Pastor’s Blog

Run Silent Run Deep

Way back in 1958, there was a World War 2 movie entitled "Run Silent Run Deep". The film is based on the novel of the same name by Commander (later Captain) Edward L. Beach Jr.. The title refers to "silent running" - a submarine stealth tactic. The story describes...
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I Was Right!

How many times have you wanted to look that person in the eye and say, "I was right!”. How many times at work did you draft a proposal and your boss rejected it only to find weeks later that your proposal was spot on right? I bet you wanted to go back to your boss and...
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Do You Hear?

I wanted to alert you to an opportunity to help a family who are victims of the tornado. Betty Gillespie's brother and sister in law, Ron and Joan Cooper, who have been attending Hyland Heights. Joan has even joined the choir and is faithful each week. Their son Mike...
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Unto Ceasar

Today is - tax day!! Today millions of us will be filing our income tax and more than likely sending Uncle Sam (that's the U.S. Government for those of you under 40) our tax returns and payment. Today reminds me of that little ditty we used to sing, "I owe, I owe so...
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I know you'll join me in praying for and reaching out to the folks in our community who have been impacted by the tornadoes last night. In checking with our members, so far, those living in that area are safe, no home damage but a few don't have electricity. If you...
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Beneath The Surface

Yep an afternoon devotion in place of a morning devotion. I was with my wife at the Cancer Center this morning, so I'm just now getting settled in at the church office. By the way, let me invite you to Bible study tonight as I'll be talking about "When Women Wear the...
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Worship Blog

Tuesday Tune-up April 17

2 Chronicles 20:21 After consulting the people, Jehoshaphat appointed men to sing to the Lord and to praise him for the splendor of his holiness as they went out at the head of the army, saying: “Give thanks to the Lord, for his love endures forever.” Reflection Like...
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Tuesday Tune-up

1 Chronicles 16:34 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever Reflection At the centre of God’s character and God’s activity is His goodness. Who He is and what He does are great. Always, without exception, He can’t be anything but good. His...
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Tuesday Tune-up – March 27

1 Chronicles 16:11 Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always. Reflection Strength can be either physical or emotional, allowing us to endure difficult situations or enabling us to push through physical challenges. Our own strength can come and go based...
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Tuesday Tune Up – March 20

Deuteronomy 6:4-5 Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. Reflection This simple prayer has been spoken by the people of God for thousands of years and is still...
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Church 56 Blog

Church 56 Update April 17

Hey Moms and Dads, I hope that you are having a great start to your week. I am thankful for God's protection last night through the storm and I am praying that you too made it without any issues. Please let me know if you had any damage or if there is any way that we...
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Church 56 Update April 10

Hey Moms and Dads, I hope that you are having a great start to your week. Thank-you for your prayers last week as we were away at Myrtle Beach. The retreat was awesome and I am so thankful for the 38 preteens and 11 leaders who were a part of the trip. It was amazing...
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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.