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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. In order to provide the capacity…

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. As we look forward to our future, here are some helpful pieces of information to keep you informed and equipped. In order to provide the capacity…

Fall 2018 – Ladies Bible Studies

Ladies, two different Bible studies will be offered this fall: Discerning the Voice of God by Priscilla Shirer.  “Discover the root to clear and daily communication with God – humble obedience. Learn how surrender unlocks His many blessings intended for us, centers us in His will, and helps us discern His voice in everyday life.” Uninvited by Lysa TerKeurst.  “Dig deep into God’s Word to help you explore the roots of rejection, the way other relationships get tainted because of…

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. As we look forward to our future, here are some helpful pieces of information to keep you informed and equipped. In order to provide the capacity…

Gospel Groups for the Fall

Sunday, August 26, will be a big day in the life of Rocky Creek.  We start a new church year, we will have worship services in the gym, and we will have Gospel Groups for all ages at both 9:00am and 10:30am on Sundays. Gospel Groups provide a place to study the Bible and build relationships with other believers. They are an integral part to discipleship and are a key component of ministry at Rocky Creek.  While services and groups…

The Revelation of Jesus Christ

The book of Revelation can be hard to understand.  John uses lots of imagery and different  language to convey what was revealed to him.  This video by the Bible Project can help you grasp some of the larger concepts and important themes in the book of Revelation.  Hopefully, the information will help you as you read through Revelation during the month of August.  

Three Reminders for the Next Generation

Parents want the best for their children.  Would you be willing to give the best to your children even if it included getting intentional and personal? Psalm 78:1-8 teaches that each generation needs to be reminded of 3 things: The Faithfulness of God The Frailties of the Past The Focus of the Future The Faithfulness of God The next generation needs to know who God is. The next generation needs to know what God has done. While we are faithless,…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of July 29

Over the next four weeks we will be reading and studying the book of Revelation.  It can be frightening, and it can be confusing.  However, it is a book that God gives us to offer us hope, not fear.  “Jesus is victorious and those who have pledged allegiance to Him will be victorious as well.  That victory is what Revelation is about.”  As you read this book, discover God’s greatness and how we should follow Jesus faithfully.  By clicking here…

Update on Start of Renovation

We are so grateful for all the progress being made in our Forward campus renovation.  So much work has been done and yet it is some of the most important and unseen at the same time.  The staff and other key leadership teams have worked diligently to provide quality improvements while maintaining wise stewardship. Here’s some things to keep you informed: Playground fencing has been installed.  We are waiting on the delivery of new pieces.  The company had some unforeseen…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of July 22

Peter was in Jesus’ inner circle and shared many intimate moments with Him.  Over the course of several years Peter was transformed from a rugged fisherman to someone who would die for his faith in Jesus.  Jesus knew what He was getting when He chose Peter, and He knew what He could become.  The same is true for us.  Jesus knows us and wants to transform us as we read and obey the Bible.  As you read 1 and 2…

Training for Mentors at Perry Correctional Institute

On Sunday, June 24, a group of men from Rocky Creek was able to worship at Perry Correctional Institution and tour the facility in order to discover how we can minister to the inmates at Perry Correctional.  Men at Rocky Creek have the opportunity to encourage the inmates at Perry Correctional to pursue Jesus and seek to obey Him. Metanoia Prison Ministries, whose sole vision is to disciple prison inmates, is looking for men to develop mentor relationships at Perry…

Discipleship Strategy for Your Family

Within the family contains one of the greatest opportunities for discipleship and one of the greatest challenges for consistency. Your family members provide you the greatest opportunity to encourage and to discourage spiritual growth. When Jesus isn’t the centerpiece of the home, every inch of it is out of place. Let’s study Eph. 5:22-6:4 to see what Jesus at the center of the home looks like. All order in the family and submission among relationships all have one common head…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of July 15

This week we’ll read three different books from the New Testament.  Jude instructs us in how to confront false teachers and how we should contend for the faith.  And although Timothy and Titus are addressed to pastors, they provide valuable information for all believers today.  We can gain insight into how the church should be structured and how if should function.  Seek to grow in your faith this week and understand more of who God is and His purpose for…

Communication in the Home

In Deuteronomy 6:5-9 we find a key command that we all know and repeat with great ease, yet there is a communication plan following the greatest commandment that we often overlook. “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of July 8

This week we’ll read in 1 and 2 Thessalonians.  Paul had ministered in Thessalonica, but was forced to quickly depart because of the Jews.  These letters are written out of concern for the church and to help new believers be encouraged in their faith.  As they faced persecution and false teachings, Paul encourages them to increase in faith and love and be grounded in the truth of God’s Word.  Paul is able to address some concerns that the believers have…