Posts from December 2020

Posts from December 2020

Understanding the Book of Romans Ch. 5-16

Over the next several days we will continue to read through Romans.  This video from the Bible Project will help you better understand the book.  Grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus as you read the Word.

God Opens A Closed Door

In January of 2018, Bryce and Katie Staggs arrived at Rocky Creek hurting and desperately needing a place to heal from the trenches of ministry. Both desired to grow in maturity and in leadership to prepare for the future that God would have for them in vocational ministry. Bryce and Katie found that there were two avenues already in existence at Rocky Creek that would provide the healing, preparation, and support they needed as a young couple to be prepared…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of January 3, 2021

On Sunday, January 3 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying 2 Peter 1:1-11.  Below are some questions for you to think about as you read the passage in preparation for your group.  Be in prayer and allow the Holy Spirit to teach you from this passage.  Then be ready to share what God is teaching you with your group. What are some ways that we receive the knowledge of Jesus?…

Families on Mission: Meet the Masseys

Jason and Tara Massey, along with their children, Caleb and Eliana, moved from Michigan to Greenville in 2017. In 2018, they made their way to Rocky Creek and joined as covenant members. Four months later, their 10-year-old son, Caleb made his decision to follow Jesus public, joined the church, and was baptized. Six-year-old Eliana has also followed the rest of her family in declaring her faith in Jesus since coming to Rocky Creek. The Masseysʼ faith is not the only…

Understanding the Book of Romans Ch. 1-4

Over the next several days we will read through Romans.  This video from the Bible Project will help you better understand the book.  Grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus as you read the Word.

Bible Reading Plan for Week of December 27

James 1:22 states, “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.”  So God does want us to hear the Word, and in order to hear the Word we must be in the Word.  This week read the Word and hear from God.  However, don’t just hear the Word as you read, but also put it into practice.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon. Dec 27          …

Worship In Our New Reality

During 2020, the Brocato family learned the power of family worship. On March 15, 2020, at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Pastor Travis stood at the pulpit and said to the Rocky Creek congregation, “We want to be able to continue as a church, to be the church…we will do what we have to do…we are going to be smart, but we are going to be the church.” The following week, March 22, 2020, Pastor Travis was no longer…

Growing and Going

In Matthew 28:19-20, we read these words, “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” In this verse, Jesus emphasizes the need to take the Gospel to those who do not know Him in order that they may become His…

Your Generosity Meets Tangible Needs

Here are some ways your gift to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering can help.  Pray about what you can give.  Rocky Creek will collect this annual offering for international missions on Sunday, December 20.

Bible Reading Plan for Week of December 20

Colossians 3:16 encourages us to “let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.”  Soak up the Scriptures this week and then let them flow out of you in praise to God and comfort to others.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon. Dec 20           Matthew 5:17-20 Dec 21             2…

Understanding the Book of 2 Corinthians

Over the next several days we will read through 2 Corinthians.  This video from the Bible Project will help you better understand the book.  Grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus as you read the Word.