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A Vital Connection
February 14th, 2024
Jesus welcomes us into His family, and He did it through sacrifice. This kind of welcome is always sacrificial. We give up our preferences, our perceived rights, the centering of our vision for what t...  Read More
by Michael Roop
What Sort of Culture Should the Gospel Create?
January 9th, 2024
Most gospel presentations end with a call to repentance and faith, just as Peter's did in Acts 2. But what next? As we wait for the return of Christ, what sort of culture should we expect to find in o...  Read More
by Michael Roop
Happy New Year
December 29th, 2023
By Steve GreggHappy New Year Creekside!As we come to the end of 2023, I find that this year I am more reflective than usual. These reflections and thoughts are not only more pronounced, they are also ...  Read More
by Emily Lawson
How We Can Live with Love
December 22nd, 2023
By Stephen PowellWe love because he first loved us. If anyone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has...  Read More
by Emily Lawson
How We Can Live with Joy
December 13th, 2023
By Eric OlsonThere are those who think that I’m a bit crazy because … sometime in late September each year, I begin playing Christmas music!  Yes, I know, that’s well before Thanksgiving and even Hall...  Read More
by Emily Lawson
How We Can Live in Peace
December 6th, 2023
By Jake GraybillOften, from the second I wake up to the moment I fall asleep, my mind is racing. There is seldom a moment where I am not worrying. Whether it be about my desires, responsibilities, out...  Read More
by Emily Lawson
Our Blessed Hope
November 29th, 2023
By Michael RoopA bleak feeling surrounded the days leading up to the first Christmas. Humanity languished in its sin. Israel’s temple had been rebuilt, or at least a version of the old, grand building...  Read More
by Emily Lawson
Closing the Loop: How the Discipline of Giving Thanks Increases Our Joy
November 22nd, 2023
By Michael RoopJesus was confused; the math wasn’t adding up.A man was on the ground before Him giving thanks. Just minutes prior, this man’s body bore the unmistakable signs of leprosy, a disease as ...  Read More
by Emily Lawson
Creekside’s Fifth Annual Generosity Sunday
November 16th, 2023
I’m not ashamed to admit it: this Sunday might be my favorite Sunday of the year. This Sunday is our annual milestone to remember together that we’re far happier when we give than when we receive. The...  Read More
by Emily Lawson
Faith and Vocation: Marilyn Youngquist
November 1st, 2023
By Marilyn YoungquistGive us a brief overview of your work and its responsibilities.I taught high school Algebra, and later Chemistry, for 5 years and now I am a stay at home mom to a 4.5 and a 2.5 ye...  Read More
by Laura Vickery
Christian Fellowship
October 25th, 2023
By Stephen PowellActs 2:42–47[42] And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. [43] And awe came upon every soul, and many wonder...  Read More
by Laura Vickery
Staff picks: favorite Christian music artists
October 18th, 2023
The staff at Creekside Community Church submitted their recommendations for some of their favorite Christian music artists. Take a look at the list below to see their picks and why they enjoy them.Cas...  Read More
by Laura Vickery