• dr. mckay caston

    FOUNDING AND lead pastor

    McKay and his family (wife of twenty-seven years, Kristy, three children, now 24, 21, and 16, and two dogs) moved to Dahlonega in July of 2009 to begin a church planting journey that is now Creekstone Church. His primary ministry includes preaching on Sundays, teaching midweek courses, leading Creekstone Campus Fellowship, the Church Staff and Elder Team, and equipping our Ministry Team Leaders and K-Group Facilitators.  

    In addition to his pastoral role with Creekstone, McKay leads the Timothy Fellowship, a mentoring ministry for younger pastors, and writes for Mustard Seed Publications

    McKay is the author of eight books, including The Grade Exchange: An Introduction to the Gospel, The Jesus Script: Engaging Undeserving Sinners with Unexpected Kindness, Essential Ingredients: Foundational Doctrines for Growing Healthy Disciples of JesusSeven Strands of Grace: Untangling the Riches of the Gospel, Bridge Over Troubled Water: A Simple, Clear, and Easy to Read Presentation on the Meaning, Recipients, and Mode of Baptism, and The Bronze Serpent: Tethering Your Life to the Cross with Scripture-Based Prayer, The Grace of Giving: How the Cross of Jesus Empowers Generosity,  and Passion Week: Daily Meditations on the Seven Most Pivotal Days in Human History.


    A "high C," INTJ, Enneagram 5w4, he enjoys dating his wife, spending time with his children, watching history documentaries and college football, as well as exploring the mountains of north Georgia. McKay writes at medium.com/@mckaycaston and mustardseedpubs.com.

  • Laurie Sussman, Director of administration, women's ministry team coordinator and hospitality team coordinator

  • james daniel, technology team coordinator

  • Matt "fish" luke, worship team coordinator

  • Kristy Caston, gracekids team coordinator

  • dottie smorey, nursery Team coordinator

  • NICK BADER, facilities team coordinator