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Why Did Jesus Die?

Easter is a time of remembrance and celebration. Christians all over the world take this time every year and focus upon the resurrection of Jesus. The Friday before Easter Sunday is Good Friday when we intentionally remember the death of Jesus on a Roman cross. But why is this story of Jesus’ death so important? Was it really necessary for Jesus to die? Surely there must have been a different way to gain salvation. Simply put, Jesus had to die.…

April Missions Prayer Newsletter – Part 2

April Missions Prayer Newsletter – Part 2 (April 13) Thank you for praying and supporting our Mission Partners through your prayers.  This week we have four more Mission Partnerships to pray for.  Each Monday in April we will post a part of our April Missions Prayer Newsletter.  Use this as a prayer guide through your week.  You can read the prayer requests here in this post, or you can download and print here. Matt Johns – ReChrist Ministries, Tucson, AZ–…

RC Students- Being Joyful In Difficult Times

Being Joyful In Difficult Times To be quite honest, it is very difficult to be joyful during difficult times. No matter who the person is, or what kind of personality they have, at some point in their life they will face difficult times and trials. Even if you are an extremely optimistic person, life will bring seasons of hardships. How we respond and Who we seek in these moments are very important. Will people seek God during those moments or…

April Missions Prayer Newsletter: Part 1

April Missions Prayer Newsletter: Part 1 Because of COVID-19 and the fact no one is coming to our building, there is no need to print a paper newsletter to sit around. So, each Monday this month I will post four mission partners and their prayer requests. You can pray for those four during the week and then the next Monday you will get another four. Thank you for praying and supporting our mission partners through your prayers.  You can read…

Neighborhoods Now 

Neighborhoods Now is a simple guide to help you meet your neighbors, stay connected with them, and serve them during this unusual time of social distancing. By using  suggested “talking points” and questions, you can engage with those living around you in an effort to meet needs and to share the good news of Jesus. Ideally, Neighborhood Now will also be used as a tool to help you effectively minister to your neighbors on a more personal, face-to-face basis. You…

Finding Stability in Unstable Times

What a few days it’s been! Who could have ever imagined that within just a short period of time, our world as we know it would be turned inside out and upside down? This big ship of life we’re cruising on has been hit broadside and it’s being wildly tossed, leaving many of us reeling from the impact. So, what do we do? How do we respond? Where do we look for help? As Christians, we know what the Bible…

Tips & Tricks to View Sunday’s Online Service

We miss physically meeting together as a church, but we are glad that we are able to offer a way for your family to worship together at home. While we know that watching online is not quite the same as gathering together, we want you to have the best possible experience in joining us online as we navigate through this weird time. So, here are some tips and tricks on the best way to watch Sunday’s service. Right now, we…

Annie Armstrong Easter Offering – Your Gifts At Work

Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions Your Gifts at Work Your Gifts at Work Rocky Creek’s Annie Armstrong Easter Offering Goal: $12,500 We will begin collecting our offering today (March 22)  for the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions.  Over the past two weeks, there have been 8 prayer posts on our website to help you learn more about how your financial gifts can make an impact on the lostness in North American.  I hope you…

Annie Armstrong Week of Prayer – Day 8

Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions Week of Prayer – Day 8 Praying for Missionaries Prayers for Missionaries and Their Families Rocky Creek’s Annie Armstrong Easter Offering Goal: $12,500 We will begin collecting our offering this Sunday, March 22,  for the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions.  Over the past two weeks, there have been 8 prayer posts on our website to help you learn more about how your financial gifts can make an impact on…

Annie Armstrong Week of Prayer – Day 7

Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions Week of Prayer – Day 7 Mojic & Munkho Baldandorj Originally from Mongolia, Mojic Baldandorj and his wife Munkho were called to church planting among Denver’s large Mongolian immigrant community. Pray today for them to reach this challenging Buddhist people group with the truth of the gospel. Mojic & Munkho Baldandorj: The Mission Field is Here Rocky Creek’s Annie Armstrong Offering Goal: $12,500 As we continue this “week of prayer” for Missions…

Annie Armstrong Week of Prayer – Day 6

Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions Week of Prayer – Day 6 GenSend San Diego is one of the most diverse cities in America, and each year GenSend challenges college students to hands-on ministry in this and other complex environments. Former GenSender and now City Coach Ebbie Davis is on the frontlines of urban ministry, and her work is key to growing future Christian leaders. Pray today for God to call more students to serve with GenSend, where…

Annie Armstrong Week of Prayer – Day 5

Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions Week of Prayer – Day 5 Rob and Annabeth Wilton Send City Missionary Rob Wilton and his wife Annabeth began their church planting journey in New Orleans. In 2018, God called them to a new challenge in Pittsburgh. In a city with few evangelical churches, the Wiltons are bringing vision and encouragement to church planters and ministry volunteers passionate to see Pittsburgh transformed by the gospel. Pray today for these teams to…