As Creekstone continues to grow wide, a K-Group (the K is for the Greek word, koinonia, which means, fellowship) is Creekstone's "going deep" ministry where 8-14 people meet weekly and "do life togehter." This is where we care for folks in personal and practical ways, and receive the same kind of care. It is where … Continue reading Sign Up for a K-Group Here!
This is the first part of the Creekstone Vision Banquet, describing the difference bwtween Old World and New World churches. If you are going to be part of the Creekstone crew, this distinction is going to be vital for your health at sea as we continue to sail the wild waters of a church planting … Continue reading Vision Banquet Audio (25 minutes)
Just like the Pilgrims had to rely on each other for survival, as a New World church, we will find ourselves relying on each other, too. We want to grow wider, but we also want to grow deeper. This is why we have K-Groups, which are our home fellowship groups made up of eight to … Continue reading Old World Churches vs. New World Churches, Part 2
Just like the voyage of the Mayflower was not for everyone, I know that our church planting adventure will not be for everyone—and that is okay. After all, we will not function like an Old World, established churche. For example, we don’t see the seats in the auditorium as OUR seats, but as THEIR seats—places for … Continue reading Old World Churches vs. New World Churches, Part 1
Nothing we do as a church is done apart from teamwork, kind of like the Pilgrims who set sail from England to North America in 1620. They had a vision for New World. But there was no way that any one of them was going to be able to see that vision become a reality. … Continue reading The Mayflower, Creekstone, and the Dream of a New World
I am super-excited about Creekstone's Sunday gathering tomorrow. It really is a special Sunday. Why? Because it is our second anniversary of Sunday morning worship gatherings! Our first was on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010. What a privilege it has been to share God's grace with so many and to work with a team who is … Continue reading Creekstone’s 2nd Anniversary of Sunday Morning Worship Gatherings!
Here is an outline for tomorrow's (Aug. 26) message from John 4, entitled, "Worship is for the Thirsty." I. A Thirsty Woman, II. An Empty Well, III. And a Flowing Spring IV. All Teach Us About... the Purpose of Worship