Newsletter

Issue 28, May 2015

Baseball

“You’re looking for base hits, not home runs.” This Wade Brown-ism has stuck with me over this last year. I first connected with Wade Brown (see page 11) as I called the PastorServe office over a year ago on behalf of the New Hope elder team as we were in anticipation of upcoming transition. Just like the Kansas City Royals of last season’s post-season we have been great at getting base hits recently as a church.  Here are a few examples...

Galatians: Freedom Under Attack

Coming Up this Summer During our Central Gatherings

We call our Sunday mornings together our Central Gathering (CG) because this is the one time each week that all of New Hope Church gathers centrally. We gather from 10-11:30 am every Sunday to hear the Word of God preached, to pursue relationships...

This season of pastoral transition has required that the Elders and Pastor Search Team dust off the documents that dictate our organizational process and structure. One of these documents is called the New Hope Church Constitution that, at a very high level, explains how we are to operate...

The Olinger Family

The Olingers Reflect On Their Time With Us

Amanda and I (Austin) have attended New Hope for the past four years and have really felt welcomed into the church family. Although four years have gone by quickly we are encouraged to know that we have made friendships...

Intentionally Planting College Graduates

College campuses are so transient. Working here at KSU Christian Challenge, I have seen students come and go. They enter as 18-year-old freshman, and we have the privilege of seeing them mature and leave so abruptly. As a student I saw many of my peers leave...

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The Tandem Youth Home will be established in the Manhattan area, specifically targeting youth between the ages of 12-18 that are in the custody of the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) foster care system. We will create an environment that will provide...

Kyson

A New Hope Family’s Crazy Story

Our journey to meeting our son was a CRAZY one…as most adoption stories are! Many of you know we went through a disrupted adoption a couple of months ago...

Women Staring

As a leader, how often do you think about resigning your current job and moving onto something more exciting and engaging? Usually, the response I get to that question is, “Most Monday mornings...

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Summer. This word holds much meaning for people. So many words come to mind when the word “summer” is spoken around me: no more school, vacations, sleeping in, sno-cones, trips to the lake, fireflies, country music...

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