Thanks to Mac Lake for his helpful posts on mistakes pastors make in sacrificing the wrong things in ministry. These mistakes can be made in any vocation, but seem to be particularly hazardous for us church planting types. Click on the image below to see a more high res shot. To read more, Mac's blog … Continue reading The Pastor, His Children and Church Planting
This just in from Arklie Hooten, MNA Disaster Relief Coordinator: Recent storms have left catastrophic damage all across the southern and southeastern US. MNA Disaster Response continues working with churches in the affected areas to help assess damages and determine how best to utilize volunteers. We anticipate there will be major financial and physical needs. … Continue reading How to Help in the Aftermath of the Storms
Free Family Movie Night in Hancock Park, second Fridays May through August. Movies begin at dusk. 2011 Movie ScheduleMay 13 – TANGLEDJune 10 - DIARY OF A WIMPY KID 2July 8 – RIOAug 12 - RANGO All proceeds from consessions will benefit the Lumpkin Youth Leadership Program.
"The good news is that we can stop lying to ourselves. The sweet sound of amazing grace saves us from the necessity of self-deception... As a sinner who has been redeemed, I can acknowledge that I am often unloving, irritable, angry and resentful with those closest to me. When I go to church I can … Continue reading No More Spiritual Cosmetics
Thanks to Jay Smorey for capturing a few pictures from Creekstone's first Easter service. See the full gallery on Posterous
If you were visiting family or merely providentially hindered from attending today's Easter service at Creekstone, let me encourage you to listen to the finale of our series in the Gospel of Mark. I hope you will be encouraged.