Corey Trevathan
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12 Tips to Deepen Your Prayer Life


At Riverside where I am so blessed to preach we have been talking about prayer & wrestling with some pretty deep questions.  Questions like, Where are you God?  If you, O Lord, kept a record of sin, who could stand?  Whom shall I fear?  How long, O Lord, will you…

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Questions: How Long, O Lord? Psalm 13

Have you ever had a “How long, O Lord?” moment or season in life?

My daughter Emma, she’s our 3rd child, keeps us laughing.  She’s 6 years old now & she has her own name for things.  For example, she calls a “Butterfinger” candy bar a “fingerbutter!”  I know, we need to get her…

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Questions: Whom Shall I Fear? Psalm 27

What are you afraid of today?

And if you believe that the God of the Bible is with you… why do you still struggle with fear?

Shouldn’t the people of God be people of courage?  And shouldn’t God give us courage & make us people of courage?

We’re all afraid of something.

We all struggle with fear, even…

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Questions: If you, O Lord, kept a record of sin, who could stand? Psalm 51

If you, O Lord, kept a record of sin, who could stand?

That’s the question that is asked in Psalm 130.3.  And maybe one of the greatest psalms dealing with that exact question is Psalm 51, a psalm attributed to David after committing adultery with Bathsheba & then murdering her…

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Questions: Where are you God? Psalm 42

Have you ever asked the question, “Where are you God?”

Michael Hyatt, a successful business man & entrepreneur says, “That quite time you spend in the morning, reading God’s Word and praying, will calm you and prepare you for the day.”

Martin Luther, a famous German theologian who started the Reformation movement, said the busier he…

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The Five Love Languages: Touch

Did you know… You cannot live without the power of touch.

We learned a long time ago from research done in orphanages caring for infants that babies who were not held, cuddled & touched would stop growing &, even if they received proper nutrition, could die…

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The Five Love Languages: Acts of Service

Loving through Serving
Meet Lia.  Somehow, Lia the elephant got down into this watering hole & now can’t get out. As you watch the video below, you may be thinking what I’m thinking… this is hopeless. It’s hard to imagine how this elephant is ever going to get out of this jam.

But as you watch…

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My Mom Rocks: A Mother’s Day Tribute

Happy Mother’s Day!

I can’t believe that almost 40 years ago, God saw fit to give me such an amazing mother.  I’ve tried my best to raise her well over the past four decades.  It’s taken a lot of sacrifice, tough love, late nights & patience… but I’m proud of her & how far she’s…

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5 Quick Tips for Graduating Seniors

It’s that time of year again. Graduation!

At Riverside where I’m blessed to preach we recently celebrated our seniors as they prepare to graduate from high school & go to college. May is a busy month for so many families as we go to graduation parties, Senior Sundays, graduation ceremonies…

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The Five Love Languages: Quality Time

Is there anything of more value than your time?

This past week we’ve had some excitement at our house.  My youngest daughter is in Kindergarten. Last week they were watching chicken eggs in their classroom that were about ready to hatch.

Every day Emma would come home with a report with how the eggs were doing.