The Bridge

The Bridge

God has a story – a powerful story; and our job is to learn to tell it well.  What would you say if someone in your current sphere of influence

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Drinking from the Well

Drinking from the Well

What is genuine worship?  Genuine worship is when we enter into intimacy with Almighty God.  It is not in the type of worship (traditional or contemporary . . . it’s

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Growing in Godliness

Growing in Godliness

One of the significant parts of our priorities at Hope Community Church is to GROW in our relationship with God and others.  Part of growing in our relationship with God

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What is Salvation?

What is Salvation?

What is “salvation”?  To understand salvation, we need to back up and understand who God is and who we are.  As one pastor put it, “God is the infinitely holy

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JOY

JOY

When Jesus was about to be ushered into our world, an angel cried out, “Behold I bring you good news of GREAT JOY!”  The prophet Isaiah exclaims in Isaiah 40:31,

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People of Hope

People of Hope

Our church is named “Hope Community Church” for a reason!  We want to be people of HOPE!  That is an important word!!  As Christians, we are a people of HOPE! 

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God’s Promises

God’s Promises

The word for promises implies an emphatic public announcement – not just like we give promises (I’ll be there at 2:00, or I’ll pray for you).  When Jesus gives a

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A Church God Uses

A Church God Uses

What kind of church does God use?  God uses a church where the gospel is clearly proclaimed!  In Acts 11 we learn about the church at Antioch.  Antioch was located

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Saved by Grace

Saved by Grace

Can you do enough to deserve salvation?  In 2001, Reader’s Digest asked Muhammad Ali what his faith meant to him.  Ali replied, “[It] means [a] ticket to heaven.  One day

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