Here is yesterday's message by Creekstone's guest speaker, Dr. Johnny Long. As always, Johnny is funny, engaging, and laser-beamed on the grace of God in Jesus. Enjoy!
Creekstone's Worship Arts Coordinator, Jesse Turk, has launched a Creekstone music blog here. Check it out for worship music preview and review. Also, the worship team is reading Worship Matters, by Bob Kauflin. If you were in the service today, you have already felt Kauflin's influence. Thanks to Elijah and the rest of the crew for … Continue reading Creekstone Music Blog
The first course offering of the Creekstone Study Center will be "Theological Foundations of Leadership: Equipping Believers to Lead at Home, in the Church and in the World." The course will begin the first week of March. Details regarding registration will be available soon. Other classes will include Francis Schaeffer's Works and Influence, the History of Philosophy, … Continue reading The Creekstone Study Center
Hello friends, Beginning tomorrow, I will be posting a few highlights from last week's Vision Banquet. If you missed the post re: the Banquet slide show, just go here.
Here is a PDF version of our slide presentation from the Creekstone Vision Banquet. VISION BANQUET.pdf Download this file
Last night at the Creekstone Vision Banquet, I discussed our dream to move from being a crowd to a community, and even on to having close friends who you would consider to be gospel comrades who were committed to living by grace together. Our K-Groups are great ways to go deeper in relationship, and upcoming, various … Continue reading From a Crowd to a Community
Tonight's VISION BANQUET was a high-water mark in the life of Creekstone. What a fantastic time to fellowship and focus on the gospel's impact in and through the life of the church. I am profoundly encouraged! Thanks to everyone who took time to join us for the evening. Thanks also to Mariana Stone for opening … Continue reading Creekstone Vision Banquet Photos
Which quadrant do you find yourself living in, or being driven by? For me, sadly, it usually is not Quadrant 2. What a difference it would make if I could make a change to Q2! For an article on how to apply Q2 living in real life, go here.
Here is today's Creekstone audio message and outline from Mark 1:16-20, "This Changes Everything." You may also listen at the Creekstone website's audio page or on iTunes.
Hello friends, A lot is coming up on the calendar for the Creekstone community. Here is the latest... so you don't miss out!1) Creekstone’s first VISION BANQUET will be held this coming Wednesday, Jan. 19, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Dahlonega Market Place (the old Hummingbird Lane Art Gallery above Quigley’s Books on the Square). This is a NOT TO MISS event that … Continue reading Don’t Miss Out!
Here is the promo commercial for Side-By-Side, a day when churches all over Lumpkin County will come together to serve our community. It takes place on Saturday, April 30. For more information, and to suggest a project, see http://www.dahlonegasidebyside.com. Creekstone's contact is our Compassion and Outreach Ministry Coordinator, Robin Howell. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you want to follow a Bible reading plan that is customizable and flexible, check out http://www.youversion.com. There are many options from which to choose. HT: My friend, Rion Spurlock, via Facebook
Wow - I would love to be there for this cross-denominational church planting event! via vimeo.com
I recently had a very liberating thought: I will never do anything great for God. Now, we have to read and understand that statement very carefully. Key words to notice: I - do - for God. The gospel is clear that we do not do great things for God. He does great things for us. … Continue reading I Will Never Do Anything Great for God
Here are some pics from "Snowmageddon '11" in north GA on Jan. 10. Praying that it doesn't turn into an Icepocolypse. See the full gallery on Posterous
Here is today's Creekstone message from Mark 1:9-15, "Debutante Balls and the Ministry of Jesus."
In my former life, I resisted taking "personality" or "temprament" tests. Now, after taking them, I think that the reason for my resistance was a prideful insecurity born out of the fear that I would be exposed as the person whom I do not want to be. Now that I have been exposed, I find assessment … Continue reading Myers-Briggs & Knowing Thyself
Last week we began a new teaching series in the gospel of Mark on Sunday morning. In case you were providentially hindered from attending, here are some bullets as a way of introduction to Mark's telling of the story about Jesus. According to Wycliff Bible Translators, Mark is one of the (if not the) most translated … Continue reading An Introduction to the Gospel of Mark
Wondering how to get around in the City, Creekstone's new online resource for community connection and information? Here is a quick start guide! How to use the City.pdf Download this file Thanks, Matt Stephenson!