What does prayer actually do?

Jonathan Baldwin

During this crisis, my wife and I have been challenged by the simplicity of our job to pray for our nation. At the beginning of all of this, only the worship team was able to be in the prayer room and Theresa and I were stuck at home praying with three screaming boys three years […]

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Our Response to Covid-19

Jonathan Baldwin

Feeding the Poor at Hope City Despite our community not being able to come into the building, we have been able to distribute groceries to over 700 families at Hope City’s door every week! While wearing masks and gloves, we have been placing groceries into the hands of our community, as well as handing out […]

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Pray for the Elderly

Jonathan Baldwin

Last week, we received a text from the nursing home with this sign. They have now closed down the nursing home from any visitors including ministers. Please pray for the elderly during this difficult time as they are isolated from their families and from our weekly prayer and worship time we bring to them every […]

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Could Roe vs. Wade Be Overturned Next Month?

Jonathan Baldwin

On March 4th, the Supreme Court is deciding on a Louisiana law requiring doctors to have admitting privileges at hospitals. This law would provide an easy transfer should something go wrong in the abortion. Texas put forward a similar law several years ago. It closed down 60% of the clinics in the state until the […]

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A Miracle of Restoration

Jonathan Baldwin

I (Theresa) first met Brittney a few years ago. We were both pregnant at the time she came to do our trade off program, TOP, at Hope City. Due to unstable housing, drug abuse, and domestic violence her children were in the care of the state. As she started working with an advocate to help […]

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You Are a Part of a Global Symphony of Prayer

Jonathan Baldwin

When you give yourself to prayer you are a part of an eternal, unbroken, global prayer meeting. This prayer meeting is bigger than we are. It will bring about the very return of our Lord bringing justice to every nation and will break every chains of the oppressed.

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Getting a Burden From Heaven

Jonathan Baldwin

Have you ever watched people pray with passion and think to yourself, “man I wish I had their zeal.” Well, I’ve done that. I have sat in many prayer meetings wishing I was connected but, in all honesty, I was bored. God wants to give us His heart. He longs for us to pray with […]

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What Do You Do When Someone Annoys You?

Jonathan Baldwin

When I was 15 something began in my life that has been consistent to this day—a prayer life. The seeds of my prayer life began in a surprising way—with an annoying person. I suppose God can use anything right? Maybe my story will encourage you to take the daily challenge and pray for that person […]

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2019 Year End Report

Jonathan Baldwin

2019 has been filled with surprises. In August, God led our family to fast and pray for an anointing on our lives to proclaim the things that we have encountered in Him. Since that time, God has increased the fruit from our lives. Fighting Abortion In 2004, God put a dream in my heart that […]

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I Found a Secret to Growing in Intimacy with God

Jonathan Baldwin

So you have followed Jesus to the ends of the earth to preach the Gospel and then you are counted worthy to suffer for Him. You are put in prison with the possibility of living the rest of your life in that place. What will sustain you? How will you make it out with your […]

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