Keep Your Eyes Open

It has been so incredibly cool to see people making new friends through Creekstone over the past months. However, when we begin to connect with special friends, it can become difficult to keep our eyes open for new folks. Nevertheless, I want us to be intentionally missional, okay?  Be on the lookout for guests and […]

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Volunteer Night Review and Pics

Thanks to all of the dedicated (and hungry for Papa John’s) Creekstone volunteers who showed up tonight to go over set up and band rehearsal for our first ever Sunday morning service— band folks, AV techies, greeter team peeps, set up crew, cafe’ baristas, children’s ministry, etc. Everyone was there ready to serve!  Vols will arrive early on […]

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Tonight’s Plan at the High School

Hello Creekstone volunteer team!  Tonight we are gathering at the High School (here is a map) to prepare for our very first morning service THIS SUNDAY. Here is the plan for tonight: Dinner at 6:00 in the caffeteria Move to the Performing Arts Center/Auditorium around 6:20ish for a mini-message from yours truly Pray Elijah Merrett, […]

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Important Creekstone Dates and Info.

Ministry Workshop- Sat. AM, July 17 Creekstone’s first Ministry Workshop is tomorrow morning, Saturday, July 17, at the church offices on the square from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Preview Service Dress Rehearsal- Thurs. PM, July 29 An AHOD (All Hands on Deck) “Preview Service Dress Rehearsal” for all ministry volunteers will be Thursday evening, July […]

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My ’96 Jeep Grand Cherokee finally broke the 200,000 mile barrier today. Our ’03 Odyssey is not far behind. 🙂

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The Evil of Self-Confidence

This just in from my friend, Dave McCarty: The devil wants me self-confident, not Jesus-confident. We self-confidents don’t live as though we need Jesus, so prayer is not central to our daily life: we don’t ask, and we don’t thank, about everything. We assume or we willfully do.  Only we self-confidents have problems with idolatry. To have an idol, one has […]

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