I’ll Never Be Able to Unsee God

I’ll Never Be Able to Unsee God

“I’ll never be able to unsee that.” Most of the time this comment stems from something intriguing or, perhaps, repulsive. But the point is that whatever you saw, it changed you. The same is true when we see God for who he is. It changes us. When that happens, we will...
I’ll Never Be Able to Unsee God

The Importance of Identity

What is it that ultimately makes you “ok”?  How can we anchor our personal identity in something that is not fleeting and unreliable? This week we will look at the simple little phrase “in Christ” used throughout the letter of Ephesians that, when understood properly,...
I’ll Never Be Able to Unsee God

Welcome to Ephesus!

Do you remember the last fantastic meal you had? Was there something scrumptious about the main dish that, even now when you think about it, waters your mouth? It is our hope that our new study of the book of Ephesians will be savored like that for years to come,...
Who is Hope Community Church Downtown Today? – Part 2

Who is Hope Community Church Downtown Today? – Part 2

Who is Hope Community Church Downtown today? Last week we considered – Gospel, Community, Mission – what we called the “Good Bones” or the foundational aspects of our community. This week we’ll look at nine aspects that speak to how we as Hope Community Church...
Who is Hope Community Church Downtown Today? – Part 2

Who is Hope Community Church Downtown Today? – Part 1

Who is Hope Community Church Downtown today? Why is that an important question to ask? People change. Churches change. Leadership changes. Culture changes. Everything changes. And so has Hope changed over 25 years of her history. So it’s vital we pause to reflect on...