Author Archives: New Hope

About New Hope

We are a community of people who believe in and live for Jesus Christ. We embrace and proclaim the Gospel as taught in the Bible and explained in the teachings of the Reformation: Salvation is by grace alone (sola gratia) because of Jesus Christ alone (solus Christus), received through faith alone (sola fide), based on the teachings of the Bible alone (sola scriptura), all for the glory of God alone (soli Deo gloria). SALVATION IS BY GRACE ALONE, THROUGH FAITH ALONE, BECAUSE OF JESUS CHRIST ALONE, BASED ON THE TEACHINGS OF THE BIBLE ALONE, ALL FOR THE GLORY OF GOD ALONE.

Great Provider, Great Provision

By Pastor Glem Melo Christ is both the Great Provider and the Great Provision for our salvation and well-being. LISTEN to the sermon: https://www.springvalleypres.org/sermons/2017/5/29/greater-moses-greater-manna GREATER MOSES, GREATER MANNA Bible Text: John 6:1-15 Preached at Spring Valley Presbyterian Church, Roselle, Illinois … Continue reading

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#PrayForMarawi

Yanan Melo’s post on Facebook: Please pray for the Philippines. I was chatting with some friends and family in Manila, Marawi City, and my very own Cagayan de Oro City. ISIS flags are being raised in Marawi City, and they … Continue reading

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Aymi at Iligan Mission

By Glem Melo Aymi and her mom Lilia were able to visit and worship with our brothers and sisters in Christ at our mission congregation in Iligan, southern Philippines. And it was mother’s day! What a blessing to see all those … Continue reading

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PCA Great Lakes

By Pastor Glem Melo Thankful for the opportunity that the Lord has given me to share our vision to the pastors and elders of the Presbyterian Church in America (www.PCAnet.org) in Michigan and Eastern Indiana (Great Lakes Presbytery). Please pray … Continue reading

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PCA Chicago Metro

By Pastor Glem Melo Last Wednesday, April 19, 2017, the pastors and elders of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) Chicago Metro Presbytery formally accepted me as a candidate for Gospel and pastoral ministry.  Previously, I was under the Potomac Prebytery … Continue reading

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Theological Training and Church Planting

By Pastor Glem Melo This is my video interview at Mid-America Reformed Seminary, where I am a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) student and scholar. In it, I share about my family’s reformed journey, need for theological training and practical mentoring, and vision for cross-cultural evangelism … Continue reading

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Creator, Re-Creator, New Creation

A 2-part Gospel feast on Genesis 1:1-3 from Pastor Glem Melo Preached at First Church (PCA) in Lansing, IL, U.S.A. Listen to the sermons: Part 1: http://firstchurchpca.org/sermons/sermon/2017-03-19/-creator-re-creator-new-creation Part 2: http://firstchurchpca.org/sermons/sermon/2017-04-02/-creator-re-creator-new-creation-part-2:-the-spirit-the-word Creation: – Out of nothing – Earth was formless, empty, and dark – The … Continue reading

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