Pesky Wasp

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Pesky Wasp A couple years ago, I was mowing the yard and unknowingly got too close to a wasp nest. You can probably guess what happened next. One of those pesky guys flew right at … Read More


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Pierre A couple weeks ago while in Haiti, I met a man named Pierre. Pierre lived in a Haitian village called Leveque. Leveque is what they call a “Blue Tent” village, but was truly more … Read More


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Jezi, Millennials, & Family Ministry Just over a week ago, my family and 14 college-aged Hopesters hopped on a plane and headed to Haiti. Three of our students had never been on a plane before, … 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

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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

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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

A Time For Everything

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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

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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

Let’s Jump!

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o you enjoy meetings? I don’t know many people that would say “yes.” However, I recently attended a meeting that was a great time of celebration, full of gratefulness, and had a hopeful look forward. … Read More