, our culture… Read more →

How Not To Choose a Church

by bobby williams For the last month, our church has been on a journey, studying through the book of Acts together. Currently we are about to jump into chapter 5, but this past week, I circled back to end of chapter 2 so that we could talk about what the early church was marked by and devoted to. You can… Read more →

For Freedom

by bobby williams   A Note From Pastor Bobby How we doing Ridge Church! It’s so good to be back from here at the Ridge after being away the last several weeks. Thank you for loving my family enough to pray with us and for us while we were away getting rested up. This weekend is Independence Day for our… Read more →