Life

Recovering Redemption Stories

During this series called Recovering Redemption, we are sharing redemption stories from people at the Ridge. These stories are raw and honest stories about tragedy, struggle, recovery and redemption. This week, we shared Tara Harvey’s story.  Check out the video below for her story of how she had to come to face to face with her husband’s addictions and how… Read more →

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 →

The Journey To Being Whole

by becky moses     If you had told me five years ago that I would leave my then 19 year marriage, move back to my hometown of Oliver Springs, be in a church like The Ridge, or much less be in a recovery group, I would have thought you were crazy. At the time I felt so hopeless because of all… 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 →

Family Worship Weekend Resources

This past Sunday at Ridge Church, we had Family Worship Weekend.  Our Sunday services included the elementary age kids as they took part in Sunday worship with the adults. Our hope is that it wouldn’t be iPad Sunday, but that it would be a time our kids could engage in worship with their families as well as be led by… Read more →