Doing Church as a Team – Watch the Conference Here!

Ministering to Different Groups

Even if you can’t make it to Hawaii this Thursday, you’re invited to a special session of New Hope Oahu’s Doing Church as a Team Conference! Doing Church as a Team underscores that church numbers are insignificant when every individual is not involved. However, if the team members work together as one toward a single, clearly defined goal, anything is possible, and everyone shares in the joys and Read More

Check Yourself

Check Yourself

When maturing in God, there are certain things we can’t expect others to do. One of those things is checking yourself. No, not having someone else check you, although there will be accountability and once in a while, we do need objective viewpoints. We are talking about the basics — checking yourself and doing a self-assessment. There are two checkpoints that are very simple but very important. Read More

Four Birthdays to Celebrate on Christmas

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What is Christmas and what does it really mean? Christmas is the birth of Jesus Christ, God’s only son, a gift to a sinful and broken world – for salvation and redemption.

There are many external things like marketing, fancy posters, clever advertisements that can be used to draw people to Christ. The best and irreducible way to bring people to Christ is a personal invitation. Personal relationships give Christianity and Christ credibility.

What is God’s Christmas Wish?

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What is Christmas and what does it really mean? Christmas is the birth of Jesus Christ, God’s only son, a gift to a sinful and broken world – for salvation and redemption.

There are many external things like marketing, fancy posters, clever advertisements that can be used to draw people to Christ. The best and irreducible way to bring people to Christ is a personal invitation. Personal relationships give Christianity and Christ credibility.

Another Man’s Wife

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Let me remind you of the story of Abraham’s servant that was sent on a mission to find a wife. This trusted servant was sent to Abraham’s hometown to find a bride for Isaac, his master’s son. This woman he was looking for was not to be his wife, nor Abraham’s wife, but the wife of Isaac, Abraham’s son.

A Letter to My Kids

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Dear Amy, Aaron, & Abby, Some time ago, I was thinking about who I call my closest friends. There are many, but off the top I came up with aboutseven people. Then I asked myself what made them such special friends. The common strand among them was that they were all encouragers. They all supported and motivated me. They spoke God’s truth into my life. They kept praying for me until I received Read More