Corey Trevathan
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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.

But,…



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The Five Love Languages: Words of Affirmation

This past Sunday we started a new series at our church at Riverside about the Five Love Languages.

We’re doing this for 2 reasons…

1. This is a part of something our church does every year to help partner with families through our @Home Center.  We…



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Love Without Limits: A Different Kind of Love

Is there any limit to the love of God for you?

Did you know we have a next door neighbor? I’m not talking about someone who moved in next door, I mean all of us have a next door neighbor & we have a picture to prove it.  NASA recently released the “Largest…



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Love Without Words: A Different Kind of Love

What does love without words look like?

Communicating love without words is something any of us could do, but most of the time we don’t have to. But that’s not true for everyone.

It’s certainly not true for Elena & Lizzie Delle Donne.

Elena Delle Donne is one of the WNBA star players for…



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A Different Kind of Engagement

Engage in What Matters Most

The church, as the body of Christ, is called to engage in what matters most because of Jesus.

I love what C.S. Lewis once said, “If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world, were precisely those who thought most of the…



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A Different Kind of Investment

Who made an eternal investment in you?

Chances are, we could all name those people who invested in us & left an indelible mark because of the investment they made in our lives.

Maybe for you it was a parent, a grandparent, a teacher, a coach, a youth minister, or a spiritual leader at your…