This is a Big Deal!

As you probably know by now, Creekstone is having our long-awaited "Particularization Service" THIS SUNDAY, April 3, when we become an independent, self-governing congregation! During this service we will ordain and install our first elders, as well as install yours truly as Organizing/Founding Pastor. Rather than a morning gathering, the service will be at 4:00 p.m. Same location … Continue reading This is a Big Deal!

“The Super-Glue of Christian Unity” • John 17:20-21 (audio & notes)

Listen to the sermon audio: Sermon notes: Until his recent death, Lee McCarty was the most famous potter in Mississippi, if not one of the most recognized in the south and possibly the nation. Using clay dug from the Mississippi Delta, he created both functional and decorative pottery, some of which has even been featured … Continue reading “The Super-Glue of Christian Unity” • John 17:20-21 (audio & notes)

No Need to Explain: “I Invented It”

In 1969, in a science lab in New Jersey, Canadian physicist Willard Boyle and his colleagues invented the concept of an electronic eye. Using their knowledge of mathematics and the behaviour of light they provided the science behind digital cameras known as a charged-coupled device or CCD. The CCD technology revolutionized photography, as light could … Continue reading No Need to Explain: “I Invented It”

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. … Continue reading How to Choose a Candidate: Three Simple Principles

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), … Continue reading Christianity vs Cults: How to Know the Difference

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 … Continue reading Meet Creekstone’s Elder Candidates

Challenge and Opportunity: A Financial Update This Sunday

Dear Creekstone family, This Sunday is going to be a bit unique as far as our Sunday gatherings go, as we are going to carve out about 15 minutes in the service for Doug Kittrell, Creekstone's Finance Team Leader, to share the details concerning our present financial position and where we need to be in order to … Continue reading Challenge and Opportunity: A Financial Update This Sunday

The Pathway to Particularization (Key Dates and How You Can Pray)

Dear Creekstone family, As we enter the formal process of particularization as a local church, I want to share with you key dates and how you can pray. Saturday, January 9, 2016. Our elder candidates, Jesse Turk and James Daniel, will be personally interviewed and theologically examined by the Church Planting Commission of Perimeter Church. Please … Continue reading The Pathway to Particularization (Key Dates and How You Can Pray)