Look around: Hospitality
July 15th, 2021
By Gianluca CuevaIn the last couple weeks as we’ve looked up in gratitude to God our Father, looked in to reflect on our own hearts, we want to now take the time to look around in fellowship and hospi...
Look in: Reflections
July 8th, 2021
By Steve LammersIt’s my turn this week to contribute to our series reflecting on this past year. Last week, Gianluca described the importance of “looking up.” This week I’m doing some personal reflec...
Look up: Gratitude
June 30th, 2021
By Gianluca CuevaWhen I look at your heavens, the works of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is humanity that you are mindful of them, and human beings that you c...
Re-establishing our Rhythms of Worship
June 25th, 2021
By Steve GreggI hope our time in 1 Peter has been an encouragement to you. It has to me. One of the themes we see in the letter is a reminder of the importance of our corporate witness and obedience. ...
Trusting God in Real Life
June 23rd, 2021
By Miffy BrownSo… let’s talk about cats! (Just kidding! I’m saving that article for when Pastor Mike gets back from his sabbatical.)Writing for The Current came as a bit of a surprise to me, having n...
June 7th, 2021
By Nina SpencerIt is hard to believe that June has arrived, and we are once again preparing for Vacation Bible School! Last year, with all the COVID precautions in place, we decided it would be best ...
Is it over yet...?
June 7th, 2021
By Steve GreggThe other night my family and I did an amazing thing: for the first time in over a year we went out to dinner as a family. We sat inside at a table, enjoyed a meal, and actually bantere...
A Creekside Sabbatical
June 7th, 2021
By Steve GreggOne of the things that I appreciate so much about serving at Creekside is that I am part of a team of pastors. There are many reasons and benefits for it (a topic for a future letter) b...
Heaven and Hell
May 21st, 2021
By Steve LammersI hate hell. Sure, I check off all the boxes of right theology regarding the doctrine. But I honestly hate even the thought of hell. In fact, having had several loved ones die witho...
May 13th, 2021
By Leah Palmer | Guest AuthorWhat is art? Is art a faith-driven endeavor? Do the arts have a place in the church? If so, what IS that place? As Creekside’s Worship and Arts intern, I’ve spent the last...
In Our Father's Lap
May 7th, 2021
By Michael RoopI began 2021 with the goal of reestablishing my morning routine. Nothing fancy, just getting up at 6 AM, prioritizing coffee and time in God’s Word before the rest of the house wakes up...
Loving Jesus' Beloved
April 30th, 2021
By Michael RoopThis blog is part four in a four-part series on the local church. Read parts one through three here.So far, we have seen Paul use the metaphors of body and building to describe the natu...