Summit Stories

The gospel is not just the diving board; it’s the pool.
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14 Apr

Sent: Will and Ashley

Around the time City Awakening Church launched in Orlando in the fall of 2016, Pastor Louis Tamburro shared story after story of trials and spiritual warfare his launch members had been going through over the previous few months. But greater than the trials they faced, the members of this Summit...

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07 Apr

Year of Disciple-Making: What Do We Do Now?

On a recent trip into the mountains, Dave expected to have a quick visit with Frank, whom he had given a Bible a few months before. Frank had said he believed the Bible, which was significant in this predominantly Muslim and incredibly remote area of the world in which Dave...

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31 Mar

One Thing Hasn’t Changed

I consider myself one of the lucky ones to have known J.D. Greear for 25 years. I met him while he was spending the summer interning for my church’s youth group in Florida. He was a college student, and we were a small church, just starting out. Instantly our church...

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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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