Today is another guest post from a friend, Dave McCarty. His take on the upside-down, counter-intuitive feel of the gospel is slowly making its way into my heart. Maybe it will find its way into yours, too. To meet me, you would think... I'm a strong, confident, competent, cool, caring, together man. You would be … Continue reading Appearances Can Be Deceptive
This is the Creekstone message for July 19, 2015. Ready to be set free?
This is message #2 in our sermon series in the Gospel of John, Knowing Jesus. In this message, we discover the practical implications of five revolutionary words.
In January of 2010, Grant Desme shocked the baseball world by announcing his retirement from the game. Only 23 at the time, the second-round draft choice for the Oakland A's, was on the verge of playing in the Major Leagues. But Desme left behind a sizable baseball contract to embrace a life of simplicity in … Continue reading The Freedom of Loosing Our Idols
In the opening chapter of John's Gospel, he introduces two individuals: Jesus and (another) John, Jesus' cousin (the one known for baptizing). John the Baptizer grew quite famous as a preacher in those days, and I suppose it could have gone to his head. He could have begun to think that he was important. Indispensable. … Continue reading I Am Not the Christ