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May Missions Prayer Newsletter – Part 1

May Missions Prayer Newsletter – Part 1 May 4, 2020 This week please take a moment and read over and pray over these 4 Mission Partners. You can download the Newsletter here.  Lierte Soares Junior – New England Triad – liertejunior@bol.com.br Prayers: Pray for our family and church members dealing with the impact of COVID-19. For guidance for us as we use the internet as a tool to disciple & reach people. For the finances in both churches. Important Dates:…

PWC Virtual Baby Bottle Campaign

Piedmont Women’s Center Virtual Baby Bottle Campaign Help support Piedmont Women’s Center, one of Rocky Creek’s Mission Partners for their 2020 Virtual Baby Bottle Campaign. When you support the Baby Bottle Campaign, you are providing the gift of life to unborn children and allowing women and men to find real Hope in a time of crisis. $25 fills a bottle! How many bottles can you help fill?  Follow the link to the PWC website where you can sign up to…

RC Students- How God Is Revealed Through Names

God has revealed Himself primarily in four overlapping ways: 1) actions; 2)names; 3) images; and 4) attributes. This week our students will survey some of God’s names. Names in general are ways to identify people, characteristics, and give meaning. In like fashion, God’s names are vitally important because it describes Him in greater depth and in various ways. How God refers to Himself is very important. “God offers his name as a personal introduction and as a window into his…

April Missions Prayer Newsletter – Part 4

April Missions Prayer Newsletter – Part 4 (April 27) Thank you for praying and supporting our Mission Partners through your prayers this past month.  In May, we will continue to use this same weekly Newsletter format. Click Here To Download The Newsletter. Chuck Mayo – Heritage Baptist Church, Greenville, SC – chuckmayo@icloud.com Prayers: We like everyone else are learning about virtual church. Pray for us as pastors as we learn to shepherd and disciple without physical presence. We have several…

RC Students – How God Reveals Himself Through Actions

How God Reveals Himself Through Actions God has revealed Himself primarily in four overlapping ways: 1) actions; 2)names; 3) images; and 4) attributes. This week, our students will survey some of God’s actions. His actions are very important and must not be ignored. In fact, His actions speaks volumes and attest to Who He is. Erik Thoennes says, “ God shows who He is in what He does.” God shows who He is in what He does. Meaning, in creating…

It’s Your Serve!

In the game of tennis, there is a battle back and forth for points. Each player or pairs of players serve in order to gain points. The tennis player never arrives at the court expecting to win points without serving to the opponent. Thankfully, in the church, there is no battle for points. We are all serving on the same team. When we serve at church, everyone wins because the Kingdom of God is engaged in serving others. It takes…

April Missions Prayer Newsletter – Part 3

April Missions Prayer Newsletter – Part 3 (April 20) Thank you for praying and supporting our Mission Partners through your prayers.  This week we have four more Mission Partners for you to pray for. Download the Newsletter here. Ernesto Chaparro – Rocky Creek Hispanic Church, Greenville SC – miel2007@hotmail.com Prayers: Praise God everyone in the Hispanic church is doing ok during the virus. On Good Friday over 100 people fasted & prayed from 6AM-6PM. We ended the fast with the…

RC Students – What Is God Like?

What is God like? Many have pondered that question. The best place to learn what God is like is from Him. Pastor Travis Agnew says, “It doesn’t matter what you or I think about God. It matters what God thinks about God.” Scripture is God’s Word and it tells us much about Him. To begin with, Scripture tells us that God is the Creator. “God always was. He was not created; he never came into being” (Grudem).  Genesis 1:1 states,…

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…