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Dec 14 2012 Email (Dec 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESDecember 14, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! Well, we are just one week away from the end of the world!Have you made all your preparations, do you have a good supply of food, water, guns, ammunition, gold and a good cave to take refuge in?That's right!  Just a few short days from now, on December 21, it has been prophesied that the world is going to undergo a cataclysmic conclusion!That's right!  The Mayan people, the Hopi's along with the  I'Ching an

Dec 07 2012 Email (Dec 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESDecember 7, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! Have you noticed how so many saints, especially if they are in ministry leadership, are struggling with discouragement?What's the deal?  Aren't God's people supposed to be always upbeat and impervious to all those negative circumstances and situations?Well, here's the deal - - its called satanic attack!I have come to recognize that the devil has a four step plan to neutralize the ministry and witness of God's people,

Nov 29 2012 Email (Nov 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESNovember 30, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! John and Lisa Redd are precious friends, saints of God in Christ and fellow ministers - - and during the Thanksgiving weekend John's dad left this life and into the arms of Jesus!While we rejoice and celebrate the life of John's dad, we also pray for the continued grace and joy of God's love and care during this time of transition in their lives, for when a loved one departs this life they leave us behind and for all our

Nov 15 2012 Email (Nov 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESNovember 16, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! Next week is Thanksgiving and while we are living in a time that is becoming more challenging to the Body of Christ - putting it mildly - there is still so much to give thanks for!In fact, God's Word tells us to give thanks FOR ALL THINGS!  Yep, that means the disappointments of the election that just passed and the raising of taxes that looms ahead!Now before you get upset at what I just said, keep in mind that God

Nov 08 2012 Email (Nov 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESNovember 9, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! Awake!  Arise!  Sound the Alarm!This election has not marked the "end of America as we have known it" - - it affirms that our nation is already far down the path of judgment and chastisement from God ... and get ready, more is coming!In discussing the election with a close colleague, he mentioned that "multitudes of people were praying for this election and still Obama won, and what the heck happened?"Well, the p

November 1, 2012 Email (Nov 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESNovember 1, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! Just a few more days until we know if we have a new President of the U.S. or if we will continue under the same regime!I hope that you all vote, not only for the national offices but for the local offices and issues that are on your states' ballots!You know, some people have the attitude that since God will install the government officials and the leaders of our land, it really makes no difference how or even if we vote -

Oct 19 2012 Email (Oct 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESOctober 19, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! Here is a question for you!Do you and your children participate in the Muslim holiday of Ramadan?Or, how about celebrating the Jewish holiday of Rosh HaShanah?  Do you and your family take part in Paryushana Parva of the Jainism religion?Will you take part in Sharada Navaratri of the Hindu religion? NO?  Why not?  What's the harm for a Christian to celebrate or participate in any of these - or a myriad

Oct 12, 2012 Email (Oct 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESOctober 12, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! What’s in a name? We have lived in the media age for so long that most people have forgotten that names represent what a person or a thing is or stands for! Parents give their children names that “stand out in a crowd” rather than speak to a character strength to live up to!Companies give their products names that focus groups say are easy to remember instead of what the item does for the consum

Oct 05 2012 Email (Oct 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESOctober 5, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! What IS this world coming to anyway?AN END!Actually, this world is facing several "ends" and the question is, which one do you want to be a part of?The first end that we are soon - I believe very soon - facing is the end of the Church Age!  In fact, in reading Matthew 24, Mark 13 and Luke 21 coupled with Paul's epistles to the Thessalonians and to Timothy and Peter's epistles - - I am convinced that we are experiencing

Sep 28 2012 Email (Sep 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESSeptember 28, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! We have just over a month now before the national and presidential elections which means that time is just about expired to get registered to vote!If you are not registered to vote, please do so and then on November 6 - - VOTE! Pray for God's guidance and don't let the politics and propaganda polls convince you that it is all over with a foregone conclusion as to who will be the winners!  While we may not have the b

Sep 21 2012 Email (Sep 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESSeptember 21, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! It's that time of year (one of two actually) again!You know, when all the nationally and internationally famous media ministries come out with their "Praise-A-Thon" or, "Share-A-Thon" - - - - well why don't they just call it what it is, "Give-Us-Your-Money-A-Thon"!Now to be fair, I do believe that there are Christian media ministries, or Christian Ministries that use media in the work and to the glory of God and I do bel

Sep 14 2012 Email (Sep 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESSeptember 15, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! Do you remember 1979, November 1979 in particular?It saddens our hearts to see the images on television that are so very similar to those of 1979 when segments of the Iranian population protested the United States' support of the Shah of Iran which resulted in the overthrow of that nation's government, the storming and occupation of the American Embassy and over 400 Americans becoming hostages of militant students!But wh

Sep 08 2012 Email (Sep 2012)
TRUE HOPE TIMES                          September 8, 2012 In this week's issue of True Hope Times, there was an incorrect statement made that must be corrected and we felt that this was of such importance that we could not wait until the next issue to deal with this, so you are receiving this special addendum to this week's True Hope Times.  In "Beware, False Prophets on the Prowl" article, I included the following report:Th

Sep 06 2012 Email (Sep 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESSeptember 8, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! I trust everyone had a good Labor Day Weekend . . . and now, well, Summer is just about over and the long haul of the school year and winter months lie ahead for all of us to enjoy!Or is it, now we are in the final stretch of what seems like the longest presidential campaign season in history?!  Well, both, actually!  Once again, the devil who is the god of this present world, is doing all he can to misdirect th

Aug 31 2012 Email (Aug 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESAugust31, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! ARE YOU A MINISTRY LEADER?  Do you carry ministry credentials as a Pastor, Teacher, Evangelist, Prophet or Apostle?ANNOUNCING THE NEW MINISTRY LEADERS' COOPERATIVE NETWORK!True Hope Churches & Ministries is excited to finally be launching this new extension - - A MINISTRY FOR LEADERS FOR LEADERS IN MINISTRY!Unlike routine fellowships or associations, this is being formed in order that those in leadership can not onl

Aug 24 2012 Email (Aug 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESAugust 24, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! When we moved to Springfield a year ago, we knew we were doing so under God's direction and for His purposes - - we had our reasons for wanting to move once He had put it into our hearts to do so, but as I learned a long time ago, We Have Our Reasons For Doing Something - But God Has His Purposes For Directing What We Do!While the business of the ministry was progressing, where we lived had become a land of spiritual drough

Aug 17 2012 Email (Aug 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESAugust17, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! Well, here it is back to school time already!  You would think that they could at least wait until the day after Labor Day to begin classes, you know like when we were kids - - well some of us anyway!In addition to praying for the safety of our beloved little (and not so little) ones, we need to pray for them in other ways as well!Pray that God builds shields of righteousness around their minds and hearts so that the de

Aug 10 2012 Email (Aug 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESAugust10, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! Amazing how time flies!  Here it is back to school time and fall is just around the corner!  Where has this year gone?  Well, it has gone day by day just like every other year!  How have you invested each day?  How will you invest the 143 remaining days of 2012?So many times the devil take an intermission to deceive you into thinking there is nothing that you need to do - - all is calm so relax, take

Aug 02 2012 Email (Aug 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESAugust 3, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! Remember to order this month's FREE Reader Appreciation Offer - "Proving the Prophets".This is a powerful weapon against being misled and deceived by those who call themselves "prophets" but are not and in fact may be satanic agents trying to pass psychic activity as God's Prophetic Ministry!"Proving the Prophets" will be available through the month of August and again it is free!  If you will help with a donation to co

Jul 26 2012 Email (Jul 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESJuly 26, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! Jesus warned that in the last days many false prophets would come onto the scene and be so convincing that they would be able to deceive everyone ... except the elect of God!Why will the elect of God not be able to be deceived by these wolves in sheep's clothing, these psychics pretending to be prophets of the Most High God?  Because God has given us who are His the means by which to PROVE the PROPHETS!And, surprise, sur

Jul 19 2012 Email (Jul 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESJuly 20, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! True Hope Churches & Ministries is expanding once again!Many years ago, actually in 1993, a stirring began in my spirit to develop a spiritual support infrastructure for those in ministry leadership whereby leaders of ministry would be engaged with others in like capacities for the purpose of building one another up for the mutual success of all who participate.During a time of ministry in Russia, my room mate - Brother S

Jul 13 2012 Email (Jul 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESJuly 13, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! You did not miss receiving the last issue of the True Hope Times ... we had a major technical malfunction here at home office and had to call in the experts to get our computer back on line in proper working order!Remember - - all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are called according to His purpose!  And this episode was certainly one of those situations!The PC Technician who serviced our

Jun 29 2012 Email (Jun 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESJune 29, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! As I write this my heart is heavy with the need for God's people to once again lead our nation to raise up God's righteousness!Today we witnessed what could well the final act leading to the undoing of our liberties in this used to be great nation of ours when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Obama care as constitutional!  The majority of citizens in our land were against this legislation - - but those elected to represent u

Jun 22 2012 Email (Jun 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESJune 15, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! After salvation, what is the most important development in our lives?Is it to go to church?  Is it to be a soul winning witness on fire for Jesus?  Is it to become wealthy in goods and money to show the world how good God is?  Is it to become as free as possible from committing any sin?  Is it to raise a Christian family?There are these and so many more choices and all sound so right in one way or another!

Jun 15 2012 Email (Jun 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESJune 15, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! Are you ready to be required to provide birth control to your staff?While we non-Catholics are not opposed to birth control for married couples who want to delay having children, we certainly should be opposed to birth control for the purposes of our loved ones committing adultery or fornication!Think about this, regardless of the final outcome of the most recent issue of trying to force churches/religious institutions to pro

Jun 08 2012 Email (Jun 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESMay 25, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! Summer time is upon us so remember all those important things to do and plan for . . . ... Family outings... Picnics... Fishing trips... Vacation trips... Cook outs... Swimming ... Use sun-block... And, um, let's see what else ... Oh well, whatever you do remember that having summertime fun is the most important thing so - - WAIT A MINUTE!  I remember now!Unfortunately, this is just where many people have their fellowship

May 24 2012 Email (May 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESMay 25, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! Memorial Day was originally a federal holiday designated to remember the fallen Union soldiers who died during the War Between The Union and the Southern States.  As time passed, Memorial Day became a day to honor all soldiers who died fighting for our nation in all combat.  This Memorial Day let us pause to give thanks to our Heavenly Father for those Americans who were willing to die that we may all live in a free

May 16 2012 Email (May 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESMay 17, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! If you have a desire to grow in both a practical knowledge of the Bible and more importantly, in reflecting the character of Christ in your daily life . . . . . . then we invite you to join us each Wednesday evening at 7pm central time for our free, live, interactive Bible Study we call TRUE HOPE LIVE!This week we began a "Life Changers" study series and we have openings in our net conference room - - so why not join in?YOU AR

Mother's Day, 2012 (May 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESMOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL EDITIONMay 12, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! We pray that every family in our readership is able to celebrate the love of their mothers this weekend!  While Mother's Day was not institutted by the Church or in Scripture, there is a tremendous Biblical basis for the event ... for Jesus, in His dying moments, in the midst of His ultimate work of becoming the sacrifice for our sins, considered His mother Mary and entrusted her to the care of

May 03 2012 Email (May 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESMay 3, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! Check this out!  We have a very, even extra special, subscriber appreciation offer right now!  Check it out - click here!+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Just how fast can time fly?  It is already May!  Nearly half the year is gone and I don't have nearly half of my objectives accomplished - - what's up with that?Of course, that is why I don't make New Years Resolutions because I know the definition of l

Apr 26 2012 Email (Apr 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESApril 27, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! We are just concluding studies of 1-2-3 John and Jude in our True Hope LIVE! Wednesday internet meetings and the insights have been awesome!Wednesday evening as we began in Jude, something came to light that is a really profound lesson in humility that bears repeating in order to share with those of you who are not able to join with us ... Jude opens his epistle with ... Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James,

Apr 19 2012 Email (Apr 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESApril 20, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! Many Blessings!The enemy of our souls and lives is always working through the events, details, circumstances and situations of our everyday lives to derail our thought and obscure the truth of something that we should make top priority to remember!That "something" is this:  Our God is the One True God and this One True God wants us to KNOW HIM AS OUR FATHER!Now just pause and contemplate this truth for a moment.Do you r

Apr 11 2012 Email (Apr 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESMarch 29, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! This week one of our students shared a "Faith Article" that he recently authored which I believe will bless you as it did me.THE PATHS OF RIGHTEOUSNESSBy Michael Cochran “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.”There is no greater reward, no deeper satisfaction, than that of seeing his sheep contented, well fed, safe and flourishing in his care. He goes to a great deal of trouble to provide them with the

Apr 07 2012 Email (Apr 2012)
Happy Easter True Hope Churches & Ministries April 8, 2012 We pray that you and yours experience the fullest of God's blessings this weekend as you celebrate the resurrection of our Savior, The Lord Jesus Christ! THE MOST IMPORTANT DAY IN THE HISTORY OF MANKIND! Jesus Christ our Living Lord! The most important day in the history of mankind is the day that Jesus Christ was raised from the dead and defeated the grave!While dying on the cross Jesus paid the penalty for the sins of the whole

Mar 29 2012 Email (Mar 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESMarch 29, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! We certainly have a lot to pray for concerning our nation, uppermost, as always, being the need for a nation-wide revival of righteousness among God's own people!Concerning our government and politics, however are two things that are of enormous consequence if left unchecked!First is the matter of this administration's attempt at a government take-over of healthcare/health insurance the constitutionality of which is now bein

Mar 16 2012 Email (Mar 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESMarch 16, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! Are you being fruitful?Jesus declared that we know men by their fruit and so we need to examine ourselves - our lives and our ministries - to know if we are being fruitful and if so what kind of fruit is it?Is it good fruit or is it bad fruit?Sadly, the conventional church community has defined fruit to mean numbers - amounts and quantities and so often when we are asked if we are being fruitful the meaning is "are your numb

Mar 09 2012 Email (Mar 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESMarch 9, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! We have received some feedback that last issue's "Greetings" letter was a blessing and encouragement for some who have been facing their own battles against discouragement!As one dear saint told us, he had been going through if for quite some time and just didn't know who to turn to for prayer!  Then, with last issue's greetings letter, he contacted us both for a thank you for the letter and with a prayer need!Ok, that g

Feb 27 2012 Email (Mar 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMESMarch 1, 2012 Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! We heard from our readers that they like the "face lift" we gave to the True Hope Times so this is the "official" new look!          - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - If you are - or have been - going through what seems like an onslaught of discouragement recently I want to share with you something that may help you WIN!Recently, for a period of a couple of weeks it seems as tho

Feb 24 2012 Email (Feb 2012)
TheTRUE HOPE TIMES Greetings from True Hope! Greetings! First of all, we have given a "face lift" to the True Hope Times and we hope you enjoy the change!          - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Well now!  The messages of recent have apparently caused some folks to get upset and what did they do about it?  Did they contact me with their issues?  No, they decided to report us for abuse! THIS IS NOT A COMPLAINT but is a good examp

Feb 15 2012 Email 1 (Feb 2012)
TRUE HOPE TIMESVolume 3 February 15, 2012 Hello,No, you did not miss last week's issue of the Times, we didn't send it out!  Please forgive us but to be honest, time simply got away from me as we have been in the midst of re-writing the True Hope Bible Institute's Student Handbook & Course Catalog and that simply had to take priority over some other things, so again please forgive us.                       &

Feb 02 2012 Email (Feb 2012)
TRUE HOPE TIMESVolume 3 February 3, 2012Hello,When times are challenging and it seems like you are at the "end of your rope" there are two things I want to remind you of:God is STILL GOD!God is BIGGER than everything you are dealing with COMBINED!God never stops being God, He never stops being GOOD and in His goodness His grace is always at work in your life to guide you, direct you, lead you, empower you, enable you and encourage you to allow Him to do all these things I just mentioned!The prob

Jan 26 2012 Email (Jan 2012)
TRUE HOPE TIMESVolume 3 January 27, 2012Hello,I received a phone call this morning about a brother in Christ and in His ministry who is under a veritable avalanche of demonic attacks that is in the category of what Job went through and I am not exaggerating!This is not the first time this year that I have been asked to pray for someone in ministry leadership because of an onslaught from the enemy but this is the first year in memory that so many have been in such need of spiritual support in suc

Jan 21 2012 Email (Jan 2012)
TRUE HOPE TIMESVolume 3 January 21, 2012Hello,This week we continue our study series on "2012:  True Prophecies or False Predictions?"  We will be answering much of what has been touted as impending doom in store for the world!  This is also the subject of our True Hope Live! Sunday messages which you can listen to by visiting our Sermon Studio - - in fact you can hear many of our messages on various issues by clicking here and we invite you to do so!If you would rather receive th

Jan 12 2012 Email (Jan 2012)
TRUE HOPE TIMESVolume 3 January 12, 2012Hello,We trust that 2012 has begun with blessings upon your life and throughout your family!Some say that 2012 is predicted to be the "end of our present world" while others say that this year will see the beginning of the end of the U.S.A. as we know it to be.One thing is for sure, the process of time always produces change and with change comes challenges - - are you prepared to face and deal with those challenges?  Many people across our nation and

Dec 30 2011 Email (Dec 2011)
TRUE HOPE TIMESVolume 2 December 30, 2011Hello,HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU AND ALL YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY!2012 is certain to be a year of decision and change for the nation and especially the body of Christ!What awesome opportunities we have to make a difference in the world!What awesome opportunities we have to make a difference in the lives of others!What awesome opportunities we have to show to the world, not only the love but the majestic power of God to change lives and circumstances!Whatever yo

Dec 23 2011 Email (Dec 2011)
TRUE HOPE TIMESVolume 2 December 23, 2011Hello,What an awesome gift God did give in order to regain fellowship with you and me - - and not just while we live on earth but for all eternity!LIFE EVERLASTING!Night of Christ's BirthFOR GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD THAT HE GAVE HIS ONLY BEGOTTEN SON THAT WHOSOEVER BELIEVES IN HIM SHALL NOT PERISH BUT HAVE EVERLASTING LIFE!That night, when Christ was born ... ... "The Word became flesh became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as o

Dec 17 2011 Email (Dec 2011)
TRUE HOPE TIMESVolume 2 December 17, 2011Hello,Our apologies for not publishing the True Hope Times for the last two weeks!  We were hindered from doing so due to some health issues with both my wife and myself and so we decided to take a break from most of our activities in order to recuperate and get our bodies back in balance.  I do hope that you will forgive the interruption in the schedule and we both appreciate your understanding and your prayers!New True Hope BookITS ALMOST HERE

Nov 30, 2011 Email (Dec 2011)
TRUE HOPE TIMESVolume 2 December 1, 2011Hello,Now that the retail world is at full speed for Christmas business, we have a tremendous opportunity to spread the "Good News of Christmas" (the Gospel message) to dozens or perhaps 100's of people through an avenue that is only available to us once a year - - Christmas shopping!Imagine the impact you - just one person - could have if every where you went shopping for the next 3 weeks, you planted the seed of the Gospel in the lives of store employees

Nov 22 2011 Email (Nov 2011)
TRUE HOPE TIMESVolume 2 November 22,2011Hello,Happy Thanksgiving!We pray that each of you are able to enjoy a marvelous holiday with family and friends and that those of you traveling do so with safety and without incident!Above all, remember the reason for the holiday - - TO GIVE THANKS TO OUR GOD IN HEAVEN FOR THIS NATION!As we gather together with our friends and family, it is a tremendous opportunity to have a family prayer meeting to lift up our nation before God seeking His pardon and merc

Nov 182011 Email (Nov 2011)
TRUE HOPE TIMESVolume 2 November 16,2011Hello,Each of us, at some time or other, whether in giving spiritual/moral counsel to other saints - or in our personal witnessing for Christ - are hit with questions/issues that we wrestle with finding a correct answer to help with.  At times in our own lives we each also run into personal struggles that we need answers for; which is why . . .We are still working on developing "Spiritual Life Questions" as a new feature in the True Hope Times!We real

Nov 05 2011 Email (Nov 2011)
TRUE HOPE TIMESVolume 2 November 5,2011Hello,The idea came up this week to include a section in the True Hope Times for Spiritual Life Questions and Answers for our readers to participate in.  If you would like to see this be included in the weekly "Times" and if you would participate by submitting questions that concern yours or your family's (or friend's) spiritual success, please let us know by sending us an Email!If a significant percentage of our readers respond in the affirmative we w

Oct 26 2011 Email (Oct 2011)
True Hope Churches & MinistriesVolume 2 October 27,2011Hello,Competition in the spiritual realm is at an all time high and increasing all the time!  Joshua declared, "As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord!"  This saying is posted in many a home on plaques and banners and wall decorations and even door mats ... yet how many of these families really live up to this commitment? It is interesting that when it comes to "having fun", Christians will so quickly compromise their d

Oct 13 2011 Email (Oct 2011)
True Hope Churches & MinistriesVolume 2 October 14,2011Hello,Thank you for being a part of this ministry!Some of our readers are interested subscribers while others are our counselors and advisors; some are those who have become True Hope ministry leaders and others still are students of True Hope Bible Institute.  We recently passed the 9 year mark of being an active ministry and from our beginnings in Alma, Arkansas God has used this ministry to help edify and equip saints from New Yo

Oct 07 2011 Email (Oct 2011)
True Hope Churches & MinistriesVolume 2 October 7,2011Hello,You are invited to join us on Wednesday evenings at 7pm CTZ for True Hope Live!  We are continuing our Talk Through Bible Personalities series with our next study concluding King David, this session on King David's example of friendship!Join us won't you?  The meetings are interactive so your participation is encouraged for sharing your own insights and understandings with the group!Participation is on a first come basis s

Sep 24 2011 Email (Sep 2011)
True Hope Churches & MinistriesVolume 2 September 24,2011Hello,Next time on "Wednesday Live with True Hope!" we will be taking a look at King David and the example of his life of knowing God in an intimate companionship rather than just a formal, legal relationship!Join us won't you?  The meetings are interactive so your participation is encouraged for sharing your own insights and understandings with the group!Participation is on a first come basis so tune in a few moments early! 

Sep 14 2011 Email (Sep 2011)
True Hope Churches & MinistriesVolume 2 September 15, 2011Hello,PRESSURE - - It is not something we add to our daily "To Do" lists or Day Plan!  We don't include pressure in our daily activities like saying:  Flat tire on the way to that all important meeting this morning; Pay Check being insufficient causing all our checks to bounce; little Johnny falling down at bedtime and breaking his arm. PRESSURE - - What God allows to refine us as the furnace refines gold and silver!Pressure

Aug 26 2011 Email (Aug 2011)
True Hope Churches & MinistriesVolume 2 August 26, 2011Hello,Our apologies!  In "Prophet's Corner" of last week's issue we printed an article "Quran?  Torah?  Churches Will Have to Choose" for which we received some response of readers being upset at our including this article.We are not apologizing for including the article, but we do apologize for not including a preface to the article explaining our reason for presenting it to you.  So let us set the record straight ..

Aug 06 2011 Email (Aug 2011)
True Hope Churches & MinistriesVolume 2 August 6, 2011Hello,Our move is accomplished and our new Missouri office is now operational!Thank you all for your patience and understanding while we were making this major transition and I am so grateful to report that we are now able to resume our normal routine!A HUGE THANK YOU goes out to our staff in Arkansas for maintaining our basic operations during our expansion into Missouri and for the commitment to insure that the work flow continues to be

Jul 18 2011 Email (Jul 2011)
True Hope Churches & MinistriesVolume 2 July 19, 2011Hello,How well do you hear?  I am referring to your spiritual hearing for we are living in a time in which each child of God needs the ability to hear distinctly and clearly what God is saying to each of us individually!  Acts 28:24-28And some believed the things which were spoken, and some believed not.And when they agreed not among themselves, they departed, after that Paul had spoken one word, Well spake the Holy Ghost by Esai

July 1, 2011 Email (Jul 2011)
HelloDear Lord, There is no greater feeling of liberation than to experiencethis freedom from sin and death that you have provided for me through JesusChrist. Today my heart and my soul are free to praise you. For this I am verythankful. On this Independence Day I am reminded of all those who havesacrificed for my freedom, following the example of your Son, Jesus Christ. Letme not take my freedom, both physical and spiritual, for granted. May I alwaysremember that my freedom was purchases with a

Jun 24, 2011 Email (Jun 2011)
True Hope Churches & Ministries Volume 2 June 23, 2011 Hello, Jesus sets the captives free! This “4th of July” as we celebrate “Independence Day”, let us recall the TRUE LIBERATION that we have experienced in Christ Jesus the Lord and His redemption - - and let’s include that in our celebration! What did Jesus set you free from - specifically?    Next week – in the True Hope Times “Celebrating Independence!” issue, we woul

Jun 15 2011 Email (Jun 2011)
True Hope Churches & MinistriesVolume 2 June 16, 2011Hello,HAPPY FATHER'S DAY As we take a day to pay special attention to our earthly fathers, may I suggest to make this a day for every father to bring the focus of his family on our Heavenly Father to Whom ALL honor and glory is due!Take time to share with our families the attributes of God that causes Him to bestow His love upon us through Jesus Christ!  What a perfect day to share the "love of the Father" with our children and grandc

Jun 09 2011 Email (Jun 2011)
True Hope Churches & MinistriesVolume 2 June 9, 2011Hello,ANNOUNCING - - TRUE HOPE CHURCH of DULUTH MINNESOTA!We are so pleased to announce the start of True HopeChurch of Duluth Minnesota!James Kelm is the True Hope ministry leader in Duluth and along with wife Kimberlyis excited at the direction in which God is leading them with this new HouseChurch!James has one very unique qualification ... he is physically blind! Rather than being a hindrance, this gives James a most special perspe

Jun 02 2011 Email (Jun 2011)
True Hope Churches & MinistriesVolume 2 June 2, 2011Hello,In keeping our promise to post our progress in relocating to Southwest Missouri, here is the latest update:Our family is scheduled to close the purchase of our new home on or around June 20.  This will put us on track to be pretty much moved in to our new home by the July 4th holiday.  The ministry office should be completed by August 1.We have been so blessed as we have watched God put this whole thing together and every de

May 06 2011 Email (May 2011)
True Hope Churches & Ministries Volume 2 May 6, 2011 Hello,   We are so blessed!  "We" means God's children who are living in an intimate fellowship with God as our Father by faith in Christ Jesus as lord!   Now that may be a peculiar definition, but how many of God's children do you know that do not seem to experience the blessings of God in their lives?  They are always "looking for" a blessing or "expecting" a blessing or some similar train of thinking - - ye

Apr 29 2011 Email (Apr 2011)
True Hope Churches & Ministries Volume 2 April 29, 2011 Hello,   Thank you for being a faithful part of True Hope Ministries!  Since 2002 we have been faithful to God's purposes, plans and priorities for this ministry as we have been given understanding as to what His mission and vision for us to be.   Right at three years ago now, God put on our hearts that for a number of reasons, we will be relocating to Southwest Missouri.  This year that is becoming reality

Apr 22 2011 Email (Apr 2011)
True Hope Churches & Ministries Volume 2 April 22, 2011 Hello,The celebration of the most important day of ALL of history since the creation of humanity is upon us . . . the day that totally remedied what happened with our original ancestors!Do you realize that the great sin of Adam and Eve was not to eat the fruit forbidden by God for them to eat?  Nor was it that they hid themselves from the Father of Love Who had created them; it was not even the "blame game" that was initiated when

Apr 16 2011 Email (Apr 2011)
True Hope Churches & Ministries Volume 2 April 8, 2011 Hello,  Read more >>    Options >>   Are you going to celebrate Easter this year?  If you have learned to do after the abominations of the heathen you probably will celebrate Easter - complete with coloring and hiding eggs, chocolate bunnies, baskets for Easter egg hunts and, by the way, something about Jesus!If you are a faithful, spiritually minded saint however, you will be celebrating Re

Apr 08 2011 Email (Apr 2011)
True Hope Churches & Ministries Volume 2 April 8, 2011 Hello,Have you considered your testimony lately?Is it all about salvation?  Then what about how the Lord is caring for you in this present earthly life?Is it all about how God blesses you in this present life?  Then what about our eternal life by His salvation?Is it all about how much you try to please God?  Then what about all the ways God is changing you for the better?The point this is leading up to is this:  Your

Mar 31 2011 Email 1 (Mar 2011)
True Hope Churches & Ministries Volume 2, Newsletter12March 31, 2011 Hello,Greetings in the wonderful name of Jesus Christ!God is still God and God is still good!Every once in a while we need to stop and take notice of what God has done in our lives and is doing in the lives of those we care about ... then stand up and SHOUT!Recently the Lord reconnected us with friends first made over 30 years ago but have been out of touch for more than 15 years.  And to hear how the Lord has moved so

Mar 26 2011 Email (Mar 2011)
True Hope Churches & Ministries Volume 2, Newsletter11March 26, 2011 Hello,Greetings in the wonderful name of Jesus Christ!Be watching in the next several weeks for a very important announcement regarding the ministry of True Hope!A couple of years ago we began sensing the Lord directing us to relocate from our present (and long time) home in Arkansas.  This year we became convinced that He had indeed been preparing us to move and recently we have been spending time in prayer and travel

Mar 17 2011 Email (Mar 2011)
True Hope Churches & Ministries Volume 2, Newsletter10March 17, 2011 Hello,Greetings in the wonderful name of Jesus Christ!We have seen God move in such phenomenal ways in the last couple of weeks!  Here are but two of several incidents that have occurred ... Wife Glenda was hit with abdominal pains so horrible, so intense and so unrelenting that she insisted that an ambulance be called.  I phoned men I knew to be trustworthy in prayer - they pray as led by the Holy Spirit!  W

Mar 03 2011 Email (Mar 2011)
True Hope Churches & Ministries Volume 2, Newsletter 9March 3, 2011 Hello,God is moving throughout His people!Have you ever paused to consider that the conclusion of the "Church Age" will be far more glorious than the beginning? It must be for God tells us that Jesus will be returning to claim His Bride, the Church, and when He does, He will be coming for His Bride that is without spot ... without so much as a wrinkle!  He is coming for His Church that will be without blemish and Holy!I

Feb 25 2011 Email (Feb 2011)
TRUE HOPE TIMESPresenting The Lord Jesus Christ!February 25, 2011Dear Subscriber,Well, we are now back from Houston (along with a few days of much needed R & R.)A great big THANK YOU to those of you who made it possible to attend the Ministry Alliance's conference!  It was awesome!The messages brought forth were a mighty confirmation of what True Hope has been declaring for now 3 years in that the time is now upon us for a powerful time of awakening (re-awakening) in God's House and the

Feb 18 2011 Email (Feb 2011)
TRUE HOPE TIMESPresenting The Lord Jesus Christ!February 18, 2011Dear Subscriber,Greetings from Houston!  First of all, thank you to those of you who have helped make it possible to participate in this year's gathering of the Ministry Alliance!  This meeting, not only are ministers from the U.S. in attendance but we are honored to have ministers from other nations as well, the Philippines and India!  God's Word has already ministered mightily and we are seeing the Holy Spirit move

Feb 11 2011 Email (Feb 2011)
TRUE HOPE TIMESPresenting The Lord Jesus Christ!February 11, 2011Dear Subscriber,The Legend Of ValentineAccording to legend, the valentine takes its name from a young Christian who once lived in ancient Rome. Like so many of the early Christians, Valentine had been imprisoned because of his faith. Often and longingly he thought of his loved ones, and wanted to assure them of his well-being and his love.Beyond his cell window, and beyond reach, grew a cluster of violets. He picked some heart-shap

Jan 27 2011 Email (Jan 2011)
TRUE HOPE TIMESPresenting The Lord Jesus Christ!January 28, 2011Dear Subscriber,The world is becoming more and more hopeless every day but HOPE is alive and well in the Body of Christ!Starting this with issue we will be including a new section titled, "Building Hope" that will help us all focus on the CONFIDENT EXPECTATION we have in Christ Jesus and preparing us to be ready always to share our reasons with others about our Hope in Christ!+++++++++           &n

Jan 21 2011 Email (Jan 2011)
TRUE HOPE TIMESPresenting The Lord Jesus Christ!January 21, 2011Dear Subscriber,Jeremiah was not a popular prophet ... the people of his day wanted to hear something that was "positive", "appealing", "popular" and "comfortable"!  The problem was (for them) that God wanted His people to be prepared for what lay ahead and what they would soon have to experience.The problem for Jeremiah was that there were plenty enough false prophets who were willing to "play to the people" and give the peopl

Jan 13 2011 Email (Jan 2011)
TRUE HOPE TIMESPresenting The Lord Jesus Christ!January 14, 2011Dear Subscriber,This week we are battling deceptions ... not general deception but huge, gigantic, bold, outright deceptions of the devil that have swept perhaps millions of people - including Christians - into the brambles and briers of doubting the Truth of God's Word - thus doubting God Himself!And we are not talking about a little doubt ... we are talking about actually disbelieving God in favor of believing some thing or some o

Dec 23 2010 Email (Dec 2010)
December 23, 2010 Celebrating Christ from True Hope Churches & Ministries Dear Subscriber, While we enjoy delicious dinners, great gifts, tasty treats and family fellowship let us take every opportunity to recall to all that we are celebrating Christ Jesus and the wonderful grace and love of our Heavenly Father!We pray that you have a wonderful and safe time during the Christmas/New Year holiday season.  Thank you for being a part of the True Hope family and your prayerful support thr

Dec 10 2010 Email (Dec 2010)
TRUE HOPE TIMESPresenting The Lord Jesus Christ!December 10, 2010Dear Subscriber,Is it anything short of phenomenal?  To be a child of the One Who exhales stars, Who merely spoke and the earth became reality; Who merely spoke and the sun, moon, planets, stars, galaxies, and this expanding universe simply materialized where once there was nothing!Creation is a brain bender, no doubt about it!  No matter how hard we may try, we just simply cannot get our heads wrapped around the creation

Nov 13 2010 Email (Nov 2010)
TRUE HOPE TIMESPresenting The Lord Jesus Christ!November 13, 2010Dear Subscriber,Hey child of God ... are you living in the fullness of your heirship?When we elected Jesus the Christ to be our LORD, that is when we were born again, we were adopted in Christ Jesus by the greatest Father a person could ever hope to have ... Jehovah the One True God, The Almighty ... The Creator of this ever expanding universe!The implications of being born again are so much more than merely going to Heaven when we

Oct 28 2010 Email (Oct 2010)
TRUE HOPE TIMESPresenting The Lord Jesus Christ!October 28, 2010Dear Subscriber,God's still God and God's till Good!  Well, this is it!  This is the time of the year that puts Christians to the test of their true beliefs, faith and worldview!No, I am not talking about the election ... I am talking about Halloween!  What?  What are you talking about?Simple, do true Christians celebrate the holidays of any other religion, do we participate in ANY fashion with the high feast day

Sep 22, 2009 Email (Sep 2009)
True Hope TimesPresenting The Lord Jesus Christ! Timothy's Thoughts Do you look at the issues of life withthe “mind of Christ”? The answer to this depends upon yourworldview. A person's worldview is the basis to his/her thoughtprocess and foundational to the way they interact with the worldaround them.In researching worldviews, you willfind numerous “views” and definitions of them, b

Sep 15 2009 Email (Sep 2009)
TRUE HOPE TIMESPresenting The Lord Jesus Christ!September 15, 2009Timothy's ThoughtsThe Lord Jesus Christ is alive and well!He is still King of kings and Lord of lords ... which means that He is still greater, mightier & able to overcome any problem that you encounter in life!Jesus tells us something that is so powerful and empowering ... if we will but consider the ramifications of His information"My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me. And I give them eternal life, and

Sep 08 2009 Email 1 (Sep 2009)
TRUE HOPE TIMES   Presenting The Lord Jesus ChristSeptember 8, 2009 Timothy's ThoughtsChrist In You, The Hope of GloryWhen we read this in God's Word, of course it is an encouraging thought of our present state of being the child of God, and of our future in Heaven.But have you ever considered, that this is also speaks to the hope of the "Lost World" surrounding us?The only hope that is ever given to the lost souls you encounter, is the Christ that you show to them!  The "Christ in YOU

Sep 01 2009 Email (Sep 2009)
TRUE HOPE TIMESPresenting The Lord Jesus Christ!August 2009Timothy's ThoughtsWe are the most privileged people on earth!God, by His love and through His infinite Grace and Mercy has given us something that every human can experience and enjoy, but many have yet to accept God's offer, while many more flatly reject it!But those of us who have accepted it and received it, we are given the right to become the sons and daughters of the One True God!Think of it!God, the Creator and Maintainer of the u

Aug 17 2009 Email Copy (Aug 2009)
the TRUE HOPE TIMESDaily Life & Ministry in ChristAugust 2009From Dr. Timothy ...What a thrill!We are publishing our first edition of the True Hope Times!Just a little over a year ago when we sensed the Lord directing us to change the name of our Church and Ministry to True Hope Churches & Ministries, we had little idea of how the Lord was preparing to enlarge our little congregation's impact on the earth!We have been honored to be joined in ministry by a group in India and now we have b

Aug 17 2009 Email (Aug 2009)
the TRUE HOPE TIMESDaily Life & Ministry in ChristAugust 2009From Dr. Timothy ...What a thrill!We are publishing our first edition of the True Hope Times!Just a little over a year ago when we sensed the Lord directing us to change the name of our Church and Ministry to True Hope Churches & Ministries, we had little idea of how the Lord was preparing to enlarge our little congregation's impact on the earth!We have been honored to be joined in ministry by a group in India and now we have b




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