Category Archives: Servant Evangelism

Austin Drive-Through Prayer

What a GREAT idea!  I’d like to see a prayer tent at outdoor events staffed by Hopefolk.

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I Hope You Had Fun During The Austin Marathon

In what has become an annual event at Hope Chapel, about half our adult population and a significant number of our teens and children cheered several hundred Austin Marathon runners as they whizzed through our neighborhood. Led by Suzi Raines … Continue reading

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Austin Worship: Vox Veniae

Recently the New York Times published a video and an article about Vox Veniae, a church situated in deep east Austin with rich history and heritage in Austin’s Chinese Christian community. Gideon Tsang, Vox pastor and a friend of Hope … Continue reading

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Surpassing Sunday-Go-To-Meeting Religion

(Note:  Michael recently gave me permission to publish his note below.  He has written something which is important to me…that what we do during the week is more important that what we do in worship on Sunday.  –geno) Hi Geno, … Continue reading

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In Just The Right Place

(Editor’s Note:  Courtney Daniel is a detective with the Austin Police Department.  This comment will become important as you read her wonderful story about neighboring.  She also wants everyone to know that her husband, Kevin, did most of the relational … Continue reading

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Kindness Must Be Helpful

(Editor’s note: This past Sunday, after speaking about Christ’s invitation to His disciples then and now to become, ‘fishers of men,’ Kay Hart came to me with this story.  I asked her to send it to me so I could … Continue reading

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Otis & Santa

(Editor’s Note: Patricia Bowerman and others from Hope Chapel have been serving children at Park Place apartments in east Austin since they first went there in June, 2011 to run a Neighborhood Bible Club. Patricia’s story shows us that Jesus … Continue reading

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Brentwood Choir at Hope

On Thursday, December 15, 2011, the Brentwood Elementary School Choir presented their holiday concert in Hope Chapel’s sanctuary.  This inaugural hosting event was attended by an estimated 400 parents and grandparents and siblings.  James Graham, the Brentwood music teacher said 160 … Continue reading

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Serving Our City Well

A number of people have asked me for a list of organizations I recommended in this past Sunday’s message.  Here is the list.  –geno Recommendations from sermon “A Church For The City” Steve Sjogren’s books: 101 Ways to Reach Your Community; … Continue reading

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