Best Parenting Book Ever (IMHO)

I am reading a newly released book by Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson, Give Them Grace: Dazzling Your Kids with the Love of Jesus. Although I am only half-way through, I can say with confidence that this is the best book on parenting I have ever read. The best (and yes, I have read the…

1 Peter 2:13-25 • Practical Humility

In case you were providentially hindered from attending today, here it today’s Creekstone message from 1 Peter 2:13-25, “Practical Humility.” 

Will You Join the Movement?

This past Sunday I delivered a message from 1 Peter 2:1-12 entitled, “The Gospel Counter-Culture.” After working through that passage in my study, I became convinced that the concept of counter culture is exactly what I want Creekstone to be collectively, and for each of us to be individually—a community of people who are defined…

‘Tis So Sweet to be a Clueless Sheep

I received an email yesterday from friend, Dave McCarty. Using the Shepherd and sheep analogy that Scripture draws between Jesus and the believer, he said:  “Tis so sweet to be a clueless sheep. Asking about everything, thanking about everything. Curious and expectant to see what the Shepherd will do next—which doors He’ll open and which He’ll…

This Made My Day

I found this note in the kitchen this morning—a note from my 7-year old daughter to her 13-year-old big brother. 

The Gospel Counter-Culture • 1 Peter 2:1-12

If you were providentially hindered from attending today (5.22.11), will you please listen to this week’s message below? This is one of those, “I really want everyone to hear this” messages—a message that defines what I want Creekstone to be for Dahlonega, our region and the world. If you plan on being part of the gospel…

How is Your Soul?

I spent all day Tuesday at Amicalola Falls State Park. I left my laptop at home and turned my phone off so that I could spend 8 hours with my Bible, a notebook and Jesus. I focused on Psalm 23:1-3a, “1 The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads…