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A workshop with Sarah Harris & John Hawkins


What we learned as kids & how we feel about God

A key part of life is the longing for connection. From the moment we’re born, we want and need closeness. Psychologists and counselors refer to this as attachment and suggest that our earliest relationships create a template for how we seek closeness in all others, perhaps even our relationship with God.

If you’ve ever wondered, “If God is always near, why does He feel so far away?” or “How can I get past my past and begin to trust God?” this is for you!

In this upcoming workshop Sarah Harris will explore the various attachment styles, where they come from, and how we react when our relationship with God feels insecure. And John Hawkins will suggest specific practices to move out of anxiety, shame, and shutdown into a relationship built on trust.

You’re invited! RSVP below and join us to identify your attachment style and how to experience the connection with God you were created for!


  • Date: Thurs, July 18
  • Time: Arrive at 5:30 to order food and drinks; workshop 6-8 p.m. 
  • Location: Great Raft (1251 Dalzell), in the group space
  • Food & Drinks: Beverages and Dripp Hot Chicken food menu available for purchase. No outside food or drinks.
  • Cost: Free, including materials. Sign-up required.
  • Childcare: This is an adults-only group; no on-site childcare. 

Sarah Harris

Sarah Harris is a graduate of Louisiana State University Shreveport where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and her Master of Science in Counseling. She is a Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor (PLPC) in the state of Louisiana.

Sarah works with clients who are facing difficulties such as anxiety, depression, low self esteem, relationship issues, and spiritual abuse. Sarah has an integrative approach to therapy, incorporating many modalities including EMDR for the treatment of trauma.

Through volunteer opportunities, she has gained experience working with individuals from all walks of life. Sarah currently volunteers with Purchased: Not For Sale providing counseling and psychoeducational groups to women coming out of the sex industry and adult victims of sex trafficking. Additionally, Sarah volunteers with the Arc Caddo-Bossier’s GREAT program, helping clients to develop life skills through Equine Assisted Learning.

Outside of work, Sarah enjoys spending time outside with her husband and 2 pups.


John Hawkins

John Hawkins serves as the lead minister for ClearView Church, a non-denominational Christian church in Shreveport that he helped start in 2010. He has two decades of experience preaching, teaching, and walking with individuals who are exploring faith and spiritual formation. He believes nothing matters more than our relationship with God and our relationships with others.

John holds a bachelor’s degree in communication and a master’s degree in ministry.

He is married to Jessica, and they have two elementary-age daughters. In his free time, he enjoys tennis, travel, reading, and writing.