Nick MartineauBlog

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may … Read More

Why Hope?

Nick MartineauBlog

There are many great churches. So why are you at Hope? That’s the question I’ve been pondering lately. Why are Liz and I a part of the body of believers at Hope Community Church?  I … Read More

The Next Generation


For many of you reading this, you may hear the phrase “The Next Generation” and roll your eyes. You might immediately begin to think about Millennials, Gen Z, or any number of negative thoughts (Ok, … Read More


Mark HersheyBlog

I know a bunch of you were hoopin’ and hollerin’, partying it up, and lighting off fireworks for every score during the big game on Sunday. Due to those fireworks, I realized our live TV … Read More

Who Is This Man?

Nick MartineauBlog

This coming weekend we will be starting a new sermon series walking verse by verse through Jesus’ teaching that is most commonly referred to as “The Sermon on the Mount.” This teaching, found in Matthew … Read More

A Pivotal Year

Nick MartineauBlog

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens… (Ecclesiastes 3:1) A lot of planning, hard work, and sacrifice has taken place this past year at our church. People … Read More

Unaswered Prayers

Nick MartineauBlog

In the early 90’s, country singer Garth Brooks released a song that got everyone thinking about prayer. Garth sang about a time when he and his wife ran into his former high school girlfriend. Garth … Read More

Puppet Master or Relationship?

Nick MartineauBlog

Once, when I was in college, I had a friend share with me how he “miraculously” scored an 88% on his chemistry exam.  My friend had forgotten to study for his test, walked into class, … Read More

Beautiful Things

Ben GriffisBlog

As I was looking through my social media feed this past week, I saw something a long-time Hopester had posted. He was sharing about the “Beautiful Things” section of our services and mentioned that we … Read More

Scratch Art

Steve WeldonBlog

When you were a kid, did you ever make your own Scratch Art? Did you ever take a piece of plain white paper and then randomly with a heavy hand lay down various colors of … Read More