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Getting Your Feet Wet
February 1st, 2023
By Steve GreggIt’s not unusual for groups to have initiation rituals. Most of us have gone through some sort of initiation ceremony, from joining a club to entering a new profession.  I remember (vagu...  Read More
Redeeming the Unthinkable
January 25th, 2023
By Steve GreggOver the past couple of years, Mike Lauzardo’s name has become synonymous with COVID and UF’s efforts to deal with the fallout from the pandemic. Many are grateful for Mike and his famil...  Read More
The Good News of God\'s Justice in the Flood
January 11th, 2023
By Michael RoopI’ve once again restarted my annual journey through the Bible. It’s a plan I’ve pulled together to read through the whole Bible in a year, the Psalms and Proverbs four times, and the Se...  Read More
Gospel Culture in a Nutshell
January 4th, 2023
By Michael RoopEver wonder why God doesn’t just whisk Christians away to heaven the moment they convert? I have plenty of days where I wish He would.The short answer is, God leaves us to proclaim the ...  Read More
Between Two Advents
December 13th, 2022
By Michael RoopA few years back, I stumbled on a Christmas song that was unfamiliar to me. I was captivated as I listened to Frank Sinatra sing the brief hymn I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day. And a...  Read More
Look what God did!
November 25th, 2022
By Michael Roop“God is good, and generosity is so much fun!”These were the words I texted to someone as I updated them on the results of this year’s Generosity Sunday. As many of you know, we’ve taken...  Read More
Living Out the One Anothers
November 9th, 2022
By Steve GreggThis past week I had the opportunity to spend a couple of days in an assisted living facility. Admittedly, that’s a strange place for a vacation, and it was interesting to say the least....  Read More
When I have sin FOMO
October 20th, 2022
By Michael RoopI wish I had found Psalm 73 during my early college years. At least it would have given me some language to explain my experience. I had some serious FOMO (fear of missing out), but I c...  Read More
Alumni Update | Gianluca Cueva
October 12th, 2022
¡Bendiciones y paz en nuestro Señor Jesucristo hermanos de Creekside!For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Gianluca Cueva. I was on staff at Creekside as a pastoral resident from ‘20-’22. My ...  Read More
Alumni Update | Mitchell Cruit
September 26th, 2022
By Mitchell CruitDear Creekside,In the three years since we left Creekside and I became the Lead Pastor of Northwood Community Church so much has happened. One way of telling that story would be to hi...  Read More
On the Workshop Floor
September 21st, 2022
By Michael Roop“Preaching is a lot like woodworking,” my preaching professor once said. “In order to produce a worthwhile product, you’re going to have to leave some quality pieces of wood on the floo...  Read More
The Warm Welcome of Christian Community
September 15th, 2022
By Stephen PowellI want to take a minute to introduce myself to you and express our gratitude for the overwhelming warmth and kindness we have experienced from you, our new Creekside family.I’m Stephe...  Read More