Disaster Relief Information (Superstorm Sandy)

This just in from Mission to North America Disaster Response:   Mission to North America Disaster Response is sending help in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the largest Atlantic tropical system in diameter on record. Once assessments are complete we will be establishing bases of operations to best steward God's resources. Please check the MNA website at … Continue reading Disaster Relief Information (Superstorm Sandy)

Robertson McQuilken – Partial Audio of His Resignation as Seminary President to Care for his Wife with Alzheimer’s

Last week I posted several articles about Robertson McQuilken's amazing story of devotion to his wife after she began showing signs of Alzheimer's Disease. This is a partial audio of the speech he gave to the student body of Columbia Seminary in 1990, resigning his position to go home and care for his wife for … Continue reading Robertson McQuilken – Partial Audio of His Resignation as Seminary President to Care for his Wife with Alzheimer’s

Robert McQuilken’s Moving Story of Loving His Wife Well

"The heavy heart lifts on the wings of praise." This sounds like a platitude until spoken out of the depths of experience from a man who lost his wife, career and eldest son. He also says, "In acceptance there's peace." Read more about Robert McQuilken's moving story here (http://tinyurl.com/8h7ya28), here (http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2004/februaryweb-only/2-9-12.0.html?pagin...) and here (<a href="http://tinyurl.com/8hdpqxs).http://tinyurl.com/8hdpqxs).</p>

Sermon Notes for This Sunday (Oct. 21, 2012)

The Marriage Expedition: Essential Supplies for the Journey #3 • “A Check Book” Introduction. At the 2005 G8 Summit, the attending nations canceled the $40 billion debt of 18 impoverished African countries. As Dave Harvey says, “Canceling an enormous debt makes an enormous statement.”   The Main Point:  The third supply for the marriage journey is a … Continue reading Sermon Notes for This Sunday (Oct. 21, 2012)

Sermon Notes for This Sunday (Oct. 14, 2012)

The Marriage Expedition: Essential Supplies for the Journey #2 • A Stethoscope    Main point.  “The key to communication is not speaking; it is ______________."     Key Bible Passages - Exodus 7:8-13; Jeremiah 7:26, 16:12, Ps. 10:17; Mt. 13:19; James 1:19; Prov. 18:13  Although it looks ______________, listening is an ______________ process of trying to understand.    … Continue reading Sermon Notes for This Sunday (Oct. 14, 2012)

The Marriage Expedition #1 • Sermon Notes for Sunday

The Marriage Expedition: Essential Supplies for the Journey- #1 • “A Mirror”   Main point.  "The gospel is a mirror of _____________. Looking into the mirror of _____________ enables me, supernaturally, to treat my spouse the way _____________ has treated me."     1 Timothy 1:15-17  v. 15 - See the way things were in the law mirror    v. … Continue reading The Marriage Expedition #1 • Sermon Notes for Sunday

Top 10 List: Church Bulletin Misprints… Or Were They?

Don't let worry kill you—let the church help. Thursday night—Potluck supper. Prayer and medication to follow. Remember in prayer the many who are sick of our church and community. For those of you who have children and don't know it, we have a nursery downstairs. The rosebud on the alter this morning is to announce … Continue reading Top 10 List: Church Bulletin Misprints… Or Were They?

Creekstone Worship Team Sings “Stronger” at Our Inaugural “Night of Worship”

This is the Creekstone worship team singing "Stronger," by Hillsong United during our inaugural "Night of Worship" on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. Our tech folks (who are pros) would freak if they knew we bootlegged this on an iPad from backstage. 🙂 Also, not pictured, but leading: Lauren Stephenson (vocals), Matt Stephenson (lead guitar), Chandler … Continue reading Creekstone Worship Team Sings “Stronger” at Our Inaugural “Night of Worship”