Author:Hope Community

Sankofa Reflections

Words from the National Memorial for Peace and Justice (Montgomery, AL)   Long ago I was helped by the book I Know Just How You Feel…Avoiding the Clichés of Grief. The author,...

Forgive A Lot A Lot

My husband, Jeff and I were invited to share a word of advice during a wedding this weekend. Below is the “script” we created and I thought it might be...

Who Has Your Attention?

We wake up every day and are bombarded with things, images, people vying for our attention. Where should we focus? What should be our gaze? How do we engage our...

Charitable Giving

2018 Charitable Tax Planning (Tax Advantaged Investment Accounts: HSAs, IRAs, and CSAs)   Many people have had Health Savings Accounts (HSA) in recent years.  They are investment accounts which allow employees to...

Who Are We?

What is the destination toward which we are heading? These are questions every effective church must answer.   On April 2, 2017 – our exciting Launch Sunday – we unveiled  our Big...

Life Without the Cartoon Thumb

I broke up with Facebook. Yes, it was like a funeral. I liked liking cat videos. I liked receiving “likes” from the cool kids from high school. But over the past...

Deeper, Wider, Closer

Who are we? What is the destination toward which we are heading? These are questions every effective church must answer.   On April 2, 2017 – our exciting “Launch Sunday” – we...

Jesus Loves Me… THIS I KNOW!

In Matthew Jesus tells us "unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven” (18:3).   Wednesday evenings at KWAM youth group and Sunday mornings...