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  • It’s An Art Form

    August 16, 2017

    I have had great neighbors and bad neighbors, and people have probably said the same of me.  We have a choice every day about what kind of neighbor we will be,…

  • Better Together

    August 9, 2017

    Jesus sent groups of disciples out in twos; Paul went on his mission trips with others; David had his mighty men with him; Mary, Martha, and Mary Magdalene went together to tend…

  • Partners, not competitors

    August 2, 2017

    This week a handful of people from Richwoods are working alongside several other churches at the Carver Center to provide a Vacation Bible School for the children in that neighborhood.  This is…

  • We’re over here, but we’re with you there

    July 26, 2017

    Prayer is a pretty amazing thing.  Yes, we get to talk to God whose ear is “bent toward us” (That’s how the Psalms describe him).  We also get to join our spirit with…

  • Countdown to the End, or the Beginning

    July 19, 2017

    I remember when our kids were in grade school.  Jill and her neighborhood friends could not wait for this time of year.  The start up of school.  On the first day, they would gather…

  • One at a Time

    July 12, 2017

    When faced with overwhelming odds a friend of mine used to always ask, "How do you eat an elephant?"  The answer has always been, "One bite at a time." There are over 360,000…

  • Missed It, Again

    July 5, 2017

    I hate to admit it, I came so close, but got so caught up in my agenda that I missed another opportunity. I was headed home from work after having completed several errands and…

  • A Studio Audience

    June 28, 2017

    Have you ever wondered what service at Richwoods carries the greatest impact as a multisite church? Probably not, these are questions I would assume are only in the minds of church leadership. In my…

  • Truth Hurts

    June 21, 2017

    Our friends at Parkview Christian Church in the Chicago area recently ran through an edgy sermon series called Back in Black.  Yep, taken from the legendary band AC/DC.  I don't often share video clips…

  • Things We Love

    June 14, 2017

    What's your favorite restaurant in town?  As you think about it, there are probably several things about that place that you love, so much so you keep going back, and even more so,…

  • It’s like this…

    June 7, 2017

    "It's like this..." Jesus used this phrase often as he communicated the values of Heaven to those who followed him. I was challenged earlier in my years in ministry to make an effort…

  • Embracing Summer

    May 31, 2017

    With Memorial Day weekend behind us, the start of summer is here. Vacations and weekend getaways will soon fill our calendars. Summer offers many of us the opportunity to take a break from…

  • A New Adventure

    May 24, 2017

    In God’s economy, he sometimes shuffles his people around to expand his Kingdom and reach a greater number of people who are far from him.  Such is the case with Chris Workman.  Allow me…

  • Upgrades!

    May 17, 2017

    This past weekend we shared a conceptual drawing of our Children’s Ministry check-in areas that will be installed this summer.  A parent shared with me that one of their children, who is just…

  • Lead with Faithfulness

    May 10, 2017

    "Success is not determined by what I accomplish, but rather by my faithfulness—faithfulness to the One who called me and to his gracious invitation to be a part of His Kingdom"  This quote from…