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.

Power to Witness

By Pastor Glem Melo We need the Holy Spirit.  Christ died on the cross to pay for our sins, and to baptize and fill us with the Holy Spirit.  Indeed, He wants us to be baptized and filled with the … Continue reading

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God’s Message, God’s Power

By Pastor Glem Melo Christ is telling us, “Everything went as planned and will continue to go as planned. I will use you to accomplish the final phase of the plan. Therefore, be clothed by the power of the Holy … Continue reading

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Blessed Ones

By Pastor Glem Melo In the Beatitudes, Christ proclaims the gospel of salvation by grace through faith. The heirs of kingdom are not those who claim to be spiritually rich in and by themselves. Instead, they are those who acknowledge … Continue reading

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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: GREATER MOSES, GREATER MANNA Bible Text: John 6:1-15 Preached at Spring Valley Presbyterian Church, Roselle, Illinois … Continue reading

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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 ( in Michigan and Eastern Indiana (Great Lakes Presbytery). Please pray … Continue reading

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