Making reproducing disciples of Jesus Christ

Posts by Matthew Rowley

2020 Vision!

Dear River Reach Family, A vision appeared to Paul in the night: a man of Macedonia was standing and appealing to him, and saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.” 10 When he had seen the vision, immediately we sought to go into Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to preach the gospel…

It is Good to Give Thanks to the Lord! 11/22/19

It is easy to let our immediate struggles consume 90-100% of our thoughts. “How am I going to solve this problem?” “Wow this really stinks!” “This is really hindering me from being happy!” True joy in life doesn’t come from physical ease and smooth operating circumstances. True joy comes from meditation on the Lord and His promised loving-kindess and faithfulness to us.

When We Disagree – 11/16/19

The Lord blesses us in this world with friendships, ministry relationships, and fellowship with one another in the body of Christ. We are to treasure these relationships and use them for the glory of our Lord. The relationship between Paul and Barnabas is a tremendous example of God’s rich relationship blessing. Because we are individuals there will be times when we don’t see things the same way.