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Public Funds Part of PromiseLand's Plan for Praise
The conservative Christian church seeks a federal loan for an amphitheatre at its 51st St. campus
"...north of the old Robert Mueller Municipal Airport, the PromiseLand Church beckons all souls to pull into its parking..."

Aug. 1, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Then There's This: Fixing a Hole
PromiseLand gets its amphitheatre … so who's next?
"...will serve as the crown jewel of Dream City, PromiseLand West Church's new campus under construction on a 53-acre..."

March 2, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Among the Damned
PromiseLand's Virtual Hell haunted house offers salvation to trick-or-treaters.
"...day," says Ricky Poe, the youth pastor for the PromiseLand Church, a Pentecostal congregation whose campus sits across from..."

Oct. 31, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: Suburban Nightmare
PromiseLand West amphitheatre plans drown out neighborhood opposition
"...to the planned $25 million campus of Prom­iseLand West Church, in an area along Highway 71 zoned for rural..."

Nov. 18, 2011 News Column by Amy Smith

'Dream City' or Neighborhood Threat?
A proposed church development has some residents losing sleep
"...shape for "Dream City" – the future campus of PromiseLand West Church...."

March 25, 2011 News Feature by Amy Smith

Saving 'Friday Night Lights'
You knew NBC renewed it, but did you know someone was gonna see God?
"...we were on Sunday morning, receiving the word at PromiseLand, a church on East 51st. If you ran into..."

Oct. 5, 2007 Screens Feature by Mike Dolan

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Mega Church in My Back Yard..."

Feb. 28, 2003 Column

100 Local SXSW Music Acts
A-Z list of 100 Austin acts showcasing at the Fest
"...her planned 2017 debut LP with promise. – Doug Freeman Churchwood..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Friday SXSW Sleepers
"...Bavu Blakes9:05pm, PromiseLand Church Veritable ATX underground rap legend Bavu Blakes takes..."

March 18, 2016 Music Feature

Friday Picks & Sleepers
Obvious Picks and loads of not-so-obvious Sleepers!
"...Kirk Franklin 7pm, PromiseLand Church Fort Worth vocal powerhouse Kirk Franklin hasn't abandoned..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

Then There's This …: Sound and Light
Council takes up thorny issues on land planning and utility rates
"...That is the site of the new campus of PromiseLand West church, currently under construction along Highway 71. The..."

Jan. 27, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Disquiet Over Amphitheatres
Neighbors had hoped code changes would put the kibosh on neighboring amphitheatre
"...suing the city for its administrative approval of a Promiseland West Church site plan that includes the construction of..."

Feb. 1, 2013 News Feature by Amy Smith

Court May Decide Amphitheatre Argument
Attorney for neighborhood groups says the approval of outdoor venue was made improperly
"...construction of a 1,000-plus-seat amphitheatre in a residential area. PromiseLand West Church is building the outdoor music venue as..."

March 23, 2012 News Feature by Amy Smith

Evolving Dialogue
Can Sharon Sparlin's play get science and religion to stop yelling and start talking?
"...and free inquiry." Likewise, she has invited some local churches to participate...."

May 8, 2009 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Cobbe

Council: A Tapestry Dance for Fall
Cabs, parking, and marriage equality are all on the docket next week
"...cities. Readers who've followed Amy Smith's report on the PromiseLand West Church amphitheatre ("Then There's This: Fixing a Hole,"..."

Sept. 21, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
"...opens on the campus of South Austin's San Jose Church. Juan Diego will allow low-income students to work at..."

Feb. 22, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

SXSW Film Pro Tips
What to see, where to be, and how to relax
"...dance hall Broken Spoke (3201 S. Lamar Blvd.), mega church PromiseLand (1504 E. 51st St.), a Dairy Queen (5900..."

March 4, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

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