"…to the praise of the glory of His grace…" Ephesians 1:6

How (Not) to Respond to Change

I was really blessed and challenged by this post by a dear pastor friend in Houston (Gunner Gundersen). Gunner has been instrumental in the spiritual growth of several in our church body and continues to be a faithful pastor. Please read this post: Some people love change. Others hate it. For most of us, though,…

The Paradox of wisdom

Wisdom is something we should ask God for (James 1:5). It is something we should seek with a diligence likened unto searching for hidden treasure (Proverbs 2:3-4). And yet Proverbs 2:6 tells us that ultimately wisdom is a gift from God. It reminds me of what we saw in our study of Philippians 2 where…

Thankful for Small Groups

I have been richly blessed by the fellowship and spiritual encouragement from our small group. I’m thankful for the conversations about the things being taught each week. I’m thankful to get to share the burdens of life struggles. I’m thankful for the hope of heaven and the sharing of joys and sorrows while we journey…

Prayer Week

Dear Church Family,  We invite you to join us for any or all of these prayer times this week. Click on the link for each day to join us on Zoom.  Monday Prayer Meeting- 1/25/21- Noon on ZoomTuesday Prayer Meeting- 1/26/21- 4 PM on Zoom Wednesday Prayer Meeting- 1/27/21- 9 PM on Zoom Thursday Prayer Meeting-…

Longest Night Service

Hello everyone,We at One Hope invite you to a Longest Night Service on Monday, December 21st that will also be open to the wider Rose Bowl neighborhood. The Longest Night service is a Christian tradition in the West that honors those who are grieving losses and allows us to grieve alongside them. It is traditionally…

Teach the truth of God’s Word: Get it right – Live it out – Love the people: What the Bible teaches about sermon preparation and how I have tried to practice it

Teach the truth of God’s Word: Get it right – Live it out Love the peopleWhat the Bible teaches about sermon preparation and how I have tried to practice it Sermon preparation and preaching is far from the only thing I do as a pastor, but it’s an important part of my role in shepherding.…

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