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The Gospel and Race ministry equips the church to celebrate God’s creation of people, who’ve been made in his likeness and yet reflect a multitude of racial and ethnic differences. We support the church by finding resources, sharing stories, and building bridges

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Michael Atella

Michael Atella

Transcript  Growing up overseas as a missionary kid who was adopted actually that answer is complicated. My, my culture, I would say, never really aligned with any, and it's just kind of amalgamation and meshing of different cultures that I've experienced along the...

Michael Atella

Swagata Bergquist

Transcript One practice that I was exposed to growing up was, regardless of what was happening in people's life, they would drop whatever they were doing to be fully present with someone else. Like our neighbors attending to our needs when my dad spent months out of...

Michael Atella

Jairus Justus

Transcript I'd say one significant piece of my cultural background is probably how I grew up. In an Indian family, we always treat everyone as family. So whether that was one of my parents friends, one of their friend's children, whether that was actual relations. To...

Michael Atella

Michael Atella

Transcript  Growing up overseas as a missionary kid who was adopted actually that answer is complicated. My, my culture, I would say, never really aligned with any, and it's just kind of amalgamation and meshing of different cultures that I've experienced along the...

Michael Atella

Swagata Bergquist

Transcript One practice that I was exposed to growing up was, regardless of what was happening in people's life, they would drop whatever they were doing to be fully present with someone else. Like our neighbors attending to our needs when my dad spent months out of...

Michael Atella

Jairus Justus

Transcript I'd say one significant piece of my cultural background is probably how I grew up. In an Indian family, we always treat everyone as family. So whether that was one of my parents friends, one of their friend's children, whether that was actual relations. To...

Michael Atella

Samantha Isomura

Transcript Growing up, my parents really emphasized the importance of language in our home. They signed my sisters and I up for Chinese school on Saturdays, and always tried to nurture the growth of the language in our home. We certainly resisted this as we were going...

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!

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What is the “Gospel”?

We hear the word “gospel” all the time: “gospel music,” the “gospel truth,” “repent and believe the gospel,” etc. But do we really know what we mean when we say “gospel?”

Quite simply, “gospel” is just an old word for “good news.” The “Gospel of Jesus Christ” means the “Good News of Jesus Christ.” Yes – “church people” can sometimes seem grim and lifeless, but the Gospel never is. It’s “Good News!”—Actually, more than that: it’s the best news anyone could ever get.

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Romans Untangled

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

Devotions

Consistently reading the Bible can be challenging for most of us, not only for those who may be new to doing regular devotions. We’ve created several reading plans and devotions to help you along the way.

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