In his modern day classic, Knowing God, J.I. Packer says, “Many people pay lip service to the idea of grace, but they stop there. Their conception of grace is not so much debased as nonexistent. The thought means nothing to them; it does not touch their experience at all. What is it that hinders so … Continue reading Touching My Experience vs. Consuming My Experience
The Samson Society is the result of the ministry of Nate Larkin, former pastor and recovering addict. Over our vacation, I read his personal testimony, Samson and the Pirate Monks, in which he calls men to authentic brotherhood and community, something we guys rarely experience. Regardless of one's addiction, the truth is that men need … Continue reading The Samson Society
Hello friends. We made it back to Dahlonega Saturday evening from our annual two-week vacation to Monteagle, TN. I'll be posting plenty of pictures in the next few days so that you can get a feel for where we were and what we were up to. But for now, let me just say how thrilled … Continue reading Re-Entry
Hello friends, I presently am taking my annual, two-week techno detox — no cell phone, no email, no texting, no Facebook and no blogging. Will be back on June 27. See you then!
Here is the Creekstone message from June 12, 2011. I really enjoyed preaching this.