Posts from 2018 (Page 3)

Posts from 2018 (Page 3)

Bible Basics Class

How do you know who God is?  How do you know what He is like?  How do you know how we should respond to Him?  How do you know the truth about other things in life?  The answers are contained in the Bible. On Sunday nights at 6:00pm in the Storehouse, Jeremy Smith will help you investigate questions such as, What is Man?  Who is Christ?  What is the atonement?  What is the resurrection?  What is death? What does it…

Thursday Ladies Bible Study – Discerning the Voice of God

On Thursday mornings this fall, Donna Smith will be leading Discerning the Voice of God by Priscilla Shirer.  In this study you will “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.”  The study will take place in the fellowship hall on Thursday mornings at 10:00am from October 11 to November 29.…

As We Gather – September 16th, 2018

Revelation 1:5-6 (ESV) and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood 6and made us a kingdom, priests to his God and Father, to him be glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.” Psalm 33:8 (ESV) Let all the earth fear the Lord; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him!”…

SHINE- Sharing the Light of the World

For the next six weeks on Wednesday nights (6:30pm-7:30pm), the students will be doing a study called, “Shine.” This is a study by Dare 2 Share ministries that will help equip us to better share our faith in Christ. Some of the topics will include facing fears, mastering their message, and sharing their story. Can you imagine how God will use this study and our students, as they go back to their mission field and share His light and love…

Apologetics Class on Wednesday Nights

Apologetics may be simply defined as the defense of the Christian faith.  For a more detailed explanation check out this article entitled What is Apologetics? This 10 week class will discuss the following topics: What is Worldview The Reliability of Scripture The Real Jesus Icons of Evolution Morality The Case Against Aboriton The Problem of Evil and Suffering Responding to Relativism Cults On Wednesday, October 3, you will have the opportunity to listen to a leading Christian Apologist at Spartanburg…

The Transcendence of God

Attributes of God are the foundational beliefs about who God is and what He is like that comes from Scripture.  You can’t worship a God fully if you only know Him partially. One critical attribute to study is the transcendence of God. Incorrect Perception: The Man Upstairs God Many people casually refer to God as the Man Upstairs.  Minimizing the unthinkable chasm between His quality and our quality, they diminish His character as someone only slightly higher than us.  This diluted…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of September 9

We have read through the first third of the book of Job.  Job has suffered some terrible things and his friends have come to “encourage” him, but they are not doing a good job.  This week we’ll continue reading in Job and learning about suffering.   On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon.  Please consider the questions below regarding the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups. Sunday, September 9 – Mark 6:14-29…

September Missions Prayer Newsletter

The September issue of our RC Missions Prayer Newsletter is available at the Welcome Center and the Missions Table just inside the Gym (worship area).  You can also download it here to be able to read through it and pray for our Mission Partners.   In this issue, you can pray for: Missionaries in over half a dozen different countries around the world; Over a dozen salvation experiences; A “lone-believer” standing firm in a country (and a family) that absolutely…

The Independence of God

Attributes of God are the foundational beliefs about who God is and what He is like that comes from Scripture.  You can’t worship a God fully if you only know Him partially. One critical attribute to study is the independence of God.

Bible Reading Plan for Week of September 2

Last week started our journey of reading through the Old Testament in chronological order.  So while we started in Genesis, we aren’t just reading it straight through.  We will be reading about Job in the coming days and then return to Genesis.  As we continue reading in the OT we will look at the Scriptures in the order in which events occurred.  Hopefully, as you read God’s Word it will come alive to you and you will see God in…

Fall Construction Update

It has been less than a year since we first shared the Rocky Creek plans to increase capacity and flexibility on our campus.  In a short amount of time, many details have come together, many funds have been contributed, and many steps have been made.  We moved into the gym on Sunday, August 26th to clear the path for the renovations, and they are now underway.  The goal has been to worship in the gym for 3 months and to…

State Missions Offering

Janie Chapman Offering for State Missions For State Missions, Missions Education, and Great Commission Living Here is what it is…. Each year in September, South Carolina Baptists focus on State Missions through prayer and finances.  This offering is named the “Janie Chapman Offering for State Missions” after the first president of the SC Woman’s Missionary Union in 1937.  The funds raised from this annual offering help to support Evangelism, Church Planting, Training, Educational Ministries, and much more (see the link…

Fall Schedule for Attributes of God Study

The issue of having a correct theology is critically important.  That’s why I am teaching a course on the Attributes of God.  During our Fall 2018 semester of Equip, we will be looking at a different attribute of God every week.  Attributes of God are the foundational beliefs about who God is and what he is like that comes from Scripture. You can’t worship a God fully if you only know Him partially.   If you would like to know…

Reading the Old Testament

Today, Monday, August 27, 2018, Rocky Creek starts a journey through the Bible. Our Bible Reading Plan during the week will take us chronologically through the Bible, and in our Gospel Groups we will be studying Genesis 1 on September 2, 2018, and then working our way to Revelation over the next three years. Here’s the Bible Reading Plan for September to November 2018. Please check out episode 1147 of Ask Pastor John from January 17, 2018 to give you some…