The Bible in 16 Verses

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The Bible has many short stories, each of which enhances the single grand story of God’s redemption in Jesus. This summer, to go with our sermon series, we’ve created a PDF of the 16 passages we’re going through in order to use for memorization, devotions, or discussion.

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Romans Untangled is a weekly podcast that takes a seemingly complicated book of the Bible and untangle it so we can see its beauty.

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Sovereignty of God

Sovereignty of God

When I was growing up, there was a game released in 2000 called The Sims. The objective was to build a home and support a family. At the beginning, you first create your family. From there, your family is placed on a plot of land and as the player, you are to create...

The Dragon Boat Festival

Growing up Asian-American, I celebrated both American holidays and traditional Chinese holidays.  One of these Chinese holidays was Dragon Boat Festival (Duānwǔjié), which occurs in May or June, depending on the lunar year.  This was an interesting holiday to grow up...

God Through an Asian American Lens

We Should be Unified, Right? “So you’ll be working with Epic this school year!” My heart sank when I heard that - I was a first-year intern with Cru at the University of Minnesota and we were discussing assignments for which ministries we would be involved in besides...

The Asian American Identity

Identity is something I have struggled with my entire life. I am a Japanese-American born in the United States to immigrant parents. My first language is not English and growing up I considered Japan my second home. I have had the opportunity to spend portions of...

Gushers & Assimilation

You look at the table during snack time at the many different snacks all around you. Your mom of course packed you your favorite crustacean flavored chips.  As each of the snacks are taken out, goldfish crackers, fruit by the foot, and a wide assortment of treats from...

The Dragon Boat Festival

Growing up Asian-American, I celebrated both American holidays and traditional Chinese holidays.  One of these Chinese holidays was Dragon Boat Festival (Duānwǔjié), which occurs in May or June, depending on the lunar year.  This was an interesting holiday to grow up...

God Through an Asian American Lens

We Should be Unified, Right? “So you’ll be working with Epic this school year!” My heart sank when I heard that - I was a first-year intern with Cru at the University of Minnesota and we were discussing assignments for which ministries we would be involved in besides...

The Asian American Identity

Identity is something I have struggled with my entire life. I am a Japanese-American born in the United States to immigrant parents. My first language is not English and growing up I considered Japan my second home. I have had the opportunity to spend portions of...

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Paul writes in Colossians 2:6-7 that in Christ Jesus, we are “rooted and built up in him and established in the faith.” What does it mean to live a life rooted in Christ? How have we been established in the faith? In this sermon series, we’ll look at Paul’s letter to the Colossians to look at living a life rooted not in sin or brokenness, but in Christ.

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Small Group Studies

Over the years Hope has created many studies for your Small Group to work through together! You’ll find a variety of topics, and books of the bible covered, as well as a wide range of the lengths of the studies. Our prayer is these studies will help facilitate great conversations and encouragement in your Small Group!