Riverside Christian Reformed Church

Sunday Morning Worship at 10:15am
602 Comstock Blvd. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505​
(616) 361-0604

View from the Pew Blog

The View from the Pew is the blog of reflections and responses to Sunday morning worship, sermons, and events in the life of Riverside Christian Reformed Church. The views and opinions expressed in this blog are those of the post authors, and not necessarily those of Riverside CRC, or the Christian Reformed Church.

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Church Shopping

Church Shopping

Sometimes, I like to visit other churches just to see what else is going on. I don’t want to go church shopping. So, a great time to do this is when we’re on vacation. That way, there’s no confusion.

Prayer, Ephesians 3:14-21, scripture

Surprising Prayer in Scripture

Have you ever discovered a surprising prayer in Scripture? This one tucked neatly into Ephesians 3:14-21 recently caught me off guard.

Face slap on the right cheek

The Other Cheek, Shirt, and Extra Mile

We are called to turn the other cheek; to love and forgive people who hurt us, no matter what. No matter what? Does the Bible actually say that? Did Jesus actually say that? Are we actually supposed to live that way?