(571) 402-4900 hello@hopehillchurch.org

Hope Hill Blog

Stay up to date with our most recent news and updates

 

God Has Given us a Simple Promise

God Has Given us a Simple Promise

James Joyce is the author of a book of short stories called Dubliners, the last story of which is the longest and the most beautiful. In fact, it’s been called one of the greatest short stories ever written. The story is called “The Dead,” a name which seems...

read more
God Has Given us a Simple Promise

A True Encounter with Jesus Will Change Your Life

If you were at church on Sunday, you may or may not have noticed a group of friends wearing matching black t-shirts. It just so happened that every member of our community group, which we named Best Church Group, unexpectedly wore our group t-shirt on the same day,...

read more
God Has Given us a Simple Promise

We Are All The Woman at the Well

There is a story -- almost certainly apocryphal -- about the famously tortured painter Vincent Van Gogh. It is said that he wanted to eat his yellow paint because he thought it was a happy color, and if he ate it, the happiness would then be inside him and lift his...

read more
God Has Given us a Simple Promise

We Are Dry Bones, But There’s Hope!

In John chapter 3, Jesus has an interesting conversation with a man named Nicodemus, who was a wealthy Pharisee and a member of the Sanhedrin, which was the legislative body of the Jews. In short, he was a part of the most highly educated and affluent circle of his...

read more
God Has Given us a Simple Promise

Jesus Manifested His Glory

I love the story of Jesus’ first miracle at the wedding at Cana (John 2). What a completely extravagant and joyful miracle to begin the work of his earthly ministry! But he is acting out a greater truth here; just as Jesus’ parables were always simplistic stories with...

read more
God Has Given us a Simple Promise

Get Your Eyes On Jesus

When I hear that old hymn Rock of Ages, I hear it in my mind being sung in my father’s baritone. He sings: Rock of Ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in Thee; Let the water and the blood, From Thy wounded side which flowed, Be of sin the double cure; Save from...

read more
God Has Given us a Simple Promise

Let’s Love God’s People Together

In John 1:14, we read that the Word became flesh and dwelt among us. This word “dwelt” is a very unique one in Greek; only John ever uses it, in this gospel and in the book of Revelation. In Greek, it literally means “to dwell in a tent” or “to tabernacle.” As in,...

read more
God Has Given us a Simple Promise

Knowing Jesus this way is Life Changing

I can’t even contain my excitement about beginning a study of the book of John. John is like a big flashing neon sign illuminating Jesus, and it’s so fun to read. John’s gospel gives us such a beautiful picture of Jesus as the Christ, the Son of God. It’s different in...

read more
Nothing Can Ever Be The Same

Nothing Can Ever Be The Same

Easter can be a bit of a whirlwind. It’s the one day a year our whole family dresses up all squeaky clean, and that takes some work. We celebrate our risen Savior at church, then follow with our family gathering with all the cousins and aunts and uncles and...

read more
We’re Moving to a New Location!

We’re Moving to a New Location!

As of May 12th, we will officially be meeting at our new home, Hylton High School! We are so excited to have a new, larger space, and for more opportunity to grow! You can find us Sunday mornings at Hylton High School located at 14051 Spriggs Rd, Woodbridge, VA...

read more

Pin It on Pinterest

New Service Times: 9:30 & 11:00am
Christmas Eve Services this Monday at 5:00 & 6:30PM