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Date Title Series Speaker
4/1/2012 The End Times: Living Today - Focused on Tomorrow

Knowing about the future from God’s perspective should not cause us fear or panic, nor should it cause us to sit back complacent. What does God want knowing about the future to do for us?

Is 2012 the end? Really? Pastor Tom Lundeen
3/25/2012 The End Times: The Antichrist

NOTE: Message video includes footage of all of this Sunday's baptisms. // What does the Bible tell us about the Antichrist and why do we need to know?

Is 2012 the end? Really? Pastor Tom Lundeen
3/18/2012 The End Times: The Great Tribulation

What is the Great Tribulation? What do we know about the Great Tribulation from God's Word? Join us as Pastor Chip digs into the topic of the Great Tribulation.

Is 2012 the end? Really? Pastor Chip Garrison
3/4/2012 The End Times: In 2012? (Part 2)

Today let's also see from 1 and 2 Timothy that the end times are also a time of hollow spirituality. How do we then find hope in these uncertain times?

Is 2012 the end? Really? Pastor Tom Lundeen
2/26/2012 The End Times: In 2012? (Part 1)

In 1 and 2 Timothy, we see that the end times are a time of moral collapse. What are the characteristics of this morality collapse in relation to love and relationships?

Is 2012 the end? Really? Pastor Tom Lundeen
2/26/2012 test

…we’re going to talk about the Bible and why the most important thing for us to learn is how to become “self-feeding” Christ-followers…

Food for Thought
2/19/2012 The End Times: What Time is It?

Though no one knows the exact time and date of the return of Jesus Christ (and run from anyone who claims to know!), the New Testament talks about the future no less than 300 times...What are some characteristics of the end times?

Is 2012 the end? Really? Pastor Tom Lundeen
2/12/2012 The End Times: Mayan Madness!

How do we sort through the noise and decide what to believe about the future? What does Jesus Christ have to say about the future?

Is 2012 the end? Really? Pastor Tom Lundeen
2/5/2012 Sex, Love, Marriage: Why the Order Really Matters

...the order really does matter because sex is not a human invention, but God's creation, and our bodies are not our own personal playgrounds.

Sex. Love. Marriage. [does the order matter?] Pastor Tom Lundeen
1/29/2012 Sex: Living Together

This message will answer your many questions about living together like "what are the top 5 reason why people move in together?," "what arguments are there for not living together?," and "what does the Bible have to say about living together before marriage?"

Sex. Love. Marriage. [does the order matter?] Pastor Bill Gilfillan
1/22/2012 Sex: Why Pornography Ruins It

Pornography is nothing new. What impact does pornography have on our lives, and what does God tell us about dealing with pornography?

Sex. Love. Marriage. [does the order matter?] Pastor Tom Lundeen
1/15/2012 Sex: What's Love Got to Do With It?

Can sex be separated from the emotional, mental and spiritual parts of our lives and just be a physical act without any complications or consequences? Join us as we explore what the Bible says about this subject.

Sex. Love. Marriage. [does the order matter?] Pastor Tom Lundeen
1/8/2012 Sex: The Bible Really Talks About It?"

While the Bible is not a book about sex, the Bible speaks a lot about sex because sex is God's creation. As we do an overview study of the Bible today, we're going to discover that God tells us 2 profound, indisputable, and seemingly contradictory things about sex.

Sex. Love. Marriage. [does the order matter?] Pastor Tom Lundeen
1/1/2012 Good Medicine

What does it mean to have a cheerful heart? What must Riverside do to be good medicine in our community and make 2012 the year of cheer?

Good Medicine Pastor Dan Boal
12/24/2011 Dreams of a Christmas Yet To Come

It's important for us to consider the dreams, hopes, and fears that we have about the future are all answered by the Christ of Christmas.

A Christmas Series Pastor Tom Lundeen
12/18/2011 Struggling with the Ghost of Christmas Present

We can also struggle with the "ghosts" of our "Christmas present." What does this struggle look like and how does God want us to deal with them?

A Christmas Series Pastor Tom Lundeen
12/11/2011 Shackled by the Ghost of Christmas Past

How can we deal with the "ghosts" of our past that shackle our hearts and lives?

A Christmas Series Pastor Tom Lundeen
11/27/2011 Zoom, Zoom...Built to Go

As we start our 81st year as a church, where do we believe that God is leading us in the next few years?

The Nuts and Bolts of Riverside Church Pastor Tom Lundeen
11/20/2011 Some Assembly Required

Why are "The Big 3" really big for Christ-followers at Riverside? Don't miss this sermon as Pastor Tom explains what "The Big 3" are at Riverside and why they matter to you.

The Nuts and Bolts of Riverside Church Pastor Tom Lundeen
11/13/2011 All the Missing Pieces

"Lost people matter to God. He wants them found." ...our natural inclination (in everything) is to be inward, not outward-focused. So what does being outward-focused look like?

The Nuts and Bolts of Riverside Church Pastor Tom Lundeen
11/6/2011 The Forging of Riverside

What kind of future will Riverside have...Are Riverside's best days in our past, or still ahead? What does a healthy church look like?

The Nuts and Bolts of Riverside Church Pastor Tom Lundeen
10/30/2011 It Really Matters

To take the good news of Jesus to all the nations is no small or easy task. It's costly to share the gospel around the world (money, time, lives). So why do we do it?

Be Light - Missions Festival 2011 Pastor Tom Lundeen
10/23/2011 Zacchaeus: My Call to Burkina Faso

Guest speaker Pete Brokopp, from Burkina Faso, Africa, shares about his experiences and calling to be a missionary in Burkina Faso. A moving and encouraging sermon that you will not want to miss!

Be Light - Missions Festival 2011 Pete Brokopp
10/16/2011 Learning to Overcome the Evil Aimed at You

In our honest moments, we know we're holding onto a rock of our anger, hurt, and bitterness, and some of the issues we have in our lives are there because we're living life with rocks inside our heart that weighs us down... Pastor Tom looks at Joseph's journey revealing how to overcome the evil aimed at Joseph.

Dare to Experience True Spirituality Pastor Tom Lundeen
10/9/2011 Learning to Experience Authentic Community

What is authentic community? Let's take a look at the story of Jonathan and David to see how they modeled how to experience authentic community.

Dare to Experience True Spirituality Pastor Tom Lundeen
10/2/2011 Learning to Come to Grips with the Real You

Understanding who we are will be a huge factor in determining the quality of our relationships and contentment with our own life. It's not about who we want to be or who we think we are; it's about who and what God has made us.

Dare to Experience True Spirituality Pastor Tom Lundeen
9/25/2011 Learning to Get God's Best for Your Life

Take a look at the life of Daniel for an example of how to get God's best for your life.

Dare to Experience True Spirituality Pastor Tom Lundeen
9/18/2011 Learning to Give God What He Wants Most

Dive in to the journey as Pastor Tom takes us through Abraham's spiritual journey and call from God to follow Him. What tests did Abraham have to face to trust God with his future?

Dare to Experience True Spirituality Pastor Tom Lundeen
9/11/2011 What is True Spirituality?

Dare to Experience True Spirituality Pastor Tom Lundeen
9/4/2011 Go Where?

Go WHERE? How do we love people around us? What does it mean to really care for others?

Love Who? Pastor Bill Gilfillan
8/28/2011 Do What?

God calls us to DO WHAT? Watch this message to find out the answer as Pastor Bill Gilfillan unpacks Scripture.

Love Who? Pastor Bill Gilfillan
8/21/2011 Love Who?

Love WHO? Jesus gives three different approaches to showing compassion in the story of the Good Samaritan. Join us as we dig in to what that means.

Love Who? Pastor Bill Gilfillan
7/31/2011 Baptism Message 2011

Why does baptism matter and when should a person consider this step of faith? Listen in as Pastor Tom shares Biblical truth about this important principle of obedience.

Baptism Pastor Tom Lundeen
7/24/2011 Community Development 403

...as Paul finally does bring to a conclusion the spiritual powerhouse of a letter in Romans 16, his focus is on people...

Schooled Pastor Tom Lundeen
7/17/2011 Conflict Resolution 401

Last week focused on why unity was worth fighting for. This week we will dive in to how we fight for genuine unity in a healthy way.

Schooled Pastor Tom Lundeen
7/10/2011 Conflict Resolution 301

Paul urges us in Romans 14-15 to seek real unity and acceptance of each other ... that it's worth fighting for.

Schooled Pastor Tom Lundeen
7/3/2011 Time Management 204

As each minute passes and eternity gets closer, what kind of life is the Lord urging us to live?

Schooled Pastor Tom Lundeen
6/26/2011 Mission and Vision 202

What does it mean for you and me to be people who are passionate about and have as a priority God's vision and mission?

Schooled Pastor Tom Lundeen
6/19/2011 Spiritual Civics 201

In Romans 13 Paul gives instructions to individual Christ followers about how to respond to government authorities...and in so doing, he gives us some very important truths about God's purpose for human governments.

Schooled Pastor Tom Lundeen
6/12/2011 Life Skills Applications 102

What should be the effect of the power of God's love in our lives?

Schooled Pastor Tom Lundeen
6/5/2011 Gifted and Talented 101

What are some of the principles Paul gives concerning spiritual gifts, their use, and our attitude towards them?

Schooled Pastor Tom Lundeen
5/29/2011 Operational Emotional Buzzer

What does it mean to be "emotionally healthy," and what are "good moves" to take to get there?

"It's Your Move" Health Series Pastor Bill Gilfillan
5/22/2011 Candyland: You Are What You Eat

Think of how much food dominates our daily lives. Our relationship with food is highly complicated... So what does the Bible tell us about food? What is the next move God wants us to make about food?

"It's Your Move" Health Series Pastor Tom Lundeen
5/15/2011 Dominoes: A Little Push Goes A Long Way

Exercise. If we are fully-devoted followers of Jesus and our destiny is eternal life, why is exercise something that we should really care much about?

"It's Your Move" Health Series Pastor Tom Lundeen
5/8/2011 Risk: Living With the Nuclear Option

What can parents do to create and maintain a spiritually healthy home and family?

"It's Your Move" Health Series Pastor Matt Archer
5/1/2011 Monopoly: Advance Token to Go

Few of us are really happy with our bodies and our overall fitness...Does the Bible tell us anything about our physical and emotional health?

"It's Your Move" Health Series Pastor Tom Lundeen
4/24/2011 Easter 2011

Why is Easter an "in your face" holiday? Pastor Tom explains why Easter identifies a need and demands a response from each one of us.

Easter 2011 Pastor Tom Lundeen
4/17/2011 Forward or Backward

How does God's great good news practically express itself in all of life? What are the details in having Jesus as the Lord of every area of life?

There's an App for that. (Part 3) Pastor Tom Lundeen
4/10/2011 His Way or My Way: Part 2

Paul closes this "parenthesis" (Romans 9-11) by focusing on 3 truths about God's dealings with both Jews and Gentiles.

There's an App for that. (Part 3) Pastor Tom Lundeen
4/3/2011 His Way or My Way: Part 1

How will people all over the world of different races, languages and geographic locations be able to become a part of God's family? Romans 10 tells us just what God's plan is...

There's an App for that. (Part 3) Pastor Tom Lundeen
3/27/2011 Master or Servant

Ever wonder..."just who, if anyone, is in charge of our world? Where is God in all of this?"

There's an App for that. (Part 3) Pastor Tom Lundeen
3/20/2011 Lost or Found

In Romans 9-11, Paul stops to ask some hard questions. The first one is "how come this great good news gets missed by people?"

There's an App for that. (Part 3) Pastor Tom Lundeen
3/13/2011 Success or Failure

What does it mean for us to succeed according to Romans 8:28-39?

There's an App for that. (Part 3) Pastor Tom Lundeen
3/6/2011 In or Out: Part 3

So far we have examined 4 great principles in Romans 8:1-17 about the work of the Holy Spirit in our lives. Join us to hear about the 5th principle of how the Holy Spirit fortifies us to live in an imperfect world.

There's an App for that. (Part 3) Pastor Tom Lundeen
2/27/2011 In or Out: Part 2

In Romans 8:12-17 there are 2 more fantastic principles given about the beautiful work of the spirit in our lives. The Holy Spirit empowers us to queel our tendencies, and it joins us into the family of God.

There's an App for that. (Part 3) Pastor Tom Lundeen
2/20/2011 In or Out: Part 1

It's not a coincidence that in Romans 7 there is no mention of the Holy Spirit as all as Paul focused on our struggle with sin...but in Romans 8 the Holy Spirit saturates the chapter as the answer to our need.

There's an App for that. (Part 3) Pastor Tom Lundeen
2/13/2011 Winners or Losers

"The Christian lives in two worlds simultaneously and so long as this is so he lives in a state of tension." (F.F. Bruce) What does Romans 7 tell us about this struggle?

There's an App for that. (Part 2) Pastor Tom Lundeen
2/6/2011 True or False: Part 2

Join us as we explore "part 2" of understanding how sanctification goes beyond the theoretical and actually works.

There's an App for that. (Part 2) Pastor Tom Lundeen
1/30/2011 True or False: Part 1

How does sanctification (the process by which fully devoted Christ followers grow in spiritual maturity) go beyond the theoretical and actually work? Find out the truth that we must personally embrace and act on!

There's an App for that. (Part 2) Pastor Tom Lundeen
1/23/2011 New or Old

What does baptism mean and who is it for? Find out how this "divine makeover" effects your life!

There's an App for that. (Part 2) Pastor Bill Gilfillan
1/16/2011 Freedom or Slavery

How can you and I avoid the slavery that abusing God's grace always leads to?

There's an App for that. (Part 2) Pastor Tom Lundeen
1/9/2011 Good News or Bad News

What Paul does in Romans 5:12-21 is contrast and compare the massive effect that 2 individuals had on the entire human race.

There's an App for that. (Part 2) Pastor Tom Lundeen
1/2/2011 An Invitation to a Friend

Join us as Pastor Matt Archer shares with us "An Invitation to a Friend."

The Invitation Pastor Matt Archer
12/26/2010 An Invitation Behind the Scenes

There are three things we need to see behind the scenes of Christmas.

The Invitation Pastor Bill Gilfillan
12/24/2010 An Invitation Full of Miracles

Why does everything else become secondary in the light of Christmas?Discover 3 miracles Christmas invites us to embrace.

The Invitation Pastor Tom Lundeen
12/19/2010 An Invitation from an Amazing Source

In Isaiah 9, 4 titles or descriptions of what this child, our Savior would accomplish are listed. Find out what this amazing Source invites us to receive in His promise!

The Invitation Pastor Tom Lundeen
12/12/2010 An Invitation with a Purpose

Just what is the purpose of Christmas? Why did Jesus come to earth?

The Invitation Pastor Tom Lundeen
12/5/2010 Peace: Benefit Package

What are the benefits for fully-devoted Christ-followers because God has justified them? Find out what peace, joy, and hope look like in light of God's truth.

There's an App for that. Pastor Tom Lundeen
11/28/2010 Debt: Paid in Full

The book of Romans tells us that the God of the universe flawlessly executed something never tried before...He solved the problem of sin by dealing with it Himself.

There's an App for that. Pastor Tom Lundeen
11/21/2010 Giving Thanks/Minstry Fund Challenge

Ever wondered what it means when you give to the ministry fund, and how your tithes make a difference in the lives of others? Listen in on a "fireside chat" between Pastors Tom Lundeen and Skipp Machmer

State of the Church Pastor Tom Lundeen
11/21/2010 Evaluation: Measuring Up

What are the principles that God has established regarding His judgment? Learn how God judges according to truth, actions, and conscience.

There's an App for that. Pastor Tom Lundeen
11/14/2010 Lost: Turn Here

Romans tells us that there are two things God is revealing: His righteousness and His wrath. Join us for this powerful message addressing the question, "just how bad is the problem of sin for human beings everywhere?"

There's an App for that. Pastor Tom Lundeen
11/7/2010 Power: More Bars in More Places

Romans tells us as human beings we are nothing but broken down obsolete "cell phones," but God has the power and the apps to transform us.

There's an App for that. Pastor Tom Lundeen
10/31/2010 Peggy Drake

Peggy Drake shares with Riverside her heart for missions in Burkina Faso and how "delays are not always denials."

Through Open Doors: Missions Festival 2010
10/24/2010 Chuck Fanberg and Marco Marroquin

Pastor Chuck Fanberg & Pastor Marco Marroquin share what's on their hearts for missions, and what projects they are currently working on, as well as giving us an update on our sister church in Trujillo, Peru.

Through Open Doors: Missions Festival 2010
10/17/2010 Live with No Regrets

Jesus did not necessarily come to add years to our earthly lives, but He did come to add life to our earthly years. So how can we restore our passion for life?

One Month to Live Pastor Tom Lundeen
10/10/2010 Leave Boldly

The Bible tells us that every day of our lives we're building a legacy, and every moment we get to choose what materials to build that legacy with.

One Month to Live Pastor Tom Lundeen
10/3/2010 Learn Humbly

Of all 4 OMTL principles, learning humbly is the most difficult, but it’s also the most powerful. Discover 3 ways to learn humbly in your life.

One Month to Live Pastor Tom Lundeen
9/26/2010 Love Completely

Love completely. What does that look like ? What mountains do we need to climb in our relationships to love people in our lives?

One Month to Live Pastor Tom Lundeen
9/19/2010 Live Passionately

"Life can beat the passion right out of you." How do we keep life from getting too crowded...even too crowded for Christ?

One Month to Live Pastor Tom Lundeen
9/12/2010 What's in the Dash?

What does it mean to "live in the dash instead of dashing to live?" What did Jesus do when he knew He had 30 days until the cross?

One Month to Live Pastor Tom Lundeen
9/5/2010 My Will or Thy Will?

What does it mean to know God's will, God's ways and God's Word? Learn about the power of 4.

Where Do I Go From Here? Pastor Bill Gilfillan
8/29/2010 Markers On The Road

What are 4 markers on the road of life to following God's will and how can I see them?

Where Do I Go From Here? Pastor Matt Archer
8/22/2010 What Am I Doing Wrong?

What are 3 common mistakes that people make when seeking to know the will of God?

Where Do I Go From Here? Pastor Matt Archer
8/15/2010 Between the Lines

Our lives are shaped by our decisions. What is our "divine assignment" is according to God's will for our lives?

Where Do I Go From Here? Pastor Bill Gilfillan
8/1/2010 Love and Truth That Matter: Part 2

See how God’s “dynamic duo” of love and truth play out in the lives of three people mentioned by name in the very personal letter of 3 John.

Going All In...Because It Matters Pastor Tom Lundeen
7/25/2010 Love and Truth That Matter: Part 1

Truth and love are God’s “dynamic duo”…they are an inseparable combination required in order for professing Christ-followers to live balanced, effective, meaningful, growing lives.

Going All In...Because It Matters Pastor Tom Lundeen
7/18/2010 Playing Hurt Because It Matters

What does the Bible teach us about when "playing hurt" is the right response to have as a fully-devoted Christ-follower ?

Going All In...Because It Matters Pastor Tom Lundeen
7/11/2010 Following Like It Matters

For the disciples to become the leaders that the early Church would need, they would need to become great followers first. What are some of the primary characteristics of great followers?

Going All In...Because It Matters Pastor Tom Lundeen
7/4/2010 Pray That it Matters

No matter who we are or whether or not we have some sense of "holy discontent" in our soul, it is so important we pray that God's mission and agenda will matter to us.

Going All In...Because It Matters Pastor Tom Lundeen
6/27/2010 The State of Our Church Matters

God highly values us intentionally remembering what He has done. Join us as we remember what the Lord has done through Riverside Church in the last year.

Going All In...Because It Matters Pastor Tom Lundeen
6/20/2010 Power That Matters (Part 2)

Spiritual power that really matters is for ordinary people, enabling them to do extraordinary things. Find out more about the first people who were filled with the Holy Spirit and what happened to them as a direct result.

Going All In...Because It Matters Pastor Tom Lundeen
6/13/2010 Power That Matters (Part 1)

Where does the spiritual power come from to turn on light in places and hearts that are spiritually dark?

Going All In...Because It Matters Pastor Tom Lundeen
6/6/2010 It Has Always Mattered

Why should we "go all in" when it comes to Jesus Christ and the church? Both the Old and New Testament provide a glimpse into God's heart and why the Great Commission and our work for Him has always mattered.

Going All In...Because It Matters Pastor Tom Lundeen
5/30/2010 The Top 10 Things Healthy Families Do

It takes 90 days to form a habit. Review the top 10 things that Pastor Bill Gilfillan goes over as things that healthy families do. Choose 2 out of the 10 and try to implement them by the summers end!

Parenthood Pastor Bill Gilfillan
5/23/2010 Parenting Can Make Me Angry

Anger that is mishandled can create tremendous pain and damage to everyone in a family. What does the Bible tell us about dealing with anger? Join us and find tips on how to acknowledge, comprehend, contend, and govern your anger.

Parenthood Pastor Tom Lundeen
5/16/2010 Bring Out the Best in Your Children

With the enormous job of parenting, how do you complete the task of bringing out the best in your children? Join us and find out ways to acknowledge your child's individuality and to love them undeservedly.

Parenthood Pastor Tom Lundeen
5/9/2010 Making Healthy Family Life the Norm

How do we create healthy environments for our families? God understands our desire for a healthy family and His Word provides pathways for avoiding anger as we discipline your children.

Parenthood Pastor Matt Archer
5/2/2010 Parenting Season

What are some critical things parents need to know and do in the parenting season? Find out how to express love, train, and build up your children in ways they understand.

Parenthood Pastor Tom Lundeen
4/25/2010 Parents Need to Be the C.E.O.'s

Parents need to be the C.E.O.'s in their families; what should the organization of the family look like, and what should the schedule be based on God's priorities?

Parenthood Pastor Tom Lundeen
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