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 … Continue reading A Simple, Practical Strategy for Financial Freedom and Blessing
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 … Continue reading The Antidote for Materialism (Part 2 in The Generosity Factor)
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 … Continue reading Gift Wrapping Ministry Needs a Coordinator!
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 … Continue reading An All-New Study Bible That I Will Get and Use
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 … Continue reading October 31 and the Re-Discovery of Grace
"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 … Continue reading Foundational Quotes for Creekstone Church
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.