What Does Christmas Mean to You?

Merry Christmas! This Sunday is the first Sunday in the season of Advent. Advent is a time to celebrate the coming of the Messiah, Jesus Christ. Hope, Love, Peace, and Joy represent all the emotions that this anticipation should stir up in each of us. This Christmas I will be preaching a sermon series called What Christmas Means. It is based on …

I’m Thankful for New Hope (that means You!)

The Ministry Fair on Sunday was truly a site to behold. The gallery of the church was completely filled with wonderfully decorated tables, complete with enough breakfast food to feed all of Brentwood. I saw many new faces of people who have recently made New Hope their church home, and I saw many familiar faces who have been faithful to …

Christmas Talent Time!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING Okay, I am going to break my number one rule when it comes to the holiday season. Usually I don’t talk about Christmas until Thanksgiving is over, but today I need to make an exception. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Don’t get me wrong, I love Christmas, and nothing beats celebrating the birth of Jesus, but Thanksgiving holds …