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

We Need More Bridge Builders

Nick MartineauBlog

This is what the Lord says: “Maintain justice and do what is right, for my salvation is close at hand and my righteousness will soon be revealed.” Isaiah 56:1 BJ Weber is a family friend and Chaplain to the … Read More

What Has Covid Done To You?

Ben GriffisBlog

In the coming years I think we’ll look back and refer to this season we’ve been living in as the “Covid” time. As we are already gaining some social aspects of our life back, I … Read More

Anticipating Legos

Nick MartineauBlog

My kids love Legos, and a few weeks ago one of my boys got fixated on getting a Lego limousine and helicopter set. He researched stores with the cheapest prices, he flipped through hundreds of … Read More