Our money is the distillation of time and energy... it's life spent. So when we give part of our money to the work of the church, there is a lot that it says about our hearts direction toward God and trust in His desire to take care of us.
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Join Pastors Matt Sturdevant and Brian Cropp as they discuss some deeper aspects of the 5th Heart Attitude "Participate in the Ministry".
As we "participate in the ministry" we are really doing our part to both honor God and help the others in the church. But how do we do that well, and what happens over time as my available time shifts?
This can be where following God's ways moves from true to real! How do you clear up with other people so that you can have long-lasting relationships?
As they say, it's good to have old friends. The best way to have and keep friends over the years is in having no guilt, bitterness, or shame between you. This topic of Clearing Up Relationships is a HUGE key to help you have and keep old friends.
This time the table is turned and Lead Pastor Mattis asking the questions! See how Giving and Receiving Scriptural correction looks between parents and children, especially as they move into adulthood.
This is where things get real! Everyone has blind spots. Everyone needs to be corrected to succeed. How should we take that correction? Who should be able to correct us? By what standard are we to be corrected? Enjoy this look at Heart Attitude #3.
Lead Pastor Matt Sturdevant sits down with Associate Pastor Brian Cropp to talk a little further about what Heart Attitude #2 looks like in daily life.
As a part of our True to Real series on the 7 crucial Heart Attitudes of the Bible, Associate Pastor, Ben McSpadden talks about the second Heart Attitude: Life and Open and Honest Life Before others.
Lead Pastor Matt Sturdevant and Associate Pastor Brian Cropp talk about the recent Sunday morning sermon on Heart Attitude number 1 (Put the Goals and Interests of Others Above My Own)
What are the Heart Attitudes and what do they accomplish in my life?
In this Sunday Extra, you can get a more in-depth look at the five layers of justice as well as a description of the different resources from the Understanding the Times message series.
You can find the full resource page here: https://hopechurch.com/understanding-the-times-resources
Justice and equality are MUCH larger issues than we generally think about, but unless we have a better understanding of these concepts from God's perspective, then contemporary definitions may lead us off course.
There is a lot of confusion about America's form of government that has led and is leading to all sorts of bad decisions: Are we a democracy or not? Is the church to stay out of the public square or not? What were the Framers thinking when they drafted the Constitution?
In this second part of Pastor Matt Sturdevant's discussion with Historians and Educators Carla Holiday and Josh Hofford, the record gets straightened out on these questions and more.
God established the need for government, but as one sphere of stewardship among many. What are those spheres, what are there limits, how do they interact, and what happens when the limits are broken?
Listen as Pastor Matt Sturdevant interviews Hope Church members and historians, Carla Holiday and Josh Hofford about the truth behind the founding of the United States.
As we draw nearer to the 2020 election, several issues, movements, and worldviews are pitted against each other to see who will forge the future of our nation. As followers of Jesus Christ, we are called to follow a different leader, God alone. But when we can't seem to get a clear view of what is happening and why from our media and politicians, how can we still move forward with faith in God's sovereignty?
Join the conversation with Lead Pastor Matt Sturdevant and Associate Pastor Brian Cropp as they talk about the benefits, blessings, and opportunities that Christ-followers have as they go ALL IN for Jesus.
In this conclusion to the ALL IN... Holding Nothing Back message series you will get a feel for the opportunities, blessings, and benefits of going ALL IN with your life for Jesus.
In this episode, Pastor Matt shares his baptism journey as well as gives a preview of the ALL IN Commitment for August 23, 2020.
Discover the two foundational practices you need BEFORE you can go all-in for Jesus with your life.
Join Lead Pastor Matt Sturdevant and Associate Pastor Brian Cropp as they talk more about commitment to Christ and what it looks like to take our next steps in our God-given and tailor-made training program.
Lead Pastor Matt Sturdevant recounts five principles he's learned ever since he decided to go ALL IN for Jesus.
Associate Pastor Brian Cropp sat down with Lead Pastor Matt Sturevant for a deeper look at inviting people during COVID and a preview of the second week of the ALL IN Series.
As we celebrate the 42nd anniversary of Hope Church's ministry, we want to re-commit to going all-in with God. We take a look at where God has lead us, what our current condition is, and where we see God leading us in the future.