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Working While Waiting

Working While Waiting (Titus 2:11-15) People tend to drift to either passively waiting on Christ’s return or actively working while ignoring his return. We are to show zeal in our work while we wait. Salvation (Titus 2:11) The grace…

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…

The New Testament Deacon: The Church’s Minister of Mercy

Great read this week in Strauch’s The New Testament Deacon: The Church’s Minister of Mercy. Book Overview Our heartfelt burden is to help deacons get out of the…

Living Vicariously Through Your Child

The goal is not for your child to look more like you but to look more like Jesus. 1.    Gen. 5:1-3 (cf. 1:27) 2.    The goal is not for…

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…

On the Clock

On the Clock (Titus 2:9-10) – While we are on the clock vocationally, we are also on the clock missionally.  Even if your job isn’t in the ministry, you are in…

Why Your Marriage Is So Difficult

31 For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two will become one flesh. 32 This mystery is profound,…

Your Money Counts

With the economy reeling in the wake of the recent recession, many people are experiencing such financial challenges as credit card debt, downsizing, dead-end jobs, and inadequate or…

Sins of the Father

Resolve to defy any sinful legacy and turn your family around. 1. The sins of the father punish future generations when they become the sins of the children…