A Simple, Practical Strategy for Financial Freedom and Blessing

Hey Creekstone folks, This Sunday I want to share with you a simple and practical financial strategy that is designed by God and leads to financial freedom. If you are like most folks, you know what it feels like to be enslaved to financial fears and the anxiety that comes with economic uncertainty. Thankfully, there is…

The Antidote for Materialism (Part 2 in The Generosity Factor)

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 • “The Antidote to Materialism” Listen here. Questions for reflection and discussion: In what way has your life been affected by the plague of materialism)? What does Jesus mean when says that my heart follows my money? In other words, what is the relationship between faith and finances? How is generosity…

Gift Wrapping Ministry Needs a Coordinator!

For the past two years Creekstone has hosted the Free Holiday Gift Wrap at Wal-Mart from 10:00 a.m. ’til 4:00 p.m. during a Saturday in mid-December.  It’s been a great success and a unique opportunity for us to share the simple message of the gospel during the Christmas season. We don’t advertise for Creekstone, nor do…

An All-New Study Bible That I Will Get and Use

The Gospel Transformation Study Bible (ESV) promises to be a revolutionary new study Bible. Not only will it help to explain the text of Scripture, but it will reveal the Christ-centered, redemptive, grace-oriented purpose of the Bible of every page, whether in the Old Testament or the New. I couldn’t be more excited about a…

October 31 and the Re-Discovery of Grace

October 31 is one of the most historic days in human history, and surprisingly to many, it has nothing to do with costumes or candy. On this day in 1517, Martin Luther, a German university professor, nailed his 95 Theses upon the door of the Wittenburg Church, knowing that on the following day, All Saints Day, people would…

Foundational Quotes for Creekstone Church

“I became a Christian once for all upon the basis of the finished work of Christ through faith; that is justification. The Christian life, sanctification, operates on the same basis, but moment by moment. There is the same base (Christ’s work) and the same instrument (faith); the only difference is that one is once for…

The A+ for the F: A Primer in the Gospel (E-Book)

This is a primer in the gospel that is based on the illustration that I call “The A+ for the F.” I hope that it helps you live in the context of God’s grace, as well as provides you with an easy way to share the revolutionary message of the gospel with others.

Creekstone Vision Banquet Info. – THIS SUNDAY NIGHT

Please join me at the Dahlonega Parks and Rec Center THIS SUNDAY NIGHT, October 27, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. for Creekstone’s 2013 Vision Banquet, when we will unveil a vision for Creekstone’s future that I think will make you glad that you came. Dress is casual, dinner is provided, and childcare is available. Just show up and join us! Hope…

If I Had More Money I’d Finally be Happy

“If I had more money I’d finally be happy.” Even if you have not said this, you probably have thought it. I have. But I hope you know that is a deceptive lie, which to believe and embrace could ruin your life. After all, how much is enough to be happy? Maybe mega-millions would do the trick? Listen…

Transferring Ownership (The Generosity Factor, Part 1)

Sunday, October 20, 2013 • “Transferring Ownership” (Message #1 in The Generosity Factor) Listen to this week’s message here. Questions for reflection and discussion: Why do you think how we view and use money and possessions would be considered the number one spiritual indicator for grasping the gospel and living by faith? To what does…