RSM Summer Camp | 2018

  Summer is coming and school is winding down! That means vacations, swimming pools, and RSM SUMMER CAMP! Student camp is simultaneously the most important and least important event a student ministry can do from year to year. Camp is the least important because it happens only once a year and we know that Jesus…

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New Series – REDLINE: Putting the Brakes on a Too Busy Life

noun  red·line  \ ˈred-ˈlīn \ : a recommended safety limit : the fastest, farthest, or highest point or degree considered safe; also : the red line which marks this point on a gauge (source: merriam-webster.com) The warning signs are all around us. We live beyond our limits. Think about this: what is the most common response…

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A Good Friday Reflection

  An Act of Worship and a Meal A pricey flask is broken and poured out over the head of Jesus. Their words: “what a waste… it could have been sold and the proceeds put to real use.” His words: “She has done a beautiful thing to me…she has prepared my body for burial.” A betrayal is beginning,…

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EASTER AT REDEMPTION | April 1st, 2018

    Filmmaker Jean Luc Godard said, “A story should have a beginning, a middle and an end, but not necessarily in that order.” Easter is the real story of a great reversal — when things seemed at their worst, we discover this was not really the end of the story. It was only the end…

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THE END OF THE BEGINNING: A Series on Mark 14-16

Once upon a time….happily ever after. These are the words we find in a fairy tale. “Once upon a time” invites us to use our imaginations, to enter a new time and place, to wander into a story. A simple phrase that signals the beginning. We can’t wait to see what happens next. And then,…

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WELCOME TO OUR NEW PASTOR TO STUDENTS, KIDS & FAMILIES

We are excited to introduce you to our new Pastor to Students, Kids and Families — Russell Boone. Reaching and raising the next generation for Christ has always been important to us. In 2018, God put it on our hearts to invest deeply in the lives of our young people (or, as my son, Luke,…

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WITH THESE HANDS: a study of Nehemiah

With These Hands: A Study of Nehemiah In this series, we will look at how Nehemiah faces down a seemingly impossible challenge. Heartbroken by a report of his devastated homeland, he risked everything to restore the forgotten city. He wept and he prayed. He worked and he planned. He called people to rise up and…

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New Year’s Reflections

Our New Year’s Eve sermon looked at a time in the life of Elijah where he needed to hit pause for a time of reflection. In these events, we see Elijah at his best and at his worst, but God is faithful to him in both places. Just like Elijah needed to pause for rest and…

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ADVENT – A Christmas Season Practice

What is Advent? Advent comes from the latin word Adventus which means coming or arrival. It is a season of preparation for Christmas that lasts around four weeks. It is a time to prepare our hearts in celebration of the birth of our Savior, Jesus. It is also a time to look forward in anticipation to our Savior’s promised…

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The Naked Truth: Uncovering God’s Design for Sex and Marriage

New Sermon Series begins November 5th! Sex is everywhere. Wherever we turn, people are talking about sex. Too often, the church has chosen to avoid this conversation, at least publicly. Truth is that we often talk about sex…just not at church. We talk about it at the office. We talk about it at the gym.…

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