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2/3/2013 [On A Fiscal Cliff?] The Real Owner

This series culminates today by focusing on our responsibility to God and what He expects of His followers. God’s expectation is that we bring Him back a portion of what He gives us…it’s called a tithe.

On A Fiscal Cliff? Pastor Tom Lundeen
1/27/2013 [On A Fiscal Cliff?] Contentment

What does contentment look like in your life, and where does God fit in?

On A Fiscal Cliff? Pastor Dan Boal
1/20/2013 [On A Fiscal Cliff?] Save

Why does the Bible tell us that saving is wise?

On A Fiscal Cliff? Pastor Tom Lundeen
1/13/2013 [On A Fiscal Cliff?] Debt Ceiling?

We have a "credit crisis" in America. Let's look at debt danger signs, the danger of debt, stewardship and practical steps with debt.

On A Fiscal Cliff? Pastor Tom Lundeen
1/6/2013 [On A Fiscal Cliff?] Money Talks: What Are We Hearing?

Money is fun - if you've got some! What does the Bible tell us to hear when money talks? Would you like to watch the sermon in a player where you can fast forward/rewind, click here?

On A Fiscal Cliff? Pastor Tom Lundeen
12/16/2012 [A Christmas Series: The Rest of the Story] Right Spending

How many of us, knowing what we know now, if we had the opportunity to do it all over again, would live life a little differently? What does "right spending" have to do with Christmas and Jesus?

A Christmas Series: The Rest of the Story Pastor Tom Lundeen
12/9/2012 [A Christmas Series: The Rest of the Story] Lonely People

God’s presence is the first Christmas present. Other people may walk out of your life...but God will never do that.

A Christmas Series: The Rest of the Story Pastor Tom Lundeen
12/2/2012 [When Life Feels Difficult] When I Play God

How do we play God? What are the consequences of playing God? And what does unconditional surrender look like?

When Life Feels Difficult Pastor Tom Lundeen
11/25/2012 [When Life Feels Difficult] When I'm Weary

Where do we find the strength to go on when life just wears us out?

When Life Feels Difficult Pastor Tom Lundeen
11/18/2012 [When Life Feels Difficult] When I'm Desperate

We can’t live without loss. All of us will have storms of stress, floods of failure, gusts of grief, and torrents of tragedy slam into our lives. When we feel desperate, what does the Bible tell us we should do?

When Life Feels Difficult Pastor Tom Lundeen
11/11/2012 [When Life Feels Difficult] When I'm Lonely

God has provided 3 resources/remedies to help reduce the pain of loneliness in our earthly lives: His plan to live for, His people to connect to and His presence to live in. Take a look at each of these as Pastor Tom expands on each of them, and what they mean in your daily lives.

When Life Feels Difficult Pastor Tom Lundeen
11/5/2012 [When Life Feels Difficult] When I'm Overwhelmed

A lot of things can overwhelm us…So what do we do when we feel overwhelmed?

When Life Feels Difficult Pastor Tom Lundeen
10/28/2012 [Missions Festival 2012] What Comes First?

Why should we care about a world that sometimes shows little interest and sometimes open hostility and even violence towards Jesus Christ and His Church and His people?

Be Light - Missions Festival 2012 Pastor Tom Lundeen
10/22/2012 [Missions Festival 2012] Costa Rica

Check out how your support to the Great Commission Fund has impacted missionaries Chuck & Robbi Fanberg in Costa Rica. They share about the ups and downs of missionary life as well as what God's been doing lately in their ministry.

Be Light - Missions Festival 2012 Chuck & Robbi Fanberg
10/14/2012 [TheChallenge] Outreach: Lost and Found

Luke 15 contains 3 parables that show us Jesus’ heart for lost people…He used these parables in response to an experience in Luke 15:1-2. What principles do these parables teach us about being outward focused?

The Challenge Pastor Tom Lundeen
10/7/2012 [TheChallenge] Stewardship: Giving and Serving

Jesus tells us that our attitude towards money accurately describes our spiritual condition. So why does God want us to be generous?

The Challenge Pastor Tom Lundeen
9/30/2012 [TheChallenge] Growth: Stepping Up and Out

God’s plan for us is develop His moral character, to value what He values, think what He thinks, and do what He does. What does growing look like in each of our lives?

The Challenge Pastor Tom Lundeen
9/23/2012 [TheChallenge] Worship: Living the Lifestyle

Worship is at the very heart of the Christian life…The Bible tells us we were created to be loved by God, and God wants us to love Him back.

The Challenge Pastor Tom Lundeen
9/16/2012 [TheChallenge] Community: Doing Life Together

The Church is not just something we go to, but the Church is something we are to become...

The Challenge Pastor Tom Lundeen
9/10/2012 [TheChallenge] And They Called It 'The Church'

True to Jesus' vision, the church was like nothing anyone had experienced before. How does a church become like that original church in Acts 2?

The Challenge Pastor Tom Lundeen
9/2/2012 [LifeCycles4] Perpetual Motion

What's the plan, and what does "perpetual motion" have to do with it? Watch and find out!

Life Cycles Pastor Bill Gilfillan
8/27/2012 [LifeCycles3] The Stages

While no two adults have the exact life experiences, there are predictable stages you’ll encounter the closer you get to God. Take a closer look as we look at the model of how God connected with Abraham.

Life Cycles Pastor Bill Gilfillan
8/19/2012 [LifeCycles2] Will You Follow Me?

The older we get the more difficult the decisions become. The more difficult the decision the more unclear the right decision.

Life Cycles Pastor Dan Boal
8/12/2012 [LIfeCycles1] It's an Experience

Growing in faith is important for every age. We must help children grow in their faith in a way that engages them fully.

Life Cycles Pastor Chip Garrison
8/6/2012 Just Add Water

Throughout the New Testament there are specific examples of people being baptized. We'll explore one specific story and how this decision impacted her life.

Baptism Pastor Tom Lundeen
7/29/2012 Expecting an Answer?

Why does it seem sometimes that God doesn't answer our prayers? How does God answer prayer?

Food for Thought Pastor Tom Lundeen
7/22/2012 When You Pray...

Connecting with God through prayer begins with the right attitude, and it also happens with the right priorities.

Food for Thought Pastor Tom Lundeen
7/15/2012 Teach Me To Pray

Prayer can be an intimidating and challenging subject for most of us. Prayer is something we know is vitally important, but it can also seem elusive as a reality in our own lives.

Food for Thought Pastor Tom Lundeen
7/8/2012 What's On the Menu

How can we learn to become “self-feeding” Christ-followers with God’s Word?

Food for Thought Pastor Tom Lundeen
7/1/2012 The Bible Tells Me So

…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 Pastor Tom Lundeen
6/24/2012 State of the Church 2012 >> "Staying Focused"

Taking a look at where Riverside has been this past year and where we're headed. How do we stay focused on God's mission for Riverside?

State of the Church 2012 >> "Staying Focused" Pastor Tom Lundeen
6/10/2012 K.I.S.S.

Simplifying our lives is a popular topic in our society… Do we want to reorganize our lives, or revolutionize our lives? How does Jesus show us how to keep life simple, from the inside-out?

Balanced? Tom Lundeen
6/3/2012 Life's Most Important Questions

Margin is not just cutting things out of our lives, but making time for what matters most…it should help us have more time, energy and resources for what really counts

Balanced? Pastor Tom Lundeen
5/27/2012 Making Time

It matters what we do with our time because life is short. Are you using your time here on earth wisely?

Balanced? Pastor Tom Lundeen
5/20/2012 How's That Working For You?

Many of us are driving through life’s intersections with our foot on the accelerator…and one of the places where we feel the rush of life the most is the workplace.

Balanced? Pastor Tom Lundeen
5/13/2012 Lightening Your Load

How does Jesus tell us to lighten our load?

Balanced? Pastor Tom Lundeen
5/6/2012 Modern Family

What does having God in the center of your family have to do with balance in your life? Why is it so important? We are called by God to unleash single minded, Christ centered, biblically anchored, world changers.

Balanced? Pastor Chip Garrison & Pastor Dan Boal
4/29/2012 What Really Matters?

So what does God tell us matters most in this life? If we would take seriously what God says and put it into practice…our lives would be healthier, our families happier, our businesses and careers would be more productive, and there would be fewer divorces and separations.

Balanced? Pastor Tom Lundeen
4/22/2012 Under Pressure

We are busier than ever. So what advantages are there to having "margin" in our lives?

Balanced? Pastor Tom Lundeen
4/15/2012 Slow Down, You Move Too Fast

Just what is this fast-paced lifestyle doing to us? What biblical principles are there to help us start slowing down?

Balanced? Pastor Tom Lundeen
4/8/2012 Easter 2012 - Easter Matters!

What difference can Easter make personally in our lives? Why does Easter really matter?

Easter Matters! Pastor Tom Lundeen
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 Operation: 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
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