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Is a Church Growing If at the Expense of Another Church Declining?

One day, as I was engaging in some yard work, I came across a curious display of foliage surrounding a small tree in the back.  These growing sprouts were…

Titus Series Recap

Listen to some snippets from our 8-week sermon series through the Book of Titus. Get the entire series here. Travis Agnew Travis Agnew is a Christian, husband, father,…

Faith of a CHILD

As you share the gospel with your child, there are many things to consider. One way to help you think through “the faith of a child” is by…

Who Are You Trying to Please?

Have you ever felt like God was telling you to do something big?  Have you ever felt that desire to fight for what is right? We often say not…

Sample Christian Wedding Vows

Many of us are familiar with traditional wedding vows.  While some of the verbiage might alter depending upon the context, certain elements are normally included. If you don’t…

Gospel Essentials

When we think about having a Gospel Focused Family, we need to first focus upon gospel essentials.  What is essential for your family member to understand in order…

2017 Sermon Series

I’ve been asked where we were going after the Titus series at Rocky Creek.  As of right now, I’ve got a plan for the rest of the year…

May’s Focus: Leadership

It’s a new month and that means it’s time for a new focus at church.  Each month, we are focusing on a specific area to really develop as…

Biblical Blueprint

God has a plan for your home. In May 2017, I will preach a sermon series at Rocky Creek entitled “Biblical Blueprint.”  It’s all about family discipleship. While…

Truths, Trends, and Traditions

There is a major difference between an inspired book and an inspiring book. Scripture is the only book inspired (literally, breathed out) by God (2 Tim. 3:16). While…

5 Hindrances to Discipleship

Many churches talk about discipleship.  Many Christians say that discipleship is important. If discipleship is so important, why aren’t we doing it? While there are many reasons why discipleship…

Never Forget How Far You’ve Come

Ministry has gotten comfortably uncomfortable. One of my greatest prayers and passions as a Christian is to be salt and light within a community (Matt. 5:13-16).  While many…

Excited About Fuge Camp

MFuge & XFuge on Mission Camps 2017 Charleston Southern University – June 12-16, 2017 Belmont University – July 5-9, 2017 Travis Agnew Travis Agnew is a Christian, husband,…

Don’t Decry Church “Programs” from Within a Church Program

Church culture is always a funny thing. Every so many years, a new church trend comes along and everyone starts jumping on a bandwagon while criticizing the bandwagon they…

April’s Focus: Guests

It’s hard to believe that my family has been at Rocky Creek for 2 months now. So much has happened in these initial weeks that I feel like…

How to Pray for Your Pastors

We all have had pastors pray for us, but have you ever prayed for your pastor?  Your pastor or pastoral staff is a target, and they need your…

We’re Making Room for You

God is at work in the life of Rocky Creek Baptist Church!  We are seeing him do some mighty things in the lives of our people and in…

Titus: Paradigm Shifts in the Church

Yesterday, we finished up our first series in the Book of Jonah at Rocky Creek!  I learned so much through that study.  I have been working on finishing…