Riverview Christian Podcast

Riverview Christian Podcast

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The weekly podcast of Riverview Christian, led by Pastor John Letterman.


Repentance
Jul 5 • 34 min
Repent.
Hot For Jesus
Jun 21 • 23 min
Lukewarmness in your spiritual life is a dangerous place to be.
He Chose You
Jun 14 • 22 min
Before the creation of the world, God chose YOU.
Don’t Be A Coward
Jun 7 • 29 min
The Spirit of God has given you power, love, and self-discipline. Stop being a coward!
Pentacost
May 31 • 48 min
We need Pentacost.
Grace & Truth
May 24 • 41 min
Jesus responded to every situation in his life with grace and truth.
Image
May 17 • 56 min
“God saw all that he had made, and it was VERY GOOD.”
Cultivate
May 10 • 46 min
Happy Mother’s Day!
Rule & Subdue
May 3 • 54 min
You’ve been created in the image of God and have been given the command to RULE and SUBDUE.
Gideon
Apr 26 • 52 min
God has a Gideon-like plan for your life!
Just As He Said
Apr 12 • 38 min
Jesus is risen, just as he said!
Dominating Depression
Apr 11 • 39 min
You CAN have victory over depression.
A Message To Christians
Apr 5 • 43 min
In this Palm Sunday sermon, Pastor John gives a timely message to Christians.
Peace
Mar 29 • 38 min
Jesus is with you now and He desires to give you peace. Ask Him for it.
Jesus - Our Eternal Hope
Mar 22 • 20 min
In times of crisis look to Jesus; our savior and our eternal hope.
Ears To Hear
Mar 8 • 37 min
“He who has ears to hear, let him hear!” - Jesus
Reconciliation
Mar 1 • 48 min
You are all called to the ministry of reconciliation. Who are you leading to the Father’s heart?
Eternally Extraordinary
Feb 23 • 37 min
God created you to accomplish His eternally extraordinary plans.
By My Spirit
Feb 16 • 37 min
It’s not by your strength, but by God’s Spirit that you can be an overcomer.
It’s Time To Build The House
Feb 9 • 25 min
No more excuses. Build your house.
Perfect Perfect Perfect Plan
Feb 2 • 34 min
God’s promises never fail and His plans are perfect.
God’s Justice
Jan 26 • 44 min
What should our response be to God’s justice?
Why We Do What We Do
Jan 19 • 41 min
An explanation of why we do what we do in our weekend services.
Gifts
Jan 12 • 40 min
Learn to use the gifts that God has given you.
Control
Jan 5 • 35 min
If God’s not in control of it, it’s sin.
Not Created For…
Dec 29, 2019 • 33 min
You were not created for…STRESS, ANXIETY, FEAR, ETC. You are an overcomer through the Jesus Christ!
Prepared
Dec 15, 2019 • 39 min
Are you prepared for the struggles that WILL come into your life?
Death To Life
Dec 8, 2019 • 38 min
Let God breath new life into the death you’ve been living in.
Hope
Nov 24, 2019 • 23 min
Our world needs hope. It needs you to be that hope.
Living Free
Nov 17, 2019 • 29 min
What should the life of Christian look like?
Mentor
Nov 10, 2019 • 40 min
Who are you mentoring in the faith and who are you seeking out to be mentored by?
Serving God…and other gods
Nov 3, 2019 • 41 min
Are there any other gods in your life?
Undeserved Love
Oct 27, 2019 • 40 min
God loves you with a never-stopping, never giving up, unbreaking, always and forever love.
Justified
Oct 20, 2019 • 40 min
Made right with God.
Eyes Open
Oct 13, 2019 • 29 min
There are two lenses through which you can view your world. Which lens are you choosing?
Human Christian
Oct 6, 2019 • 29 min
One of the greatest lessons we can learn from our heroes of the faith, is that they were human.
Enough Is Enough
Sep 29, 2019 • 27 min
Stop normalizing the destruction forces in your life. Deal with them.
The Word Of The Lord
Sep 22, 2019 • 33 min
Thanks be to God.
The Gospel Project
Sep 15, 2019 • 23 min
Learn from The Word (Jesus).
Serve
Sep 8, 2019 • 39 min
Serve like Jesus.
Eternal DNA
Sep 1, 2019 • 33 min
Discovering the image of God you were created in.
Placing God At The Center
Aug 25, 2019 • 33 min
Learn how to place God at the center of your life.
You Are Loved And Accepted
Aug 18, 2019 • 40 min
The simple truth that we call The Gospel or The Good New of Jesus Christ.
The Word
Aug 11, 2019 • 40 min
Steep yourself in the only thing that satisfies; the Word of God.
Walls
Aug 4, 2019 • 44 min
Identify the walls in your life. Who put them there? Why do they exist? What’s my response to them?
How To Win At Life
Jul 28, 2019 • 36 min
Deny yourself. Die for others.
Obtaining The Fullness
Jul 21, 2019 • 36 min
Become like Christ, so everyone in your world has someone to follow.
Storming The Gates Of Hell
Jul 14, 2019 • 23 min
“Too many churches come in on Sunday to tend the gardens of the faithful, instead of storming the gates of Hell.” J.D. Greer
Developing A Servant’s Heart
Jul 7, 2019 • 30 min
Seeking the same humility that Jesus demonstrated in His life and ministry.
Righteousness
Jun 30, 2019 • 22 min
You can’t obtain righteousness on your own. You need Jesus for that.
Repent
Jun 23, 2019 • 23 min
Repentance is where we need to start and end in our relationship with Jesus.
Transformation In The Temptation
Jun 16, 2019 • 32 min
You can have victory over every temptation in your life; and God can use the times you are tempted to do a transformational work in you.
Don’t Miss It!
Jun 9, 2019 • 52 min
Don’t miss out on what God is doing at Riverview, by simply attending church. Use your talents to build up the Church of Jesus Christ; share the Good News of Jesus with everyone in your world; and fervently pray for revival.
Unmess The Mess
Jun 2, 2019 • 30 min
There is only one person that can unmess the mess of your life; it’s not you, it’s not your therapist, and it’s not your doctor. It’s Jesus Christ.
GO - The Immediate Call Of Jesus
May 19, 2019 • 36 min
At once they left their nets and follow him [Jesus].
GO - Don’t Forget Your Mat
May 12, 2019 • 32 min
Do you want to get well? Then by faith get up and go…
GO - Set Free
May 5, 2019 • 33 min
You’ve been set free from the bondage of sin. Don’t go back to slavery.
GO - It’ll Mess Up Your Life
Apr 28, 2019 • 60 min
Jesus was passionate about sinners; those lost and in need of a savior. We should be too.
Resurrection Sunday 2019 - How To Experience The Resurrection
Apr 21, 2019 • 31 min
Resurrection Sunday at Riverview Christian.
Palm Sunday - They Didn’t Get It
Apr 14, 2019 • 39 min
We’re still mistaking Jesus’ purpose for our lives, like the crowds on Palm Sunday.
GO - Open Heaven
Apr 7, 2019 • 38 min
This past weekend, we had the privilege of welcoming Pastor Edilio to our church.
GO - Perfectly Placed
Mar 31, 2019 • 34 min
You’re exactly were God wants you. Cultivate your world.
GO - Following Hard
Mar 24, 2019 • 24 min
It’s so necessary to follow hard after Jesus and to continuously be deepening our relationship with Him. In this way, we will be able to discern His voice and faithfully GO or STAY when calls us to do this in our lives.
GO - Eternal Impact
Mar 17, 2019 • 50 min
You were made to have an eternal impact on the world around. Are you?
Romans 2019, Chapter 8 - You Are Loved
Mar 10, 2019 • 47 min
You can’t earn God’s love; because He already loves you.
Romans 2019, Chapter 8 - Cain’t Nothin’ Stand Against Us
Mar 3, 2019 • 41 min
Stopped getting whooped by life! Embrace the truth that God is for you. There is nothing and no one in this life that can overcome you when you’re operating in that power.
Romans 2019, Chapter 8 - Waiting
Feb 24, 2019 • 35 min
Waiting’s hard; and God designed it that way.
Romans 2019, Chapter 8 - Princes And Princesses
Feb 17, 2019 • 36 min
Everyone who decides to put to death the sin in their lives and follow the leading of the Holy Spirit, are now princes and princesses in the eternal kingdom of God.
Romans 2019, Chapter 8 - Living By The Spirit
Feb 10, 2019 • 32 min
There is LIFE and PEACE for those who choose to live by the Spirit of God.
Romans 2019, Chapter 8 - Why Are You Still Carrying That?
Feb 3, 2019 • 28 min
If you’re in Christ Jesus, condemnation doesn’t exist! Many Christians, though, place this burden on themselves. Why do we carry this around when Christ has set us free? How do we embrace our freedom and stay there?
Romans 2019, Chapters 6 & 7 - From Sin, For Righteousness
Jan 27, 2019 • 36 min
Scripture References:Romans 6, Romans 7Social Media:@riverviewchristian on Facebook and InstagramWebsite:riverviewchristianministries.org
Romans 2019, Chapter 6 - It’s Time To Die
Jan 20, 2019 • 31 min
Freedom from sin begins when you die to to your old self. Then, like Jesus, we can be raised back to life; a new life that is lived wholly for God.
Romans 2019, Chapter 1 - The Power To Save
Jan 13, 2019 • 35 min
The Gospel is for everyone. Share the wealth!
Romans 2019, Chapter 16 - Under Your Feet
Jan 6, 2019 • 18 min
Scripture References:Romans 16:20Social Media:@riverviewchristian on Facebook and InstagramWebsite:riverviewchristianministries.org
The Gospel Part 6 - Come Holy Spirit
Dec 30, 2018 • 46 min
Allow the Holy Spirit to cleanse and transform your life. When he has finished his work in you, you will have power and will take The Gospel to a lost, hurting, and hopeless world.
The Gospel Part 5 - Resurrection Stories
Dec 23, 2018 • 26 min
What is your resurrection story?
The Gospel Part 3 - The Perfect Life?
Dec 9, 2018 • 41 min
Jesus’ life was not perfect. While here on earth, he experienced every kind of emotion, temptation, and trial that we experience; but through it all, he was victorious. The beauty of The Gospel is that our Lord and Savior chose to leave the perfection of…
The Gospel Part 2 - Status Symbol
Dec 2, 2018 • 42 min
What do we do with the fact that Jesus, the Son of God, chose to be born in the lowliest of places?Scripture References:Mark 16:15Luke 2:1-7Hebrews 4:14-16Social Media:@riverviewchristian on Facebook and InstagramWebsite:riverviewchristianministries.org
The Gospel Part 1 - Conception
Nov 25, 2018 • 44 min
The same seed that God planted in Mary, the mother of Jesus, can be planted in our lives through the new birth and Holy Spirit.
Forget Church Find Jesus Part 9 - Sovereignty, Gratitude, And A Little Black Dog
Nov 18, 2018 • 39 min
Who’s the boss in your life? You or God? Today’s sermon explores God’s eternal nature and how in every circumstance, we can respond with gratitude because He is sovereign over all.
Forget Church Find Jesus Part 8 - Unity
Nov 11, 2018 • 39 min
In John 17, Jesus prayed that his disciples would become complete in their unity. He said that this was how the world would know God sent him and how they would come to understand his love. Are we pursuing this unity? Or are we still pursing our “church”…
Forget Church Find Jesus Part 7 - I Will Make You
Nov 4, 2018 • 33 min
Jesus doesn’t call us to follow him, and then when we feel like we have a good grasp on things, to go and make disciples in our own strength. His desire is for us to follow him continuously. As we walk beside him, learning his ways, he promises to MAKE US…
Forget Church Find Jesus Part 6 - Living In The Kingdom
Oct 28, 2018 • 39 min
You do not have to be dominated by the mess around you. It doesn’t matter if you made the mess, or someone else did. You can repent and choose to seek first the kingdom of God. There, all the power, love, peace, patience, kindness, and mercy of God exist.…
Forget Church Find Jesus Part 5 - Repentance
Oct 21, 2018 • 42 min
Repentance is the key to entering into the kingdom of God.
Forget Church Find Jesus Part 4 - Are You Ready?
Oct 14, 2018 • 41 min
God wants to pour out EVERY spiritual blessing on you. Are you ready?
Forget Church Find Jesus Part 3 - Conquering Temptation
Oct 7, 2018 • 41 min
Too often, Christians accept defeat when faced with temptation. It’s time to stop making excuses for our sin. Jesus to died and rose again to give us the power to conquer every temptation. No more excuses. It’s time for us to win!
Forget Church Find Jesus Part 2 - God’s Plan
Sep 25, 2018 • 34 min
Our trust in God’s plan for our lives will greatly influence our effectiveness in bringing salvation to our world.
Forget Church Find Jesus Part 1 - Running Toward The Mess, Not Away From It
Sep 16, 2018 • 39 min
Matthew 28:16-20
The Power Of The Gospel
Aug 19, 2018 • 27 min
Romans 1:16-17
Perfectly
Aug 5, 2018 • 31 min
You were perfectly created, gifted and placed by a perfect God to Cultivate Your World.
Can We Save Our Country? Part 9 - We Can, Through Prayer
Jul 29, 2018 • 47 min
Pastor John wraps up his summer series, “Can We Save Our Country?” with a challenging sermon for the Church of Jesus Christ. In it, he answers the question posed in the series title with a responding, “YES WE CAN!” He points out, though, that this…
Can We Save Our Country? Part 9 - Racism
Jul 22, 2018 • 45 min
Racism is real; and we are all guilty of it. If the church is going to lead our nation to the peace and unity God desires, we must be willing to first lead ourselves. Take a look at your life. Ask God to reveal the areas you are still harboring feelings…
Can We Save Our Country? Part 8 - Abortion
Jul 15, 2018 • 31 min
Learn how LOVE could transform the hostile climate surrounding the abortion debate.
Can We Save Our Country? Part 7 - Politics
Jul 8, 2018 • 46 min
The political climate of our nation is both hostile and immature. What should be our response as a Christian? What would God have us do?
Can We Save Our Country? Part 6 - Abiding In The Vine
Jun 24, 2018 • 38 min
Are you connected to the vine [Jesus]? Look at your fruit.
Can We Save Our Country? Part 5 - Seek His Face
Jun 17, 2018 • 45 min
Are seeking the face of God? Are you pursuing His presence? Or are you looking for what He can give or do for you?
Can We Save Our Country? Part 4 - Humble Prayer
Jun 10, 2018 • 33 min
Humble Prayer: The prayer of a man or woman who realizes their personal insignificance and impotence (powerlessness); yet, at the same time understands the omnipotence (almighty power) of God and taps into that power through prayer (communication and…
Can We Save Our Country? Part 3 - Are We God’s People?
Jun 3, 2018 • 39 min
God saves through His people. Are we His people? Do we look, think, love, and lead like Him? Are we powerful like Him? God has called us out to be a blessing to the world. Will we go?
Can We Save Our Country? Part 2 - If My People…
May 27, 2018 • 57 min
Are you willing to personally follow God’s call and will, to lead your world to salvation? Are you ready to lead those around you out of the mess they may be in, to the love and prosperity only found in God?
Can We Save Our Country? Part 1 - Blessed Blessing
May 20, 2018 • 36 min
What does it mean to be a blessing? What does it mean to be blessed? How do we get there? Genesis 12:1-3
Romans 2018, Chapter 8 - God’s Love
May 14, 2018 • 34 min
Do we actually know and experience the love of God? How can we never be separated from the love of God? How does God’s love make us more than conquerors? Romans 8:35-39
Romans 2018, Chapter 8 - Never Alone
May 7, 2018 • 33 min
Sometimes we feel alone and think there is no one who understands where we’re at or what we’re going through; but there is one who does. His name is Jesus and he understands us perfectly. Daily he’s interceding for us, pleading our case to our Heavenly…
Romans 2018, Chapter 8 - All Things
Apr 29, 2018 • 48 min
Romans 8:32
Romans 2018, Chapter 8 - More Than Conquerors
Apr 22, 2018 • 38 min
JESUS LOVES YOU. This simple statement holds so much goodness for your life. It means that GOD - the Creator of the universe and the Lord of heaven and earth - cares about everything you are doing or going through in this life. He is with you; which means…
Romans 2018, Chapter 8 - If God Is For Us
Apr 15, 2018 • 37 min
If God is for you, there is nothing in this life that can defeat you. Romans 8:31
Romans 2018, Chapter 8 - Conformed To His Image
Apr 8, 2018 • 47 min
It is God’s desire to change your life so that you look, live, and love more like His son, Jesus. Are you ready for Him to begin that work in you? Romans 8:26-29, Ephesians 1:4
Resurrection Sunday 2018 - All Things For Good
Apr 1, 2018 • 24 min
He is RISEN! Just like he said… Scripture References: -Romans 8:28
A Celebration of Riverview Christian 2018 - Pastor’s Report
Mar 18, 2018 • 46 min
This weekend we’re celebrating the amazing things God has done in our church and ELC. In the past 10 years God has moved both from “crisis” to “Christ-centered” and they are now thriving. We can’t wait to see what’s next for Riverview Christian in 2018.
Romans 2018, Chapter 8 - Eager Hope
Mar 11, 2018 • 38 min
Find where your hope lies.
Romans 2018, Chapter 8 - Suffering/Glory
Mar 4, 2018 • 33 min
In this weeks sermon, Pastor John continues to unpack the extraordinary truth that you are an adopted child of God. Scripture References: - Romans 8:17 - Hebrew 12
Romans 2018, Chapter 8 - Dad’s Still Here
Feb 25, 2018 • 40 min
Let the Spirit of God remind you today that YOU are a child of God and He is ALWAYS with you. Scripture references: - Genesis 2-6 - Romans 8:16
Sunday Morning, 2018 - Where Is The Love?
Feb 18, 2018 • 39 min
With all that is happening in our world today, some might ask, “Where is the love?” In today’s message, Pastor Austin reminds us of God’s desire for His people to be the love that’s missing from our world.
Romans 2018, Chapter 8 - A Spirit Of….
Feb 11, 2018 • 46 min
As children of God we are to live by His Spirit. We are no longer slaves to the spirit of fear that used to dominate us.
Romans 2018, Chapter 8 - Daddy
Feb 4, 2018 • 34 min
“For those led by the Spirit of God are the CHILDREN of God.” Romans 8:14
Romans 2018, Chapter 8 - Killing Sin Pt. 2
Jan 28, 2018 • 35 min
In Genesis 4, God told Cain, “…sin is crouching at your door; and it’s desire is for you, but you must master it.” In part 2 of “Killing Sin” Pastor John expounds on the truth that YOU, operating in the power of the Holy Spirit, have the ability to put to…
Romans 2018, Chapter 8 - Killing Sin Pt. 1
Jan 14, 2018 • 33 min
You can continue living in sin - desiring only what’s best for you - which ultimately leads to death; OR you can learn how to KILL that sin and live a life filled with peace. It’s your choice. Romans 8:12-13
Church Is Boring. God’s Not.
Jan 7, 2018 • 39 min
We deviated from our Romans Series this week because Pastor John felt led by the Holy Spirit to bring you this message. We hope it encourages you and calls you to new heights in your faith.
Romans 2017, Chapter 8 - Making Decisions Not Wish Lists
Dec 31, 2017 • 47 min
How many times have you made a wish list for things you want to change in your life? Still wishing? In this message, you’ll learn how to make more decisions this year and make 2018 the best year of life.
Christmas Eve, 2017 - He Didn’t Have To…
Dec 24, 2017 • 23 min
Jesus didn’t have to come to earth to accomplish what he did through his death on a cross and his resurrection from the dead. He was GOD; the creator on everything here and in heaven. With a word, he could have spoken our redemption into existence.…
Romans 2017, Chapter 8 - Eternal Focus
Dec 17, 2017 • 33 min
God’s desire is for everyone to live a life filled with His eternal peace. That sounds great, right? For many of us though, this feels impossible. Our families are out of control, our marriages are crumbling, our bodies are stressed, and our minds are…
Romans 2017, Chapter 8 - Righteous Requirements Met
Dec 10, 2017 • 28 min
The message today comes out of Romans chapter 8 verses 1-4.
Romans 2017, Chapter 8:1-2 - Conquering The Law Of Destruction
Dec 3, 2017 • 30 min
Can everyone be freed from the domination of sin? Or is there just some sins that are too great to conquer? In this message, Pastor John reveals the hope that we have in Jesus Christ; and the power that his Spirit brings to our lives, which can conquer…
Child Dedication Sunday 2017 - The Discipline of God’s Love
Nov 26, 2017 • 14 min
A short message from Pastor John on living in the discipline of God’s love. This message comes out of Proverbs 3:11-12 and asks three important questions. What kind of world do you want to hand off to the next generation? Will you take personal…
Romans 2017, Chapter 7 - Law To Life
Nov 12, 2017 • 34 min
Jesus died and rose again to set you free from the law; the rules and regulations designed to help you live a righteous life before God. Now you have a helper, called the Holy Spirit, who will guide you and transform you back into the person God created…
Romans 2017, Chapters 1-6 - Hope In The Mess
Nov 5, 2017 • 32 min
Jesus is your hope. Whatever mess you’ve gone through or are in the midst of right now, know that Jesus loves you. That love that will bring healing to your life and hope in your mess.
The Principle of First 2017
Oct 29, 2017 • 25 min
Regardless of convenience or timing, we’re to honor God by giving Him our first fruits.
Spiritual Warfare 2017, Part Four - Whose Team Are You On?
Oct 22, 2017 • 43 min
There are two teams competing for your life. One fights for you like a father protecting his child; the other desires only to destroy you.
Spiritual Warfare 2017, Part Three - No Vacancy
Oct 15, 2017 • 38 min
Any area of your mind or heart that the Holy Spirit isn’t present is a room left open for the enemy to occupy.
Spiritual Warfare 2017, Part Two - Stand
Oct 8, 2017 • 34 min
It’s time for you to become violent.
Spiritual Warfare 2017, Part One - Know Your Enemy
Oct 1, 2017 • 40 min
Understanding spiritual warfare.
So Now What? 2017, Part Four - In to heal. Out to love.
Sep 24, 2017 • 45 min
Pastor John concludes the “So Now What?” series with a two part sermon on Riverview Christian’s focus statement: In to heal. Out to love.
So Now What? 2017, Part Three - Abundant Life
Sep 17, 2017 • 33 min
Jesus said, “The thief [Satan] comes to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they [you] may have life and have it abundantly.” John 10:10 Are you living the abundant life? Or are you letting the thief steal and destroy it?
So Now What? 2017, Part Two - Keys to the Kingdom
Sep 10, 2017 • 50 min
You have been given the keys to the kingdom of God. The same power that Jesus displayed in his time here on earth, is now available to you. So now what? How do we take hold of this power and live it out in our daily lives?
So Now What? 2017, Part One - Wake Up
Sep 3, 2017 • 36 min
Have you experienced God through a miracle or a positive change in your life? That’s fantastic! So now what? How do we live out these experiences in our lives personally and in the church? In this series we’re going to explore these questions.