Nebuchadnezzar’s Lesson

DANIEL 4:26 NIV 26 . . . your kingdom will be restored to you when you acknowledge that Heaven rules. King Nebuchadnezzar was one of the most powerful rulers in the history of mankind. He learned a great lesson which we should never forget.Wise people learn from the mistakes of others. DANIEL 4:29-37 NIV 29 Twelve months later, as the king was walking on the roof of the royal palace of Babylon, 30 he said, "Is not this the great Babylon I have built as the royal residence, by my mighty … [Read more...]

Blessed in “Every” Area of Life

“God…has blessed us with every spiritual blessing.” Eph 1:3 NKJV Farmer Brown lived during the Great Depression, and he was having trouble keeping up the mortgage payments on his farm. Eventually the bank gave him thirty days to catch up on his back payments or face foreclosure. Then something wonderful happened. A man from an oil company showed up on his doorstep, asking for a lease to drill for oil on his land. Since he was going to lose the farm anyway, Farmer Brown decided that it couldn’t … [Read more...]

Provisions by Our Great Provider

Abraham called the name of that place The Lord Will Provide, as it is said to this day, “In the mount of the Lord it will be provided.” (Gen. 22:14 NAS) The scripture above records the story of Abraham, and his son Isaac, on Mount Moriah. When God miraculously provided a lamb for Abraham to use rather than his son, Abraham called the name of the place “Jehovah Jireh,” which means “The Lord will provide.” The Lord provided the lamb that Abraham needed for a sacrifice. Just before they had … [Read more...]

Download Our Church App!

For more information about all the ministries and events taking place at New Hope Community church, or to listen to our sermons, please download our church app by searching "New Hope Turlock" in the app store or android market. … [Read more...]


We are so excited to announce the launch of Renew Women's Ministry! Renew is a ministry that aims to pour the Word of God into the hearts of women. Starting Jan. 3rd Renew will meet the first Tuesday of every month! … [Read more...]

Check Your Baggage

Check your baggage before boarding the flight to the New Year!!!  What baggage do you want to carry forward to next year?  As we approach the New Year many will develop a New Year’s Resolution.  This year I’ve decided rather than setting a resolution, I will examine my life and see what “baggage” I can leave behind and not carry into the New Year. … [Read more...]

The Power of Perspective

I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do everything through him who gives me strength. Philippians 4:13 Joy and encouragement jump off of the pages of Philippians and this coming from someone sitting in a jail cell! How can this be? … [Read more...]


Recently my husband and I went on a hiking trip with our son Mathew and daughter-in-law Jordan and we came upon a beautiful waterfall. Mathew, being the extreme adrenaline seeker he is, quickly identified a location he declared as the perfect spot to jump off of into the freezing water below. Did I mention the cliff? I of course laughed, in which he replied, “We are all doing this.” … [Read more...]