This is today's Creekstone message. For more on the "re-discovery" of the gospel by Martin Luther and why October 31 is so historically significant, see this post.
“The Reformation was a time when men went blind, staggering drunk because they had discovered, in the dusty basement of late medievalism, a whole cellarful of fifteen-hundred-year-old, two hundred proof grace— one sip of which would convince anyone that God saves us single-handedly.” Robert Farrar Capon, Between Noon and Three (San Francisco: Harper and … Continue reading 200 Proof Grace
October 31 is one of the most historic days in human history, and surprising to many, it has nothing to do with costumes or candy. On this day in 1517, Dr. Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the University chapel in Wittenberg, Germany. In this thesis, he challenged the Church’s sale … Continue reading October 31 and Radical Grace
In his classic, Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis talks about The Great Sin. Concerning this sin, he says, "the more we have it ourselves, the more we dislike it in others." What is this great, ultimate, most devastating of all sins? Pride, or self-conceit. Lewis goes on: Pride leads to every other vice: it is the complete anti-God … Continue reading The Great Sin
The crew enjoyed some horseback riding on Sunday while picking up a new puppy (a Poogle named Duncan - the dog in Ann Ferris' lap) from our friends, the Weavers, who live just outside of Dahlonega. See the full gallery on Posterous