Dr. Lennox

In the same way, was not even Rahab the prostitute considered righteous for what she did when she gave lodging to the spies and sent them off in a different direction? Rahab had tremendous faith and we can learn something from her story.
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Environment

When any environment is unhealthy there’s a negative chain reaction. Ben Affleck, a popular Hollywood actor, described his childhood environment this way – ‘I grew up in a home environment where I wasn’t getting esteem for anything I did.’
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Relationships

Relationships only become the most important thing when we make the choice to make relationships the most important thing. I really like the words of Immanuel Kant - "Always recognize that human individuals are ends, and do not use them as means to your end."
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Listening

Malcolm Forbes once said, “The art of conversation lies in listening.” How true! I also love this reminder by Raquel Welch, “You can't fake listening. It shows.” Home will be anything but ‘Home Sweet Home’ or Healthy if we fail to communicate in a healthy manner.
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Communication

Not every home experience is 'Home Sweet Home'. Oddly enough, home can be a place with dark secrets, intense pain, heartache, immense challenges and anything but sweet & healthy. Sometimes we even convince ourselves that unhealthy is healthy.
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BASH

In John 2 we discover a wedding BASH where lots of people are attending the celebration, including Jesus, His mother (Mary) and the disciples. Suddenly, someone discovers they’re running out of wine, a major social embarrassment for the happily married couple, their family and...
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Vision

What’s the greatest thing we could do today at New Hope? It’s also a tough question to answer. The greatest thing we can do individually or corporately is desire God! I believe our desire for God leads to Hope, Community & Growth and a lack of desire leads to hopelessness,...
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Finish The Race

According to Hebrews 12 we too are running a race and it really comes down to starting, running and finishing strong. I’m often troubled and saddened by those who start well but never finish. I wonder how God feels about it?
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Dive In

This Sunday we are looking at “Diving In” for our Olympic Series. I love what God communicates to Isaiah in chapter 43, verse 2 – ‘When you go through deep waters, I will be with you.’ I’m pretty sure God is with us even when the waters are green too!
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Hitting The Mark

This week we are going to uncover what ‘Hitting the Mark’ means for God’s people. It’s great to be passionate, but it’s also vital to have a goal or ‘mark’ to aim at and, with discipline, be able to hit. God tells us that He has a plan for our lives and Paul tells us to run the...
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