The Fear of Safety

It only takes one conversation with John Bernhart to realize he is mature for his age, experienced in spiritual wisdom and disciplined devotion beyond his years as a twenty-something. For that alone, Harris Creek cannot simply claim him as a model prototype of our ministry efforts, but rather we are quick to applaud the work of his primary faith-influencers (his parents) and the previous saints who have shaped John's faith. It is noteworthy though ...

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Compassion Mobile Experience

Harris Creek has been honored to have a relationship with Compassion International for the last four years. We have celebrated Compassion Sunday’s and welcomed Wes Stafford, former president and founder, as our guest. Our Kids, Youth, and College Ministries sponsor compassion children along with many individuals and families at Harris Creek. This year we are excited that Compassion is sending their mobile experience to Waco. It will be set up ...

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Stuck

Do you remember the first time you jumped off the high dive? Hopefully it was a better experience than mine was.  I was around the age of seven, and our family was living in Nigeria when I first saw a high dive. Living in a third world country, there weren’t many pools around, but there was a place called the Coco Dome in the city of Ibadin, about two hours ...

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Wisdom and Welfare

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to preach on Judges chapter 6 and the story of Gideon.  Gideon was called upon by God to lead the people of Israel against their enemies.  Gideon was a bit insecure in his calling so he asked God for a sign.  Not one, not two, but three different signs were given to him before he finally embraced his calling with confidence.  One ...

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