Equipping. Counseling. Discerning. Strengthening. Encouraging.

Hope For Life Dinner

Our 2nd Annual Dinner & Silent Auction
is right around the corner, and we’d love to have you join us!

Come hear how God has been powerfully transforming lives
through His amazing Word.

We’ll have a delicious catered dinner and dessert,
along with a fun silent auction where you can do some early Christmas shopping, while supporting the ministry of Hope For Life!

Here’s all the details …

Hope For Life Dinner Invitation 2014

This event is being completely provided by generous supporters
of Hope For Life, so please come enjoy the evening with us at no cost – and bring a friend or two who would appreciate hearing about this vital local ministry!

RSVP to Emily by October 10th (contact details above)
so we can set your place!

Truth & Lies: Part 1

Truth Will Set You Free

Our Greatest Threat What would you say is the single greatest threat facing you today? Death? Satan? The “other” political party? (And yes, some people might equate all three.) What if I told you that the greatest danger to you (along with … [Continue reading]

We Would Not Be Married

1 Corinthians 13 Scripture Art

"WE WOULD NOT BE MARRIED IF IT WEREN’T FOR YOU." Recently, as a young couple was leaving my office after counseling, the wife suddenly stopped, turned around, and exclaimed, “I just want you to know that we would not be married if it weren’t for … [Continue reading]

Marriage Book Available

Marriage Book Biblical Counseling

Mark's book, Marriage For The Wise: Practical Biblical Wisdom For Marriages is now available for ordering online. An in-depth, interactive study and workbook, Marriage For The Wise is a comprehensive marriage and pre-marital resource, and is one … [Continue reading]

True Love or Manipulation? A Critique of the Best-Selling Book Love & Respect

True Love Scripture Art

True love. What is it? How do we define it? Is there a difference between what the world says love is and what Scripture says? First Corinthians 13, arguably the most well-known definition of love in the Bible, gives us a straightforward list … [Continue reading]

2013 + A Year of Firsts

Christmas Newsletter 2013

Without a doubt, this year has been one of many firsts + big changes for the ministry of Hope For Life and the Baker family! Starting off, in January, our ministry office was relocated to the Willow Dental building, after more than a decade at the … [Continue reading]

Upcoming Marriage Class


Better a dry crust with peace & quiet than a house full of feasting with strife. [proverbs 17.1] Many of us grew up in homes that lacked harmony, to say the least. For myself, having now experienced a wonderful marriage and home life, I … [Continue reading]

Personal Story + Forgiveness

Heart Hands Hope For Life

God’s Perfect Timing Years ago, we wrote a book on the topic of forgiveness to use in ministry. After getting it professionally printed and bound, we mailed it to just about everyone in our address book. When our supply ran out, we never made … [Continue reading]

Dinner + Silent Auction

Hope For Life Dinner 2013

We hope you’ve had a wonderful summer, and are looking forward to jumping back into the fall swing of things! Like most of you, ours was a very full season - in both ministry and family happenings. For starters, we kicked off June with our … [Continue reading]

1st Annual HFL Dinner

Flowers Fade

We are so excited to be celebrating the goodness and faithfulness of God, with 10 years of ministry for His glory! Dinner will be served, testimonies will be recounted, scripture art will be shared, and we would be so honored to have you as … [Continue reading]