Only One Thing Is Necessary

Nick MartineauBlog

On a scale of 1 to 10 (with “1” being a perfectly relaxed, almost-levitating state of serenity, and “10” being a human can of Red Bull), how “peaceful” would you say you feel at this … Read More

Connect The Dots

Nick MartineauBlog

I have a few random ponderings that kind of fit together and kind of don’t. I’ll share my thoughts and then let you all connect the dots. -I was recently listening to a Podcast where … Read More

How Do You Start Discipling?

Joel YbarraBlog, Discipleship

Are you in a discipleship relationship? A couple weeks ago, Pastor Nick challenged all Hopesters to enter into a discipleship relationship. Have you been praying for the Heavenly Father to make this clear for you? … Read More

A Thrill of Hope, A Weary World Rejoices

Mark HersheyBlog

One of the rhythms I enjoy at Hope is the celebration of the Advent season. The word “Advent” means “coming”. So, the Christmas Advent Season refers to “the coming of the Christ”. This special time … Read More

We Open These Doors Today!

Nick MartineauBlog

It was over two years ago when we first shared the vision for our Raising More Hope project. Since then we have seen more than 300 families sacrifice financially to see this project happen. We’ve … Read More

Whose Story Are You Living?

Nick MartineauBlog

The realities of COVID have continued messing up my plans and expectations and have been causing me to ask myself whose story am I actually living. There seems to be an underlying story many people … Read More

Time For A Quick Quiz

Mark HersheyBlog

What do the following things have in common?        An abomination that causes desolation, two horns being crushed, a ram, a shaggy goat, raging people, astounding devastation and the time of the end! … Read More

Discipleship Relationships

Nick MartineauBlog, Discipleship

While attendance for church services and programs might be down during this Covid season, I’ve seen many engage in deeper and more intimate relationships with Jesus and His followers. This is a beautiful thing and … Read More

You Are Not Alone

Nick MartineauBlog

If you haven’t noticed, there has been a significant increase in those struggling personally. A recent study by the CDC shows a forty percent increase in mental health issues and substance abuse. For some, the … Read More

Broken Things

Nick MartineauBlog

Growing up, one of my friends had a small ski boat. It was old and a little rickety, but it gave us many fun summer memories on the lake. I can remember, with excitement and … Read More