Restore: New England

About this event Restore: New England exists to pray for Gospel awakening in New England, to encourage local churches, to aid pastors and church leaders in equipping the saints for the work of the ministry, and to make war against the kingdom of darkness in the name of Jesus Christ. FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2022 – […]

God is Love

On Valentine’s Day, we’re reminded that, in our culture, love is a god. This is why there’s commercial appeal to get the chocolates and buy the roses. Where love is a god, the god called “money” has quite an opportunity. The two share a bed quite nicely. This isn’t to scoff at the lovers out […]

Dare To Be a Sinner

A man and a woman walk into a church. As the service begins, they sit on opposite sides of the sanctuary. They are opposite in many ways. The man’s attire is formal and old fashioned; the woman is formal and chic. The man sings vibrantly during the singing; the woman stands and mouths the words. […]

Rediscover Church: Guidance for Conversation Groups

For several weeks, we’ve given out free copies of Collin Hansen & Jonathan Leeman’s book Rediscover Church: Why the Body of Christ Is Essential. The reason has been two-fold: firstly, the past couple years have been massively disruptive to churches. Christians need to be reminded afresh why the local church is crucial in their relationship […]

Carols on the Common

On Sunday, December 19th at 5:00 pm, Mount Hope Church and First Baptist Church invite the wider Bristol community to a special night of “Carols on the Common.” Enjoy the warmth of singing familiar carols and hearing inspiring gospel readings. Warm beverages and snacks will follow. All are welcome!

Advent Sermon Series

Martin Luther called the Old Testament “the manger in which Christ lies.” Hundreds of years before the birth of Jesus, the prophets foretold of the day when a Messiah would come. Malachi spoke of the messenger who would prepare His way. Micah spoke of the town of Bethlehem as the place of His nativity. Hosea […]