Why Is It My Turn?

I walked into Harris Creek a few months over 6 years ago – a bright eyed, 18 year old, freshman at Baylor who visited for the first time with her roommates because they were offering free lunch (and what college student doesn’t love a free lunch ammiright?). There was only one service being offered at the time and probably about 300 people attending that morning – Harris Creek was a ...

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Already Done, Doing Already

With a young median age for our congregation, and with many members who have not experienced a focused campaign like this before, we appreciate folks like Stacey and Caryn Smith, who generously offer their insight on why a project like "Our Turn" is beneficial for our church now and for God's Kingdom forevermore. WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT HARRIS CREEK? We love Harris Creek's mission of seeking the welfare of the city. ...

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A Prevailing and Present God

Jenna Przybyla has one of the most difficult last names to decipher but is one of the most genuine smiles at our Downtown Campus. We've asked her a few questions as a way for her to share about how her welfare has been promoted as she submits to God's sovereign grace while involved with the ministries of Harris Creek. HOW DID YOU FIRST BECOME CONNECTED WITH HARRIS CREEK, and HOW HAS YOUR INVOLVEMENT DEVELOPED ...

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Our Turn FAQ: Why Not Go Multisite Instead of Expanding Sunwest?

Throughout the “Our Turn” initiative, I will take time on this blog to address some commonly asked questions related to our project approach and goals. One of these questions has centered on why we are building at the Sunwest Campus and not adding another campus within our area. I am thrilled that our people are even asking this question because it demonstrates how widely accepted our multisite approach has become. As ...

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We Can All Give Something!

Hey Harris Creek family! As we are smack dab in the middle of the “Our Turn” campaign, I wanted to blog about the most controversial, most questioned, most important, most talked about piece of this generosity initiative — the commitment card. Okay, so maybe it’s not really any of those things. HOWEVER, it is through the commitment card on the all-important Commitment Sunday (November 22) that we will truly know if ...

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On Believing

In addition to updates regarding the progress of the campaign and our staff's own comments on the vision behind "Our Turn," we will also post reflections from various people in our congregation. Today, Brooklynn Wynveen responds to the public announcement about the campaign after having some time to think about the spiritual opportunity ahead of us all. WHAT WAS YOUR GUT REACTION TO THE CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCEMENT and HOW IS GOD DEVELOPING YOU ...

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What Does Our Turn Mean For Us?: A College Student FAQ

As Brady has mentioned over the past couple of weeks, we truly believe that for us to accomplish our goals as a church, it’s going to take everybody contributing, including our college students. We’re going to need sacrifice from our entire congregation (college students included) to help us seek the welfare of the cityin the years to come. Below are some questions we’ve been receiving from our students and Life Group leaders ...

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Welcome to Church

A faint ringing in the ears forced an inevitable pause in Mark’s Sunday morning. Standing outside of an historic, renovated theatre, Mark had been engaged in conversation alongside other volunteers preparing for their weekly gathering time. The gathering on some occasions was a homogenous roll call of arrangements and readings for like-minded and like-attired citizens, but nevertheless it was a once-every-7-days kind of reminder to Mark that there was more ...

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