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25 Benefits for Engaging the Bible

The Bible is the main way that God communicates with us.  He reveals who He is through His Word and desires us to know Him through His Word. Steve Demme reported, “A key discovery from the CBE (Center for Biblical Engagement) research is that the life of someone who engages Scripture 4 or more times a week looks radically different from the life of someone who does not.” How often are you engaging the Scriptures? Here are 25 Benefits for…

Leading Family Devotions

Who needs some ideas how to approach worship as a family at home? Here are some neat ideas and great conversation about leading family worship together as a family. Check it out and get some ideas.

Break Off the Engagement

Yellow flags in dating become red flags in marriage. Main Points Years later when she was questioned as to whether she had ever been in love, Moon responded: “Yes, but God had first claim on my life, and since the two conflicted, there could be no question about the result.” 1 Cor. 7:35 – I say this for your own benefit, not to lay any restraint upon you, but to promote good order and to secure your undivided devotion to the…

Introduction to James

Bible Reading for Monday, February 27 – Sunday, March 5:  Introduction to James Pray and ask God to teach you as we study through the Book of James. Read James 1-5 this week (You may want to read it multiple times.) Answer the following questions after reading James 1-5 (It’s helpful to write down your answers.)      What is one Scripture that sticks out to you?  Why?      What truth do you need to apply to your life and how will…

Read Scripture: James

During the months of March, April, and May we will be studying the Book of James in our Bible study groups.  Check out this video for an overview of the Book of James.  Then read the book and discover truth to apply.

Curriculum for Academy

At Rocky Creek Academy, our goal has been to instill in children a love of Christ and equip them with a solid foundation in early learning.  By using the A Beka Curriculum for preschoolers, we utilize a comprehensive, quality curriculum and materials written from a Christian perspective.  A Beka Curriculum A Beka Book Christian schools throughout the nation recognize that A Beka Book sets the standard of excellence in the publishing of textbooks and other materials for Christian schools. A Beka Book, is unashamedly…

Helping Your Spouse

You are not called to hinder your spouse but to help your spouse. Gen. 2:18 You are not called to frustrate your spouse but to further your spouse. You are not called to clone your spouse but to compliment your spouse. You are not called to hinder your spouse but to help your spouse.

Caring for Aging Parents

Honor the position of your parent even when it is difficult to honor the personality of your parent. 1.    Prov. 23:22 2.    Honor the position of your parent even when it is difficult to honor the personality of your parent.  (Ex. 20:12) 3.    You honor God when you honor your parents. (Lev. 19:32) 4.    Your children are learning how to care for you BY the way you are caring for your parents.  (Eph. 6:1-3)

Jonah: God’s Relentless Pursuit

So excited to start first sermon series at Rocky Creek this Sunday at 10:30!  I will begin preaching Jonah: God’s Relentless Pursuit and if you don’t have a church home and are in the Greenville area, we would love to have you! Series Overview Jonah was a prophet on the run but discovered quickly that he could not outrun God.  No matter how hard we may try to avoid God’s call on our own lives, we will soon realize that we cannot escape God’s…

Thank You, Rocky Creek

Dear Rocky Creek Family, “Only fear the LORD and serve Him faithfully with all your heart.  For consider what great things He has done for you” (1 Sam. 12:24).   We serve a great God.  He excels in nothing less than doing great things. I now consider that one of the great things He has done for me is allowing me the privilege to pastor you.  After the months of discerning God’s will with the search team, we were blessed…