Posts by Jeremy Johns (Page 2)

Posts by Jeremy Johns (Page 2)

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…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of August 26

This week we will start a reading plan that will take us chronologically through the Bible.  We will read through 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 a fresh way.  May God reveal Himself to you in a powerful way as you meditate on the Bible.  We will start in Genesis and work our way to Revelation.  May God do…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of August 19

This week brings us to the end of the New Testament.  At the end of the book of Revelation we see that Jesus will be victorious, and as believers in Him, we are victorious, too.  What was broken by sin will be restored and made new.  This is wonderful truth to know and eagerly expect.  As we live in the present we have great encouragement for what the future holds.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for…

Fall 2018 Wednesday Nights

Our Wednesday Night Schedule for the Fall will start on August 22.  Wednesday nights provide an opportunity for you to grow and serve as a disciple.  There are classes, groups and activities for preschoolers, children, students, and adults.  We meet at 6:30pm each Wednesday. Preschool Music and Missions – 2nd floor preschool area Children Music and Missions – 3rd floor children area Students – Storehouse Joyful Ornaments – Room 138-140 Study of 1-2 Samuel and prayer meeting – chapel (led by Stoney Huggins)…

Fall Forward Traffic Flow Video

Our traffic flow in and around the Rocky Creek facility will change on Sunday, August 26.  For parking information please click here.  The following video will show you how to move between groups and the worship service.   You can also check out our previous blog post that describes how the new traffic flow affects each “age” group.

The Revelation of Jesus Christ (part 2)

We are headed into the second half of the book of Revelation.  Here’s a video to help you grasp some of the larger concepts and important themes in the chapters 12-22 of the book.  If you need a recap of chapters 1-11 click here.

Bible Reading Plan for Week of August 12

We are making our way into the second half of the book of Revelation.  As a review, here’s a recap of chapters 1-11.  This week we’ll read through chapters 11-15.  Here’s an overview of these chapters and the remaining part of Revelation.  Remember that the focus is God’s greatness and our victory through Jesus.  Worship this week as you read, and ascribe to the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit their worth.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures…

Worship Service and Groups Traffic Flow

On Sunday, August 26, we will be making several changes at Rocky Creek.  Some groups will be changing times and rooms. The worship service will move from the sanctuary to the gym for a few months.  And the second floor from the chapel stairwell to the “elevator” stairwell will be closed, due to our renovation project. With all these changes, our traffic flow in and around the building will change.  For parking information please click here.  The following will be helpful information…

Bios for Deacons 2018-2019

The following five men desire to serve the body at Rocky Creek as deacons in 2018-2019. They will join our existing deacons in order to serve people in the following ways:     Meet needs according to the Word – handle physical needs as they come up     Support the ministry of the Word – allow pastors to study, pray, and preach     Unify the body around the Word – promote Christlike character and mission mindset These five men have been examined by the pastors…

Where Should I Park?

On Sunday, August 26, we’ll be moving the worship service to the gym in order to prepare for renovations to the sanctuary, multipurpose room, and choir room.  During construction, the second floor from the chapel stairwell to the “elevator” stairwell will be closed.  Therefore, some groups are changing rooms and the traffic flow inside the building will be affected.  Entry points to the building will also be affected which may alter your parking plans. Please remember Philippians 2:3-4 during this…

List of Things to Pray

Prayer is an important aspect of discipleship and back in February, Travis posted this about prayer.   Dependence is one of the “6 Categories of Discipleship”, and prayer is a great way to stay dependent upon God. For a while I have been keeping a prayer journal where I write down things to pray for.  Many of these items include people that are sick or people that need encouragement or upcoming events.  Most of these have an “ending”, or I…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of August 5

During August we will continue reading through the book of Revelation.  Don’t be overwhelmed by everything in the book.  If you need a refresher about what the book of Revelation is about click here .  Ask God to teach you some truths that will give you hope, and learn how to live in the light of Jesus, who gives victory.  Although the letters in chapters 2-3 are written to seven churches in Asia Minor they still have application for Rocky Creek…

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…

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…