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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

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...
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...


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

Will You Trust God’s Sufficiency?

In Numbers, everything has started out well, so it seems. God has made clear His intention to bless the people and form them into His people while they journey together through the wilderness. And they’re pulling up stakes and following, just as God has arranged. Everything’s great… right up until the food gets monotonous and the Moses get overwhelmed. Now it seems God isn’t enough and hasn’t provided enough. What to do? What to do? Christians fret like this, too, especially when we hit a wilderness patch of the spiritual life. But how can we be so sure that the wilderness isn’t exactly what we need to trust God a little more?