Posts with the category “dr-steve-bezner”
The Application of Grace by Steve Bezner
by Jackie McDonald on April 11th, 2021
The Application of Grace by Steve Bezner. Click to read more!
COVID Update March 2021
by Jackie McDonald on March 4th, 2021
Church Family,In reading through the book of Philippians this week in preparation for my sermon, I was struck by the following verses:In humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.I know that for many of us the pandemic has exposed weakness in this area. We each have different needs. When our perso...
HNW Makes Top 100 List for Reproducing Churches
by Jackie McDonald on August 26th, 2020
We are excited to announce that Houston Northwest Church has made the top 100 Reproducing Churches according to Outreach Magazine!You can read more about HNW and other top reproducing churches here....
What HNW Ironmen Has Meant to Me by Chad Beck
by Jackie McDonald on July 14th, 2020
Hi, my name is Chad.Not the Chad you may know of, heard of, met once, sat behind, beside, in front of or across from in church. Not the Chad you thought was standoffish, maybe arrogant, but certainly not warm or inviting.I hope after five years of attending HNW there are not many who would say they know that Chad, though I’m certain there are some. This is the Chad who didn’t talk to you out of fe...
In-person worship canceled this Sunday, June 28th
by Jackie McDonald on June 26th, 2020
Dear Church Family,Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo today asked faith leaders to do their part to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Your health and safety, and that of our community, is of utmost importance, so we have elected to cancel in-person worship at our campus this Sunday, June 28.Judge Hidalgo announced today that the COVID-19 Threat Level system has been increased to Level 1. Level 1 sig...
Roadmap to Reopen
by Jackie McDonald on May 28th, 2020
Dear Church Family,We look forward to our first in-person worship service – Beta Test Sunday – on June 7 at 9 a.m. The registration link for Beta Test Sunday will open at 6 a.m. on Friday, May 29, and can be accessed via the eNews or on the Roadmap to Reopen web page. Seating will be limited to 300, and we anticipate that seats will fill quickly.In order to take care of our church family, we’ve ta...
HNW Beta Test for In Person Worship Coming June 7th!
by Jackie McDonald on May 18th, 2020
Church Family,Thanks for your incredible patience and flexibility during this season. You continue to bless me with your willing spirit and generous heart. I love each of you.As I mentioned in my email two weeks ago, our goal through the process of returning is to move at the speed of a family.After prayer, research and discussion, your Elders believe that we have reached a point where we can take...
Roadmap to Reopen
by Jackie McDonald on May 5th, 2020
Dear Church Family,Over the last several weeks, your elders have worked to craft a plan that will chart a path for us to return to in-person ministry and worship at HNW. I’m writing today to share both the plan and some of the reasoning behind our decisions.Earlier this week we sent out a survey to hear from you, and you responded. We heard from hundreds of families. One thing that really encourag...
by Jackie McDonald on April 9th, 2020
Good Friday is nearly upon us.Each year as we gather to remember the crucifixion, we also gather around the Table to celebrate the Lord’s Supper.We plan to do the same this year, simply in front of our respective devices.And I want to ask you to join me.The Lord’s Supper—also known as Communion—was a meal Jesus instituted the night before he was crucified. It is something that each of us look forw...