How to Choose a Candidate: Three Simple Principles

What are some basic guidelines that we can use in order to determine whom we should choose and vote for as a candidate? After all, as responsible citizens, we should make informed decisions when it comes to the governing of our nation, states, counties and towns. So, here are three simple principles that may help as you choose a candidate….

“Taking the Lowest Place” • John 13:1-17

Since the sermon audio was corrupt this past Sunday, I have posted my notes here in case you missed the message and wanted some devotional material to chew on this week. It is a sad day when your children outgrow playing make believe. Not sure when it happens… Not immediate, gradual… Not to stereotype, well,…

Christianity vs Cults: How to Know the Difference

The following article is from the ESV Study Bible (esvbible.org). Almost every book in the NT has something to say about false beliefs and those who advocate them. We are warned, e.g., about false prophets (Matt. 7:15–16; 24:11), false christs (Matt. 24:5, 24; Mark 13:22), a different Jesus and a different spirit (2 Cor. 11:4),…

Meet Creekstone’s Elder Candidates

As you may know, Creekstone members will be confirming our first elder candidates after the morning service at the Lumpkin County High School on Sunday, March 6. If you have been around Creekstone for any amount of time, you probably know these guys. However, if you don’t, then please, meet Creekstone’s elder candidates, James Daniel…

Preparing for Persecution

My friend and Creekstone member, Bill Blankschaen, just released his interview with Dr. Russell Moore on how Christians should respond to cultural persecution. Although there is more to be said (and we will address many of these things at Creekstone Church in just a couple of weeks from John 15), Dr. Moore comes to the…

“Let’s Get Political, Political”

This Sunday we return to the Gospel of John, where we left off at the end of last summer (chapter 12). The entire second half of John’s gospel focuses on the final week of Jesus’ earthly ministry, leading up to his crucifixion and resurrection. This Sunday we witness him ride into Jerusalem for the Passover…