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.

New Growth

It is hard to believe that March is here. 2019 is moving forward at a rapid pace. The trees budding and flowers blooming tell us that Spring is here. I love this time of the year because it is a time to plant our gardens. It is exciting to look around and see things growing and turning green again.  It is also exciting seeing our church grow. Numbers are up and there is excitement in the air as we worship and as we continue to see new folks visiting our church and getting involved in our … [Read more...]

Trusting God

This past Saturday I traveled through rural Alabama to a small community in North West Florida for a family reunion. Our reunion is held at the church where my Great Grandfather worshiped as he was raising his family of 13 children in the early 1900’s. This place is in the middle of nowhere. I have traveled to this place every year for many years. As I always do, I used technology as I traveled. I had the route in my GPS as I have done many times. When I reached the north side of Elba, Alabama … [Read more...]

Christmas!

I love the Christmas Season! All of the excitement in the air, the decorations and of course the parties make this one of my favorite times of the year. To keep all of these in proper perspective we must remember that the reason for all of this is the celebration of the birth of Jesus. In the midst of all of the activities, we must not ever forget to keep Christ the central point in all we do. This Sunday is a great time to kick off the season as our choirs, orchestra and drama teams will … [Read more...]

A Note From Dan…

Several weeks ago as Hurricane Michael pounded the coast of north Florida, it left a path of massive destruction across Florida, south Alabama, and Georgia. The people in the path of this storm will be recovering for months or maybe years. It is wonderful to see how our country responds when disaster strikes. I grew up in the small town of Marianna, Florida and in the 1990’s, I served a church in Panama City, Florida. I know this area well and I know of many churches in that area. … [Read more...]

Serve Day

1 John 4:11-12 “Since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.  No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and His love is made complete in us.” October 20, 2018 is Serve Day at Eastern Hills. This is an opportunity for us to put our love into action.  From 8 am until Noon we will have many opportunities to serve our community. We will gather as a church that day to minister to several organizations in our community that minister to people in … [Read more...]