Humbly and Boldly Unashamed

Humbly and Boldly Unashamed

I was challenged by the Psalmist this morning to live more unashamed of the gospel: “I have not hidden Your righteousness within my heart; I have spoken of Your faithfulness and Your salvation. I have not concealed You loyal love and Your truth from the...
Live On Purpose

Live On Purpose

It’s already been a year since taking my new position as Pastor of Creekside Church. Where did the last 12 months go? My wife and I just dropped our youngest child off to begin her freshmen year in college. Where did the last 18 years go? The brevity of life we...
Prayer As A Priority

Prayer As A Priority

Two years ago, some good friends invited my wife Marla and me to join them at the Iowa State vs. Iowa Football Game in Ames, Iowa and we went. Our proclivity to participate in what we deem profitable reveals that gathering as a church family to pray is not very high...
Set Free

Set Free

Our celebration of Independence Day has come and gone, but I wonder if we know what it really means to be “set free” in our personal lives. As a boy I enjoyed the Fourth of July on my grandfather’s farm, where I shot off bottle rockets and sat on the wooden bench...
Don’t Just Come to Church…

Don’t Just Come to Church…

BE the church. How? 1. Seek out someone you don’t know and sit by them. 2. Make an effort to introduce yourself to someone you haven’t met. 3. When you meet someone, introduce them to someone else. 4. “Friend” other Creeksiders on social media. 5. Wear your name tag—...