Hope and Faith

Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds… Let us encourage one another – and all the more as you see the Day approaching.  - Hebrews 10:23-25

Books: Hope and Faith

My God and My All cover

My God and My All

Elizabeth Goudge

The captivating story of the world’s favorite saint is now retold for a modern audience by one of the great novelists of our time.

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Six Months to Live

Daniel Hallock

An intimate account of how a 22-year-old’s battle against cancer transformed his life and those around him.

Seeking Peace English

Seeking Peace

Johann Christoph Arnold

Where can we find peace of heart and mind – with ourselves, with others, and with God? Arnold says there is such a peace, but it will demand a relentless pursuit kept up only by hope and courage, vision and commitment. français 한국어 español

Articles: Hope and Faith

photo of Matt Gauger

Learning from a Young Man with Cancer

Daniel Hallock

A young man dies of cancer at twenty-two. At his funeral, what could have been a horrendous experience becomes instead a celebration of life, and of thanks to God. Read the preface to a book about Matt Gauger’s life.

Detail from Carl Larsson's painting, Fishing, showing a man in a boat leaning out to remove a fish from a net on a tranquil lake.

Insights on Peacemaking

Charles Spurgeon, Jeannette Rankin, and André Trocmé

“Even ‘just wars’ and ‘legitimate defense’ bring vengeance in their train. ... God’s forgiveness creates the possibility of an entirely new future. The cross breaks the cycle of violence.”

A church service at Jesus Abbey.

Jesus Abbey: Reconciling a Divided Korea

Ben Torrey

Founded in South Korea at Pentecost in 1965, this community is celebrating its fifty-year jubilee. Ben Torrey, son of Jesus Abbey's founders, talks about their original vision and continued work toward reconciliation between North and South Koreans.

Detail from Giovanni Giacometti’s painting, Under the elder tree, depicting a woman surrounded by children.

Spiritual Motherhood

Alice von Hildebrand

“If you don’t have children, for goodness sake don’t believe that you have to give up motherhood. Motherhood is not only biological maternity. It is spiritual maternity. . . .”