Practical, relevant, and powerful Bible teaching from Pastor Jeff Thompson and New Hope Church in Port Coquitlam, Vancouver, Canada.

January 14, 2018

Genesis 1:1-2 // The Moral Argument & The Gap Theory

In this study, we take a look into the Moral Argument - the second major evidence for God's existence, mentioned by Paul in Romans 2. We also examine the strange and compelling Gap Theory, which creates some intriguing possibilities and explanations between the first 2 verses of Genesis...

January 7, 2018

Genesis 1:1 // Evidence For A Creator God

As we tackle the first verse of Genesis and the evidence for a God who created the universe, we talk about the Kalam Cosmological Argument, the Teleological Argument, the Multiverse, and more.

December 31, 2017

Dangerous Prayers // Break Me

In this special guest mesage from Pastor Craig Groeschel, we'll take a look at the dangerous prayer, "Break me, Lord" and discover that life's greatest breakings often lead to God's greatest blessings.

December 24, 2017

Peace On Earth? (A Christmas Devotional)

Why all the talk about "peace on earth" around Christmas - especially when it seems so disconnected from the reality of life in this world?

December 17, 2017

Jonah 4 // Undeserved Kindness

In a messy and surprising chapter 4, we see Jonah's response to the revival in Nineveh... which leads us to wrestle with the critical question, "Why do I believe that God is good?"

December 10, 2017

Jonah 3 // Try, Try Again

As Jonah finally gives in to God's instructions, we learn a valuable lesson about how God works in our lives. And as revival miraculously breaks out in the city of Nineveh, we are reminded about what it takes for each of us to live in a state of revival, individually.

December 3, 2017

Jonah 2 // You Can’t Outlast God

As Jonah finds himself buried alive inside a great fish, he cries out to God in prayer... and reminds all of us that we have a Heavenly Father who is always listening, and always ready to respond to us.

November 26, 2017

Jonah 1 // You Can’t Outrun God

Jonah, a prophet, gets a message and instructions from God that he doesn't like... so he runs. And as he does, we are reminded of several important truths about how our sin affects both us and others...

November 19, 2017

The Evidence For The Resurrection

One of the most incredible facts about Christianity is that it can be verified. Because the ministry and death of Jesus were public, we can actually examine the evidence and test the claims that He rose from the dead, and is therefore God...

November 12, 2017

Top 10 Reasons We Know The Gospel Writers Told The Truth

In this study, we'll examine the evidence in the Gospels and the lives of the Gospel writers that points to one overwhelming conclusion - they were telling the truth about Jesus.

November 5, 2017

Why Should I Believe Anything The Gospels Say About Jesus? (Part 3)

How do we explain all the differences and variations between the Gospel accounts? Are there contradictions? We'll dive into those questions and also examine the criteria that determined which Gospels made it into the Bible we have today...

October 29, 2017

Why Should I Believe Anything The Gospels Say About Jesus? (Part 2)

The Gospel writers used a wealth of additional sources to ensure the accuracy of their work - including an abundance of oral traditions about Jesus. But how do we know that these additional sources and oral traditions were reliable? How do we know that people didn't simply make things up and pass them along?

October 22, 2017

Why Should I Believe Anything The Gospels Say About Jesus? (Part 1)

In order to find out if Jesus really did rise from the dead, we have to first determine if we can trust the accounts of the Biblical Gospels - Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. In the first part of this miniseries, we begin our examination of the surviving Gospel manuscripts by looking at their age, number, and variations...

October 15, 2017

Matthew 28:16-20, Mark 16:15-20, Luke 24:44-53, Acts 1:3-12 // The Ascension

As Jesus prepares to return to Heaven, He shares some final instructions and encouragements with His Disciples and all believers - including what it means to be a Christian.

October 8, 2017

John 20:24-21:25 // The Resurrection (Part 3)

Jesus visits His Disciples at the Sea of Galilee, where He performs a miracle that takes them all the way back to the day He first called them to follow Him. We'll also see an unforgettable meeting between Jesus and Peter, where Jesus deals the lingering issue of Peter's denial on the night He was arrested... and brings total restoration to their relationship.

October 1, 2017

Matthew 28:11-15, Luke 24:13-43, & John 20:20b-23 // The Resurrection (Part 2)

As 2 men make their way from Jerusalem to the town of Emmaus, they are joined by an unexpected guest - the resurrected Jesus! As He leads them through a Bible study and joins them for dinner, we see the effect communion with Jesus has on each of us...

September 24, 2017

Various Gospel Scriptures // The Resurrection (Part 1)

As the greatest day in history dawns, the world awakens to news that seems to be too good to be true - Jesus is alive!

September 17, 2017

Matthew 27:51-56, John 19:31-38, & Isaiah 53 // The Burial

As Jesus' body is taken down from the Cross and laid in a tomb, His death quickly begins to affect those around Him in different ways...

September 10, 2017

Luke 23:34-43, Matthew 27:45-50, & Psalm 22 // The Crucifixion (Part 2)

In this study, we'll bear witness to the most shocking event in the history of the universe - the death of Jesus, the only begotten Son of God. We'll also marvel at the incredible prophetic precision of Psalm 22, which was written more than 900 years before Jesus' death, and more than 400 years before crucifixion was even invented...

September 3, 2017

Matthew 27:26b-30 & Luke 23:26-33 // The Crucifixion (Part 1)

As Jesus is nailed to the Cross, we examine why all of this happened. Why did the Son of God, our Maker and Creator, choose to die such an awful death?