Tomorrow is a special event for Creekstone, our first ever Pledge Sunday, where we have the opportunity to put feet on what we've been learning these past six weeks in our Generosity Factor sermon series. This fall, we have discovered that the subject of money, possessions and giving actually is more about God's giving than … Continue reading Pledge Sunday is Tomorrow!
Creekstone is hosting a free parenting seminar led by Kristy and me this Sunday evening at the Dahlonega Market Place on the Square from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Childcare will be available at the Creekstone offices. Please note that space is limited.In this seminar, many practical parenting issues will be covered, including:The difference between behavior modification and … Continue reading Fruitful Parenting Seminar Info.
There are opportunities to give and bless others all around us. Just look and listen. This short (3:40) video will provide some simple, but powerful inspiration!
If you are part of the Creekstone community and missed the Nov. 3rd message, Generosity Training Wheels, please take time to listen to it here, or via iTunes or our website's media player. Thanks!
Mary Ann and David Taylor are Creekstone's missionaries in Tanzania, Africa. Mary Ann has learned some significant lessons while being in Tanzania—lessons that just might come in hand some day for any of us. Here is her top ten list: Flipping a light switch doesn’t necessarily mean the light will come on. A dishwasher is … Continue reading Lessons from the Mission Field: The Top Ten List
This Sunday we will explore the gospel implications of 2 Corinthians 9:6-15. To get a head start, check out these notes from The Gospel Transformation Bible on these verses: 2 Cor. 9:6–15 Paul is careful to ground his call for Christian obedience in the grace that we have been given in Christ. Obedience is an attempt … Continue reading Gospel Notes for This Sunday’s Message
When we give to God, we actually are not giving. We are returning. Since everything we have, all of it, belongs to him, our giving decision is no longer "how much of my money am I going to give to God," but rather, "how much of God's money am I going to return to him." … Continue reading What Will You Return in 2014?
http://vimeo.com/40037663 This Sunday we will talk about the Generosity Cycle and how receivers become givers. This short video (4:45) shows the Cycle in progress in a very practical, personal and powerful way. Soli Deo gloria.
Despite all of the good that can be done with social media, this short, two-minute video has made me rethink how technology, while allowing us to connect with more people more broadly, may be preventing us from connecting to anyone very deeply. And notice how smartphones bring out the self-promotional narcissist in us. How far … Continue reading Could Social Media Be Destroying Community?
Welcome Creekstone's newest members! They were introduced last Sunday. Nick Smith Whitley Dover Joe Nowland Emilie and Eric Langer (with daughter, Aubrey... brother Andrew's arrival is expected in late November!) Jordan and Jeremy Moore (with daughter, Ruthie) Kathryn and Stan Jordan (with daughter, Ramsey) Katelyn Reeves Mark Steely Kandi Ledford Sue and David Miller Rebecca … Continue reading Welcome New Members!