Waiting

Waiting

Is waiting hard for you?  While waiting can be hard?  It can also be one of the most important elements in receiving new life.  When Kim first became pregnant, it

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God With Us

God With Us

We read in John 1:12-13, “But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, who were born, not

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!  The first Thanksgiving was observed in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1621.  A plentiful fall harvest led the Pilgrims to give thanks with a feast that lasted for three days.

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Courage to Share the Gospel

Courage to Share the Gospel

Are you courageous?  Peter and John demonstrated courage by acting in obedience to God.  In Acts 4:19, when they were challenged not to speak anymore about Jesus, they replied, “Judge

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Following Jesus

Following Jesus

The Christian life can be boiled down to this; it is a question of obedience to do what Jesus calls us to do.  We either live as followers of Jesus,

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Our Attitudes

Our Attitudes

The Sermon on the Mount in Matthew’s gospel begins with the disciples gathered at the feet of Jesus and with the crowds listening in.  He begins by pronouncing a certain

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The Ultimate Role Model

The Ultimate Role Model

Do you have a role model?  Perhaps a teacher, a coach, a parent, or a dear friend?  The Apostle Peter gives us the ultimate role model for enduring mistreatment –

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Hope in the Promises of God

Hope in the Promises of God

Our church’s name is Hope Community Church!  That is not an accident!  We are a people of hope.  John Piper stated, “Christian hope is a confidence that something will come

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Singing with Joy

Singing with Joy

The Song of Moses recorded in Exodus 15 is the first recorded song in the Bible.  It was the Number 1 song on the charts!!  And, as we read the

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Hope in Life and Death

Hope in Life and Death

The resurrection of our Lord Jesus adds a dimension to death that can never be erased.   Consider the words of the Apostle Paul, as he wrote the Thessalonians: “But

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