Steve WeldonBlog

Perfect timing is a very sweet thing. When something(s) good happens at the absolute right time it is a joy and pleasure to behold. In fact, it is beautiful. The sound of a bat hitting … Read More

Blessed Are The… Flexible??

Mark HersheyBlog

I once heard someone add another “beatitude” to the list we find in the Gospel of Matthew. The additional tongue-in-cheek phrase went like this: Blessed are the flexible for they won’t be bent out of … Read More

Hello From The Martins!

Aaron MartinBlog

We want to update you on some changes that will be taking place in our household within this next year. So often, we read verses like: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and … Read More



THE AFTER PARTY The After Party is a celebration to close the Squad Wars and the summer out in style. We’ll have unlimited bowling and go-karts for the kids all for $20 per student. The … Read More

A Beach Made of Trash

Nick MartineauBlog

I was recently reminded about a beach made up of trash. Not just any beach, but what some call one of the best beaches in the world! This beach is found in Fort Bragg, California. … Read More

Not As Planned

Nick MartineauBlog

I recently saw an old news broadcast from 1970 that was reporting about a 45-foot whale that had died and washed up on the beach. The longer it lay on the beach, the more the stench … Read More

Blessed Are Those Who Struggle

Nick MartineauBlog

I once read how setbacks and struggles need not be permanent and need not define us. The author shared it’s like riding a bike on a long trip. You might be doing really well, go … Read More

Moving From Shame to Joy

Nick MartineauBlog

Fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of … Read More

Why Hope?

Nick MartineauBlog

There’s a lot of great churches, so why are you at Hope? That’s the question I’ve been pondering lately. Why are Liz and I a part of the body of believers at Hope Community Church? … Read More

Peruvian Insights

Nick MartineauBlog

For over 25 years we have supported missionaries Dan & Diane Hintz. They are Wycliffe Bible Translators living in Peru and working with a team of dedicated Peruvian Quechua people doing Bible translation and linguistics. … Read More