What An Inconvenience!

Nick MartineauBlog

“Surely what a man does when he is taken off his guard is the best evidence for what sort of man he is.”     C.S. Lewis Sometimes it’s no problem for me to jump in … Read More

Hold Things Loosely

Steve WeldonBlog

I have a good friend who, when he was much younger and focusing on his career, discovered one day he had calluses on the palms of his hands. Why? Because, due to pressure and stress, … Read More

“I’ve Had Enough”

Mark HersheyBlog

I spoke these words to my brother-in-law last weekend on a hiking excursion in Colorado. We had just fed our appetite for adventure by hiking Mt. Elbert, which included a 5AM start followed by a … Read More

Is Revival Coming?

Nick MartineauBlog

As we continue to walk through these strange and transformational days, I have had many conversations with Hopesters and friends that start with some sort of “Do you think revival is coming?” To many, this … Read More



Unless you been living under a rock, it’s hard to escape the non-stop news and opinions of COVID-19. This virus has literally changed everything about how Hope operates as a church, including our NextGen Ministry. … Read More

Multidimensional God

Nick MartineauBlog

One dimensional is boring. A single line is boring. A two-dimensional image is more interesting. A photograph, if it’s carefully captured and filtered, might be able to hold your interest for ten seconds, depending on … Read More

Searching For Certainty

Nick MartineauBlog

We are living in strange days with an unknown virus and a plethora of fake news.  We all long to know what is truly going on, and yet we (Nick & Mark, teaming up to … Read More

What Are You Afraid Of?

Nick MartineauBlog

This time in history has revealed quite a lot about ourselves, hasn’t it? One thing I have noticed and want to write about is fear. It seems that fear is a major driver of people’s … Read More

An Invitation to Recalibration

Mark HersheyBlog

When I first started at Hope Community Church ten years ago, there was something I had a love/hate relationship with. I say love because there were many fun memories in conjunction with this thing. I … Read More