15 Things You May Not Know About the First Christmas

We mainly focus on Jesus’ birth during the Christmas season, but the message of God taking on flesh to come and reach us is not an account that…

Don’t Go Broke This Christmas

Welcome to Christmas.  Tis the season to be broke. In the midst of the holiday pressures, I wanted to make sure that you don’t start the upcoming year…

10 Bible Verses on the Exclusivity of Jesus

One of the best ways to abide with Christ is to memorize key passages on critical topics. One common question that people ask: “Is Jesus the only way?”…

Obedience Over Feelings

Peace on Earth Obedience Over Feelings (Matt. 1:18-25) Joseph thought he had been betrayed by Mary and yet surrendered his personal feelings to obey God’s commands. We must…

December’s Focus: Discipleship

It’s a new month and that means it’s time for a new focus for the leadership at Rocky Creek.  Each month, we are focusing on a specific area…

The Word [Free Resource for Your Church]

As a pastor, one of my greatest desires is to see our people grow in their knowledge of the Word.  If believers can make scriptural study a habit,…

Jonathan Edwards on Revival

Jonathan Edwards on Revival is a great volume collecting three great works. This volume contains one of Edwards’ most analytical treatises on revival, Distinguishing Marks of a Work…

Protecting Your Marriage from Your Parents

Many marriages struggle due to dealing with extended families.  One common issue for many couples is how for adults to interact with their adult parents. Regarding your parents,…

Did the Angels Waste Their Words?

Peace on Earth Did the Angels Waste Their Words? (Luke 2:8-14) When the angels announced the birth of Jesus to the shepherds, they told them that peace on earth…

Lottie Moon Almost Settled for a Bad Marriage

Maybe you have heard of Lottie Moon.  She is famous in Southern Baptist circles for a missionary offering that bears her name.  She spent close to 40 years…

The Case for Christmas

Book Overview I enjoyed reading through The Case for Christmas. By focusing on the hows and whys of Christmas, this warm yet journalistic book will help believers reaffirm…