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13 Marks of Manipulators and Abusers

16 Marks of Manipulators Abusers Hope For Life

  13 MARKS OF MANIPULATORS & ABUSERS When it comes to relationships, there is an extremely common misconception that forgiveness equals trust. Or, that once forgiveness is offered, the relationship in question is now reconciled. But in … [Continue reading]

Thankful For You

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Thank You! Thank you for sharing with us in the ministry of bringing hope to so many through the truth of God's unchanging Word. Without the faithful prayers and gifts of the body of Christ, Hope For Life could not do what we do. Many counseling … [Continue reading]

Real Reconciliation

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Cutting Through The Confusion When it comes to reconciliation, we have a tendency to confuse vertical reconciliation with horizontal reconciliation. As a result, the process of how to truly reconcile with others can be misconstrued. Worse yet, the … [Continue reading]

Fun + Food + Fellowship

Hope For Life Dinner 2015

Hope For Life's third annual Dinner and Silent Auction was held this fall at Trinity Community Church in Clovis. We loved getting to see so many old and new friends. The tables were beautifully designed by the amazing Rhonda Christopher … [Continue reading]

Preparing For The Storm

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The first in a four part testimony, originally shared at Hope For Life's Annual Dinner, this is one couple's story of God's grace and redemption in a seemingly hopeless situation. Here, the wife shares her struggle with depression and the hope … [Continue reading]

3rd Annual Dinner + Auction

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Annual Dinner + Silent Auction Hope For Life’s Third Annual Dinner and Silent Auction is almost here! If you haven't already received one in the mail, consider this your official invitation. We would love to have you join us on Friday, October … [Continue reading]

Save The Date!

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Dinner + Silent Auction Hope For Life's Third Annual Dinner and Silent Auction is coming up, so save the date for Friday, October 16th. If you're in the Fresno/Clovis area (or want to take a road trip), we would absolutely love to have you. The … [Continue reading]

Performance = Value

It is good for our hearts to be strengthened by grace hebrews 13:9

The Lies (Part 3) [ Read Part 1 and Part 2 of Truth & Lies ] Lie #1: Performance = Value My value comes from my performance. The first specific lie we'll look at in our series on Truth & Lies is the one that says: My value is based upon … [Continue reading]

Truth & Lies: Part 2

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Truth and Lies [ Read Part 1 ] When it comes to falsehood, the usual rationale or justification for listening to questionable sources goes something like this ... Just eat the meat and spit out the bones. It’s okay because the good stuff … [Continue reading]

Dinner + Auction

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2nd Annual Dinner & Auction Hope For Life’s second annual Dinner and Silent Auction was held in October at Trinity Community Church, and we are thrilled to report that it was a great success! We enjoyed a wonderful evening of warm … [Continue reading]