Five Ingredients to Build Love for a Lifetime

As some of you might know, marriage is something that requires maintenance. Marriage is a live entity — it’s something dynamic. Anything that is living requires maintenance and marriage requires maintenance. When we are courting, we think that marriage is trouble-free. It seems like everything is going to be smooth. It seems that way because you are dating; each person is putting his or her Read More

Christmas is For-giving

Forgiveness is something that touches every decision of our lives. There is one characteristic about forgiveness that is often overlooked; but first, let us begin with a classic Christmas scripture. “She will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins” (Matt. 1:21). Jesus came for His people because we need to be delivered from the devastating Read More

A Season of Remembering

We must never, ever forget the miracles, the times God provided and the times when God brought something impossible to pass. Throughout the Old Testament, God told the Israelites to remember. He delivered them out of slavery in Egypt by working many miracles. Then He moved them into a new land that would be strange to them. And God knew that they would need to reflect back and remember just how Read More

Faith When No One is Looking

The Lord is looking for people of genuine faith — men and women who have a faith that is clear-to-the-bone and authentic. These people naturally attract others by their lifestyle. They also attract the presence of someone supremely important — God. “Oh, Lord, who may abide in thy tent and who may dwell on thy holy hill? He who walks with integrity, works righteousness and speaks truth in his Read More

A Distinguishing Mark

We live in one world with two kingdoms intersecting — the kingdom of this world and the Kingdom of God. Because of the sin of Adam and Eve, we were born naturalized citizens of the kingdom of the world. But, because of the love of Christ, He transferred us from the kingdom of darkness into the kingdom of His beloved Son. The Bible says, “If anyone be in Christ, he is a new creation.” We have Read More

The Dark Side of Success

Samson is someone who had reached success but didn’t have the inner strength to sustain that success and the pressure of that success destroyed his life. He was someone who had a great start, but a poor ending. When the Philistines surrounded Israel as their enemies, God raised up Samson as a judge. God gave him divine strength, great gifts and the ability to bring people together and catalyze Read More

Doing Church as a Team – Watch the Conference Here!

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

Introducing Mentoring Leaders Live!

Here at Mentoring Leaders, we are working to compile a storehouse of gems to encourage and equip then next generation of leaders. All month, we’ve shared content about the importance of daily devotions for Christians of all ages and walk as we introduced practical guidelines for scripture, observation, application and prayer.

This week, we’re inviting you to be part of something new and special. It’s your turn to ask Pastor Wayne Cordeiro your real-life questions about devotions and leadership on Mentoring Leaders Live.