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Today, someone (thanks, Matt) reminded me about posting the Anselm quote (that was omitted) on Sunday night. Anselm, an 11th century theologian, while contemplating the atonement, said, "Since we have offended an infinite God, we owe him an infinite debt. But as finite creatures, we are incapable of repaying that debt. It is a debt … Continue reading Anselm on the Atonement
Thanks to Lauren Stephenson for designing and painting the "shingle" that will hang over our door on the square in Dahlonega!
How was the cross the ultimate Fear Factor challenge? Find out in this message, entitled, "The Cup."
In John Calvin's Institutes, he says, "We can never really seek God in earnest until we despair of ourselves." This was true of the younger son in Luke 15. He only "came to his senses" and decided to go back home when he was out of human resources. What he discovered upon his return was … Continue reading The Grace of Rock Bottom
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via vimeo.com If you have not been able to attend a Sunday night Creekstone gathering yet, this is an opportunity to see a bit of what goes on. We hope to see you there soon!
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via secretfalls.com Since tomorrow is supposed to be in the low 70s and sunny, I'm taking my Bible and a notebook (maybe even my laptop) on a hike with me to Raven Cliff Falls. I think it will be a perfect place for sermon prep. 🙂 This is a short video of the trail and … Continue reading Why I Love North GA: Sermon Prep Tomorrow @ Raven Cliff Falls
If you are a Christian father or mother, you may have struggled with making family devotions an anticipated and profitable time of the day. This has been true with me. Today the Caston family is beginning a new thing for family devotions. Here is the process:1. We all will read the same section of Scripture … Continue reading A Family Devotion Idea
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via youtube.com Creekstone now has office space on the historic square in Dahlonega. But the offices are empty. This video will show you how you can help!
Creekstone is thankful that we have been provided with a prime, 1475 square foot office loft on the historic public square in downtown Dahlonega! Here are some photos of the new space. There are five rooms (the front two overlook the square) and a full kitchen with bath... and a covered deck out back! This … Continue reading Check Out Creekstone’s New Office Space on the Public Square in D’town Dahlonega
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We've all heard of the good samaritan. In this passage from Luke 10, we discover a GREAT samaritan. Listen, find yourself in the story, and have your life changed.
Now that Creekstone has launched, I've been putting a lot of thought into how to spend my time. The above schedule lists the primary ministry focus areas for each day. Even thought this does not list things such as leading the men's study, leading team meetings, social gatherings, youth activities, etc., I think having a … Continue reading New (Tentative) Weekly Schedule
A friend recently tweeted me asking about books that help set boundaries and order life. I have always struggled with "life management," and really connected with Gordon McDonald in his book, Ordering Your Private World. So this is what I recommended. I have also been helped by the book Boundaries, by Townsend and Cloud, as … Continue reading A Helpful Book for “Ordering” Life
Creekstone's first youth event, Pizza and Skate Night, was a huge success! A couple dudes from the early 80s joined us, too. See the full gallery on Posterous
via vimeo.com This is a very brief video following Creekstone's Launch Service this past Sunday evening. Thanks to all of our enthusiastic volunteers for making it happen!
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