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The New Hope mission is to bring a diverse community into a growing relationship with God and one another.

What is the Bible?

Take a walk-through of the Bible with Pastor Dan as he uses a visual mural from inside the church walls.

From Pastor Dan's Blog

Blog post 15 - Japanese Full Gospel Church of Banff

An Uncountable Multitude, Counting by Ones

The elderly woman sat across the squared tables from me, eating her rice and dried seaweed.  She was the oldest...
Rev 7 image

Revelation 7’s “every nation” as window dressing or meaningful detail?

One of my favorite passages in the Bible is the worship scene in Revelation 7:9-17.  It’s a big party and...
Blog post 13 - A Thunderous Fourth of July

A Thunderous Fourth of July

One of the funny things I’ve noticed about our suburb, Lansing, IL, is the noise.  It’s not just the rumble-thrum...
Cloud Gate self portrait - David J LaPorte - CC 2010

A Reflective Recreation ~or~ A Deep Look at Knowing God

"Now we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I...


Many times in life we face hard times that seem overwhelming and need someone to help guide us to move forward according to God's principles. 

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Free Smiles!

New Hope Church Dental, a community ministry that provides free exam and teeth cleanings for Lansing Residents.

Latest Sermon

The Gospel as Coming of Age

Coming of age stories have a way of capturing our attention and emotion. “To Kill a Mockingbird.” “The Lion King.” The Harry Potter series. Maybe that’s because growing up is something we all have to do. Or maybe it’s because such stories tell us of characters that have a destiny and a purpose, which are things we wish we could feel. But by grace, we have been chosen to be sons and daughters of God, and we do have a destiny: to grow up into God’s inheritance. Are you becoming who God has always meant you to be?