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So, What Do I Call You?

Over the course of my 40+ years of life I have been called many names, some kind and some very unkind. I’m pretty sure I have been called every name in the book.  But one of the…

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Update From India #3

Yesterday we drove four hours to the Region of Rawrangal. I’m pretty sure I misspelled it. It was a long 4 hour road trip on some very wild stretches of roads. The teams spent a great deal of time…

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Update From India #2

Life is full of first time experiences. For me this was the first time I have ever been up for 2 whole days, the minute we arrived we hit the ground running and didn’t stop. Yesterday was a day…

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Update From India

God bless you Riverside Church! What a travel adventure this has been. First we departed at 11pm on Thursday and after almost 20 hours worth of flying we finally arrived in India on Saturday at 4:30am with literally just…

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The Purpose for the Question

Here I am on the morning before I head out on a missions trip for the next ten days. Going through the usual checklists, finishing touches on sermons I plan on teaching while I am in country….you know? Thinking…

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What a Week!

Dear Riverside Family, It truly has been an emotion-filled week. As a Pastor I have cried with some of you at the loss of loved ones, comforted others while getting some shocking and disturbing medical reports, we have suffered…

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A Note from Pastor Mark

God bless you Riverside Church and friends of Riverside! I wanted to take a moment and briefly share a reflection that has been on my heart recently. One that I hope will inspire you to remember the important role you…

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