Ricky Chelette

Sin Needs Christmas

Sin Needs Christmas

by Ricky Chelette, Executive Director No one likes to admit their faults or their weaknesses.  In fact, most of us spend inordinate amounts of time trying to hide anything we perceive as less than the perceived standard we, or our culture, create in our minds.  But experiential reality would quickly correct our thinking.  Simple observation … Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving and Merry Christmas…

At Living Hope Ministries we are deeply grateful to each of you for the prayers, love and support you offer our ministry. On behalf of myself and the staff of LHM we want to wish you and your family very wonderful Thanksgiving and Christmas season. To help you navigate the sometimes difficult holiday season I … Read More »

Real Truth And Love

by Ricky Chelette, Executive Director I remember traveling out of the country and visiting an amazing market in the local town square.  It was filled with vendors selling their wares of every kind.  As I navigated the various pathways between vendors, the numbers of designer items for sale intrigued me.  Everything from sunglasses to clothing, … Read More »

Donor Bridge Giving Day 2013

Donor Bridge Giving Day 2013

On September 19, 2013, from 7 a.m. to midnight. Living Hope Ministries is participating in NorthTexas Giving Day. On September 19, every donation $25 and above will be multiplied if you donate to us through www.DonorBridgeTX.org , and select Living Hope Ministries, Arlington, TX as your charity recipient. Please visit the donorBridge site anytime between 7 … Read More »

History in the Making

 Ricky Chelette, Executive Director As my wife and I walked into the church it was beautifully decorated with candles and flowers, trellises and greenery, lanterns and white linens.  It looked like one of the grandest weddings you have ever seen – and it was!  There were no newlyweds here, no, not at all.  It was … Read More »

It’s NOT About Me

by Ricky Chelette  It’s hard to believe that life is not about us, isn’t it? We are constantly reminded that our greatest good is to satisfy the longings of our heart – no matter what those longings might be. If you are hungry, super-size it. If you are hurting, medicate it. If you are lonely, … Read More »

More Than A Christmas Party…

It was a Christmas party, at least that is what we call it. It happens every year at LHM. We set aside one of our meeting nights and gather our group together at someone’s home for a time of feasting, friends and festivities. But despite the abundant food, the endless laughter, and the chatter of … Read More »

Bryan/College Station Satellite Growing

God is doing great things at the Bryan/College Station satellite that started in February.  We have added new people almost every week since we started, and many of those have come as references from local churches that are excited about partnering with Living Hope in BCS.  It’s so exciting to see the great work the … Read More »

Doing Something New

In Isaiah 43:19, God tells Israel, “Behold, I will do something new, now it will spring forth; will you not be aware of it?  I will even make a roadway in the wilderness, rivers in the desert.”  This verse is a great banner verse over what the Lord is doing in the lives of our … Read More »