The Chained Dragon

Steve WeldonBlog

Growing up in a small rural town in Pennsylvania while I was delivering papers, cutting grass, taking a shortcut through a yard, or riding my bicycle, on occasion I might encounter a snarling or barking … Read More

You Can Do Hard Things

Nick MartineauBlog

Growing up, I heard folklore of my relatives walking fifteen miles uphill (both ways) to get to school. These days, I tell my kids stories like, “When I was a kid I had to rewind … Read More

Looking From the Inside Out

Charlie WellsBlog

Looking From the Inside Out I’ve been on staff at Hope for six months now and think this is a great time to share what I’ve learned having this view from the inside out. We … Read More

The Lie of Big

Steve WeldonBlog

The Lie of Big It seems to me a major ploy and deception of our ultimate adversary, the evil one, is the lie of big. It is a tactic designed to keep our eyes and … Read More

God’s Plans Are Better

Nick MartineauBlog

God’s Plans Are Better For months and months, we have worked together on the Raising More Hope People Campaign. At the writing of this letter our church family has, through money given, plus a conservative … Read More

God of Second Chances

Nick MartineauBlog

God of Second Chances A number of years ago when I was in college, I got a ticket for having expired license plate tags. It was my second ticket in two years for that particular … Read More

Race Day

Nick MartineauBlog

Race Day Have you ever started something you weren’t quite sure how to finish? A few years ago, my wife talked me into running a half-marathon. I’m not a runner and never have been, yet … Read More

Relationships Take Work

Nick MartineauBlog

Relationships Take Work Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Ephesians 4:32 Relationships are hard work. It doesn’t take much reading of the scriptures to … Read More

You Can’t Take It With You

Nick MartineauBlog

You Can’t Take It With You I recently read the true account of a very wealthy man that passed away in Chicago. After his passing, his family buried him sitting behind the wheel of his … Read More

Prayer & Preparation

Nick MartineauBlog

Prayer & Preparation As a church, we are using these next few weeks to move toward our Raising More Hope Feb. 3rd Pledge Card weekend. It’s a big step of faith as together we try … Read More