Let’s Pray for All the Churches in Our Community

Let's pray this week and every week for all of the churches in our community. We do not want a spiritual awakening of the gospel's fulness in Creekstone alone, but in Dahlonega Baptist, Christ's Family, Bethlehem Baptist, Dahlonega United Methodist, Dahlonega Presbyterian, TCAD, The Fountain, St. Luke's, and the other many churches throughout Lumpkin County … Continue reading Let’s Pray for All the Churches in Our Community

The Caffeinated Christian vs. the Decaf Disciple

We're all familiar with the catchy commercial jingle, “The best part of waking up is Folgers in your cup.” But it's not just the flavor of coffee we crave. Some of us need caffeine in the morning to wake up. I’ve been reading John Fisher’s book, Confessions of a Caffeinated Christian, where the caffeinated Christian is the person who is … Continue reading The Caffeinated Christian vs. the Decaf Disciple

“Fueled for the Mission” • Acts 1:4-11 (audio sermon)

This is message #2 is Creekstone's new series in Acts, The Revolution. In this message, we learn what it means to be fueled for the mission as gospel revolutionaries.  Revolution_Fueled_for_the_Mission_•_Acts_1_4-11.mp3 Listen on Posterous Acts 1:4-11 • “Fueled for the Mission”   Message introduction. Yesterday, when I got in the car to go run some errands, that … Continue reading “Fueled for the Mission” • Acts 1:4-11 (audio sermon)

A Tribute to My Youngest Daughter on Her Birthday

A gift was given to the world on January 12, 2004, and her name is Sarah Wynn (a.k.a., sweet pea, punkie, snurgle, precious, etc.). Today marks the 9th anniversary of her birthday. Last night each member of the family shared with her what we loved about her—what made her unique and special. It was a joy to hear … Continue reading A Tribute to My Youngest Daughter on Her Birthday

An Outline of the Book of Acts

Outline taken From the ESV Study Bible Preparation for Witness (1:1–2:13) Jesus prepares the disciples (1:1–5) Jesus ascends (1:6–11) Matthias replaces Judas (1:12–26) The Spirit descends at Pentecost (2:1–13) The Witness in Jerusalem (2:14–5:42) Peter preaches at Pentecost (2:14–41) The Christian community shares a life in common (2:42–47) Peter heals a lame man (3:1–10) Peter preaches … Continue reading An Outline of the Book of Acts