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 →

Disciple-Making In The Everyday

by bobby williams My desire, passion and drive as a Christian is spend the rest of my life making disciples that make disciples, that make disciples, that start churches that make disciples. You get the picture. I want my life to be poured out to this end. This means that all that I do that is meaningful in life will… Read more →

What Hope Do You Have?

by bobby williams It’s Thursday. Your week is now four days old and yet it feels like you’ve already worked 10 days this week. It’s been rough. Your boss got on to you for something you didn’t do. Your kids are already screaming “I’m bored!” You and your spouse got into a HUGE fight. Something broke and the money isn’t… Read more →

You Just Can’t

by bobby williams I grew up idolizing football players like Joe Montana and Jerry Rice of the San Francisco 49ers. As a young teenager, everything in me wanted to be one of the great wide receivers of 49ers. I had a few hindrances however keeping me from that goal. For starters, I weighed about 130lbs most of my time in… Read more →

Why I Preach Less and Less

by bobby williams It has been said that a church can have sub-par music, bad kid’s ministries, and less than favorable location and still grow if the preaching is good to great. Think about it; have you attended a church and put up one of these things or a combination of them just because you liked the pastor and his… Read more →

Why Repentance Is So Important

by bobby williams If you have been at Ridge Church any  length of time, you know that at some point during the Sunday message, there will be a call for us all; religious, believers, unbelievers, seekers; all of us, called to take a step in repentance. Why is this the case every Sunday? You might ask, “If I’m already a… Read more →