What Love Looks Like
on September 30th, 2020
What Love Looks LikeLast weekend, a group of our city’s homeless enjoyed a hot meal and a shower, had their clothes laundered, selected new clothes, and received a Bible and prayer as HNW volunteers partnered with Mission Centers of Houston for their first "Bless the Homeless" event.Lauren Williams, one of the HNW team members said that not only did she learn a lot, but she left humbled and encour...
"Whew What a Ride!" by Lorie Detter
on September 23rd, 2020
by Lorie Detter I was a World War II baby. I grew up in a home with hard-working parents, but we lived at the poverty level. My church upbringing was very legalistic, and I worked hard to be “perfect.” I spent a lot of time with my grandparents. They impressed on me that getting saved was the goal, and I walked the aisle at age 8. The rules were many: no shorts, no makeup, no swimsuits, long dress...
It's Been Rewarding to Serve
on September 16th, 2020
We've been having "church" on Thursdays at HNW! No chairs, no air conditioning, and no preaching -- but church has happened all the same as volunteers have gathered to distribute 1,000 boxes of food each week to those who need it in our community.
I Will Never Again Doubt
on September 9th, 2020
Your new normal. This phrase was first spoken to me by my oncologist after my first surgery to remove breast cancer. I did not understand what she meant at that time and was not ready to accept that my life would not be able to be the same as it was before. I was clinging desperately to something that was not God’s will for my life.
A New Smile for Faith
on September 3rd, 2020
HNW member Victoria Azubuike served as a Global Reach medical team member this past March on a mission trip to Kajiado, Kenya. On the final day of the trip while touring a medical clinic, she was introduced to a woman named Faith.
on August 27th, 2020
At least one HNW Life Group created a "scattered church" experience in their cul-de-sac this past weekend. Kacie Ticer explains: "A few weeks ago, Ben and I began kicking around the idea of pulling our Life Group together for a worship service. When Pastor Steve encouraged the church to begin gathering in small groups outdoors, we envisioned what that would look like and how it would give us an op...