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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 19 - Art Institvte of Chicago

Explain It To Me Like I’m Seven

This past MLK Day, my wife happened to take the day to go up with my two young daughters to...
Blog post 18 - St Charles Borromeo Church St Francis SD

Convicted About Identity: A personal reflection from a middle-class “WASP”

I think it was the day we walked through the purple St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in St. Francis, SD...
3D colorful puzzle pieces isolated on white background. Concept teamwork.

Four Levels of Anti-Racism

If you’re coming into this post without having read the previous post, stop right there, buster.  Read “four level of...
3D colorful puzzle pieces isolated on white background. Concept teamwork.

Four Levels of Racism

The longer I work in multi-ethnic ministry settings, the more I wish I would have taught sooner and more insistently...


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. 

Free Dental Exam + Teeth Cleaning =

Free Smiles!

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

Latest Sermon

When Wounds Run Deep

Ever put a band-aid on a wound that needed stitches instead? How did that work out? Jeremiah brings a word to God’s people about their blithe inability to address a deep collective wound among them. Even their leaders are crying “peace” when there is not any real peace, especially not for the oppressed. This leads to God’s judgement via Babylon, which is a last-ditch emergency surgery to take to excise the infection of the deep wound. Sometimes the church can put band-aids on deep wounds, too. Do we have the strength of calling to do the necessary surgery?