April 28, 2013 - Listen here—> An Everybody Church • Acts 6:1-7 The Big Idea: “The growing pain remedy is _________________ ministry.” A Listening Guide: Growth problems are _________________ problems. Many hands make any load _________________. A “church plant” provides a unique opportunity for _________________ to get in the game. The result of team/every member … Continue reading “An Everybody Church” • Acts 6:1-7 (sermon)
Dear Parents, These are exciting days at Creekstone, especially in our Children’s Ministry. As the church continues to grow, so do the number of young ones who are being entrusted to our care each Sunday. Recently, we had forty children under nine-years-old playing in the nursery and attending GraceKids. This is a wonderful blessing! However, … Continue reading A Letter to Parents of Children at Creekstone
What would you purchase for $300 million? Whatever it is, that expense would be quite a splurge! If anyone knows how to splurge, it is the Royal Family of Qatar (a small, but super-wealthy country bordering Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf). In April 2011, the Royal Family bought an original oil painting by the … Continue reading A $300 Million Splurge
April 21, 2013 • Listen here: The Urge to Splurge • Acts 4:32-5:11 How does the use of money reveal my true God? How does changing my view from owner to steward change the way I see money and possessions? How can money be deceptive and dangerous? Why is giving miracle grow for spiritual growth? … Continue reading The Urge to Splurge • Acts 4:32-5:11 (sermon)
Check out the next wave of technology that we'll all wonder how we lived without: Google Glass (see the photo below). How are they beating Apple to the punch on this?
This Sunday we continue The Revolution series in Acts by looking at chapter 4:32-5:11, a passage that teaches us how my view of and use of money and possessions is a primary indicator of what I love the most. Or as Jesus said, "Where your treasure is, there your heart is also." What we are … Continue reading Does My Checking Account Contradict My Profession of Faith?