Stewardship: Simple Solutions Against Self-Absorption and Appetites

Brooklynn Wynveen shares her thoughts on the recent message entitled, "The Ripple Effect," which discussed the lasting repercussions from one generation to the next. With a PhD from Clemson University, this doctor knows her way through conversations regarding sustainability practices and their social outcomes. Read her post below as she invites us to continue the conversation. Stewardship is defined as “the responsible overseeing and protection of something considered worth caring for ...

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The Recycling Sermon?

“What does Joseph’s story have to do with recycling?” This is a question that was asked after my message this weekend, and it's something I’m sure other people were wondering. I wanted to take a minute to address this question because I think it’s an important one. First, I will reiterate what I said on Sunday at the 10:00 am service: this was not a sermon about recycling. It was a ...

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The City

Harris Creek’s mission statement is “seeking the welfare of the city.” During this time of year, I usually spend a lot of time talking about why this is our mission statement, how it’s the essence of the Gospel, and what we mean when we say we feel called to seek the welfare of Waco. All of these things are essential for our congregation to understand, so I feel as though ...

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Christ and Culture

On Sunday we are starting a new sermon series called “Christ and Culture.” The title of this series is a nod to a book with the same title written by H. Richard Niebuhr in 1951. Christ and Culture was a seminal book that is still a vital resource for many Christians, even 60-plus years later. The book is addressing the question, “How should Christians relate to the surrounding culture?” Another ...

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