Church Membership: Five Strands of Biblical Evidence

In this post, Dr. John Piper, expounds upon five strands of biblical evidence that support the idea of local church membership. If you are a disciple of Jesus who has yet to formally connect with a local fellowship, I trust that this will inspire you to consider that next step. If you attend Creekstone, the … Continue reading Church Membership: Five Strands of Biblical Evidence

“One Another’s” Not Found in the New Testament

As you may know, there are many passages that exhort Christians to love, serve and bless "one another." Ray Ortlund shows us a number of "one another's" that we don't find. "Sanctify one another, humble one another, scrutinize one another, pressure one another, embarrass one another, corner one another, interrupt one another, defeat one another, … Continue reading “One Another’s” Not Found in the New Testament

The Next Step in Building Community at Creekstone

Creekstone is not an event; we are a community. So, to facilitate better community communication, we are using a tool called Church Community Builder, an online church management program that is going to help us get connected and stay connected. To stay connected, just update your contact information below. It should take about a minute … Continue reading The Next Step in Building Community at Creekstone

Annual Creekstone Spring Picnic is This Sunday!

Please make plans to join the Creekstone family at 5:30 this Sunday afternoon (May 26) at Yahoola Creek Park for our Annual Spring Picnic! Just bring your own picnic dinner, along with blankets, chairs, Frisbees, footballs, soccer balls, etc., and we'll have a great time enjoying old friends and meeting new ones. Here are some … Continue reading Annual Creekstone Spring Picnic is This Sunday!

The Contagious Church, Part 4: Interdependent Relationships/The Need for Community • Acts 2:46 (Revolution Series)

March 10, 2013 • The Contagious Church, Part 4: Interdependent Relationships/The Need for Community • Acts 2:46 (Revolution Series) Astonishing Commitments Ongoing Challenges Pressing Considerations Is there any event that you just “hate to miss?” What is it about that event that is so compelling? What if a church were that way? Can you imagine … Continue reading The Contagious Church, Part 4: Interdependent Relationships/The Need for Community • Acts 2:46 (Revolution Series)

The Difference Between a Community Group and a Bible Study

Creekstone is launching our next, "new and improved" K-Groups in September. In order to help distinguish a K-Group (community/home group) from a Bible study, I am posting a resource from Northpoint Community Church in Atlanta. While we may not endorse every specific of this chart, it gets the point across. Ideas? Let me know below. … Continue reading The Difference Between a Community Group and a Bible Study

Introducing Creekstone’s K-Groups

Creekstone has identified four informal demographic groups through which we plan to facilitate community and mission as we grow in grace together. We call them Koinonia (which is Greek for fellowship), or K-Groups. The Veritas K-Group – Young adults and marrieds w/out kids   The Agape K-Group– Folks with pre-school-age children The Sola Gratia (grah'-tea-uh) K-Group– Folks with school … Continue reading Introducing Creekstone’s K-Groups