“All In” Baptisms the Last Sunday of Every Month

There is a move of God taking place at New Hope Community Church and we would like to know who’s “All In!” On the last Sunday of every month, we will be filling the baptismal and having baptisms at the end of our worship service. Let me give you a little history of how this came about. When we began …

“All In” Baptisms the Last Sunday of Every Month

Quick Update: There will be no activities for adults this Sunday (April 22) during the 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM hour, only our 10:00 AM Worship Service. However,  Children and Students will have Sunday school. On Sunday, April 29th we will welcome Judd Granzow of the P3 Man Up Hour as our special guest Sunday Connect Hour speaker.  There is a …

Happy Easter, All In for Baptisms, and the Upcoming Church Schedule

Happy Easter I trust everyone had a good Easter. It was such a joy to worship with many of you on Good Friday, and then to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday! The Good Friday worship service was one that I will not soon forget. The hour was filled with readings from Scripture and some wonderful dramatic presentations …

Passion Week – Holy Monday

We have all been victims of paying too much for a bottle of water. It usually happens when we are at an expensive theme park, a ball game, or a concert where the facility knows that you have no other water options. As a result, a bottle of water that would normally cost $1.00 at your local grocery store now …

Come on New Hope, Pick Me Up!

In the sports world there is a saying that athletes have when they make a mistake, or don’t execute a play that the team needed them to make. “Pick me up!” Those three words are simply saying to teammates, “I didn’t do the job. Would you go the extra mile to take care of what I couldn’t do?” Right now …

Good Friday, Baptisms, Easter and the Break Between Connect Groups

Believe it or not, Easter is just around the corner. As you can see from the graphic above, the title of our Easter series is, I Can’t Believe What I Just Saw, in which we will be detailing the eyewitness accounts of the resurrection story. This year we will be offering a special Good Friday Worship Service. It will take place at 7:00 …

Back From India/Busy Weeks Ahead!

Back From India Pastor Mark, Todd and Sheri Hutchison, and I had the awesome opportunity of attending the New Hope Bible College Graduation in India last week. 16 students graduated into pastoral ministry and many of them are now in the process of planting churches where God has called them to begin serving the Lord! Our time in India was …

Devotion and a New Hope Update

Psalm 136:13-16 (NIV) 13 to him who divided the Red Sea, His love endures forever. 14 and brought Israel through the midst of it, His love endures forever. 15 but swept Pharaoh and his army into the Red Sea; His love endures forever. 16 to him who led his people through the wilderness; His love endures forever. The story of how God led the Jews …