Four Words

Connect —> Learn —> Grow —> Serve As I think about the community we are calling Creekstone, there are four words that are standing out as vital. In addition to our key values of grace, community and mission is a process for spiritual maturity. It begins with connecting— connecting as a grace-centered, Jesus-worshipping community on mission … Continue reading Four Words

So, Who Was Valentine?

The following article is by Mark Driscoll, lead pastor for Mars Hill Church in Seattle.  ____________________________________________________________________ Valentine’s Day is often loved by women and loathed by men, who drop their cash on flowers, jewelry, candy, and cards. Perhaps comic Jay Leno expressed the male dilemma about Valentine’s Day best in one of his monologues: “Today … Continue reading So, Who Was Valentine?

The Secret of Paul’s Preaching

In 1 Corinthians 2, Paul provides the secret to his preaching, saying: "1 And I, when I came to you, brothers, I did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God with lofty speech or wisdom. 2 For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. 3 And I was with you in weakness and in fear and much trembling, 4 and … Continue reading The Secret of Paul’s Preaching

Preaching at Christ Community/Acworth this Sunday (and Creekstone)

I am looking forward to preaching this Sunday for Christ Community Church in Acworth/Kennesaw, GA, during their missions emphasis month. I'll be teaching from Psalm 40:1-3, a message entitled The Propulsion of Grace. Can't wait to see my CCC friends- we deeply appreciate your prayer and financial support of Creekstone Church in Dahlonega!    And yes, I'll … Continue reading Preaching at Christ Community/Acworth this Sunday (and Creekstone)