Jesus told stories about what God’s kingdom was like, who gets in, what the rules are, and so on. In this six part series, Lead Pastor Bobby Martin will help us discover how the stories Jesus told were designed to help us understand that the way we think and the way God thinks are not necessarily the same.
Most of us are familiar with Jesus' instructions not to judge others. But what exactly did he mean? Are we supposed to look away when a close friend or family member is doing something dishonest or immoral? Are there times when it is wrong not to judge? In this four-part series, Lead Pastor Bobby Martin tackles this confusing and often misunderstood topic. We will learn the steps to take before confronting others and how to react when someone judges us.
To push the right buttons means to do exactly what is necessary to get the result that you want. What results are you looking for in 2014? Before you dive headfirst into a new year, there are some things you may want to consider before you push the button. There are times to push the “play” button and other times you should push the “stop” button. Which button should you push and when? This five-part series will help us decide.
Let's face it; we all have an uncle or a cousin we whisper about behind closed doors. We all have a relative or two we try to avoid at family gatherings. No surprise there. But here's something you may not know. Jesus had some relatives that make your most wayward cousin look like a saint. In An Unexpected Christmas, Pastor Bobby Martin introduces us to a few of these unexpected, yet colorful characters and the role they play in the Christmas story.
Guardrails: a system designed to keep vehicles from straying into dangerous or off-limit areas. They're everywhere, but they don't really get much attention … until somebody hits one. And then, more often than not, it is a lifesaver.
Just as in driving, you need to have guardrails in other areas of your life —areas where culture baits you to the edge of disaster and then reprimands you when you step across the line. Maybe your greatest regret could have been avoided if you had established guardrails. In this 6-part series, Lead Pastor Bobby Martin challenges us to stop flirting with disaster and establish some personal guardrails.
Hunger is a natural response to a physical need. Throughout the Bible, God uses the physical need of hunger to reveal many spiritual truths. In this series the Creek’s End Ministry Team joins me to explore six lessons we can learn about hunger and having an appetite for the God who loves us and wants to commune with us.