Posts by Jeremy Johns

Posts by Jeremy Johns

Bible Reading Plan for Week of October 21

God has heard the cries of His people and He has rescued them from Egyptian slavery.  He has shown His power and grace through the 10 plagues and the crossing of the Red Sea.  Now God will continue to show His power and grace as the Israelites travel through the wilderness to come to the Promised Land.  As you continue reading in Exodus, think about God’s power and grace that have been demonstrated in your own life.  On Saturday and…

Upward Basketball and Cheerleading 2019

Registration for the 2019 Upward Basketball and Cheerleading Season is underway.  Boys and girls in K5 to 6th grade are invited to participate.  All of the practices (one hour one day a week) and games (one hour on Saturday)  will be held at Rocky Creek.  The first practices will be the week of January 7 (one hour on either Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday) and then teams will also have a practice on Saturday, January 12.  The practices will continue…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of October 14

The second book of Moses and the second book in the Bible is Exodus.  The dominant history recorded in the book is the departure of Israel from Egypt.  Moses leads God’s people, and many important events in the history of Israel are chronicled in the book of Exodus.  As you read this week, meditate on God’s presence, protection, and provision.  See the foreshadowing of Christ our Passover (1 Corinthians 5:7) in the readings this week.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of October 7

This week we will finish up the book of Genesis.  We will see how God works in the life of Jospeh.  Then we start the book of Exodus and discover how God brought His people of of Egypt.  As you read and see how God worked in the lives of people many years ago, know that He is still working in the lives of people to write His story (and ours).   On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of September 30

As we are reading through Genesis we are learning foundational truths and learning about key people in God’s purposes.  We are discovering details about the lives of Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph.  Be disciplined to keep up with the daily readings and know God more through His Word.  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 30 –…

Opportunities at Perry Correctional Institution

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…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of September 23

In the first part of Genesis we discovered some important truths about God – He is eternal, Creator, holy, just, gracious and merciful.  As we keep reading in Genesis we are going to focus on the lives of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, and Joseph in the coming weeks.  God will not change and we will see how He is accomplishing His purposes through the lives of these individuals.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel…

Over and Beyond

On Sunday, September 30th, we are asking our church family to give a onetime Over and Beyond Offering for our Forward campus plan. In order to keep the quality what we believe it should be in phases 1 & 3 of renovations, and to collect an initial commitment to phase 4, we are asking the church body to pray about giving a onetime Over and Beyond Offering on Sunday, Sept. 30th. We would use this offering towards covering the costs for…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of September 16

This week will finish reading the book of Job.  Hopefully, you have gained some insights into how to help those who are suffering and also to realize that God sees us in our suffering and He does care.  We may not know the answer to “why” we suffer, but we can know “who” God is and trust His goodness.  The end of this week has us moving back to Genesis to begin looking at the life of Abraham.  On Saturday…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…