Posts by Travis Agnew (Page 21)

Posts by Travis Agnew (Page 21)

Read Titus in One Sitting

I am so grateful for the time we have spent in the Book of Titus. On Sunday, I will preach the 8th sermon in the series from this book.  I do pray that it has helped you grow in knowledge, faith, and godliness.  It has done a work on me! As we prepare for Sunday, I want to encourage you to do something. Read the entire Book of Titus in one sitting. The Importance Why is this important? Read it the…

Happy Rebirthday

The most enduring memories are the most ritualized ones. 1.    John 3:3 – Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God. 2.    1 Pet. 1:3 – according to his great mercy he has caused us to be born again to a living hope 3.    The most enduring memories are the most ritualized ones. 4.    Remembering your rebirthday reinforces your faith. 5.    Celebrate rebirthdays by rejoicing over the past and gifting…

The Hangout House

Kids will spend the most time where they feel the most welcomed. 1.    Josh. 24:15 2.    Bad company corrupts good morals.  (1 Cor. 15:33) 3.    Kids will spend the most time where they feel the most welcomed. 4.    If you earn your child’s trust, you can better communicate your concerns.

How to Encourage Your Family

People replicate what their loved ones celebrate. 1. Heb. 3:13 2. Never forget the power of private and public affirmation.  (Matt. 3:16-17) 3. People replicate what their loved ones celebrate. 4. Meaningful encouragement always involves intentionality and specificity. 5. If you want it to happen, schedule it to happen.

What Is Your Next Step at Rocky Creek?

As April’s leadership focus is on guests, we have made some significant progress for this upcoming Sunday. We realized that we need a simple way to collect information from guests each week in worship, but we also need a simple way to move Rocky Creek members through our discipleship processes.  We worked hard to create a simple way to collect information from all people. We all have next steps in following Jesus. With that in mind, we decided to create…

Living Vicariously Through Your Child

The goal is not for your child to look more like you but to look more like Jesus. 1.    Gen. 5:1-3 (cf. 1:27) 2.    The goal is not for your child to look more like you but to look more like Jesus. 3.    Don’t suffocate your child with lesser pursuits. 4.    What needs to happen for my child to reflect more the image of God?

April’s Focus: Guests

It’s hard to believe that my family has been at Rocky Creek for 2 months now. So much has happened in these initial weeks that I feel like I have been here much longer than that!  So thankful for how God planted us here in this wonderful church. While the first few weeks were spent getting my feet under me and starting with the essentials, I believe we have hit a healthy stride and gotten together a great plan for going…

Sins of the Father

Resolve to defy any sinful legacy and turn your family around. 1. The sins of the father punish future generations when they become the sins of the children (Deut. 24:16). – Fathers shall not be put to death because of their children, nor shall children be put to death because of their fathers. Each one shall be put to death for his own sin. 2. God does not hold you responsible for any sins other than your own (Ezek. 18:20). – The…

Managing Media

With the increasing amount of media connection, how is a parent supposed to protect their children? How should adults stay accountable?  You can trust the person but not trust the situation. Educate yourself Rearrange the home Install filters

Gracious Discipline

Don’t punish your child when you have pushed their limits. 1.    Prov. 22:6 2.    Don’t punish your child when you have pushed their limits. 3.    Discipline based upon the child’s crime and not based on your reputation. 4.    Don’t neglect to teach about grace in discipline.

We’re Making Room for You!

God is at work in the life of Rocky Creek Baptist Church!  We are seeing him do some mighty things in the lives of our people and in the lives of those they are engaging. In recent weeks as we have studied the Book of Jonah, God has been impressing on our hearts to open up the doors and pursue the people of Greenville county with the gospel.  I am constantly humbled to serve alongside this church that truly wants…