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Malawi Team Dispatch: March 17, 2019

By Hope Church / March 17, 2019 / Comments Off on Malawi Team Dispatch: March 17, 2019

Thank you to so many who are keeping this mission in your prayers. The power and the grace of God is evident through many ways in our experiences here in Malawi. The people of the country and culture are a joy to be with. Today would be very difficult to try to top! We worshiped with…

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Recommended Reading

By Hope Church / January 5, 2017 / Comments Off on Recommended Reading

Recommended reading For Financial Planning & Security Recommended Books Debt-Proof Living by Mary Hunt Fields of Gold by Andy Stanley Financial Peace Revisited by Dave Ramsey Freedom of Simplicity by Richard Foster God and Your Stuff by Wesley Kenneth Willmer Managing God’s Money by Randy Acorn Money and Marriage by Matt Bell Money, Purpose, Joy…

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90-Day Tithe Challenge

By Hope Church / January 5, 2017 / Comments Off on 90-Day Tithe Challenge

WHAT IS TITHING? A tithe—which just means “tenth”—is defined as the first 10% of a person’s income that is to be given back to the local church. Tithing is a principle that is taught throughout the entire Bible. When we tithe, we are expressing worship in a tangible way by putting God first in our lives and…

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Giving

By Hope Church / January 5, 2017 / Comments Off on Giving

The Bible has much to say about giving – not only our giving to others, but how and why God gives to us. Proverbs 3:9-10 “Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the first fruits of all your produce; then your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will be bursting with…

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How Do People Grow?

By Hope Church / January 5, 2017 / Comments Off on How Do People Grow?

We throw the word “grow” around a good bit at Hope Church. Specifically, we talk about a growing relationship with Christ, but what exactly does that mean? What exactly is growing spiritually? The answer is found in a New Testament book of the Bible called Second Thessalonians. It is a letter – actually, the second…

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Join Us As We Walk By Faith

By Hope Church / September 18, 2016 / Comments Off on Join Us As We Walk By Faith

  I read something that a retired general said to someone who asked him why a person should be soldier this is what he said, “If the sound of the national anthem and the sight of our flag blowing in the blue sky stirs something deep in you, then you ought to be a soldier. If…

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Community Care: Following in the bold footsteps of Jesus

By Hope Church / September 10, 2016 / Comments Off on Community Care: Following in the bold footsteps of Jesus

Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and He will reward them for what they have done.”  Psalm 19:17 Following in the bold footsteps of Jesus who went to the leper, the prostitute, the Samaritan woman and the blind man, the Church has shown love and compassion by serving those who are marginalized…

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Grow: Next Generation Ministries

By Hope Church / July 11, 2016 / Comments Off on Grow: Next Generation Ministries

We use the phrase Next Generation as a designation for people who are younger than us – namely youth and children.  Unfortunately as adults we sometimes think that doing ministry is an adult thing, something you do when you are older, not a Next Generation thing, and nothing can be further from the truth. We…

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Building and Grounds: Gathering in God’s House

By Hope Church / July 11, 2016 / Comments Off on Building and Grounds: Gathering in God’s House

18Let this be written for a future generation, that a people not yet created may praise the Lord: 19“The Lord looked down from his sanctuary on high, from heaven he viewed the earth, 20to hear the groans of the prisoners and release those condemned to death.” 21So the name of the Lord will be declared…

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