In an interview with Marilyn Stewart in December 2013, Nancy Pearcy, author of Total Truth and Saving Leonardo, describes the importance of providing a place to doubt and wrestle through tough questions and how that relates to why many youth lose their once-affirmed Christian convictions after they leave home. In Saving Leonardo I describe a … Continue reading What to do Before Your Kids Leave Home
Check out this 4-minute highlight video of the 2013 Creekstone Youth Retreat, produced by Matthew "Fish" Luke. Thanks to Graham Sibley for organizing and leading the weekend, as well as to the worship team, speaker and college volunteers who served us so well. Student response has been amazing, with one of our guests commenting on … Continue reading 4 Minute Highlight Video of the 2013 Creekstone Youth Retreat!
Here are some pics of our memories at Ridge Haven Retreat Center near Brevard N.C., March 16-18, 2012. What a great weekend! See the full gallery on Posterous
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I just across a book, Give Up the Gimmicks: Reclaiming Youth Ministry From an Entertainment Culture, that echos a need for youth ministry that I have sensed for quite a while. Here is a blurb from the author, Brian Cosby: "All too often, youth programs have turned to entertainment-driven models of ministry in order to … Continue reading Give Up the Gimmicks: A New (Old) Way to Disciple Youth
Here are some photos of Youth Pizza and Movie Night which was held at the Creekstone offices on the Square. What a great group! See the full gallery on Posterous
Here are some pics from this weekend's Winter Youth Retreat (in combination with Christ Community Church, Acworth, GA). Thanks to Zack Carden for planning such a great experience for us all! See the full gallery on Posterous
The Creekstone youth are here this weekend for our first Winter Youth Retreat (in combination with Christ Community Church in Acworth, GA)!
Here is some information about Creekstone's upcoming Youth Retreat Feb. 11-13. To RSVP via the City, go here. For more info or to ask questions, feel free to email me at email@example.com.
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Just a reminder that Creekstone's Youth Discipleship (for middle school through high school) begins tonight (Wed.) at the home of Rosie and Bruce Johnson. Parents are welcome to attend. For those who are unable to stay, drop-off is at 6:30 and pick-up is at 8:00. This is going to be a time filled with … Continue reading Youth Discipleship Begins Tonight
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These are pics from last night's Youth Night. It was so much fun that I had to post these before going offline. Enjoy! See the full gallery on Posterous
Tonight we had a blast meeting friends at Pizza Hut and then bowling at Yonah Bowl. Here is a picture of the crew. For more pictures, go here.
Creekstone's first youth event, Pizza and Skate Night, was a huge success! A couple dudes from the early 80s joined us, too. See the full gallery on Posterous