Posts with the category “family”

Ministry in a Post-Roe World by Steve Bezner
June 24th, 2022
Just hours ago, the Supreme Court officially handed down a ruling that effectively overturns the legal precedent set by Roe v. Wade, meaning that abortion laws must be determined by individual states,...  Read More
by Karen Stamps
On Christians and Abortion by Steve Bezner
June 24th, 2022
This morning the Supreme Court handed down a ruling effectively overturning the fifty year-old precedent of Roe v. Wade and thereby sending abortion laws back to the individual states. I wrote these t...  Read More
by Karen Stamps
Welcome Kendall Chapman
August 31st, 2021
Join us in welcoming Kendall Chapman to HNW's staff as the newest member of the Worship Arts Ministry. Kendall came to HNW through Tyler, our new Student Minister. "It was kind of a few random, crazy ...  Read More
by Jackie McDonald
Through Jesus I Am "Good Enough"
July 15th, 2021
I found myself one morning sitting on a park bench next to the pond near my house with my head in my hands and tears in my eyes trying to understand how life could have gotten this bad. ...  Read More
by Karen Stamps
The Application of Grace by Steve Bezner
April 11th, 2021
The Application of Grace by Steve Bezner. Click to read more!...  Read More
by Jackie McDonald
Meet Cassidy Odom, HNW's new Kids Minister
April 7th, 2021
Cassi has served in ministry for the past 15 years and has also partnered with schools to extend a positive message to kids outside of weekly church gatherings. Cassi desires for every child to have a...  Read More
by Karen Stamps
ESL Classes
January 20th, 2021
ESL at Houston Northwest Church launches on February 9! This practical ministry will allow HNW to serve our neighbors from all over the world. Currently 34 students representing 9 countries will join ...  Read More
by Jackie McDonald
Ministry Partner Spotlight: New Life Adoptions
January 14th, 2021
Ministry Partner Spotlight: New Life AdoptionsIn the United States alone, 50% of unplanned pregnancies end in abortion. For 48%, the decision is made for parenting or allowing a family member to raise...  Read More
by Jackie McDonald
Big Give Offering Exceeds Goal
January 7th, 2021
In a year of unknowns, one thing remained the same: your desire to share the love and joy of Christ through your generosity. A shining example is the 2020 Big Give. This past Christmas Eve you gave $1...  Read More
by Jackie McDonald
Priscilla Fletcher #mysalvationstory
November 17th, 2020
My name is Priscilla Fletcher and this is #mysalvationstory. When I was 8 years old, I started going to church with my best friend and her family. I would go with them every Sunday, and when I was 11 ...  Read More
by Jackie McDonald
Robin Scott #mysalvationstory
November 16th, 2020
My name is Robin Scott and this is #mysalvationstory.My family is Louisiana Creole which means I grew up going to a Catholic church. I always felt there was more to God than what I experienced each Su...  Read More
by Jackie McDonald
Karen Stamps #mysalvationstory
November 3rd, 2020
My name is Karen Stamps and this is #mysalvationstory. ...  Read More
by Jackie McDonald
"Whew What a Ride!" by Lorie Detter
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....  Read More
by Jackie McDonald
It's Been Rewarding to Serve
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 e...  Read More
by Karen Stamps
Scattered Church
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 ou...  Read More
by Jackie McDonald
Celebrating God's Faithfulness
July 28th, 2020
Diagnosis day. D-day as some of my fellow spina bifida moms call it. On July 17, 2019, Matt and I were at a routine OB appointment (that he initially wasn't going to be able to attend) to have a quick...  Read More
by Jackie McDonald
Roadmap to Reopen
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...  Read More
by Jackie McDonald
Our Pandemic Life!
May 27th, 2020
We’ve been enjoying time together during “pandemic life” — walking, running and biking outdoors. Our sunny Houston weather has been amazing! Rylan and I routinely go on Costco dates each week. But we’...  Read More
by Jackie McDonald
My Pandemic Life
May 21st, 2020
I have the honor of being the Director of Counseling at Houston Northwest Church. As I write this we are on day 68 of being at home as a family. During those 68 days, there have been ups and downs, le...  Read More
by Jackie McDonald
HNW Cancels $3 Million in Medical Debt
April 29th, 2020
Houston Northwest Church’s funding of $30,000 eliminated $3M of medical debt in Texas. More than 1,360 individuals in northwest Houston recently received a letter from RIP Medical Debt letting them kn...  Read More
by Jackie McDonald
My name is Tim Snow, and I am a recovering alcoholic.
April 22nd, 2020
My name is Tim Snow, and I am a recovering alcoholic. On August 14, 2019, after a 23-year drinking career, I hit rock bottom. My health was failing. My faith was just about gone. My career was on a do...  Read More
by Jackie McDonald
Chalk Art Encouragement
March 31st, 2020
Chalk Art Encouragement #WeLoveHou by Sandi Bothum One of the things I love about Houston NW Church is our vision of making Houston more like heaven by helping Houstonians become more like Jesus. And ...  Read More
by Jackie McDonald
Meet Christine McKnight
February 13th, 2020
Christine McKnight has attended HNW for 10 years and has served on the Kids First Impressions Team for the last nine years. She continues to serve because of the life-changing impact she knows firstha...  Read More
by Jackie McDonald