Lord, Teach Me

Nick MartineauBlog

“Lord, teach me to ____________.” If you could ask Jesus to teach you just one thing, what would you ask him to teach you? It was recently pointed out to me that the only thing … Read More

Is Hope Relevant?

Steve WeldonBlog

know many of you have heard me speak of this before, but I believe it’s worth repeating. Before we had our first public service at Hope on April 3, 1988, we went two-by-two in the … Read More

What Do You Need?


few weeks ago during Spring Break, Liz and I were in Dallas visiting my mother-in-law. Hanging on the wall of the guest room was a picture with the saying, “Everything that God requires, He provides…” … Read More

Chapter 2

Nick MartineauBlog

don’t know anyone that doesn’t like a good story. And this past week started Chapter 2 of the Hope Community Church story. Chapter 1 was filled with ups and downs, but mostly ups. In Chapter … Read More

A Unique Weekend

Nick MartineauBlog

hat a weekend! Liz and I just got our kiddos to sleep and we are now sitting down, catching our breath and pondering all that just took place. Lots of great memories, many encouraging conversations, … Read More

The Time Has Come

Steve WeldonBlog

uckle up your seatbelts and hold on to your hats! As the Senior Pastor of Hope Community Church, this is it, my last official weekly letter which now 29 years later is known as a … Read More


Steve WeldonBlog

ear Hopesters, March 21, 2017 Ahhh… it’s spring time in Kansas. The gale force winds are blowing, the pollen is scattering, the dust is flying, and the prairie fires are burning. By the way: “On … Read More

A Time For Everything

Nick MartineauBlog

his past weekend, we concluded Chapter 27 of Acts. We read of Paul’s epic adventure and how it ended in shipwreck. It’s an amazing story that has many great teaching truths. Sometimes, when preparing and … Read More

Tree Planting

Nick MartineauBlog

his past week I jumped in on the tail end of a meeting with Hopesters discussing our numerous outdoor projects at Hope. Things like planting trees for our Meditation Garden, planting seed for our Soccer … Read More


Steve WeldonBlog

Dear Hopesters, ’m not sure exactly how it happened, but Sharon and I, now on occasion, eat lunch at Sam’s Club. Maybe it’s because we’re getting older and don’t really care all that much if … Read More