Blog Archive


Welcome To Hope

If you're new to Hope or interested in who we are and what we're about then this is a good place to start.

4s Guide

At Hope one of the ways we position ourselves to become more like Jesus is to meet regularly with 2 or 3 others who will know us, encourage us and challenge us.

Parents Making Disciples

What do parenting and discipleship have in common? How do we help our children grow up to know and follow Jesus?

Vital Signs – Positioning Yourself For Growth In Hope

Our vision is 'To bring hope to all people through the good news of Jesus.' How is this going for you? Our Vital Signs picture helps us position ourselves for growth.

People of Peace

Understanding Jesus' teaching on 'people of peace' has been liberating for me. I'd previously felt an uncomfortable pressure to have uncomfortable conversations...

On Waiting

Matt Rutter writing on waiting.

The Beach & Boat Vision

The Beach/Boat Vision was received by Anna Boulter in 2001. People and places have changed since but much of the description explains how we work as a church.

Words of Life (“Firehosing”)

Silas writes on the power of speaking 'Words of Life'
(Published in the Rapport magazine, May 2016)

Bluebells and Bicycles: Three Acts of Generosity

The fifth in a six part series by Alice Bond