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November 2020

The Redemption of Scrooge: Bah Humbug!

This Advent we are examining the idea of redemption in a series called “The Redemption of Scrooge.” Today we look at the notion that we are all children of God, all equally worthy of God’s love and grace. We will use Luke 16:19-31 to help us

Commentary for A Flintstones Christmas Carol

Here is our commentary for “A Flintstones Christmas Carol.” This commentary is part of our Sermon series “The Redemption of Scrooge.” Look for the corresponding sermons here on this page. 

Answering Your Questions: “Science and Faith”

This week, we finish up our series examining some of your biggest questions by talking about science and faith. How do they relate? How are they different? We will look to the book of Jonah and Psalm 16:7 for some help.

Answering Your Questions: “Finding Peace in the Midst of Turmoil”

This week we tackle a very common question: “How can I have peace in a world of turmoil?” Paul walks us through what the Bible can tell us in the midst of hardships. We will look at several passages, including: John 14:27 and Romans 5:1.

Answering Your Questions: “Created in Love to have a Thanksgiving Nap”

We continue our series answering the questions you submitted to us. This week is a double header, as we talk about two questions: “What happens when we die—do you go to Jesus directly or do we wait until the second coming?” and “Why did God think to make the universe?”  We will look at several passages including: Eccl. 9:5-6, John 14:1-4, and Isaiah 45:5-7.

Answering Your Questions: “These are the Days of Our Lives”

We kick off a series answering your questions! This week’s question is: “Is my time on earth preset—can anything I do lengthen or shorted that time?” We examine a few passages including: Psalm 139:15-16, Job 14:1-6, and Isaiah 38:5.

October 2020

“’Mask of the Red Death’ and Our Pride”

For the spookiest Sunday of the year, we look at Edgar Allan Poe’s short story “Mask of the Red Death.” We examine what this story reflects about our own pride. Then we compared it to what the Bible says about our pride in I Thessalonians 5:1-8.

RTCC Reads Mark Together: Chapters 15 and 16

Mark, Chapters 15 and 16: Read by Jesse Kisman

RTCC Reads Mark Together: Chapters 12, 13, and 14

Mark, Chapters 12, 13, and 14: Read by Lisa Munch, Kristine Kisman, and Cris Heffernan

RTCC Read Mark Together: Chapters 9, 10, and 11

Mark, Chapters 9, 10, and 11: Read by Lisa Pozzo, Bob and Cheryl Skrivan, and Jonny Munch