He Hit Me

I had three other pastors in my car when we came to a bridge crossing. They were repairing one lane of the bridge so there was a traffic light at each end of the bridge to let cars go through one lane at a time. Our light was red and I stopped waiting for the light to...
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Encourage another – Give them a higher mark

First - before I forget, I want to invite our men to join us in prayer tomorrow morning. We meet at 6:30 a.m. every Wednesday in the North Lobby. There is no agenda, except to pray together, and men leave whenever needed to make it to work on time. I read the story of...
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Country of the Blind

As a kid one of my favorite movies was H.G. Wells' "War of the Worlds". Wells wrote that novel as well as "Time Machine" and "The Invisible Man". He was a master of fiction that contained a truth. This morning I discovered that he wrote another story entitled "The...
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Don’t believe everything you think

During the message last Sunday I quoted Andy Stanley's statement "Don't believe everything you think". As I thought about that statement I wondered where this whole idea we have that what "we" think is always right. I thought back to William Shakespeare's play Hamlet...
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A 1948 Indian Chief and you being better than new

In the local paper this morning there was an article about P.J. Abbott who restores old motorcycles.  His latest project was restoring a 1948 Indian Chief motorcycle he purchased from a seller in PA and has spent the last five years rebuilding and restoring back to...
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Who Were They?

As the story continues to unfold from Las Vegas, we are being introduced to those whose lives were taken. They were nurses, doctors, teachers, secretaries, and workers in various industries. The fact is they were people just like you and me. They were people just like...
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Student Ministry Update Oct 17

Dear Parents, We had such a great time last Friday night at the HS Outdoor Movie Night. 57 people showed as nine of our students brought a total of 20 visitors. Since this was a Connect activity we can consider this a success while getting to know so many new students...
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Church 56 – Scaremare

Hello Moms and Dads, I hope that you are having a great day! This coming Friday, October 13, we will have our annual trip to Scaremare. The plan is to meet at Hyland Heights around 6:00 PM to check in. We will leave the church around 6:15 PM and head to Pizza Hut on...
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Our Mission

Our mission at Hyland Heights Baptist is to make disciples of all men.


Connecting people to God and to one another.


Helping both the individual and the church to grow in becoming more like Christ.


Using our spiritual gifts to serve the church and by witnessing to those around us and around the world.