Our staff recently wrote our faith stories/ conversion stories in 140 characters (the limit for Twitter). Here’s the faith story of Stephanie Howell, one of our Children’s Ministers: I once thought Christianity was following rules. Now I know it’s a relationship with Jesus.
In Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church, N. T. Wright challenges us to rethink our notions of heaven and the implications of the doctrine of heaven for the entire Christian faith. In Chapter Five Wright asks what God’s purpose for creation is and how the resurrection fits into […]
Katherine Lingo passed away last week. A longtime Highland member, Katherine taught Highland’s 5 year olds for over 30 years. Three decades. Literally hundreds of boys and girls learned about the Bible, God’s story, and God’s love from her. Thank God for such behind-the-scenes servants and their legacy.
Last Sunday we held our annual Trunk or Treat outreach event (that’s my daughter Jordan hiding under a trunk to scare kids). Even after all these years, it’s still a great outreach event. We had 400-500 people and hundreds of them were guests. I met several who came from the neighborhood nearby, some who […]