One Service Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

Hey Creekstone friends, After six weeks of two services, we are back this Sunday to one service, which will begin at our normal time of 10:30 a.m., with the Cafe’ opening at 10:00. Come early for some Picnic Cafe’ coffee, muffins, scones and cinnamon rolls! By the way, in the message this week, we are…

Quotes on Sanctification by My Good Friend, Octavius Winslow

From The Work of the Holy Spirit (1843) “The Holy Spirit is the efficient cause of all holiness in the believer.” p. 119 “It is by simple, close, and searching views of the cross of Christ that the Spirit most effectually sanctifies the believer.  This is the true and great method of gospel sanctification… The…

Fall Church Picnic This Sunday at Noon!

I hope you will be able to join the Creekstone Family for a special Fall Picnic this Sunday, Sept. 29, at 12:00 noon at Yahoola Creek Park (in the area near the playground and organic garden) in Dahlonega. HERE is a map to the park.  So, bring yourself, blankets, lawn chairs, Frisbees, picnic lunches and…

Map to Yahoola Creek Park

The Creekstone Fall Picnic is THIS SUNDAY at 12 Noon at Yahoola Creek Park. Just bring a picnic, blanket, lawn chair, Frisbee and a friend. Hope to see you there! Click here for a printable map to Yahoola Creek Park (pdf)

Thank you Charitie Lees Bancroft

Charitie Lees Bancroft (1841-1923) gave the church a gift when, at only twenty-two years old, she wrote the hymn, Before the Throne of God Above. We’ll hear it again tomorrow at Creekstone. Here are two stanzas… Before the throne of God above I have a strong and perfect plea A great High Priest whose name…

Radical Grace Statement of the Day

“Basically good” people cannot be Christians. Rather, only the “desperately needy” can be. We are saved by sheer grace or not saved at all.

Do I have the Inward Reality?

What do shopping at IKEA, an Alan Paton novel, an apartment complex in Portland, and a notorious prison inmate teach us about how spiritual blessing is not the result of outward appearance, but of inward reality? The big question is, “Do I have that inward reality, and if not, how can I have it… and…