Throughout his book, Gospel, J.D. Greear describes what he calls The Gospel Prayer, a four-part way to tie and tether ourselves daily to the person and work of Jesus. Here 'tis (with a wee bit of reordering and modification): “In Christ, there is nothing that I can do that would make You love me more … Continue reading The Gospel Prayer
I just across a book, Give Up the Gimmicks: Reclaiming Youth Ministry From an Entertainment Culture, that echos a need for youth ministry that I have sensed for quite a while. Here is a blurb from the author, Brian Cosby: "All too often, youth programs have turned to entertainment-driven models of ministry in order to … Continue reading Give Up the Gimmicks: A New (Old) Way to Disciple Youth
Paul Tripp is today's guest blogger. Okay, so I ripped this off from The Gospel Coalition's website. This is the first part of a fuller post that you can read here. Since a dear friend of mine is in the process of waiting on a medical report, I actually have been thinking a lot about … Continue reading Waiting as Opportunity
This is the Creekstone message from Sunday, February 26.
Saturday was a beautiful day to trail race at hilly Ft. Yargo State Park, near Winder, GA. Dirty Spokes Productions put on another great event, with equally great dry-fit t-shirts. The race started around 30 degrees but "warmed" to the upper 30s (maybe near 40) by the time most of the 13.1 mile runners were … Continue reading Ft. Yargo Trail Race