I want hope... ...don't you?

This week I’ve been impacted by several events and scenarios that have caused me to think about what it means to live with hope. Between conversations with my wife after her return from a women’s event, a few of my own internal battles and conversations with God, reading a guy with the best name ‘Francis Frangipane’ and thinking upon some portions of the Bible – it has all got me thinking about hope.

I often think about hope but this time it’s a little different – it’s less about trying to figure hope out and more a ‘I want hope to overflow from my life’. I know that without hope exuding from my life this dream of seeing a city and region marked by hope is a ludicrous adventure. Everything God wants to do outside of us always starts inside first, at least that’s how it seems to work with me.

So, what does it take to become a person of hope. First, let me quote a scripture: “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.” Romans 15:13

There’s a coup