News Category

Responding to the Coronavirus

I think it is safe to say that this has been a week that most of us did not expect. Sure, we knew about the Coronavirus last week, but so much has changed in the last few days and things still seem to be changing by the hour. With that said, I wanted to share a couple of thoughts about how we should think about what is going on and how God would have us respond. ...Read More

October and November News

Over the last couple of months we have continued to hold Bible Studies every Thursday and God is using those evenings in some exciting ways. We have several families who come faithfully, and almost every week we have someone new come for the first time. We are grateful for the relationships that God is allowing us to develop and we are eager to see God change lives through His grace through the teaching of His Word....Read More

August 2011 - Back to School Bash News

Our Back to School Bash was a great success. With the help of a mission’s team from Trinity Baptist in Abilene, Texas we hosted between 150 and 200 of our neighbors on August 9th for an evening of fun. We had free food, bounce houses, games and door prizes, but most importantly we had the opportunity to meet and show the love of Christ to many of the people who live in our apartment complex....Read More

July 2011

Greetings from Texas! It’s hard to believe, but we are officially citizens of Round Rock! As many of you know, we left Missouri on June 30, and on July 1 we moved into our apartments here in Round Rock. Since then we have been working hard to get settled in our new homes and city. ...Read More

June 2011

It's official, this is our last newsletter from Missouri. We are busy packing boxes, disassembling furniture, loading trucks and getting ready for the big move! Lord willing we will leave Springfield on Thursday, June 30 and begin moving into our homes in Round Rock on Friday, July 1. ...Read More

May 2011

We have had an exciting and eventful May! We are only about a month away from moving to Round Rock and it has been a blast to see how God has provided for us as we prepare for this transition. There is no way for us to share everything that has happened, but here are some of the highlights....Read More

Our Weekend with Bible Baptist

Once again we are praising God for a great weekend! Our team had the privilege of spending the weekend in Fort Wayne, Indiana with Bible Baptist Church. Over the past couple of months we have been in several different churches, and it has been fun to see how God has used each one of them to encourage us in a different way. ...Read More

April 2011

It has been a great month for Southern Hills! As rookie church planters we know that we have a lot to learn. During our education we have read a lot of books and we have been to a lot of classes, but there is no substitute for learning from those who are walking the road that we hope to walk. ...Read More

Our Weekend with Riverside

Our team had the privilege of spending this past weekend with Riverside Baptist Church in Kankakee, Illinois. Riverside is an exciting church with a cool story. They held their first service in April of 2009 and over the last three years they have seen God work in many ways. ...Read More

Our Weekend With Lifepoint

The Southern Hills team was blessed to spend the weekend with the people of Lifepoint Baptist Church in Centerton, Arkansas. It is always a joy to share with others what we hope to do in Round Rock and North Austin. ...Read More

Missions Celebration - Trinity Baptist Church

Matthew and Michelle had the privilege of joining Trinity Baptist Church in Abilene, Texas for their annual Missions Celebration. ...Read More

Skype Sunday

We had a great time with West Side Baptist in San Angelo, TX from Springfield thanks to Skype. This was a really unique opportunity for us that came with a really exciting surprise!...Read More

January 2011

Happy New Year! Several years ago our team started the process of planning Southern Hills. At that t...Read More

December 2010

What an exciting time of year! We hope that you had a Happy Thanksgiving and that you are enjoying t...Read More

November 2010

It's hard to believe that we are only about eight months away from packing up the uhauls and heading...Read More