Here is this Sunday's sermon trailer, The Usefulness of Brokenness.
Creekstone is at a crucial juncture in our history. Though not in ruins and not building a literal wall, we are in the building process and face a number of significant challenges, much like Nehemiah's project to rebuild the wall of Jerusalem in the 400s BC. Furthermore, many of us have ruins in our lives … Continue reading “Rebuilding the Ruins” • New Sermon Series Begins Sept. 7th
This is message #4 is our sermon series, The GRACE Awakening: Living All of Life in Light of the Gospel. The "big idea" is that it is radical grace that produces radical change.
This is the sermon promo for this week. Enjoy, and hope to see you Sunday!
Hey Creekstone,This past week our attendance was over 350, with many of those being college students. What a blessing to expose so many young folks to the gospel during such formative years! Well, this Sunday, we are going to expose them to a Creekstone feast… a Pot-Luck Dinner… or Covered Dish — whatever you prefer … Continue reading What Will You Bring on Sunday?
This is message #3 in our sermon series, The GRACE Awakening: Living All of Life in Light of the Gospel.
I was at a meeting last night and heard someone say something that I had to write down.Bound people bind people.Free people free people.Hurt people hurt people.Healed people heal people.I would add a few:Condemned people condemn people.Loved people love people.Forgiven people forgive people.So simple, yet profound in the implications. How desperately I want to be … Continue reading The Bound, Free, Hurt and Healed…
Here are just three reasons why this Sunday is special for Creekstone:This Sunday is special because it is Creekstone's 4th Anniversary. Woo hoo!This Sunday is special because this week we welcome back our crew of UNG students. Can't wait!This Sunday is special because we are launching our first Video Service alongside our Auditorium Service. Now … Continue reading Three Reasons Why This Sunday is Special
Creekstone is partnered with Campus Outreach, a ministry at UNG committed to reaching with and discipling students in the height, depth, width and breadth of God’s grace in Jesus. CO is having a back to school welcome cookout this Tuesday at 5pm between Lewis and the Lewis annex. The first meeting of the semester will … Continue reading Campus Outreach Info.
Hey Creekstone friends, This Sunday is going to be HUGE! Not only is it our 4th Anniversary, but also we are launching a Video Service that will take place alongside our Auditorium Service. Since we usually experience a spike in attendance this time of year, if you are a Ministry Team Leader, K-Group Host or … Continue reading A Huge Sunday for Creekstone this Week!
A great stanza to prep us for our various Sunday gatherings: "Thy mercy my God is the theme of my song, the joy of my heart and the boast of my tongue. Thy free grace alone from the first to the last hath won my affections and bound my soul fast." - Isaac Watts
This is message #2 in our present series, The GRACE Awakening.
I took a photography class this summer at the Monteagle Assembly in Monteagle, TN. My instructor, Jim Rogers, from Dallas, TX, put together a musical slideshow using his photos, as well as those from class participants (including yours truly!). So, if you have never been to the Monteagle Assembly, I hope this gives you a … Continue reading “The Magic of Monteagle”
This is the story that I mentioned in this morning's message—an amazing picture of redemption and restoration!
Who does what in sanctification? Is is all God? Is it all me? Part God and part me? How am I to understand who does what? Well, I came across some passages today in my study that I think shed some helpful light in answering the question. Check these out (I've underlined some key phrases): … Continue reading Who Does What in Sanctification?
For anyone struggling with addiction, this 15-minute story about the rescue and restoration of Skip Ryan is so very hopeful. I trust that it will encourage you.