Building A Launchpad Update

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Hey Hillside Family, As we head into the end of the current school year and look forward to the beginning of another warm South Texas summer, we wanted to give you an update on the status of our facility project. At the beginning of 2021, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDot) reached out to us to let us know of …

Myth Busting: Top 3 Myths About Volunteering

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If we stop to imagine a “normal” Sunday morning (pre-COVID), it might go something like this: After negotiating the traffic on 281, you pull into the parking lot, hoping the late start you got hasn’t put you too far behind. The parking volunteer finishes helping a couple cross the lot safely and then gives you a signal that parking is …

Knowing + Preparing your Heart

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How well do you know your “heart”? Have you given thought to what it really is in the biblical sense? As we approach Easter, it is a perfect time to get reacquainted with this vital part of ourselves and prepare it to receive the incredible gifts of the season. More Than a Shape The word “heart” is so commercially overused …

Hillside Kids Summer Adventure 2021!

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Come join the fun! This year, VBS will look a little different than it has in the past. Instead of VBS, we’re calling it Hillside Kids Summer Adventure!! And we are SO EXCITED to see how the Lord will use these adventures for His glory! Our Summer Adventure opportunities will be hosted at different sites for a total of 3-days …

Confessions of a Recovering Fool Recap 1.31-2.21

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The Fight for Wisdom For the last couple of weeks, Pastor Dave has been walking us through Proverbs and discussing the pursuit of wisdom. Proverbs itself, with its 915 verses addressing a wide variety of topics, reminds us that wisdom cannot be gained in a hurry. It is a path and a process. So we must have patience to identify the …

Wired|Rest

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“I recently started a daily devotional with my children. As a new homeschool mom I felt the need to be intentional with our time with the Lord as a family first thing each morning. Although not a long time, we typically spend 5-10 minutes each morning before school reflecting on a passage and opening our day of school in prayer. …

Faith Lab @ Home – VBS 2020

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We all look forward to the energy and fun connection of Vacation Bible School but let’s review the evolution of VBS. “The vacation church school was started to gather idle children into unused churches where unoccupied teachers might keep them busy in a wholesome way in a wholesome environment.” Eliza Hawes of New York City in 1898 Over the years it …

Summer Sermon Series

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Our vision at Hillside is to make disciples of Jesus who press on to maturity in Him, are equipped and deployed by Him, to serve and reach others for Him. Join us as we take a short break from our study through Acts to hear from guest speakers who will open the Bible and point us to Jesus. This 5-week …

A Lasting Legacy

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“Abba, Father!”. Three times this phrasing is found in Scripture. Abba is the Hebrew word for father. Each time I read it, I feel the weight of the intimacy it carries.  Our Lord is our Abba, Father, and He desires an intimate relationship with us. He knew us before we were formed in our mother’s womb. He knows our thoughts, …

Hillside’s COVID-19 Updates

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To watch all of our COVID-19 updates via video, please visit our YouTube page playlist by clicking the button below. March 10, 2021 Hillside Family! Starting March 10, we’re no longer going to ask you to wear masks on site. If you are uncomfortable or part of a vulnerable population, please feel free to wear your mask while visiting our …