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“I Can’t Do This Alone.”

With these words, the Rev. Billy Russell began the Community Prayer Service on Monday night July 11th at Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in south Minneapolis. It was

“Is IT in You?”

A few years ago, Gatorade ran an interesting marketing campaign. It featured a commercial that gives us a rich visual image of a very important spiritual principal. In

Thirst for God

Psalm 63:1, A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah:   “O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my

Cultivate Beauty

Throughout this spring and summer in my comings and goings from Hope Church, I have cherished the frequent sight of Hope member Mary Gosselin gardening around the perimeter

The Great I Am

This summer, I’m incredibly excited to have the opportunity to serve on staff at Hope Shores. This ministry has meant so much to me, and since I was

What’s in a Name

When my siblings and I were growing up, our dad often tried to teach us life lessons that would build our character and make us better people. It

Help My Unbelief

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.  Matthew 6:33 (ESV)

Grieving Together

The dynamics of grief are changing.The death on April 21 of Minnesota’s very own Prince, the dynamic international musical superstar, demonstrates that. In the first five hours after