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Sermon Scribbles - December 20, 2015

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With our return to two services on Sunday morning, we're also returning to the use of Sermon Scribbles for older children during our 8:30AM worship service. Here is a copy of the Sermon Scribble for December 20, 2015. ...

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Jesus and the Jelly of the Month Club


I love National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. Love it. I’ve seen it over 100 times. It never gets old. I watch it and laugh and laugh and laugh. Then I rewind it and laugh some more. One reason that I love it so much is the almost indomitable optimism of Clark W. Griswold. Standing like a lone poinsettia before a fireplace of cynical relatives, self-absorbed n...

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2015 Greater and Refinance End-of-the-year Update

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Willow Creek Church has grown over the years. This necessitated a series of facility expansions. From member homes to a local storefront to a modest building on East Lake Drive to our present multi-building campus, God's been gracious through your faithful giving to expand our presence in Winter Springs and its surrounding communities.  Our goal now is to get free of...

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Back to Two Worship Services!


On Sunday, we returned to a two service schedule on Sunday mornings. I loved it. For one, the attendance at our early service was way higher than I expected. That was very encouraging. It’s nice to see people willing to worship bright and early! That, along with everyone’s willingness to be seated in the two center sections of pews, maintained a warm, personal...

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Christ Frees Us to Dare, Not Just Do

When is the last time that you dared something great? Note that I didn’t ask when you tried to do something great. I want to know when you dared something great. Daring is more than doing. Dare involves risk. It invites danger. It threatens loss. Dare lays our pride on the altar, above the threatening flames of potential embarrassment, even humiliation. In short,...

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Christmas is for Ragamuffins - Our Advent Sermon Series

Join us for Advent at Willow Creek Church! It starts on Sunday, November 29th, and continues all the way through Christmas Eve, December 24th. Here is the worship and sermon schedule: November 29th (First Sunday of Advent) 10:00AM WorshipChristmas is for Ragamuffins: Zechariah and ElizabethLuke 1:5-25Kevin Labby, Senior Pastor December 6th (Second Sunday of Advent) ...

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Steve Brown Preaching December 6th


We're so thrilled to have Steve Brown preach on Sunday morning, December 6th, at both our 8:30AM and 11:00AM worship services. Steve will be preaching the second message in our Advent series, Christmas is for Ragamuffins. He'll be sharing about Mary, the mother of Jesus. You're not going to want to miss this.  About Steve Brown Steve Brown is a radio broadcaste...

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Advent Devotional by Paul Tripp

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The Advent season is upon us (November 29th - December 24)! What is Advent? Great question! Here's an excellent answer from the Worship Sourcebook (Second Edition): "The season of Advent, a season of waiting, is designed to cultivate our awareness of God’s actions—past, present, and future. In Advent we hear the prophecies of the Messiah's coming as addressed...

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Dessert Fellowship Fact Sheet

Hello, Willow Creek Church Family! On the past two Tuesday evenings, I’ve enjoyed dessert with some members and friends of Willow Creek Church. We’ve shared some important information, answered questions, and prayed for our ministry together. It’s been great! Since I know that not all of you were able to attend, I put this little fact sheet together to...

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Two service worship schedule begins December 6th, 2015!

As we shared earlier this year, we’ll be returning to two Sunday morning worship services during the Advent season. Beginning on Sunday, December 6th, our schedule will be: 8:30AM – Worship I9:45AM – Sunday Gatherings for all ages11:00AM – Worship II* * Children’s Worship Service for grades K-5th grade offered during 11:00AM service, beginni...

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