Creek's End Family & Friends,
We should strive to be more like Jesus and who we hang with will influence in this goal. Jesus had an inner circle of friends. We can learn from His example. Our closest relationships should be with people who hold us accountable, speak truth in love, encourage and exhort our steps to be more like Christ, and who spend time in the Word of God. They should sharpen us, challenge our spiritual maturity, teach us, and encourage our steps of faith.
Consider these questions. Do your friendships sharpen your spiritual walk? Are your friends sold out for Christ or do they have one foot in the worldly door? Are you devoted and loyal to your friends? Are your friendships godly representations of Jesus and His love for mankind? Do you and your friends have a heart of servitude or are your eyes only on self? Is there a person you have been called to mentor or who is called to mentor you? Have you sought them out? Can you be faithful and loyal to this friend, even if it requires sacrifice?
“Do not be misled: ‘Bad company corrupts good character.’” 1 Corinthians 15:33
Here is what else is happening at Creek’s End…
“PAY ATTENTION” SERIES CONTINUES
Scripture has a lot to say about the value of community, including the Church. In this message, Student Pastor Josh Mackey will help us see that God’s plan always involves us in community with other believers and why that’s better than being alone. Join us Sunday for Better Together.
We will have Baptism Sunday on August 19.
SUMMER WELL SPENT
Now that we no longer pass the bags in the services, we are offering other alternative ways to give. We hope you will consider recurring giving at the Giving Kiosk or online at our website, http://www.creeksend.org/igive
Or you may want to do an automatic draft through your bank. Automated bank bill pay is the easiest and most effective way to automate your giving. Once it is set up, you can update or change your giving at any time simply by changing the amount on your bank’s website. If you are not currently using bill pay, contact your bank or see your bank’s website to set up bill pay. With bill pay, there are no processing fees, so 100% of your gift goes to the ministries of Creek’s End.
For those who still want to write checks and give cash, the offering boxes will be available. How you give is up to you - Giving Boxes, Giving Kiosk, online at our website, or ADT. Thank you for your generosity and willingness to try new things.
COMING SOON IN "PAY ATTENTION"
Linked to Solomon and other wise men, the book of Proverbs includes hundreds of short, clever sayings designed to teach every person how to live and act wisely. Each saying touches on a common area of life and shows us what kind of world we live in and what it looks like to live well before God and toward others. Here is the remaining schedule…
AUGUST 12 – “WORDS OF LIFE”
God’s Word in every generation has met with a different reception from different people. There are those who despise it and those who delight in it. In this message Discipleship Pastor Jesse Hicks will show us the danger in one and the reward of the other.
AUGUST 19 – “WHO DO YOU TRUST?”
Life is full of situations and times when we just don’t understand or know what to do. The Christian has all knowledge and wisdom available to them by seeking God and petitioning Him through prayer, yet we often look away and take the wheel. Community Pastor Tim Seippel will show us in this message how that can lead us into some difficult moments.
AUGUST 26 – “GOD’S BLUEPRINT”
Dr. Phil, Oprah, Deepak Chopra, Astrology, Scientology…. And thousands of self-help books all try to tell you that “you can do this on your own” and that you are capable of being a better, faster, stronger, richer, more successful person by following their advice. The problem is, in the end, none of this really works unless you use the original blueprint for success, the Bible. In this message, Young Adult Pastor Wade Henderson gives us God’s view of His Word and what happens if you change it.
SEPTEMBER 2 – “DESTINATIONS”
What do we do when we wake up one day and find we are not where we intended to be when we first started? Every area of our lives has a road we choose to go down. In this final message, I will show us how where we are going has nothing to do with our intentions. But it has everything to do with wisdom and our choice of direction.
RADIANT WOMEN MONTHLY MEETING
Men’s League has a monthly fellowship on the third Thursday
of the month at 7:30 PM. All men are invited to join us.
Please sign up online so we can get a food count.
FINANCIAL PEACE COMING SOON
CREEK LIFE FALL CLASSIC
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See you this weekend,