Ps Chris & Judy share from the book of 1 Peter 3 about how God has called us righteous to return blessings.
Direct download: 20200531_-_Ps_Chris__Judy.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 4:03pm +12

Ps Peter Morton brings the next part of our series in 1 Peter, dealing with what to do when people treat us badly, how to be ready to share our faith, and Jesus' desire to reach all people
Direct download: 20200531_-_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 3:53pm +12

Ps Peter Morton shares from 1 Peter 3 about the nature of inner beauty and God’s design for the relationship between husbands and wives. 

Direct download: 20200524_-_Peter_Both.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:58pm +12

Ps Lyall shares the next part of our series in 1 Peter - talking about how as believers we should respond to those in authority and leadership. 

Direct download: 20200517_-_Ps_Lyall_Both.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:58pm +12

Pastor Judy Dawson shares about how a mother needs to see herself beautiful as God created her to be, how she brings a balance in the family and how to see beauty in chaos. 
Direct download: 20200510_-_Mothers_Day_Judy.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 10:55am +12

For our Mother’s Day service, Ps Annika Morton shares a powerful message on pivoting your life well

Direct download: 20200510_-_Mothers_Day_Annika.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 10:40am +12

Ps Peter Morton brings the next part in our series on 1 Peter - focussing in on how we are a chosen people, a royal priesthood and a holy nation

Direct download: 20200503_Ps_Peter_Morton_Pukekohe.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 12:12pm +12

Ps Peter Morton brings the next part in our series on 1 Peter - focussing in on how we are a chosen people, a royal priesthood and a holy nation

Direct download: 20200503_Ps_Peter_Morton_Pakuranga.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 12:08pm +12

Pastor Judy Dawson speaks from 1 Peter Chapter 1 about the Special Invite. 
Direct download: 20200426_Ps_Judy_Dawson.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 10:48am +12

Ps Peter brings the next part of our series on 1 Peter - looking at the hope of Jesus' return and what that means for how we live our lives today.  

Direct download: 20200426_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 10:42am +12

Pastor Judy Dawson shared from the book of Habakkuk, how to rejoice in the Lord in the midst of unmet expectations.

Direct download: 200419_-_Judy_Dawson.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 4:28pm +12

Ps Peter Morton brings the first part of our new series in the book of 1 Peter, looking at the hope we have, the shield that surrounds us and how hard times reveal true faith.

Direct download: 200419_-_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 4:15pm +12

Ps Claire McLean shares an encouraging message for Easter Sunday

Direct download: 20200412_Ps_Claire_McLean.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 5:18pm +12

Ps Lyall Carter shares a message for Good Friday

Direct download: 20200412_Ps_Lyall_Carter.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 5:15pm +12

Len Buttner shares personal prophetic words for people on the Zoom chat

Direct download: 20200405_Len_Buttner_Prophetic_Words.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:53pm +12

Len Buttner shares prophetic insights for the church during this lockdown season, encouraging us to see what God is doing in the midst of it all

Direct download: 20200405_Len_Buttner.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:39pm +12

Ps Peter Morton shares about the importance of prayer in this season, with some practical insights on how to connect with God through prayer. 

Direct download: 20200405_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:34pm +12

Ps Annika Morton shares about finding God’s peace in these turbulent times

Direct download: 20200329_Ps_Annika_Morton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:55pm +12

Guest ministers David & Greta Peters bring a timely word for the church in the light of developments with Covid-19. 

Direct download: 20200322_David_and_Great_Peters.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:41pm +12

Ps Peter Morton talks about one of the key components of Jesus being King of our lives - trusting Him, and how to overcome fear and anxiety.  

Direct download: 20200315_PS_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 12:29pm +12

At this time of the year we focus on our own goals and self improvement. But this year we can also commit to find the gold in others, call it out, and walk with others in it.

Direct download: 20200315.Ps.Lyall.Carter_-_Picasso_Process.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 8:59am +12

Ps Peter Morton shares on doing the will of God and seeing the opportunities that are right in front of you. 

Direct download: 20200308.Ps.Peter.Morton.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 12:23pm +12

Ps Claire challenges us to live life in the light so that the people in our world see that God is real. Living in the light means we also let God's light shine in our dark places as we let God transform and mature us.

Direct download: 20200308_Ps_Claire_McLean.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 10:20am +12

In order for us to move from simply being content in our faith to being compelled to share our faith, we have to be CONVINCED of what we believe.  Ps Peter Morton looks at how Moses responds to God's calling and outlines the 5 areas that we need to be convinced in, in order to move from content to compelled.  

Direct download: 20200301_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 1:24pm +12

Ps Judy Dawson shared how to live out of the saltshaker and be effective in the world with our words and action.

Direct download: 20200301.Ps.Judy.Dawson.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 9:48am +12

If you received a prophetic word on Sunday 1st March at The River Pukekohe then you will find it here. 

Direct download: 20200301.Prophetic_Words_Pukekohe.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 9:48am +12

Ps Claire McLean explores some ways we can flip the switch, to turn the light of our lives on in our world of influence.

Direct download: 20200223.Ps.Claire.McLean.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 9:05am +12

Kevin Forlong shares 3 critical truths to embrace stretch.

Direct download: 20200223_Kevin_Forlong.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 9:00am +12

Ps Chris Dawson shares on going the extra mile to be the Salt & Light of the world.

Direct download: 20200216_Ps_Chris_Dawson.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 11:52am +12

In the first part of our new series, Ps Peter Morton shares Jesus’ plan for influencing the world and the practical steps we can take.

Direct download: 20200216_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 9:14am +12

Ps Peter Morton encourages to not let our gifts collect dust but rather to grow fruit. 

Direct download: 20200209_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 10:23am +12

Pastor Judy Spoke about vision, how our view changes as we walk up to the mountain top. Higher view, wider perspective!

Direct download: 20200209.Ps.Judy.Dawson.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 10:19am +12

Ps Peter Morton shares 7 warning signs that you may be losing the fire in your faith, and the keys to getting it back again!  

Direct download: 20200202.Ps.Peter.Morton.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 10:23am +12

Sometimes God brings along opportunities in the midst of the mundane. Pastor Annika shares on how things can change in our lives, when we say Yes to the things God has for us. In the big and small decisions that we make, we will see unexpected moments become breakthroughs for us!

Direct download: 20200202_Ps_Annika_Morton.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 9:56am +12

At this time of the year we focus on our own goals and self improvement. But this year we can also commit to find the gold in others, call it out, and walk with others in it.

Direct download: 20200126_Ps_Lyall_Carter.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 9:06am +12

Ps Chris Dawson shares on the story of the lame man from Acts 3 and how he changed his condition to celebration.

Direct download: 20200126.Ps.Chris.Dawson.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 10:35am +12

Pastor Judy Dawson spoke on running on purpose on the race marked out for each of us.  As we are juggling many things in life, one thing that we cannot afford to drop is our walk with God.

Direct download: 20200119.Ps_Judy_Dawson.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 9:23am +12

As we start a new year, we're often making decisions and plans based on our evaluation of how last year went.  But have we ever considered the patterns and outcomes of a longer period of time in our lives?  Ps Peter Morton shares practical insights from a 10 year viewpoint on life - and what he learned about himself and God by keeping a daily diary for the last decade.  

Direct download: 20200119_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 9:17am +12

If you received a prophetic word on the 19th January 2020 at The River Pukekohe, you will find it here. 

Direct download: 20200119.Ps_Judy_-_Prophecies.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 9:14am +12

Pastor Judy Dawson shared about the walls of Jericho. You may be very close to giving up, but you are very close to your breakthrough.

Direct download: 20200112.Ps.Judy.Dawson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:53am +12

Let's fix our focus on the main thing - knowing God and making Him known. Ps Claire shares about avoiding distractions so we don't get derailed as we pursue God's purposes for our lives.

Direct download: 20200112_PS_Claire_McLean.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 9:22am +12

Ps Peter Morton shares God's plan for life in His church from 1 Corinthians 12:25, and the most simple and effective way for us to play our part.

Direct download: 20191222_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 1:05pm +12

Pastor Judy Dawson spoke about the three wise men who followed the bright shining star. How Jesus came to the dark world as the light of the world and how He is calling us to be the light and the star for someone else to lead them to Jesus.

Direct download: 20191222.Ps.Judy.Dawson.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 11:37am +12

In our changing culture its becoming increasingly difficult to engage people with the Gospel. But in Acts 2:44 - 47 we discover a way. An ancient path of oneness and togetherness that brings forth a testimony that draws people to Jesus. It’s a roast lamb and Hitchcock kinda way.

Direct download: 20191215_Ps_Lyall_Carter.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 11:53am +12

Ps Peter Morton shares God's plan for life in His church from 1 Corinthians 12:25, and the most simple and effective way for us to play our part.

Direct download: 20191215.Ps.Peter.Morton.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 10:52am +12

Ps Chris Dawson shares from the book of Daniel and how Shadrach Meshach and Abednego were called, trained, challenged & faithful to serve

Direct download: 20191208.Ps.Chris.Dawson.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 11:07am +12

When faced with difficulties, we have a choice to make - to be ones filled with Hopeful Expectation or Hopeless Resignation. Pastor Annika shares on how to ensure we are in the right crowd, as we walk through life.

Direct download: 20191208_Ps_Annika_Morton.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 11:04am +12

When we're hurt it's so easy to "take offence" at people, or even at God - thinking that bitterness will help ease our pain.  Yet God has a better way!  Using Matthew 24, Ps Peter Morton shows us 6 doorways which offence can come through into our lives, and God's plan for healing our pain.  

Direct download: 20191201_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 2:34pm +12

Georgie and Arnia share an inspiring and impacting message highlighting their journey to knowing God. Georgie also has an amazing gift in music and performs his powerful songs. 

Direct download: 20191201.Georgie.and.Arnia.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 2:16pm +12

We’re continuing our series on ‘God’s Grand Design’ – looking at the church as a body and family and the part that we have to play.  In this Ps Peter Morton shares on the value of honour and how it unlocks what God has for our lives.

Direct download: 20191124_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 2:12pm +12

Pastor Judy Dawson shared about the unsung hero Hur who lifted the hands of Moses to bring victory for the Israelites. What we do may look insignificant but it plays a vital role in expanding His Kingdom.

Direct download: 20191124.Ps.Judy.Dawson.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 10:58am +12

If you received a prophetic word during the service on the 17th November you will find it here. 

Direct download: 20191117_Prophetic_Words_-_Pukekohe.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 10:42am +12

We're continuing our series on 'God's Grand Design' - looking at the church as a body and family and the part that we have to play.  In this Ps Peter Morton shares on the value of honour and how it unlocks what God has for our lives.  

Direct download: 20191117_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 10:40am +12

Pastor Annika shares how important it is that we are aligned as a body and why Jesus saw this as being vital! Listen to this challenging and inspiring message on why the church is called to be a healthy, safe and loving environment for people to become a part of.

Direct download: 20191117_PS_Annika_Morton.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 10:16am +12

Ps Annika shares on how we are part of the same family, each part is important and has a role to play. 

Direct download: 20191110.Ps.Annika.Morton.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 12:59pm +12

Georgie and Arnia share a powerful message on how to overcome walking through the Valley. 

Direct download: 20191110_Georgie_and_Arnia.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 10:16am +12

Pastor Judy Dawson continued on from the book of Nehemiah to stay focussed on the mission that God has placed in our hands.

Direct download: 20191103.Ps.Judy.Dawson.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 10:41am +12

Pastor Judy Dawson spoke from the book of Nehemiah to rise up and build the Kingdom of God together.

Direct download: 20191027.Ps.Judy.Dawson.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 10:39am +12

Ps Claire explores the ways that serving is a blessing and benefit to those who serve.

Direct download: 20191103_Ps_Claire_McLean.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 9:01am +12

Ps Peter Morton continues our new series on ‘God’s Grand Design’ talking about the vital role each of us has to play in the church.

Direct download: 20191027_Ps._Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 8:29am +12

Ps Lyall Carter shares on how we are often told that we need to find ourselves, who we really are. The Apostle Paul tells us that we truly find ourselves in the body of Christ as we are placed in it by God, discover the unique part we have to play, and as it hits home to our head and our hearts that every single one of us are needed.

Direct download: 20191020.Ps.Lyall.Carter.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 11:03am +12

If you received a prophetic word from Len Buttner on Sunday the 20th October then you will find it in this podcast.

Direct download: 20191020_Len_Buttner_Prophecies.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 10:39am +12

Len Buttner shares an encouraging word for the church - calling us into deeper relationship with God and expectation of all that He is going to bring.

Direct download: 20191020_Len_buttner.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 10:31am +12

Ps Peter Morton looks at Ephesians 2:10 - 'We are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works which he prepared beforehand for us to walk in' - and shows how we've been made by God, for God, to reveal God.

Direct download: 20191013_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 1:01pm +12

Ps Lyall Carter shares on how we are often told that we need to find ourselves, who we really are. The Apostle Paul tells us that we truly find ourselves in the body of Christ as we are placed in it by God, discover the unique part we have to play, and as it hits home to our head and our hearts that every single one of us are needed.

Direct download: 20191013_Ps_Lyall_Carter.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 10:12am +12

Ps Chris Dawson speaks about conscience & how it is actively involved in our lives. 

Direct download: 20191006_Ps_Chris_Dawson.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 10:27am +12

Ps Peter shares on how we as the yeast are placed in this world with its complex situations to simplify and bring life.

Direct download: 20191006_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 9:50am +12

Kevin Forlong delivers another powerful message!

Direct download: 20190915_Ps_Kevin_Forlong.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:04am +12

Pastor Claire McLean challenges us to step out in faith and see God step in and do amazing things to and through our life!

Direct download: 20190922_Ps_Claire_McLean.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:45am +12

Ps Peter looks at the words we speak and how they have the power to release life or death in our lives and the world around us.

Direct download: 20190922_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:38am +12

The kingdom of God becomes visible where His will is done.  Ps Peter Morton shares on discerning the will of God and how every believer is called to be 'apostolic' in their area of influence.  

Direct download: 20190929_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:57am +12

Pastor Judy Dawson shares about how Jesus came to heal the man who was at the pool of Bethesda for 38 years, lying within the invisible wall around him.  

Direct download: 20190929.Ps.Judy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:33am +12

Listen to Ps Kevin Forlong's Saturday evening message from The River Conference 2019.

Direct download: 20190914_Ps_Kevin_Forlong.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:59pm +12

Listen to Ps Paul Saunders Saturday morning message from The River Conference 2019.

Direct download: 20190914_Ps_Paul_Saunders.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:56pm +12

Listen to Ps Paul Saunders Friday night message from The River Conference 2019.

Direct download: 20190913_Ps_Paul_Saunders.mp3
Category:River Conference -- posted at: 12:53pm +12

Ps Judy Dawson shares on how to pray from a heavenly perspective and pray for His Will to be done on Earth as in Heaven.

Direct download: 20190915_Ps_Judy_Dawson.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 3:25pm +12

Ps Lyall Carter shares on how fasting brings clarity to your heart, punch to your prayer, and how you begin to see God more clearly as you fast.

Direct download: 20190728_Ps_Lyall_Carter.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 3:09pm +12

Unfortunately suffering is a part of the human experience. But to face suffering, to support others through their pain, and to answer the question of evil in the world we must have a robust theology of suffering. Pastor Lyall Carter unpacks what suffering isn't, the gift of suffering, and how it leads us to the feet of the scarred saviour.

Direct download: 20190908_Ps_Lyall_Carter.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:13pm +12

Ps Chris Dawson shares on three biblical fathers & their Commitment, Decision making & Sacrifice.

Direct download: 20190901_Ps_Chris_Dawson.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 11:30am +12

As we celebrate Father's Day, Ps Peter Morton brings a message on how to find our security in an ever-changing world, and how to bring that security for others around our lives.  

Direct download: 20190901_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:Pakuranga -- posted at: 11:15am +12

We serve a God who can create out of nothing and begin new things where it seems impossible. He not only begins but is faithful to bring it to completion. - Ps Judy Dawson

Direct download: 20190825_Ps_Judy_Dawson_Pukekohe.mp3
Category:Pukekohe -- posted at: 1:13pm +12

Ps Claire McLean shares on how God calls us to be filled with the Holy Spirit and encourages us to step out and see Him do amazing things through us.

Direct download: 20190825_Ps_Claire_McLean.mp3
Category:Thy Kingdom Come -- posted at: 11:42am +12

Often in life, we don’t feel like being the ‘adult’! But for us to move from our potential into our purpose, it’s important we know how to respond well when the pressure is on. Ps Annika challenges us not to bail out when things are stretching, but instead learn how to develop the fruit of the spirit in our lives.

Direct download: 20190818_Ps_Annika_Morton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:54pm +12

Ps Peter Morton shares about the power of the gift of tongues - why it's been given to the church and how to grow and develop in this gift! 

Direct download: 20190811_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:35am +12

Prophecy is a powerful spiritual gift that has been given by God to all of His children!  Ps Peter Morton shares on the power of prophecy, and gives practical theology and keys for bringing prophetic words to people.  

Direct download: 20190804_Peter_Morton_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:55am +12

Vision is a picture of the future that gives passion in the present. Be encouraged by Ps Claire's message on vision and step into seeing your vision, growing your vision, being your vision and living your vision.

Direct download: 20190721_Ps_Claire_McLean.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:02am +12

Names come with the personality of a person as well. God has given us the power to name our circumstance or rename our past hurt. There are certain things we need God to step in and He is the unchanging powerful God who would reveal himself how we perceive Him.

Direct download: 20190714_Ps_Judy_Dawson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:31am +12

God has amazing plans for your life!  But how do you hear His voice and know if you're walking in His will?  Ps Peter Morton shares practical keys on discovering the will of God for your life.  

Direct download: 20190707_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:35pm +12

Ps Peter Morton shares about one of the most important aspects of the Christian life – how to have a real, life-changing encounter with God’s presence and power – known as the baptism of the Holy Spirit. 

Direct download: 20190630_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm +12

Ps Jennifer Spellman shares on the lead up to Samuel's appointment with God, encouraging us to set ourselves and others up for their own eye opening encounter. 

Direct download: 20190623_Ps_Jennifer_Spellman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:04am +12

Ps Peter Morton brings one of the most unbelievable and shocking accounts in the Book of Judges right into today’s context, with a challenge for every believer in the day we live. 

Direct download: 20190616_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:59pm +12

Ps Chris Dawson shares about the life of Gideon & three significant things that happened leading to victory over the enemies.

Direct download: 20190609_Ps_Chris_Dawson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:16am +12

Ps Lyall Carter shares how on the surface Judges is one of the most depressing books in all of Scripture. But as we look at the arc of the whole story it can speak to us today. The book of Judges serves as both a warning and as a promise.

Direct download: 20190526_Ps_Lyall_Carter.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:54am +12

Ps Peter Morton brings insights from the life of Samson – the factors that led to his downfall, and what we can learn from it in our lives today. 

Direct download: 20190519_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:22pm +12

Pastor Annika shares this Mothers Day on how to make the most of the time God gives us, in the season we are in.

Direct download: 20190512_Ps_Annika_Morton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:56am +12

In the first of our new series on the book of Judges, Ps Peter Morton shares the role that rejection played in shaping the life of Jephthah and how to break the power of rejection over your life.   

Direct download: 20190505_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00pm +12

Ps Lyall Carter shares on The Two Thieves and how we can learn from them. 

Direct download: 20190419_Ps_Lyall_Carter.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:14pm +12

Ps Peter Morton shares the account of King Joash and Elisha, and gives a vital key for us seeing the dreams, visions and words that God has for our lives become reality. 

Direct download: 20190428_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:42am +12

In this Easter Sunday message, Ps Peter Morton looks at the account of Lazarus coming out of the tomb – Jesus stood outside and called him out – and there’s a reason he did which has meaning for our lives today.

Direct download: 20190421_Ps_Peter_Morton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:37am +12

Ps Claire McLean shares on having conversations that matter!

Direct download: 20190414_Ps_Claire_McLean.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:35pm +12