What We Believe

The Bible Our foundation of belief is the Bible. We believe it to be God’s message to humanity. It is completely true and trustworthy. Some passages require careful interpretation, but the central messages of the Bible are clear. “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that…

Learn a Little More about Living Hope EPC

Living Hope exists to live out the message:  “Knowing Jesus Changes Everything” Some of our core values can be expanded though the letters H-O-P-E.    Living  Hearts that are Open and Powerfully Engaged Hearts We desire to be:  Jesus-focused, biblically-based and Holy Spirit-led.   worshipping God with passion because He is worthy of our allegiance…

iHope

iHope is Living Hope’s ministry to students Preschool-Highschool. Our desire is to come alongside parents to support and encourage the growth of their kids into mature disciples of Jesus Christ. iHope is divided into three age groups, tailored to meet each students needs. iGrow is our Nursery and Preschool program. iGrow is all about nurturing our…

Weapons (Part 2) Rated PG – For Savior’s Blood

Revelation 12:11 says, “And they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb and because of the word of their testimony, and they did not love their life even when faced with death.” I’ve asked a member of Living Hope, Melissa Helland, to write about the blood of Jesus as a part of our…

The Weapons We Use (Part 1)

So if we acknowledgeable the reality of spiritual warfare and take up the challenge to actively engage our enemy, we need to know our about the weapons at our disposal. Many Christians might identify God’s Word, the Bible, as one of our primary weapons. Ephesians 6:17 refers to the Scriptures as "the sword of the…

Choose Your Weapon

I think of this line in connection with duels of earlier centuries. The choice of a weapon can make so much difference. There is a classic scene in the movie Raiders of the Lost Ark. A bad guy wielding a sword tries to stop Indy in the marketplace. After 10 seconds of fancy sword work,…

Which way to the battle? Which way to the battle?

Spiritual Warfare (Part Deux) "The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly." John 10:10 (NKJV) So if we have gotten over the first hurdle and are willing to grant that spiritual warfare exists,…

Fight? What fight?

"He Hates These Cans!" – Navin Johnson In the movie The Jerk, Steve Martin plays a simpleton named Navin Johnson. Navin unknowingly becomes the target of a deranged killer. One day, the killer tries to shoot Navin as he works at a gas station. The sniper misses Navin and instead hits the oil cans in…

Bread Breakers

Let us break bread together… It’s important that the People of Living Hope know each other. Please consider an unintentionally hidden yet very special ministry at our church – Bread Breakers. Bread Breakers is sharing God’s love through a common meal, just as was done in the early churches. It gives us an opportunity in…

Our President

"I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone – for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all men to be saved and to come…