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Last update: 2013-06-16

Commandment 10.9 Lying

2013-06-16 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29s

In this message Pastor John Van Sloten is going to be speaking on the disintegrating power of lying. Studies show people lie up to 200 times a day! God says don't lie. Is there a way to lie less? …

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The Glory of God in Formula One Racing

2013-06-09 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29s

In this message Pastor John is talks about the glory of God in Formula One racing. Where do you risk your life for God? When was the last time you took it to its limits? Have you ever really experienced the "G" forces you were made to experience? …

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God’s Stress Relieving Truth in Your Neurons

2013-06-02 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29s

In this message Pastor John Van Sloten searches out the thoughts of God as we find them embedded in stress relieving capacities of the human brain. …

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Ten Commandments Eight - Stealing

2013-05-26 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

In this message Pastor Heather Cowie preaches on the 10 commandments, command number 8, You shall not steal. …

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Ten Commandments Seven - Adultery

2013-05-19 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

Jesus once said that if you look at a woman lustfully you've committed adultery. Really? In a world filled with lustful opportunity, do any of us stand a chance of keeping the 7th commandment? …

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God’s Truth in a Software Engineer

2013-05-12 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

Pastor John Van Sloten continues our series on "God at Work" and explores the vocation of a software engineer. How do they image the God of all source code? …

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Stories from Malawi 2013

2013-05-05 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 49s

Members of New Hope Church's Ubuntu group traveled to Kamanzi, Malawi in April 2013, these are their stories. …

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Ten Commandments Six - Shall not Murder

2013-04-28 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

Pastor John Van Sloten continues our series on the Ten Commandments and will be looking at Commandment Six – You shall not murder. …

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Word-FM Pittsburgh 101.5 Work Interview

2013-04-25 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 11s

Pastor John is interviewed on "The Ride Home with John and Kathy" on 101.5 Word-FM Pittsburgh, Why Working For The Common Good Isn't Enough. …

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God’s "Making New" truth in a Stylist

2013-04-21 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

Pastor John Van Sloten continues our God at Work series as look for God’s Making New truth in the heart of a stylist. …

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Ten Commandments Five - Honour your Parents

2013-04-14 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29s

Pastor John Van Sloten continues our series on the Ten Commandments and will be looking at commandment #5 – Honour your parents. …

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Finding God in the Great Outdoors

2013-04-07 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

In this message Cari explores how we see, hear, touch, smell and taste God in His Creation. How exactly does God speak and communicate to us through Creation? …

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Easter Sunday - God’s Resurrecting Heart (through an Emergency Room Doctor)

2013-03-31 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

Easter Sunday, what does it mean that our God is a resurrecting God? …

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Good Friday - God’s Broken Heart (through an Emergency Room Doctor)

2013-03-29 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 17s

In this message Pastor John Van Sloten explores God’s broken Good Friday heart. What was it like for Him? …

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Ten Commandments Four - Rest

2013-03-24 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

We continue our series on the Ten Commandments and will be looking at command number 4 – Remember the Sabbath and keep it holy. …

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GOD & TRUTH and MUMFORD & SONS

2013-03-17 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

In this message we’re going to listen for God’s truth through the music of Mumford & Sons and through the biblical account of Abraham & Sons. …

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Ten Commandments Three - misusing HIS name

2013-03-10 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

Pastor John continues our series on the Ten Commandments, and will be looking how we speak about God (and before God). …

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The Prodigal Son

2013-03-03 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 28s

In this message Cari is going to look at the parable of the Prodigal Son (or the Lost Son) from Luke15. …

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The Group of Seven – Iconic Artists, part 2

2013-02-24 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 35s

Week two of our sermon series on the Group of Seven. On stage, New Hope Church artist Marcia Harris is painting a Turner Valley landscape. …

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The Group of Seven – Iconic Artists

2013-02-17 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 25s

In this message we’re going to talk about beauty and truth in the Group of Seven. What can these iconic Canadian artists teach us about the creator God who first conceived the Canadian landscape? …

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Ten Commandments Two - No Idols

2013-02-10 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

In this message we will be looking at the reality of idolatry. What idols do you have in your life? …

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THE CAT IN THE HAT and The Kingdom of God

2013-02-03 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 23s

In this message we’re going to look at God’s Kingdom truth in the classic Dr. Seuss parable THE CAT IN THE HAT. Do you remember what it felt like hearing it for the first time? …

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The Unexpected Gifts of Community

2013-01-27 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 28s

Community – our longing for it and our resistance to it. The truth is that community is hard work but work that leads to "unexpected gifts". …

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God at Work: An Electrician

2013-01-20 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 28s

We continue our series on God at Work and explore the vocation of an electrician. How do Sparkies uniquely image God? …

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Ten Commandments One - Choose God

2013-01-13 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

We begin a Winter/Spring series of messages on the Ten Commandments, starting with – you guessed it – the first commandment. …

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Olde Wisdom for a New Year

2013-01-06 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 22s

In this message we will be looking at our mission and calling as the Church. …

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God's calling for our lives in 2013

2012-12-30 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 23s

Let's say we’re going to dream a bit and try to imagine who God wants us to be in 2013. (We’re going to go to school on the prophetic imagination of Zechariah). …

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Christmas Eve 2012

2012-12-23 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

New Hope's candle light service on Christmas Eve …

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God's Birthing Truth in a Midwife

2012-12-23 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 23s

In this message we will look at God’s birthing truth as we find it in a midwife. …

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The Mystery of the Incarnation

2012-12-16 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

The beginning of Christmas and the incarnation isn’t the birth of Jesus or even the annunciation to Mary; the beginning is the creation, so that is where we will start today. …

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The Hobbit, God's Call to Adventure

2012-12-09 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

You will want to see this before you watch "The Hobbit". Tolkien’s, The Hobbit, what desire in you does this story whet? What can we learn from Tolkien and the bible that will help us understand God as we view the movie? …

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

2012-12-02 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. How can something so wrong bring about so much good? …

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All Money is God's Money

2012-11-25 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 25s

Money, does money matter to God? Is their a connection between our spiritual life and our values concerning money and possessions? …

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The Parable of Leonard Cohen

2012-11-18 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 32s

The parable of renowned Canadian poet and singer Leonard Cohen. …

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God’s Saving Heart in a Firefighter

2012-11-11 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

We continue our sermon series on God at Work by looking at the vocation of a Firefighter. …

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The Transfiguration and the Glory of Jesus

2012-11-04 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 25s

In this message were going to talk about the cosmic, almighty, now resurrected to glory person of Jesus Christ. …

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The Light of the World - part 2 (Transforming Communities)

2012-10-28 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 21s

We will be listening to stories of transformation and asking ourselves "How is God inviting me to participate?" …

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Forensic Psychology and The Holy Spirit

2012-10-21 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29s

We continue our series entitled, God at Work. This message will focus on the vocational calling of a forensic psychologist. …

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The Light of the World (transforming everything)

2012-10-14 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

In this message we’re going to talk about the universe transforming power of the Light of the world. …

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Gratitude is heaven itself

2012-10-07 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 20s

Gratitude. Does it define who you are? How does it work in you? What are you thankful for right now? …

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The Main Thing

2012-09-30 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 40s

In this message, Brandon Harris will be giving a talk entitled "The Main Thing" about New Hope Church’s vision. …

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RUSH: Humanist philosophers and God's prophets

2012-09-23 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

This message is going to look at God’s down to earth goodness, and wholly authentic truth in the iconic Canadian band; Rush. …

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CJ92 Rush Interview

2012-09-20 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 5s

John Van Sloten, the guy who has worked in Metallica, Green Day, Supertramp and now Rush into his sermons popped by the Forbes and Friend's show on CJ92 FM. …

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God's goodness in a Landlord

2012-09-16 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

Landlord's, can they teach us something about the heart of God? …

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Experiencing God through Community

2012-09-09 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

We are made to experience the presence of God through community. We are made in the image of a relational God. …

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God, Robert Munsch and David’s Father

2012-09-02 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 23s

What unknowns are you afraid of? …

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The Parable of the Hunger Games

2012-08-26 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

How would you react if you were thrust into the arena? …

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Architecture and a Designer Deity

2012-08-12 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

Where is God in the spaces we inhabit? What does good design communicate about his nature? …

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The Parable of Olympic Swimmer Tera Van Beilen

2012-07-29 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

When she is racing, Tera, is fully alive, fully an athlete, fully human, fully the person God has made her to be. …

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Cowards, Connivers, and Cads: Heroes of the Bible - Jacob

2012-07-08 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 23s

In this message we will listen to the stories of Rachel and Leah, the wives of Jacob and the mothers of the promised descendents of Israel. …

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Cowards, Connivers, and Cads: Heroes of the Bible - Abraham

2012-07-01 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 39s

In this message we’re going to look at the character of Abraham and the faithfulness of God. …

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Dogs, a parable of pets

2012-06-24 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 19s

What does the presence of dogs teach us about who God is? …

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Broken Body Image

2012-06-17 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 18s

This sermon is going to look at our body image. Why are things so broken in terms of how we physically view ourselves? …

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Wolverines and the fierceness of God

2012-06-10 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

In this message we’re going to look at the elusive, mysterious, powerful, and incredibly wild Wolverine. If God created this animal, then surely it has something to say about its Maker. …

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The Rublev Trinity

2012-06-03 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 33s

In this message we’re going to try and peer into our relationship with our Triune God. …

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Holy Spirit Coming

2012-05-27 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29s

Pentecost – that day when the Holy Spirit first burst onto the church scene. Does the Spirit’s wind blow in your life? To what end? …

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Recognizing Christ in your Life

2012-05-20 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

We’re going to look at four bible stories where people (at first) didn’t recognize that Jesus was standing right in front of them. Do you ever wonder what you might be missing? …

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CBC Radio - Science, Runners Leg

2012-05-19 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 13s

Part 5 of the CBC interviews between Russell Bowers and John Van Sloten focuses on a runners leg. …

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Self-Examination and Forgiveness

2012-05-13 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 25s

This can be a heavy topic, however it can really help your walk with God. …

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The Biomechanics of a Runner’s leg

2012-05-06 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29s

In this message we’re going to look at the biomechanics of a runner’s leg. What does running tell us about the Maker of all legs? …

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CBC Radio - Science, Hydrology

2012-05-05 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 10s

In part 4 of a series on Science and Religion, John Van Sloten and CBC's Russell Bowers, discusses how the hydrology of the river provides a moral lesson. …

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The Hydrology of the Bow River; Finding God in the flow

2012-04-29 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

The hydrology of the Bow River, what does this flowing wonder tell us about the God who made it? …

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CBC Radio - Science, Geophysics

2012-04-28 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 10s

Pastor John Van Sloten returns for Part 3 of a series on the subjects of religion and faith. This time, a discussion with CBC Daybreak host, Russell Bowers on how Geophysics can be a metaphor for knowing the unknown. …

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Geophysics and the Ground of all Being

2012-04-22 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 33s

How does how we listen to the earth inform our understanding of God? …

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CBC Radio - Science, Epigenetics

2012-04-21 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 10s

In the second of a series on Religion and Science, Pastor John Van Sloten and CBC Radio Daybreak host Russell Bowers discusses Epigenetics, the science of how our environment can affect the DNA we pass on to offspring, and what that means to the Ten Commandments. …

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Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto, prayers

2012-04-15 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

We’re going to listen for God’s truth in the music of Coldplay (via their new album Mylo Xyloto, in particular). …

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CBC Radio - Science, the Kidney

2012-04-14 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 15s

In Part 1 of a 5-part series, Pastor John Van Sloten and CBC Radio Daybreak host Russell Bowers discusses how religion and science can find common ground. In this episode, how the kidney provides balance to the body and soul. …

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Easter 2012

2012-04-08 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 35s

What significance does the resurrection hold for your life? …

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Good Friday 2012

2012-04-06 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

We are going to spend some time entering into the story of Good Friday. …

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The Lenten Files, the road to Easter - Week 6

2012-04-01 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 5s

In Western Christianity, Lent is the period (or season) preceding Easter lasting from Ash Wednesday to the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday. We live this out with a series of readings and music. …

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a blindness that leads to sight

2012-04-01 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 33s

Are you aware of your blindness when it comes to the things of God? Imagine what it would be like to really see Jesus. …

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Come and See

2012-03-25 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

Think about the first time you encountered Jesus. Who did you think he was? Who do you think he is? The passage we will look at today is John 1:35-49. …

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God with us (everywhere)

2012-03-18 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

We’re going to think about how the God who made all things connects with the God who took on a human body. What does it mean that Jesus was the central character in both events? …

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Hugo Cabret and the Divine Watchmaker

2012-03-11 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 28s

We’re going to look at God’s redemptive story as found in the Academy award winning film Hugo. …

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Is there greater faith outside of the church?

2012-03-04 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

In this message we’re going to enter into the New Testament story of the Roman Centurion; a man who's faith astonished Jesus. What is God saying to you, about your faith, through this story? …

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The Lenten Files, the road to Easter - Week 2

2012-03-04 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 3s

In Western Christianity, Lent is the period (or season) preceding Easter lasting from Ash Wednesday to the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday. We live this out with a series of readings and music. …

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The Lenten Files, the road to Easter - Week 1

2012-02-26 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 7s

In Western Christianity, Lent is the period (or season) preceding Easter lasting from Ash Wednesday to the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday. We live this out with a series of readings and music. …

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Introduction to Lent

2012-02-22 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 10s

In Western Christianity, Lent is the period (or season) preceding Easter lasting from Ash Wednesday to the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday. We live this out with a series of readings and music. …

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What will Heaven (on earth) be like?

2012-02-19 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 31s

We’re going dream about what heaven on earth will be like. Do you ever think about the nature of eternal life? What would it mean to live with a clearer picture of the end in mind? …

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Serve Every Way

2012-02-12 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

We’re going to look at God's truth as found in the New Testament book of Colossians. What does it mean to serve God in "every way"? …

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Knowing God through Giving

2012-01-29 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

Giving, if God's very nature is self giving love, then shouldn't our natures be the same? We are made in the image of a giving God. …

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Tangled - Discovering who you really are!

2012-01-22 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

Tangled, it's a story about identity and finding your way home. Do you feel like you know who you are? Are you afraid or are you free? …

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Epigenetics and the Love of God

2012-01-15 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 37s

In this message we're going to talk about the science of epigenetics. What does God say through how our genes express themselves? What do epigenetics teach us about how God teaches and cares for us? …

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Which Christ do you follow?

2012-01-08 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 23s

In this message we're going to talk about the present nature and person of Jesus Christ. Who is he (right now)? Where is he (right now)? What is he doing (right now)? …

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Parenting the Son of God

2011-12-18 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 25s

We continue our advent series on parenting by looking at Jesus mother Mary. Can you imagine parenting the Son of God? …

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Finding God through Parenting - Words

2011-12-11 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 34s

We continue our series on the parenting heart of God. This morning we're going to focus on the power of parental words. …

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Finding God through Parenting - Parenting as a lens

2011-12-04 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

In this message we begin a three week series on the parenting heart of God. What can the creational text of parenting teach us about who God is? …

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Discerning God's Call on your life

2011-11-27 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 34s

Calling, what's yours? And how can you know for sure that you've found it? …

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The Kidney, Homeostasis, and the Holy Spirit

2011-11-20 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 40s

Believing that God designed and made the human kidney, what does this internal organ teach us about God's nature? …

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It might get LOUD

2011-11-13 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 22s

A Parable on the Electric Guitar. Where is God's truth in the cultural product of an electric guitar? What do the stories of Jimmy Page, The Edge, and Jack White uniquely reveal about who God is? …

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The Blanket Exercise

2011-11-06 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 1m 9s

In this service we're going to live out a parable together, one that encompasses the past 500 years of history on the very land we live on. …

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Finding God through STARS (air ambulance)

2011-10-30 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 25s

In this message we’re going to look at the story of STARS air ambulance. What does the fact of the existence of such an organization tell us about who God is? …

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Paul and Professor X

2011-10-23 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

Helping us become all we are meant to be. Images and video copy write Twentieth Century Fox 2011 …

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The Many Ways God Self Reveals

2011-10-16 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

In this message Pastor John looks at another story from the life of the early church; one that tells of God's direct and indirect self-revelation. …

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The gift of Gratitude

2011-10-09 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

In this sermon we’re going to look at the gift of gratitude. How is it expressed in your life? Are you looking for more of it? What would it take to be more thankful? …

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Rainbows

2011-10-02 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 16s

God's covenant with us, the "Rainbow", a symbol of God's love, protection, grace and hope. A symbol for every living creature here on earth. …

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CBC Radio Active - The Day Metallica Came to Church

2011-09-27 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 8s

John is interviewed by CBC Edmonton on his talk at Taylor University and his book, The Day Metallica came to Church. …

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Building Community, from Malawi to Calgary

2011-09-25 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 47s

New Hope Church in Calgary hosted 3 visitors from our sister village in Kamanzi, Malawi. At the end of their stay they shared what they learned and experienced in visiting a country so far from theirs and very different. This trip was organized by NHC's Ubuntu group. …

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Authentic Christianity

2011-09-18 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 25s

In this message we’re going to look at the radical community of the early church. What do authentic follows of Christ look like? (And what do they NOT look like?) …

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Criminal Minds

2011-09-11 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

In this message we're going to look at the hit TV show Criminal Minds. Why are so many people attracted to this (often) dark program? What does this attraction say about who we are? About who God is? …

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Green Eggs and Ham

2011-09-04 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

The story of "Green Eggs and Ham" by Dr. Seuss features the famous character "Sam I Am". He is a very persistant fellow as Pastor John relates, in a sense you are being chased right now by an unrelenting and ever-pursuing God. …

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What does it mean to know God?

2011-08-21 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

In this message we’re going to look at the story of Philip and the Ethiopian. What does this story teach us about who God is (and how we’re to follow him)? …

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St. Paul, A Shipwreck and The Adjustment Bureau

2011-08-07 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29s

What do you think about free will and providence? Do we choose our lives? Or is there some kind of divine plan? Or is it both? …

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John Van Sloten's talk at Regent College Faith Science Conference

2011-08-02 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 46s

Here's the talk I gave at the Templeton funded Regent College faith/science cohort meeting last May. …

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Jesus, Simon and the sinful woman

2011-07-10 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

Today we will be listening for how our story connects to the story of Jesus, Simon and the sinful woman in Luke 7:36-50 …

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The religious nature of human beings

2011-07-03 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 21s

Why do we have an insatiable human religious impulse and what it means to direct it toward a God who made all things? …

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How God used Supertramp to Save my Life!

2011-06-26 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 32s

In this message we’re going to listen to a little Supertramp (and contemplate how much God loves us and wants to reach us!) …

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Imagine Seeing Again

2011-06-19 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29s

We’re going to engage the story of Jesus healing the two blind men. Can you imagine what it would be like to see again? …

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CJOB - Greg Glatz Interview - The Day Metallica came to church

2011-06-18 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 23s

John joins Greg on the show to talk about his new book, The Day Metallica Came to Church. …

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David and Goliath, an underdog story

2011-06-12 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 42s

God’s truth in an Underdog story. What does the Old Testament story of David and Goliath teach us about who God is, and about who we’re called to be? …

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U2 - Creation, Fall, Redemption and Return

2011-06-05 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

In this message we’re going to examine the overall arc of the Christian narrative (creation, fall, redemption and return) via the lens of U2. …

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Go out and be a Blessing

2011-05-29 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 34s

In this message, Pastor Paul Verhoef, our University of Calgary Chaplain will be speaking to us about being a channel of blessing in our world. …

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The Face of God in Disability

2011-05-22 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 35s

Today we're going to talk about disabilities, how they drive us (all) to God and how, in a very mysterious way, they reveal him. …

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The King's Speech, God's gift of Voice

2011-05-15 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

We look at God’s spoken word in the Academy Award winning film, "The King’s Speech". …

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God’s Maternal Heart

2011-05-08 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 20s

In this message we’re going to try and learn a little bit more about God through moms. …

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The Parable of Romeo Dallaire

2011-05-01 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

In this message we are going to try and understand God’s suffering, justice seeking heart through the parable of Canadian General (Ret.) Romeo Dallaire. …

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Being Christ, Seeing Christ and Serving Christ - Three Parables of Jesus

2011-04-17 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 28s

In this message we’re going to look at three of Jesus parables, the parable of The Good Samaritan, the parable of Developer who was almost too busy, and the parable of the Sheep and Goats. …

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The God of all Dance

2011-04-10 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 16s

In this message Cari Fydirchuk will be speaking about a "Dancing God". …

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Sales, Marketing and a God who can meet your every need

2011-04-03 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

Sales and Marketing, about a God who sees our needs and wants to meet them, about a God who wants our lives to be the best lives possible. …

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Hell, Lazarus, and a Rich Man

2011-03-27 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

The Parable of the Rich man and Lazarus - a story that Jesus told about life and death and heaven and hell. A comparison on Rob Bell's new book, "Love Wins" …

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The Parable of Japan's Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Crisis

2011-03-20 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 32s

In this message we’re going to talk about the terrible disaster that is now playing out in Japan. …

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God's face in a Walmart greeter

2011-03-13 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

Today we’re going to seek out God’s face via a Walmart greeter. What can a retail store greeter teach us about God’s heart? …

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Finding God through facebook

2011-03-06 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

In this message we’re going to seek out God’s face via facebook. …

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Rock Climbing and the Spiritual Journey

2011-02-20 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

Pastor Heather Cowie takes us up the mountain. …

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The Gospel According to Mayor Naheed Nenshi

2011-02-13 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 37s

What does Mayor Naheed Nenshi teach us about who God is? …

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God's Goodness in Investment Banking

2011-02-06 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

In this message we will be searching for God’s goodness, grace and truth in an Investment Banker (really!). …

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Engineers and God; keeping things going

2011-01-30 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

Part 2 of our series on Engineering. This time we’ll be looking at how engineers – like God - keep things going. …

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God's Engineering Mind

2011-01-23 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

Today we’ll explore the mind of God through the lens of Engineering. …

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God, Reconciliation and How to Train your Dragon

2011-01-16 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

In this message we’re going to search for God’s truth as its found in Dreamworks’ animated film, "How to Train your Dragon." …

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John's interview on Vancouver's The Fox 99.3

2011-01-14 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 7s

Pastor John joins the Jeff O'Neil Show to talk about how "Metallica" came to church. …

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The problem with New Years' Resolutions

2011-01-09 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

What are the risks inherent in making New Year’s resolutions? How does our struggle to get better, impact our ongoing relationship with God? …

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Seeking God's Face

2011-01-02 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 39s

In this message Heather Cowie speaks about the why and how we are reading the book: Seeking God's Face; Praying with Bible through the Year together as a community (written by Phil Reinders). …

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Why Matter matters so much to God

2010-12-26 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 21s

We conclude our series on craftsmanship by looking at how working with our hands anchors us into God’s good material reality. …

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Follow Me - God’s Apprenticing Truth

2010-12-19 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 19s

We continue our series on craftsmanship by looking at the kind of knowing that can only come through doing. …

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God's hands-on truth in Glass Blowing

2010-12-12 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29s

We continue our series on craftsmanship by looking God’s truth as it’s found in glass blowing. …

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God's hands-on truth in Carpentry

2010-12-05 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 38s

We begin a new series on Craftsmanship. What does God teach us about himself through the work of our hands? …

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God at Work - Accounting

2010-11-21 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 20s

We continue our series on work by looking at God’s truth in the field of accounting. How is an accountant made in the image of God? …

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Awake my Soul - Mumford and Sons

2010-11-14 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

What is the Spirit whispering here? All songs performed by NHC band, © Mumford and Sons 2009 from the album "Sigh no More" http://www.mumfordandsons.com …

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God at Work - Mechanics

2010-11-07 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 23s

We continue our series on work by looking at God’s truth in what an auto mechanic does. …

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Caution; God at Work

2010-10-31 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 20s

Work,does God mean for you to know and experience him there? Recall one instance where you've met God at work. Think about it for a while. …

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sciencE = Faith squared

2010-10-24 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 22s

We finish our series on science by looking at the false dichotomy of Faith vs. Science …

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The God of all Neurons

2010-10-17 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 23s

What do Neurons teach us about who God is? Can they help us know him better? …

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The Large Hadron Collider - Searching for the God Particle

2010-10-10 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 21s

The Large Hadron Collider (the world’s biggest and most powerful atom smasher). What does its creation tell us about who we are and about who God is? …

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What are we doing in Malawi?

2010-10-03 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 36s

Update on what NHC is doing in Malawi, Africa …

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Arcade Fire

2010-09-26 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 19s

What is God saying through this band and their music? …

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Wound Healing; God’s Physiological truth

2010-09-19 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

What does the body’s healing process tell us about its Maker? Who can heal you? Lamentations 2:14 …

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The Story behind the Book

2010-09-12 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 28s

The Day Metallica came to Church, Searching for the Everywhere God in Everything is Pastor John Van Sloten's first book. What was his motivation to write this book and how does it impact his relationship with God. How might it also change your life? …

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The Pursuit of Pleasure

2010-09-05 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 18s

In this message we look at the pursuit of pleasure. Why does it never seem to get us there? …

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Why did a timeless God create time?

2010-08-29 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 21s

In this message we look at the concept of time. Why did you create time God? …

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CJ92 Interview 2 - The Day Metallica Came to Church

2010-08-16 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 3s

Gerry Forbes of CJ92's morning show, and pastor John Van Sloten give away John's new book, "The Day Metallica came to Church" on Calgary's rock station CJ92 FM. …

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Death

2010-08-15 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 23s

We continue our series on the Old Testament wisdom book; Ecclesiastes. This morning we look at how death brings perspective to life. …

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CJ92 Interview - The Day Metallica Came to Church

2010-08-12 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 5s

Gerry Forbes of CJ92's morning show, and pastor John Van Sloten talk about his first book, "The Day Metallica came to Church" on Calgary's rock station CJ92 FM. …

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CBC Radio - The Day Metallica Came to Church

2010-08-10 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 7s

Pastor John is interviewed on CBC Radio One (99.1FM Calgary) about the release of his first book, "The Day Metallica Came to Church". …

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Finding God in Meaninglessness

2010-08-08 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 23s

In this message we’ll be looking at select themes from the ancient Hebrew wisdom book, Ecclesiastes. …

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Jesus Teaching on Prayer

2010-07-25 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 28s

Luke 11:2-4 He said to them, "When you pray, say - Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come..." …

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The World Cup 2010: Heaven on Earth?

2010-07-11 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 23s

Today over 1 Billion people sat down to watch the biggest single sporting event on the face of the earth. Why? What might God be saying through this beautiful game? …

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Are you really living your life?

2010-07-04 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 38s

In this message we will be looking at a stinging parable that questions how wisely you are investing your life. A Parable on Investment – Luke 19:12-27 …

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Peter Gabriel's parable

2010-06-27 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 38s

…in your eyes I am complete - Peter Gabriel's parable This morning we will be looking at Peter Gabriel’s 1986 hit, In your Eyes, from the album "So" (Geffen Records) …

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I gotta find peace of mind

2010-06-13 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 15s

The parable of Lauryn Hill’s song, I Gotta Find Peace of Mind. …

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Pride

2010-06-06 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24m 42s

How much of an issue is pride in my life? WARNING - watch out for the hook!…

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Where the Wild Things Are

2010-05-30 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 28s

Our world is filled with people, looking for a king that can make everything right, who takes away our loneliness and keeps out all the sadness... …

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An Unfair God

2010-05-23 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30m 51s

Jesus' parable of the Labourers, a story that gets at the "unfairness" of God.…

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The parable of UFC

2010-05-16 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 23s

What is it that draws us to the cultural phenomenon of UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship). Why are so many people into this? …

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Mothering: The Nurturing Nature of God

2010-05-09 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26m 48s

What is the nurturing nature of God? How can we see it in how Mother's care for their children?…

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The Apocalypse, the parable of 2012

2010-05-02 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

What is it about the end that so captures our imaginations? …

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The parable of the persistent widow

2010-04-25 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

How fervently do you pray? …

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The Parable of Manna from Hell

2010-04-18 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

What is God’s take on money, materialism and the good life? …

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The Power of Positive Psychology? - Real Life

2010-03-28 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 21s

We conclude our series on positive psychology by taking one more look at the psychological concept of "flow". …

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The Power of Positive Psychology? - Flow

2010-03-21 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 22s

In this message we connect the biblical concept of joy with the psychological concept of flow. …

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The Power of Positive Psychology? - Love

2010-03-14 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

The power of positive psychology, what’s love got to do with it? …

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The Power of Positive Psychology?

2010-03-07 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

What is God saying through this huge cultural trend? …

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God's Gift of Canadian Olympic Hockey

2010-02-28 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

What might God be saying through the Canadian Men’s Olympic Hockey Team. Why is hockey so huge to Canadians? What does this say about how God made us? …

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Come and See

2010-02-21 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29m 25s

Today we want to take the words "Come and See" from the lips of Jesus and have them echo from our own lips.…

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The Olympic Spirit of Hospitality

2010-02-14 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29s

What God might be saying to us through the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics? In particular, what does our hosting of the games teach us about who we are and who God is? …

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The parable of Shane McConkey

2010-02-07 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

James Shane McConkey was a risk taker, an inventor, and an explorer, who led many out of their comfort zones, pushed the limits into new experiences and previously unknown and new directions, while often sporting new innovative technology. -from Open House, Leslie Anthony …

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Winter

2010-01-31 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

In this message we ponder the reality of winter. Why God? Why a season like this? Was does winter say about who you are? …

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UP - Growing Young Agane

2010-01-24 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 25s

We continue our series on growing young by entering into the story of Disney/Pixar’s award winning film, UP. …

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A Lament for Haiti

2010-01-17 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 35s

Even now we come along side the people of Haiti. Exploring how to respond to such a disaster, trying to understand where God fits into all this. …

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Growing Young Agane - part1

2010-01-10 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 34s

Part 1 of a three week series on growing young. What exactly did Jesus mean when he said we needed to be like children? …

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Epiphany

2010-01-03 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 17m 37s

When they saw the star, they were overjoyed. On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary.…

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Handel's Messiah - Where is Christ today?

2009-12-27 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29m 25s

We finish our Christmas series on Handel’s Messiah by looking at where Christ is today.…

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Christmas Eve 2009

2009-12-24 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 21m 19s

The Gospel of Luke, chapter 2 - The Birth of Jesus…

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Handel's Messiah, Why God came to us - Advent 2009

2009-12-20 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 28m 14s

We continue our Christmas Advent series on Handel’s Messiah by looking at what Christ came to do.…

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Handel's Messiah - God holding us - Advent 2009

2009-12-13 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 23m 42s

We continue our Christmas Advent series on Handel’s Messiah by looking at the theme of God holding us.…

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Handel's Messiah, Darkness and Light - Advent 2009

2009-12-06 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 28m 53s

Part 2 of our Christmas Advent series on Handel’s Messiah by looking at the themes of darkness and light.…

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Handel's Messiah, Promise - Advent 2009

2009-11-29 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 22m 53s

Part 1 of our Christmas Advent series on Handel's Messiah by looking at God’s promise.…

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Giving everything to God

2009-11-22 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24m 43s

Pastor John talks about God’s calling for New Hope Church.…

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Regina Spektor - laughing with God

2009-11-15 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 17s

What is God's message through Regina Spektor's hit song, "Laughing with". …

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Crash, the movie - darkness and redemption

2009-11-08 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

Today, we Crash. What is it in this movie that so mirrors our lives and our need for God. …

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What if God was one of us?

2009-11-01 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

In this message we examine the intrinsic value of a human life through the divine image bearing eyes of Vincent Van Gogh. …

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world 2.0 - everything new

2009-10-25 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

Pastor John based his talk on the work of Eric Sanderson's, Mannahatta project http://themannahattaproject.org. The Mannahatta project recreates New Yorks Mannhatten island as it was in 1609. …

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Stand by me - loving your neighbour

2009-10-18 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

What does it really mean to love our neighbours as we do ourselves? …

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knowing God through gratitude

2009-10-11 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 19m 40s

Seeing God through gratitude. Does being thankful for something help us better know and experience God? How?…

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the parable of the unheard God

2009-10-04 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 28s

A parable about listening to God. Have you ever thought about how much you miss? The parable unfolds here; Joshua Bell - metro performance …

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What does it mean to be a mystic?

2009-09-27 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

Wherever You May Look Wisdom is so kind and wise that wherever you may look you can learn something about God. Why would not the omnipresent teach that way? Catherine of Sienna …

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God's gift of alcohol

2009-09-20 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 31s

God's gift of alcohol, what is the giftedness of its effects? …

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Jesus and the joy of drinking

2009-09-13 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

God's gift of alcohol. What does the bible teach us about the wise way to imbibe? What does it mean to drink in a Christ-like way? …

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Seeing through love

2009-09-06 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24m 54s

Does loving something help us better see God's presence there? How?…

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God revealed in a Redwood

2009-08-30 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

God spoke: Earth, green up! Grow all varieties of seed-bearing plants, Every sort of fruit-bearing tree. And there it was. Earth produced green seed-bearing plants, all varieties, And fruit-bearing trees of all sorts. God saw that it was good. It was evening, it was morning— Day Three. Genesis 1:11, MSG …

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Alicia Keys; No One (and the inseparable love of God!)

2009-08-23 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29s

In this message we talk about the love of God as we find it described in Alicia Keys hot song "No One". …

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Finding God through the Fear of Public Speaking

2009-08-16 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

The fear of public speaking. Where does it come from? Can its presence teach us anything about who God is, and how he made us? …

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Work: Building the Kingdom of God

2009-07-19 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27m 36s

A slice of bread or a game of soccer may tell us of God's goodness as surely, even if not as directly, as a tract...…

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Work: The Beauty of the Mundane

2009-07-05 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 22m 29s

It is not only prayer that gives God glory, but work. Gerard Manly Hopkins…

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Gran Torino

2009-06-28 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

The parallels of God's saving message as we find it in Clint's film Gran Torino, and in Paul's letter to the Romans. …

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The God of Travel, part 4 - Coming Home

2009-06-21 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 21m 16s

Coming home, all the different feelings it invokes, regret, longing, dread, excitement.…

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The God of Travel, part 3 - Exploring

2009-06-14 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 35s

We continue our series on, The God of Travel, by looking at the themes of curiosity and exploring. …

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The God of Travel, part 1 - Italy

2009-05-31 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 38m 27s

What can God teach us about himself through our journeying passions?…

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Confession

2009-05-17 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24m 29s

Confession. Ugh. Who wants to talk about that?…

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God below the Surface

2009-05-03 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 31s

We're going to explore what river and sea creatures have to teach us about knowing, loving and worshipping God. …

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Sloth - Seven Deadly Relational Sins

2009-04-19 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

What it's not… inefficiency (being slow)… resting or relaxing (there’s a time and a place for this)… times of depression or inability to proceed… it's not even mere laziness (its more restless than this… more miserable… more careless.) Cornelius Plantinga, Theologian …

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Greed - Seven Deadly Relational Sins

2009-04-05 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29s

"Greed is the excessive and insatiable appetite for wealth and possessions. It loves not possessions so much as possessing." Henry Fairlee …

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Lust - Seven Deadly Relational Sins

2009-03-29 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 28s

Lust, how big of a problem is it in your life? Where do you struggle most (toward whom)? What would it look like to channel all of your God-given desires in a more spiritually healthy way? …

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Anger - Seven Deadly Relational Sins

2009-03-22 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29s

We continue our series on the Seven Deadly Relational Sins with a look at the ever volatile sin of Anger. (But is anger really a sin?) …

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Gluttony - Seven Deadly Relational Sins

2009-03-08 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

Gluttony is the willful and insatiable desire to over consume, excessively elevate, and be preoccupied with that which God created for good. It is more interested in consuming than in what is being consumed. Dr. Neal Plantinga, Calvin Theological Seminary …

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Envy - Seven Deadly Relational Sins

2009-03-01 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

Envy is the "sin du jour."(and it's worse than you might think, much more than just a jealousy thing!) …

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Pride - Seven Deadly Relational Sins

2009-02-15 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29s

The Seven Deadly Relational Sins; pride, envy, gluttony, anger, lust greed and sloth. In this message we focus on the deadly and divisive sin of pride. …

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Photography, Following the Light

2009-02-08 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29s

We finish our series on photography by focusing on the theme of Light. Our texts this morning will be photographer Galen Rowell and select bible passages …

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Photography, God's take on you - part2

2009-02-01 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

Portraits – both formal and informal of you and me. How do you see yourself? Others? And what kind of image fills God's mind when he thinks of you? …

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Photography, a new lens on God - part1

2009-01-25 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 32s

What does a photographer's eye teach us about seeing God more? Can a greater understanding of the nature of the camera's lens help un-shutter and focus our vision? …

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Ubuntu

2009-01-18 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 32m 57s

Africa, what are its needs and our challenges?…

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The Dark Knight, common grace

2009-01-11 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

What does this top grossing North American phenomenon have to teach us about the nature of good and evil? …

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Why do you attend New Hope Church?

2009-01-04 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 25s

In this message we're going to talk about why you're here. What is it that connects you to New Hope Church? Why have you chosen to be a part of this faith community? …

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Coldplay, Viva La Vida & Christ's Spirit of Revolution

2008-11-09 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 35s

In this message we continue our music series by looking and listening through Coldplay's Viva La Vida. …

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Coldplay, knowing God

2008-11-02 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26s

"The bad songs come from me and my knowledge of how to write songs, and the good ones come from somewhere — I have no idea where. And they tend to be sort of flying around at about 2:00 in the morning. You just have to be there to catch it. That's how I feel about the good ones." Coldplay's Chris Martin in The Jesus of Uncool, Rolling Stone interview, June 2008 …

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Bob Dylan on the Global Financial Crisis

2008-10-26 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 36s

In this message we'll look at the counter-cultural Spirit in behind Bob Dylan. …

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Feist, Community and Creativity

2008-10-19 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 32s

On stage in this message is Canada's very own, Leslie Feist. What's God saying through her life and music? …

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scars, waking up to the story of your life

2008-10-12 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 25s

In this message we continue our look at the topic of community, by looking through the lenses of our scars. How does remembering wake you up to life? …

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when i die...

2008-10-05 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26m 49s

In this message we continue our look at the topic of community, by contemplating the reality of our deaths.…

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open our eyes

2008-09-28 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 32m 41s

Brandon Harris challenges us to be more alive then we have ever been. Through the "Open Our Eyes" project we have a chance to build community by sharing our lives with others. www.openoureyes.ca…

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the possibility of community

2008-09-14 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 31s

We begin a series of messages on the theme of community. What' a faith community supposed to look like? Who is God calling us to be here at New Hope? And what's your place in all of this? …

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Billie Holiday - On the Love of God

2008-09-07 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29s

In this podcast we're going to let 1930's Jazz singer, Billie Holiday teach us about the nature and character of the love of God. …

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Horton Hears a Who - Believing in the Unbelievable

2008-08-10 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

Have a listen to the Dr. Seuss' little parable, "Horton Hears a Who" …

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God’s Hope for Ugly Ducklings

2008-08-03 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 29s

In children's stories we can see more of God's message, in the Ugly Duckling we can see his how deep his love goes and how there are no ordinary people. …

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Jesus, Lars and the Real Girl

2008-06-08 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 37s

" In this message we look at the parable in the movie, Lars and the Real Girl. What does it really mean to be a community? …

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Lall Murder Tragedy - Good, Evil, and where was God?

2008-06-01 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 33s

" How do you make sense of needless deaths? Why does God allow evil to continue in our world? This message looks at the reality of living life with weeds, through Christ's parable of the wheat and the weeds. …

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Intimacy, more than Sex!

2008-05-04 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

Intimacy, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Join Pastor John as he sorts out how to connect at a deeper level, to be at place of oneness with another person. "Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires..." Song of Solomon 2:7, the Bible. Part 1 of a 3 part series on Relationships. …

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God's take on the Sub-prime Mortgage Crisis

2008-03-30 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 28s

What is the biblical take on charging interest (among other things!)? Given today's financial credit crisis - consumer debt, banker debt, national debt, this is a very relevant matter. What is God saying through this credit crisis? …

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Voids - Adagio for Strings, by Samuel Barber, 1936

2008-03-09 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 25m 11s

Voids, the gaps in our lives.…

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Barack Obama; God's man of the hour?

2008-02-24 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 37m 44s

In this message we're going to talk about American politician Barack Obama.…

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Ratatouille: an un-kosher God

2008-02-03 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 34s

We begin a month long series on food; God's gift to us in the providing, preparing and consuming. In this podcast we get things started with a little Ratatouille. …

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Ben Harper - Music and Life

2007-11-25 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24m 5s

Ben Harper is one of the most gifted guitarists alive today, listen closly to his music!…

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Women's Shoes - Sole Spirituality

2007-11-18 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 40s

In this message we're going to explore the theology of fashion, what is it that drives us to dress the way we do? Is it all about self expression or is it a search for perfection? And how do shoes, in particular, speak to matters of the soul? …

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Amy Winehouse, Finding Real Freedom

2007-09-16 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30m 5s

In this message Amy Winehouse is in the docket.…

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God's Face in a Honey Bee

2007-09-02 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 35s

Sticky and sweet Sunday, Pastor John had the people at New Hope not only thinking about how God's face is in a Honey Bee but also tasting how sweet it is. What do Honey Bees teach us about their Maker? Honey donated by The Greidanus Honey Mill …

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Homelessness in Calgary

2007-08-05 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 26m 47s

Calgary is one of the richest cities in the world, our jobless rate is so low you could get a job in seconds. Try to find a decent place to live however...…

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Ray Charles, scripture and music

2007-06-24 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 34s

Welcome to the Ray Charles Gospel Hour! This morning we're going to do church a little bit different; interweaving two, seemingly unrelated, stories into one. What do the Bible and a few Ray Charles songs have in common? Well, both were authored by God, both belong to Him, and both, rather eloquently, speak of the beauty, power and inherent brokenness of the human condition. …

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World of Warcraft - Interviewing guild-master Dan Dykstra

2007-06-17 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 46s

In this message we're going to continue our look into the virtual reality World of Warcraft. Last week we talked about the creationally good elements of the phenomenon. This week we're going to look at the "Yeah but" side of the game with an interview of Dan Dykstra, former WoW guild master. …

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God, games and gamers - World of Warcraft

2007-06-10 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

In this message we're going to talk about God and his Kingdom via the massive, multiplayer, online role playing virtual reality game, World of Warcraft. …

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The Police, the message in their music

2007-05-20 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 32m 45s

In this podcast we're going to talk about God's message using "The Police" as our discernment lens.…

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Neil Young, God's Prophet?

2007-04-01 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 25s

In this podcast we're going to talk about God's love, beauty and truth as it's found in the life and music of Neil Young. …

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Eric Clapton, god or God's

2007-03-25 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 34s

In this podcast we're going to talk about God's love, beauty and truth as it's found in the life and music of Eric Clapton. …

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The Da Vinci Code, The Divinity of Christ

2007-01-21 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

Today we finish our series on the Da Vinci Code by looking at the divinity of Christ.
"The Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory" The Gospel of John 1:14 …

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The Da Vinci Code, How the Bible Came to Be

2007-01-07 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 34m 10s

Today we begin a 3 part series of messages looking at The Da Vinci Code.…

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J. S. Bach, Communion and Credo from Mass in B Minor

2006-12-10 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 46m 16s

Part two on the life and works of J. S. Bach.…

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"Lost" with guest speaker Robin Bailey

2006-11-26 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 25m 9s

Pastor Robin takes us on an inside look at the TV series "Lost"…

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What Freddie Mercury can Teach us about God's Love

2006-10-30 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 30s

Today we're going to talk about God's crazy little thing called love and we're going to use Freddie Mercury and the music of Queen as our lens! "Excess is part of my nature. To me dullness is a disease. I really need danger and excitement. I was not made for staying indoors and watching television" Freddie Mercury, to reporter Rick Sky. "Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?" From Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody. "I came so they can have real and eternal life, more and better life than they ever dreamed of." Jesus in John 10:10, MSG …

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Freddie Mercury Preview - CJ92 FM and John Van Sloten

2006-10-27 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 2m 32s

Pastor John previews the upcoming message, "What Freddie Mercury can teach us about God's love" with the CJ92 FM morning crew, "Forbes and Friends"…

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CBC Radio 1010 Calgary, Coffee Shop Spirituality

2006-10-04 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 7m 36s

The other day John was interviewed on CBC radio regarding the spirituality of specialty coffee houses.…

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Starbucks Spirituality, finding God in our Coffee Culture

2006-10-01 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 27s

Today we're going to talk about Starbucks (and the whole coffee house movement). What's going on in a phenomenon like this? What in the world is God saying through it all? John quotes from these books in his message. "Pour your heart into it" - By Howard Schultz, Former CEO, Starbucks "Engaging God's World" Dr. Cornelius Plantings, Calvin Theological Seminary Dean Song at the end of the podcast is "God of Wonders" by Mac Powell Mac, Cliff & Danielle Young …

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Hearing God in Folk Music with Cara Luft

2006-09-17 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 42m 15s

Finding God in Folk Music, Juno Award winning Cara Luft goes to church!…

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Walk the Line, the Gospel and Johnny Cash

2006-09-10 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 37s

Today we're going to talk about the life story of Johnny Cash. Using the film, "Walk the Line" as one of our texts, we're hoping to draw some interesting parallels between his story and the Christian gospel. …

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All about New Hope Church - Audio and Links

2005-09-01 :: info@newhopechurch.ca (New Hope Church, Calgary, Canada)
Length: 24s

What is this church all about? Is it a place where I can learn about God? Are these people for real or just trying to be cool? How is it possible that God is working in all parts of our world, I don't see the evidence! Browse our archives to get the whole picture, check out Pastor John's blog, listen to audio and video. Drop us some comments and let us know what you think! …

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Rich Fool

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Length: 24s

The Parable of the Rich Fool, Luke 12:13-21 …

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The Parable of the Shrewd Manager

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Length: 30s

We begin a new series on the parables of Jesus. In this message the focus will be on God’s call to be more savvy. …

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The God of Travel, part 2 - Air France 447

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Length: 29s

We explore how travel exposes our human frailties; how small we are, how short our time is, and how little we know. …

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Caring for Malawi

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Length: 38s

Four members of the Ubuntu group share about their trip to Malawi and the challenges that the local people face and our opportunities to partner with them. …

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