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Summer 2020

Wednesday Night Bible Study Join us on Wednesday nights at 7pm at HFC fo for a socially distance in-person Bible study! This summer we will study 1 Peter. After our Bible study, we usually go out for ice cream! Woke Church Book Study With the recent highlighting of racial injustices in our culture and country and with several members of our campus ministry expressing interest in learning more about how to appropriately respond to racial injustices in a Christ-like manner,…

Woke Church Book Study

With the recent highlighting of racial injustices in our culture and country and with several members of our campus ministry expressing interest in learning more about how to appropriately respond to racial injustices in a Christ-like manner, this summer we will do a book study on the book Woke Church: An Urgent Call for Christians in America to Confront Racism and Injustice by Eric Mason. We will meet each Tuesday at 4:30pm on the front porch of the HFC house…

Identity in Christ (Trevor Polston)

Finding your identity in Christ can be complicated or not, if you’re lucky. For me it was an emotional roller coaster with awkward turns and dips! Coming to Christ felt like I was really in the twilight zone. God totally flipped my world upside down. For the first time in my life, I was surrounded by white people, and I had no idea why they were being so nice to me! In this short blog post, I am going to…

Relinquishing Control (Sydney Hawthorne)

Growing up, I have always had a hard time dealing with the changes that happened throughout my life, and I have always chalked it up to me being the oldest sibling and my parents’ divorce. I had to “grow up” at a very young age, and although I did it, it did not sit well with my issues of change. It took a long time for me to adjust to my parent’s not being together, marrying other people, and having…

Five Unique Opportunities the COVID-19 Pandemic Gives Us

We are living in some strange times. On-campus classes have been canceled for the remainder of the semester. Gathering sizes are limited. Restaurants are closed. Churches aren’t meeting. There’s nation-wide economic uncertainty. People are sick and dying. Most of us are self-quarantined in our homes, with little person-to-person contact. COVID-19 has turned our lives upside down.  Without a doubt, there is a lot of suffering, fear, and anxiety in our culture right now. And for that we lament, morn, comfort,…

What About Me, God? (Malia Sorce)

Being raised in a Christian household growing up, I would have to go to church and Sunday school every Sunday. The message would be the same every weekend… God loves me and sent Jesus to die for me, be nice to people, blah blah blah… Back then, I didn’t fully understand how the Christian faith worked, and I thought all it said was that God was gonna make my life happy with sunshine and rainbows and all that. As I…