Jim Underwood

elders@harriscreek.org / elders@harriscreek.org

Where I Grew Up:

I grew up anywhere and everywhere (from Kansas and California to Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Ohio) but at least my kids are all native Texans.

Education:

BA in Political Science from Oklahoma Baptist University ('84), JD from Ohio State University ('87)

Spouse:

Carol Ann Underwood

Kids:

Travis, Tyler, and Tanner

Why Harris Creek?:

People who come to Harris Creek tend to be those who are seeking to live an authentic life of faith rather than just playing church. It's a privilege to be surrounded by, to worship with, and to serve along such warm and real people.

Favorite Books:

Mere Christianity (CS Lewis), Edge of Eternity (Randy Alcorn), Undaunted Courage (Meriwether Lewis), Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West (Stephen Ambrose), The Ragamuffin Gospel (Brennan Manning), and the book of Philippians (Paul).

Most Interesting Thing You May Not Know About Me:

Magic Johnson was a classmate of mine at Main Street Elementary School, Lansing, Michigan (now known as Magic Johnson Elementary School)

Favorite Movies:

Joe vs. the Volcano, Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, Notting Hill, Forest Gump, and Remember the Titans

 

Jim Underwood