Reaching the De-Churched

I have seen this video on several sites (most recently http://www.mininggrace.com, Joe Holland’s blog), and pray that by grace, Creekstone Church will reach many, many dechurched folks in our community, helping them, like us, come alive to the wonder of the gospel.

The Motive and Power to Love Much

In the famous episode in Luke 7 where a woman with a bad reputation kisses and cleans Jesus’ feet, and annoints them, Jesus says to a critic, “he who is forgiven little, loves little.”  The opposite is also true. He who is forgiven much, loves much… just like the sinful woman whom Jesus forgave. How…

Law and Gospel

I came across this quote this morning (a rainy Monday) and found it to be concise and helpful. More later, but for now, a bit of wisdom from our friend, Martin Luther, who says, “The Law is for the proud and the Gospel for the brokenhearted.” Quoted from monergism.com on Of First Importance

Creekstone’s Unofficial Motto

My children have grown up enjoying the Scholastic books and television series, The Magic Schoolbus, where a teacher named Ms. Frizzle takes her students on a variety of educational adventures.  When I heard her teaching motto, I knew that it would become, even if unofficially, the motto of any church in which I would participate…

Unfinished

After moving into our new home recently, we realized that we needed some extra bookshelves. My wife and I both are book hounds, and sometimes we wonder whether our house is a home, or a library. Maybe both. Anyway, we had a friend build us some custom pine cases. He did a fantastic job. The…

Unfinished

After moving into our new home recently, we realized that we needed some extra bookshelves. My wife and I both are book hounds, and sometimes we wonder whether our house is a home, or a library. Maybe both. Anyway, we had a friend build us some custom pine cases. He did a fantastic job. The…