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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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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Test Me in This

Covenant members with Harris Creek commit to give generously of their financial resources, their time, and their passions/giftedness for the local church and as the Church living on mission in the community. Hear from one of our members, Brooklynn Wynveen, about how she was recently challenged in her generosity. “Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the LORD Almighty, “and see if ...

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Living Like Philip

This past weekend, we had our first ever Harris Creek Freshman Retreat. It was a chance for us to get away, introduce freshmen to Harris Creek, our staff, our Life Group leaders and each other. After talking with a few upperclassmen about how to structure the retreat, we came up with the conclusion that we didn’t want to just inform the freshmen, but we wanted to challenge them also. After a ...

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