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No Tame Lion: New Series in Amos

Does God care? Spin the globe and let your finger land wherever, it will likely be a place where injustice prevails. If not, it’s likely a place where decadence and yawning at injustice prevails. Does God care? Whether the issue is idolatry or injustice, what is God’s response? A.W. Tozer once said that what comes […]

Advent in 3 Dimensions

The holidays crowd our hearts and minds with the urgency of NOW. The demands of parties, recitals, shopping, and dinners leave us dazed. Christmas morning often ends with a sigh of relief. As Christians, we have a better season in Advent. As we seek to balance the demands of “the most wonderful time of the […]

Acting Out: A New Sermon Series in the Book of Acts

“The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It’s been found difficult and left untried.” Though G.K. Chesterton said that generally and somewhat hyperbolically, it strikes a resonant chord of reality. In times of untapped potential and spiritual dormancy, we can become disillusioned. We ask, “Is this all there is? Kumbaya on Sunday […]

New Sermon Series: The Book of Job

“Why do bad things happen to good people?” “Why would a good God allow evil?” “How can I trust God when I don’t know what He’s doing?” These are just a few of the questions raised by the suffering of Job. The Book of Job is a strange book. It’s a book that makes believers […]

Homestretch in the Gospel of Luke

Since November 2020, we’ve been encountering Jesus in Luke’s Gospel. You can listen to past sermons here. We are now in the homestretch as we journey with Jesus to Jerusalem and behold Him as the crucified and risen Savior. Join us Sundays at 10am! January 8 –  Luke 18:31-43 January 15 – Luke 19:1-10  January […]

Advent at Mount Hope Church

  This Advent we’ll be taking a deep look at Matthew’s genealogy of Christ (Matt.1:1-17). As we reflect upon Jesus’ family tree, we are confronted with the story of God’s grace – a story of wanderers, kings, and exiles yearning for the day of “God with us” (Matt.1:23). Advent places us in that unfolding story […]