God is such an incredible author. Here are a few of the stories he's been writing here at RRCOC. (Also, be sure to read the stories we've posted over here.)
Have a story about God's work in your life that you'd like to share? We'd love to hear it (and maybe look for an opportunity to share it with others). Send us an email.
STILL BREATHING: JOY DILLMAN
When you hide the word of God in your heart, sometimes it wakes you up in the middle of the night…
HOW WE LIVE LOVE: Be Brave
Sandra Sibley moved to Croatia just after a horrific civil war. Was she afraid? No.
HOW WE LIVE LOVE: Be Open-Handed
Letting go of expectations, trusting in God, and a tattoo reminder
Amanda Tuttle's been searching for a purpose for most of her life. Now she's found it.
THE SUMPTERS' STORY
By God's grace, a year ago our church decided to fully fund an adoption. We didn't know who or when or how. Now we do...
ON LOVING FROM AFAR
Marissa & Trevor Smith share their journey with child sponsorship through Compassion International
Stuff shared. Love lived toward 200 plus families in our community.
LUKE'S MENTORING STORY
What does it mean to be a mentor? It means showing up and living love.
Micah shares what led him to the river.
ANTHONY & PRECIOSA
LEANN & TILLY
JASON, JANICE & SUSAN
TED & KEN
KAY LYNN, HEATH, & KELLY
ANGIE & MIKE
2014 SENIOR PROFILES
WHO IS JESUS?
STILL BREATHING: GIL TORRES
On reading the Word of God over and over, growing to truly love it, crying in the car, and receiving the gift of a still breathing book
HOW WE LIVE LOVE: Be Genuine
Jason Whaley on knowing who he is in Christ, and living in a way that embraces his God-given identity.
HOW WE LIVE LOVE: Be Changed and Changing
Rachel Schmidt's been in Christ for a while, but recently she's seen herself truly becoming more and more like Him.
BACKPACKS IN THE PARK
One way God's working among us to live love, including snowcones!
Courtney never felt worthy of love. But then something changed.
Justin's been seeking God for a long time. It took a revelation, an invitation, and 29 years, but finally he's come home.
ANGIE & JOSIAH
Angie shares the story of discovering her son has spina bifida, and how RRCOC has come alongside her in her journey to care for him.
PAM & ARLEEN
LISA, JANINE, & KEELY
ERIC & JODI
MARK & PATTY
JIM & KELLEE
GRATITUDE & PRAISE
STILL BREATHING: ABIGAIL SCHMIDT
Being dyslexic makes Bible reading hard, but Abigail Schmidt thinks it's worth the work.
HOW WE LIVE LOVE: Always Be Celebrating
Toni Moman reflects on celebration, remembering the birth of her grandchild and coinciding sudden death of her sister-in-law.
HOW WE LIVE LOVE: Be Together
Abbey and Margaret are unlikely friends, but thanks to a haircut and one intentional choice they're learning how to Be Together
HOW WE LIVE LOVE: Be A Reason For Someone To Come Home
Enrique needed someone to listen. And being heard helped him feel at home.
THE SIBLEYS’ STORY
A story from our missionaries in Croatia about the power of partnering
THE WIGINTONS' STORY
A story about waiting, a story about talking to God in the dark, a story about the waiting that won’t end here on earth...
A CHAMPS CAMP STORY
Tanja and Asia Wren have been attending and volunteering at Champs Camp for 13 years. Let them explain why you should definitely jump on board!
LEADING A SMALL GROUP
Apparently, leading a small group means having a healthy appreciation for bacon.
TO OUR FATHERS
Honoring our dads. With markers.