The Ever-Changing Church

No matter what your church is like, change can be frightening.  Whether it’s a tradition of 50 years or 50 days, the moment that something changes, it’s a difficult process for people of every age and every background to embrace.

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Fall Forward

Whether you are a member or a guest of Rocky Creek, we want to keep you informed during this time of transition in the Fall of 2018. Rocky Creek continues to celebrate spiritual and numerical growth, and the church must provide space for current growth and plan now for continued growth in the future.

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The Kingdom of God Knows No Borders

Jesus taught parables to His disciples regarding how the Kingdom of God would grow. As His disciples, we should continue to do our part and watch God cause the growth.

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Willing Hearts

Whether you are a member or a guest of Rocky Creek, we want to keep you informed during this time of transition in the Fall of 2018. Rocky Creek continues to celebrate spiritual and numerical growth, and the church must provide space for current growth and plan now for continued growth in the future. As we look forward to our future, here are some helpful pieces of information to keep you informed and equipped.

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Empty Chairs

Whether you are a member or a guest of Rocky Creek, we want to keep you informed during this time of transition in the Fall of 2018. Rocky Creek continues to celebrate spiritual and numerical growth, and the church must provide space for current growth and plan now for continued growth in the future.

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Open Doors

Whether you are a member or a guest of Rocky Creek, we want to keep you informed during this time of transition in the Fall of 2018. Rocky Creek continues to celebrate spiritual and numerical growth, and the church must provide space for current growth and plan now for continued growth in the future.

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The Danger of Ministry Overcompensation

It was a challenging season of life.  I was a full-time husband, new father, full-time pastor, part-time religion instructor, and doctoral student.  Needless to say, I wasn’t sleeping a lot back then.  On a certain trek coming back from Southern Seminary, I began to drift asleep at the wheel.  After about 6 days of classes and 6 hours on the road, exhaustion hit me and catastrophe wasn’t too far behind.

Gratefully, as I began to drift off the interstate, I was alerted by the tracked grooves in the road, and I was startled back to reality.  While I was grateful for the wakeup call, the sudden fright almost created a more dangerous scenario: I overcompensated.

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Write God Your Letter of Excuse

Determining God’s will is a challenging endeavor.  Ascertaining whether your potential leading is self-inflicted or divinely-prompted is a serious task.

Oftentimes, we have a hunch about a direction but we stop cold in our tracks.  Either the challenge seems too daunting or our inabilities are too obvious for us to proceed.  Feeling led to do one thing, we resist the urge and come up with numerous excuses of why we shouldn’t continue.

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The Disciple’s Job Description

As the crowds increased around Jesus, He intentionally drew closer to fewer people as He appointed twelve disciples to be His apostles. As Jesus called the original Twelve to specific tasks, He calls us to follow Him in the same way today.

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Open Your Home for Ministry

As Jesus gathered disciples, He befriended sinners in home settings.  Acknowledging the needs of those around us, we should open our homes and open our hearts to minister to those in close proximity to us.

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