Posts from May 2017

Posts from May 2017

After God’s Own Heart

Through successes and scandals, prosperities and persecutions, delights and distresses, David proved himself to be a man after God’s own heart. Join us this summer at Rocky Creek as we study the life of David through 1-2 Samuel and his response to God through certain psalms. 6/4 – After God’s Own Heart: God Notices Nobodies (1 Sam 16) – David was the least likely to become king but God set him apart for this task. While man judges the external value,…

RC Missions Opportunities

Here are several mission opportunities that our Rocky Creek Family should carefully consider participating with during the next few months. 1.     Rebuild SC July 10-15 (Date is still being confirmed) This team is open to men and women; minimum age is 14 (parent must accompany anyone under 18 years).  The team will be working through the South Carolina Baptist State Convention and RebuildSC and will be working in the Nichols, SC area. We will be assigned to a…

Are Cell Phones Changing Us?

“Students are always on their cell phones.” As a student pastor I hear that comment all the time. As I was reading about cell phone use in culture, I came across this article by Tony Reinke of Desiring God Ministries. He gives us six ways that our cell phones are changing us. I found it interesting and insightful. Click the link to read the article:

Psalm 1 – June 4

Read the passages this week and think about these questions Psalm 1 Deuteronomy 30:19-20 Matthew 7:13-14, 24-27 John 18:15-27 Luke 22:54-62   What two types of people are described? What two paths are available?  Which path are you on? What does a blessed/godly man “not” do?  How was Peter an example of this digression from following Jesus? What does a blessed/godly man do?  How much time do you spend per day or per week reading God’s Word?  Is this something you enjoy doing? What…

Overview of Psalms

During the months of June, July, and August we will be looking at thirteen different psalms during Bible study.  The Book of Psalms, which means “hymns of praise”, uses music, prayers, and poetry to give us insight into the greatness of God.  The one hundred fifty psalms are broken down into five books: book 1 (1-41 with 1-2 as an introduction), book 2 (42-72), book 3 (73-89), book 4 (90-106), book 5 (107-150 with 146-150 as a conclusion).  They are written by…

Update from Waypoint

What an incredible time last night at our first Waypoint! I was so very thankful that we had to keep bringing out more chairs for everyone who came.  It was a great time of reflecting on what Jesus is doing through the life of His church! While there is simply too much to recap from all we discussed, I want to give you a quick highlight reel and then we will share more detailed posts in the coming days of…

Dig into Psalms

During the months of June, July, and August we will be studying the book of Psalms in our Bible study groups.  Each week we will dig into a different psalm to mine the truths of God’s Word.  Below is the schedule for each Sunday.  Also, you can plan to read through all 150 Psalms during the summer months with this Bible Reading Plan – Psalms summer 2017. June 4 – Psalm 1:1-6 June 11 – Psalm 78:5-8, 32-39 June 18 – Psalm 23:1-6…

6. Take the Summer Challenge (Clip)

Here is Step Six From the Message: Biblical Blueprint: Teach Your Children Diligently (Deut. 6:4-9) Take the Summer Challenge We have 17 unique summer challenges for your family to draw closer to Jesus and each other.

5. Read the Bible Together

Here is Step Five From the Message: Biblical Blueprint: Teach Your Children Diligently (Deut. 6:4-9) Read the Bible Together – We have developed a Bible reading plan geared to unite our church around God’s Word.

4. Unite Teaching Content for All Ages – (Clip)

Here is Step Four From the Message: Biblical Blueprint: Teach Your Children Diligently (Deut. 6:4-9) Unite Teaching Content for All Ages. The next generation’s greatest chance at comprehension and application is if all generations are learning the same content at the same time.

Engagement Rules

Make sure that you don’t prepare more for the wedding than you do the marriage. Here are 4 relationships you need to cultivate during your engagement: Jesus Fiance Godly Friends Godly Mentors