Faith and Fellowship
Anchor of Hope Community Church in Stanwood, Washington

Faith and Fellowship

One Mission Together One Vision Together
  1. Mark Twain said, “Faith is believing what one knows is not true.” He was wrong—at least as it pertains to Christian faith. Faith is not believing in something we know is not true. That definition ignores and denies the experience of Christ’s apostles, whose faith was rooted in their eyewitness accounts of the risen Lord

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  2. “When you do that, it makes Jesus sad.” That phrase, or your own personal variant, is a sure indication that you’ve hit “rock bottom” as a parent. All of the traditional tricks, tactics, and manipulative techniques that parents through the ages have used to manage their children’s behavior have failed, leaving you with no other

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  3. “What’s our evacuation plan?” That question at our recent Chad team meeting is important given how many of us are new to the country. Missionaries here often refer to the importance of having a “Go Bag” ready for your entire family in case of an emergency, whether medical or because of unrest, where you have

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  4. In Genesis, there is a picture of a father walking with his son up a hill. The son does not know what awaits at the top. He of course knows there will be a rope, a knife, and an altar. He knows there will be death, but he does not foresee that the death would

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  5. One of the most devastating results of the fall of Adam and Eve was that their absolute trust in the Creator’s goodness and love for them was shattered. Instead of believing that God was their Father who cared for them and always wanted what was best for them, they believed the lie planted in their

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