Summit Stories

The gospel is not just the diving board; it’s the pool.
24 Mar

Three Generations. One Church.

The Summit Church has always been a multi-generational church. When Laura and I first came to the church in January 2000—it was Homestead Heights Baptist Church back then— we were immediately welcomed by the families there. I remember being impressed by the grandparents, parents, and grandchildren gathering together in vibrant...

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10 Mar

Our Compassion Story: Nick and Emilee

Nick and Emilee first heard about Compassion in 2013 during a weekend service at the Summit. At the time, they had three sons under 4 and thought that sponsoring a child would be a practical way for their children to engage in global missions. They chose a 4-year-old boy from...

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24 Feb

Putting Everything on the Table

This January marks 15 years since we relaunched Homestead Heights Baptist Church as The Summit Church. I’ve been here for all 15 of those wonderful, exciting, and often hair-raising years, and I have never ceased to be amazed at what God has chosen to do here....

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20 Feb

Read Your Bible in 2017

Last year we had a strong emphasis on reading through the Bible along with Pastor J.D. preaching through the Whole Story series. I hope you joined us on our journey through the Scriptures! Whether or not you made it all the way through, I want to encourage you to take...

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10 Feb

Go, and Take Your Job with You

There’s a new way to do what you do well for the glory of God and somewhere strategic for the mission of God—and you don’t have to leave your job to do it! The Summit’s Global Cities Initiative mobilizes teams of students, professionals, and retirees to work to make disciples...

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27 Jan

2017 North American Church Plants

We are coming to God again, putting everything on the table to see what he will do through us. Our God multiplies everything we give back to him. The local church is God’s “plan A” for bringing the gospel to the ends of the earth. With a goal to plant...

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