“An Everybody Church” • Acts 6:1-7 (sermon)

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)

A Letter to Parents of Children at Creekstone

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

“When I Confess Freely, God Forgives Fully” • Acts 3:11-26 (Sermon)

April 7, 2013 • Listen Here –> When I Confess Freely, God Forgives Fully • Acts 3.11-26 (Revolution Series) How do you tend to react when confronted with or accused of an offense? Why is genuine repentance so hard? What is it about me that resists uncovering and owning my sin? How does repentance differ … Continue reading “When I Confess Freely, God Forgives Fully” • Acts 3:11-26 (Sermon)

Don’t Confuse the Who with the Do

This week on the blog, we welcome a special guest, Dr. Bryan Chapell, former President of Covenant Seminary, who now serves as Senior Pastor for Grace Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Peoria, Illinois, and recently was appointed as Distinguished Professor of Preaching at Knox Theological Seminary. He has written a modern day classic on the doctrine … Continue reading Don’t Confuse the Who with the Do

“The Impossible is Possible” • Acts 3:1-10 (Easter Sermon and Discussion Questions)

March 31, 2013 • The Impossible is Possible • Acts 3.1-10 (Revolution Series) Why do I tend to believe that God helps those who help themselves? What are lame areas in my life where change seems impossible? What are the areas where I feel the most helpless? Jack Miller used to say, “Grace flows downhill.” What … Continue reading “The Impossible is Possible” • Acts 3:1-10 (Easter Sermon and Discussion Questions)