Rules. We love them … until we don’t. I would describe myself as a general “rule follower.” I like to know where to be, when to be there, when the deadline is, and all the expectations … except for when I don’t. You could be the biggest rule follower, but I’m sure there would be… Read more
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Read devotions written by Hope pastors and staff every weekday that align with our daily Bible readings! We hope you use these devotions as a way to dig deeper into Scripture during the weekdays and join us for worship on the weekends to continue growing in your faith. You may download and print our daily Bible readings checklist to track your progress as you read through the Bible.
“Don’t ignore your responsibility.” Deuteronomy 22:3 Lately while driving in the car, my 8-year-old has been noticing various traffic laws and asking all sorts of questions, all while using “the force” to keep traffic lights from turning red before we get through them. We have had many discussions while driving on the reason for speed… Read more
There is an old saying, not from the Bible, that says, “When in Rome … do as the Romans do.” At its best, it is an encouragement to embrace the wonderful cultural differences we might encounter when we find ourselves in a new environment. At its worst, it causes us to sacrifice who we are… Read more
I spent a lot of time growing up questioning the rules and expectations that were placed on me. I would often rebel against them, and although sometimes I might have gotten away with it in the short run, I think it usually came back to haunt me at some point. Now, as a parent of a… Read more