Corey Trevathan
Deepen Internal Values

Deepening Internal Values

What does our behavior say about what we value?

Last week we started this series on technology at Riverside Church of Christ where I am blessed to preach. One of the things we acknowledged is that technology is changing. That’s obvious. Everyone knows that. The question that we asked last week…

disconnect to connect

Disconnect to Connect


In 2007 the first iPhone was introduced. Now, a little more than 10 years later, everyone has an iPhone. Or maybe an Android if you’re not at Apple fan.

The telephone has changed from something that used to hang on a wall, to something that was cordless around the house, to something everyone carried…

The Good News about Good Friday

This past Sunday was what they call Palm Sunday.

It’s the day that, about 2000 years ago, Jesus entered into Jerusalem riding on a donkey.

The crowd was singing Hosanna which literally means “God Saves, or Savior!”

But in the blink of an eye they would be shouting “Crucify Him!”

The crowd was laying down palm branches…

life after death

Life After Death: The Power of Baptism

Is there life after death?

People always ask this question. And I wanted to know the answer too.

So, I did what everyone does when they have a question to which they don’t know the answer.  I asked Google!

Google gave me over 34 million results.  That was too many for me to read & review.  But…

baptism turning point

Baptism: The Turning Point


Origin Story

Do you have one of these?  It’s very valuable.  It’s the kind of thing you normally don’t take out of the house.  In fact, if you’re anything like me… you have this in a secure place in your home.  Some of you probably even keep this in a fire proof safe, or…

3 Books on Baptism & the Baptized Life


For the last few weeks at Riverside where I’m blessed to preach, we’ve been talking about baptism.

You may have your own questions about baptism.  I’ve found that this is one of those things that people have a lot of assumptions about, but it’s also one of those things that people have a lot of…

through the waters of baptism

Through the Water: The First Baptisms

1500 Years Later…

In my last post, we talked about the defining moment in the life of Israel… the Exodus.

With all of that history in mind I want you to fast forward to the life of Jesus.

Jesus comes on the scene some 1500 years later. It’s at the time of Passover…

through the water

Through the Water: The Red Sea

Get Out of Jail Free Card?

When I was a kid one of the board games I loved to play with my family was Monopoly.  Any Monopoly fans?

For you avid Monopoly players, you know that on the Monopoly board there are 2 stacks of cards.  At certain points in the game you have to…

lord reign in me

Lord, reign over me.

Let it go

Every parent in the room knows this feeling, that moment when one of your kids hands you all their stuff so they can run off & play. Then another one of your kids asks you to hold something else & you literally can’t. You can’t hold another thing because your hands…

Sovereign in the Silence

What do you do when you hit rock bottom?

A few years ago when The Muppets movie came out. And my kids loved it. What they loved even more was the soundtrack. We probably played this song a thousand times…