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#HARVEY UPDATE | Friday

FRIDAY UPDATE | 9.1.2017 Some of our greatest needs right now include:   Donations……We will stopping our donation drive-thru at 2 p.m. Saturday 9.2 | We will be receiving donations. Our church will be shifting into a distribution center.  Volunteers……We have a massive volunteer need. We need 100 people per shift to go out into the…

#HARVEY UPDATE | Thursday

THURSDAY UPDATE | 8.31.2017 We just want to share with you that right now HNW is engaging the community in the following areas. We are taking donations and distributing those donations to families in need, other churches, and to shelters around Houston. We continue to update our Facebook page with a current list of donation needs.…

He Is Your Praise

He is your praise. He is your God, who has done for you these great and terrifying things that your eyes have seen.—Deut. 10:21 I am often stunned at the things that strike me when reading the Bible. In 2008, one of my mentors challenged me to read the Bible in its entirety each calendar year. I practiced regular Bible reading at…

Embrace The Journey

I voted last week. I don’t think that your faith requires you to vote, but I’ve long believed that if my governmental system is one of popular democracy driven by the participation of the citizenry, then I ought to do so. This was the most difficult Presidential election season I’ve witnessed. The rhetoric bordered on…

You Can’t Outgive God

My first lessons in giving came from my family. My mother gave me offering envelopes from our church. She taught me to give a piece of my allowance to the church. When I was older and got my first job, my parents taught me about the biblical practice of tithing—giving ten percent of what you…

Vision Sunday Recap

Yesterday I spoke on the five goals that will guide the next five years of Houston Northwest Church. I’m excited about these goals and the direction they will take our church to focus more on the Kingdom of God. My personal goal in the midst of these five targets is to encourage every single one…