Dan Harrison

About Dan Harrison

Dan joined the staff of Eastern Hills Baptist Church in March of 2009 following his time with The First Baptist Church of Paris, Texas. He is a native Floridian and enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, hiking, and gardening. His passion is church work and his favorite verse from scripture is Jeremiah 29:10-12, "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

Keep Your Eyes on Christ

One of my favorite activities as a dad was hiking on the Appalachian Trail with my son. Several years my oldest daughter, Amanda went but Andrew and I have logged over 300 miles on the trail. Andrew was 9 years old and Amanda was 12 on our first hike. As we prepared for this 50-mile hike, we would load our backpacks with books and walk at the walking park each night. Although we were not climbing mountains, we were getting our bodies in shape for the hike to come. The Appalachian Trail is … [Read more...]

Thank You Chad!

This week Chad Royal celebrates his 25th anniversary as the Building Superintendent at Eastern Hills. We are forever grateful to Chad for his dedication and for the manner in which he does his job. Chad is one that works behind the scene, yet his work involves every area and every ministry of our church. There is well over 100,000 square feet in our main building and then the additional buildings and the grounds. Overseeing the maintenance of our facilities is a huge job. Chad does a great job … [Read more...]

Pastor’s Paragraphs

I am just getting over the jet-lag from my trip to Ukraine but the excitement of this trip will be on my mind for a long time. It was great to be a part of he work God is doing in that country. I worked last week with the International Mission Board Missionaries in Kharkov, Ukraine. They are planting a church and we were conducting a camp for the kids in the area where the new church will be planted. In spite of a huge language barrier we had a remarkable camp where we worked with the children … [Read more...]

Summer Time

As you read this week’s Messenger our youth are in Florida ministering through our youth choir mission trip. Many hours of practice have gone into preparing for this trip. Let me encourage you to lift up our youth and adults leaders as they serve and share Christ in Florida. This next Sunday evening we will have the opportunity to share in their ‘Homecoming Concert.’ I hope you will come Sunday evening and support our youth as they share. There will be a fellowship after the concert and we will … [Read more...]

A Word From Pastor Dan

Sunday our high school graduates did an outstanding job leading us in worship. It was a special time when we could commission our graduates as they go forth in planning for their future. They will be on their mission field as they prepare for their future. It was great to be a part of sending them out. Congratulations to our high school class of 2019! VBSVacation Bible School is one of the most important weeks in our church. It is a week packed full of Bible study, worship and a lot of fun for … [Read more...]