Corey Trevathan

Category: Heaven

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…



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…



When You Give to the One in Need

Can you stretch your generosity?

It’s almost that time of year when you’ll start seeing people outside of stores ringing a bell & standing by a red pale. It’s the Salvation Army Kettle. These wonderful people will wish you a Merry Christmas as they volunteer their time to help raise money for this organization that…



heaven

What will Heaven be like?

What do you think about when you think about Heaven?

What is Heaven? Where is Heaven? What happens when you die? And why does what you think about when you think about Heaven matter?

Maybe you’ve grown up thinking that Heaven is a place your soul will go to when this life is over. That…



are you ready

Are You Ready?

Getting Ready for the Olympics

This past week as we watched the Olympics we saw athletes from every nation coming together to compete.  For me, one thing stands out: these individuals have gone to great lengths to prepare for this moment. They have trained relentlessly, worked tirelessly & weighed every choice leading up to these…



grace and justice

Where Grace & Justice Come Together

Grace + Justice.
Have you ever wondered how Grace & Justice fit together in God’s economy?

Holding grace & justice together may be one of the most difficult balancing acts we try to preform as people & especially as Christians.  How do you hold up the amazing grace of God while acknowledging the truth of the…



kingdom of heaven

4 Books about what the Kingdom of Heaven is Like

What is the Kingdom of Heaven like?

This is a question we’ve been talking about this summer at Riverside Church where I preach.  We’ve been looking at the stories Jesus used to teach us about the Kingdom of Heaven.  Sometimes we call these stories parables.  They’re stories that teach us what life is…



kingdom of heaven not like this

The Kingdom of Heaven is Not Like this…

Recent weeks have brought much reason for sadness.  Shootings in Orlando, the scandals at Stanford & Baylor, more high profile shootings of black people by police officers in Louisiana & Minnesota followed by shootings of police officers here in Dallas, another …