The Warehouse – A New Harris Creek Worship Project

Hey Church Family, I know this blog finds you in an extremely busy (and sometimes stressful) Christmas season, where you have countless responsibilities and obligations, as you try to get EVERYTHING done that there is to do before celebrating Christmas. I’m no different – even finding time to write this blog has been challenging! Even through all the busyness, I wanted to let all of you know what we’ve been ...

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2014 Sermon Graphic Recap

Each year, our Lead Pastor, Brady Herbert, does a Sermon Recap where he revisits and reflects on his favorite/least favorite sermons/sermon series from that past year. I love reading his thoughts on each series he liked or maybe didn’t like -- it also brings out a little nostalgia in me from the past year. A lot can happen over the course of a year. In 2014 there were 52 different sermons ...

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Advent Reflection – DIY Advent Calendar

In order to help you keep your attention on the joyful anticipation of Christ’s birth, we provide you with a weekly Advent devotional guide. We have shared a few thoughts from a few in our congregation that have reflected on the lessons from the week, and some individuals have taken additional steps to observe daily activities as a new tradition during Advent. Below, Kelsey Purks offers a DIY craft and expresses why it has proved to ...

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$48.57 — Discipleship Illustrated

A few weeks ago, I dared to attempt a sermon about discipleship. If I had anything going for me, I had a cute opening illustration and all the grace of the congregation as they knew I was operating on few hours of sleep since my “pastoral intern” of two weeks was working me overtime. In the sermon, I spoke on Luke 14:26-35 and reflected on how discipleship demands a decision, discipleship calls ...

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Beautiful and Terrible Things

As many of you know, March 3 is a day that has marked my life in a unique way. On March 3, 2001, my younger sister, Lynley, was killed in a car accident. Ten years later on March 3, 2011, a person bent on pure evil killed one of my closest friends, Clint Dobson, in a senseless crime. How do we make sense of such tragedies? Both were taken from ...

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