Redefining the “Win”

This article was written by a volunteer and member of Harris Creek, Erin Musgrove, as a recap of the Kids Ministry "Parenting Hacks" event. This past month my husband and I attended “Parenting Hacks”, presented by Dr. Nicole McAninch, a professor of Child Development at Baylor. Our goal for the evening was simple: to gain some insight on parenting techniques to guide us as we parent a preschooler and infant over the ...

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10 Ways to Influence Your Child’s Faith at Home

1. Make faith conversations part of your daily rhythm This can be as simple as taking time to pray about a situation that is difficult for your child or asking them about how God would want them to respond…you may be surprised by what they say! We offer Parent Cue sheets for all our graded ministries that can help you incorporate faith into your daily activities and reinforce what we are ...

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Our Turn & Kids

As a reminder, the Our Turn campaign is a “one fund” approach, which means every dollar we give goes into the ministry budget of Harris Creek. In other words, your generosity can help us pay off the note for a building but it can also purchase Goldfish for kids or reduce the cost for students to attend a Youth Ministry event. To give you an idea of what your generosity ...

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FOSTER CARE: It’s an EMERGENCY!

Several years ago we had conversations in my home about foster care and foster to adopt. I read or saw something that spoke of all the children in our county that need caring homes.  I have three boys of my own, and thinking of a child not having a safe, loving environment tears me up inside.   My big ole heart wanted to bring them all home. I have had the privilege ...

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Lent Day 14 Reflection

“And I will appoint you as…a light to the nations, to open blind eyes, to bring out prisoners from the dungeon and those who dwell in darkness from the prison.”  Isaiah 42:6-7 I am a church girl…there, I said it.  I remember walking down the aisle of Immanuel Baptist Church at the ripe old age of seven and professing my faith in front of the whole congregation.  I can’t remember a ...

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Reset

This time of year, when students begin returning to school, I feel as if the year gets a bit of a reset. I usually find myself thinking about what I would like to see accomplished over the new school year and look back to evaluate where we currently are this year. The holidays will be here before I know it and another calendar year will have passed. This is a ...

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