Erasing The Line

Nick MartineauBlog

Lines have been drawn. Do you see them? Do you feel them? Who drew them, anyway? What side of the line are you on? What side are they on? Are you sure you’re on the … Read More

Grace For Today

Nick MartineauBlog

It’s not hard these days to find something to worry about. Just spend five minutes on social media or watching the news, and you’ll be full of anxiety if you aren’t careful. Often, we tend … Read More

Dear Hopesters

Steve WeldonBlog

I was minding my own business when it all began with a rather odd phone message from a complete stranger. After coming across our 2018 Ride 4 Refugees website, this stranger really desired to speak … Read More

An Instrument of Peace

Nick MartineauBlog

Lately I’ve been praying The Peace Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi, which is more commonly known as The Prayer of St. Francis. The prayer reads: Lord make Me an instrument of Your peace Where … Read More

A Fun Announcement

Nick MartineauBlog

This past Sunday we had an important teaching and a fun announcement. If you weren’t able to hear it, I would encourage you to jump online and give it a listen. It’s our desire to … Read More


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

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