Ricky Chelette

Young man ripping red heart on a piece of paper. Close up.

Is All “Love”, Love?

I’m praying for Orlando, for those who have lost those they love, for those who are watching the response of each of us, and for those who are scared, frightened, and uncertain of what their tomorrows will hold. Real Love is with us and He has an answer. I pray we all find it.

Change is Happening!

The budding trees and the smells of flowers signal the arrival of spring. It is a new season and the plants which had been silently gaining strength over the winter months spring forth with new vigor and life. It’s a beautiful time of the year. I love the rhythm of life God has so beautifully designed … Read More »

Toasting at Banquet Dinner

Welcome Home!

by Ricky Chelette, Executive Director What would it be like to have every sin forgiven and every bad deed forgotten? What would it be like to come home – not to a house, but to a place of grace and truth and lavish love? The story of the prodigal son is that very story – … Read More »

Living Hope Now Has An App

For years people have asked us for more content, more teachings, more things that can be of encouragement to them as they make their journey through each week following Jesus.  We have now developed an app that helps you do just that. Each week we have new devotionals and sermons that are uploaded for you … Read More »

Celebrating 25 Years of the Gospel’s Transforming Power!

  This year, Living Hope Ministries celebrates 25 years of walking with people and families who are seeking sexual and relational wholeness through a more intimate relationship with Jesus Christ. In that quarter century we have seen thousands upon thousands of lives transformed and changed.  We have seen families reunited and reconciled, marriages saved, and … Read More »

Talking to Children About Sexuality

Teaching children about Biblical sexuality in a sexually confused world can be difficult for parents. Here are some practical helps to communicate clearly.

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 »