A Hope Transplant: The Essential Operation

Artwork for Dropping Your Guard: The Value of Open Relationships

How would you define hope? In what way would your definition apply to a local church? What if hope were missing from a congregation? Would anybody notice? We’ll think about these and other things as we allow Peter’s words to guide us into the truth about hope. Of special interest are the essentials involved in keeping a church’s hope strong and constant. These passages of Scripture suggest several ingredients that must be present if hope is to remain a vital part of a church’s life.