Pastor Clark Frailey

clark frailey

  • critics

    How to Control Critics

    “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and […]

  • keep outsiders out

    How to keep outsiders out

    “We should not make it difficult for the Gentiles who are turning to God.” -Acts 15:19 NIV As I prepared to teach on Acts 15, this verse kept floating back to the top of my mind. So I thought about it. Re-read it. Meditated on it. Prayed about it. And […]

  • Good Dad Bad Dad

    Good Dad, Bad Dad: Why I believe God is not angry with you

    Recently I taught that God is not angry with us – his children. That God is not some kind of monster wanting to satisfy his anger against His creation. I taught the John 8 text where the account of a woman about to be punished to death by being pummeled […]

  • offeringplates

    Why We Threw Out the Offering Plates

    This Summer I have shared how Coffee Creek Church is¬†intentional in the process of removing obstacles between people and God. We actively re-think how we do nearly everything as a church on a regular basis. It was no accident when we threw out the offering plate. The offering is one […]

  • student ministry

    Did the pastor really just say we’re never going to have a youth group?

    In short, yes. Some of what you’re about to read may hurt your feelings or conflict with long held beliefs. If that’s the case, I truly apologize. Know that where we’re going at Coffee Creek is not perfect and is certainly not to say “this is the way everyone should […]