A Noble Thing

A Noble Thing

Pastor’s Word  “Leave her alone. Why are you bothering her? She has done a noble thing for Me.” We encountered this statement of Jesus last Sunday in Mark 14. It is one of those statements that challenges us to stop and reflect, which is perfect timing since we...
17 and counting

17 and counting

Pastor’s Word April marks the completion of 17 years of ministry for Hope Chapel. I’ve been privileged to have a front row seat over those 17 years to see all God has done and to play a small role in making some of it happen. Knowing that God constantly...
Why a Seder?

Why a Seder?

Pastor’s Word How fitting it was that Jesus spent the last night of His earthly life celebrating the Passover. If there is any event in the Old Testament that corresponds to the Cross of Christ, it must be the Passover. The details of this historical event are...
Snow Boots and Time Change

Snow Boots and Time Change

Pastor’s Word If you believe the weather reports, Sunday morning is going to be kind of yucky – light snow moving in shortly after dawn before turning over to rain later in the morning. Compounding matters is that it’s also time change week-end when we advance...
Hope for your Marriage

Hope for your Marriage

This is the 3rd session from our Marriage Seminar in Nov 2018 with Alasdair Groves of CCEF New England. We’ve already talked about how conflicts are opportunities to learn about our spouse’s desires and love on them better. We’ve already talked about...
The Great Privilege

The Great Privilege

Pastor’s Word Good Rain ’19 is in the books (our ministry initiative in Rwanda). And like all those since we began in 2011 it was rewarding, profitable and exhausting. The strongest feeling that I come away with is gratefulness…gratefulness that God lets me be a...
Wrap Up teaching day

Wrap Up teaching day

Today was “wrap up” of two full weeks of closing complete with a closing celebration after an early lunch (early especially for them).  We always try to get the Pastors on their way by 12:30 so the majority of them can get to their villages before night...
Interview with a Teen

Interview with a Teen

Pastor’s Word Over the years of youth ministry one often wonders what our students really think about God culture and their place in it. So I interviewed a few of them and would like to share some of the conversations in order to give you better insight into...

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