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Lent 2016 – Prayers for Peace – Jen Rogers

During the days of Lent, Christians are reminded of two things. First, we come from dust and we will return to dust. Our time on earth is limited. During this season, we face our mortality. Yet, Lent also reminds us that we are made in the image of God. The Christian journey calls us to […]


Art Therapy A Respite For Children In War Torn Syria

FROM THE IOCC: Derran, Wow and wow again! Thank you so much for what you and your congregation did to help Syrian refugees! The $11,000 gift we just processed will do miracles in their lives more than you will ever know.  Thank you for your trust of IOCC to deliver your love of Christ to them. Please […]


Your Refugee Relief Contributions

This past Sunday was a blessed time as we joined churches around the nation in showing our love for the millions of refugees in Syria and surrounding areas. I am so thankful for the hearts of this church who care deeply for those suffering in the midst of the Syrian crisis. Also, I am extremely […]


Peacemaking in the Muslim World
by Derran Reese

It was one of those moments I thought to myself, “Is this really my life?” Hawa, one of our good friends in Phayao, Thailand, had asked our family to come over for dinner and prepared an amazing meal. Joining us that evening was her father. In fact, it was his home, and he was the […]


Highland in Southeast Asia
A Talk with Derran Reese and Ryan Binkley

We believe there are great things ahead for Highland as we join God in restoring the world by combatting trafficking in Southeast Asia. The team at Highland overseeing this vision initiative will be praying about and investigating missionaries and organizations with whom we can potentially partner. We anticipate many opportunities for Highland members to join […]

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Highland’s Restore the World Vision

GUIDING PRINCIPLES The Restore the World vision of Highland Church of Christ derives from this core conviction: The Creator God, through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ and the ongoing presence and activity of the Holy Spirit, is working to bring about the restoration of all things and is inviting the people of God to […]


Simple Steps to Help With the Refugee Crisis

1. Pray. Pray without ceasing (1 Thessalonians 5:17); pray with others. 2. Get informed. Read news stories. Listen to first-person accounts. 3. Raise awareness. Use social media and other means of communication to invite friends, family and colleagues to join you in spreading the news and inviting others to act. 4. Donate. Donate to established […]


High School Mission Trip to Dallas by: Brenden Beck

This year the high school mission trip was held in the faraway land of Dallas. We went to work with an organization called City Square. As we learned later in the trip, City Square is trying to end homelessness in Dallas. The organization provides a large food pantry, housing, jobs, and training to help people […]


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