Corey Trevathan
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…

we live to know God and to make him known

We Live to Know God & to Make Him Known

There’s something about us that loves a good showdown.

When I was a kid one of the things I loved to do with my dad was watch western movies. If you’ve ever watched a good western movie, then you know that the main character in every good western movie is a gunslinger who is…

Our God Reigns Over All the Earth

What’s the State of the Union?

I’m not one to talk much politics. But this past week our country once again heard the president give the State of the Union address to congress & to the nation.

It reminded me that the Sate of the Union address is something that happens on a regular basis…

Beloved Together

Does this $100 have any value?

If I were to ask you, does this $100 bill have value, what would you say?