September

Planting Seeds

I know most of us don’t live on farms these days, but when Jesus walked the earth it was trending. And this is the time and season for harvesting. Most of the images I have in my mind when I think of harvesting are baskets...

Harvest Time

Last Sunday we kicked off our series called Love My City. It is from this concept of bringing the love of Christ to our communities that causes great churches to grow from small gatherings into significant movements. One of the things that I love so much...

Fall is here…and with it new opportunities!

Fall has landed and “The trees are about to show us how lovely it is to let the dead things go.”  (- source unknown) I love that quote as it is a reminder that with the beauty of the brilliant colors of fall comes the beginning...

Growing Takes Time…But It’s Worth It.

Who has a green thumb? Any gardeners out there who like to plant something in the ground, nurture it, and watch it grow? That’s me. I grew up working the garden with my grandparents! And as much as I love gardening, I have to admit,...

Rooted Deeply in Christ!

  In Colossians 2:6–7, the Word of the Lord says, “So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in Him, rooted and built up in Him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness." What an...

I Know Your Afflictions…

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Carriers of Hope

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Do You Have Ears?

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Remember When a Camel Came to Church?

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypdh6YjjdBw&feature=youtu.be" el_width="80" align="center"][vc_empty_space height="45px"][vc_column_text]One of the things I love about newhope is that you never know what might happen on any given weekend! It's a creative place where we are willing to try new things to engage...

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