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 »

Growing Up

Becoming an adult isn’t easy.  In fact, it is one of the hardest changes everyone goes through.  For those who struggle with same gender attraction it is particularly difficult because there were legitimate needs that were unmet during our maturation process. Those needs weren’t always kept from us or hidden from us, often times they … Read More »

Living Waters – Brings New Life!

Do you have any kind of sexual or relational struggles? Do you find that you have difficulties in maintaining deep or intimate relationships with others? Have you been sexually or relationally abused, battered, wounded?  If you listen to the news you likely heard of the child molestation cases against prominent coaches, or the more local … Read More »

STAND: LHM Banquet Celebration

“Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in my absence, I will know that you stand firm in the one Spirit, striving together as one for the faith of the gospel without being frightened in any way by those who oppose you.” (Phil 1:27-28) This verse served as the theme … Read More »

Pelicans and Me: Marvel or Mistake?

I was recently in Galveston for the second time, sharing with a wonderful Hispanic congregation there called New Life Fellowship.  I stayed at a different hotel this time; this one was a block off the beach. After the pastor dropped me off from spending the early afternoon with he and his staff, I had a … Read More »

The Fear of Man

by Ricky Chelette, Executive Director   “Ricky, can you come to my office.” Those words would bring chills to my spine. I was a new Christian. It was my first church. And I really didn’t know what I was doing as the new youth minister. Let’s face it; the church was really brave to even … Read More »

Investing With Kingdom Dividends

by Ricky Chelette Investing.  It is what every American is supposed to do. If you are young, the pundits say do it early and you will be rich. Wait until you are old and you will discover you’ll have to contribute three times as much money to make up for lost time. Christians are supposed … Read More »