Our Story

At Living Hope we have created a place that is safe, friendly, and personal for you to connect with your Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Everyone is welcome in our community to come and worship freely as God leads you. Our worship service is considered a blended service of hymns and praise music. Our pastor strives weekly to bring about a personal, relevant, and biblical sermon for you to enjoy and help you grow spiritually. Living Hope is a special church that truly desires for you to be personally involved in serving and being discipled weekly. Spreading God’s Word, being mission minded, and loving people is what makes Living Hope Baptist Church the place to build your family around.

HISTORY

In 2002, approximately 40 people lead by Pastor Joey Thompson, felt a calling from the Lord to begin a new church called Living Hope. The mission was to extend the hope of Jesus to our community through an expression of love and the Bible. On February 18, 2003, the church began to grow and formally became Living Hope. It affiliated itself with the DBA, BGCT, and the Southern Baptist Convention. The church met in a shopping center for a period of time then settled at 6310 Lyons Rd. in late 2003. In 2014, we called Troy DeFeo to become the new pastor of Living Hope. 

FUTURE

The future of Living Hope is something we are very excited about. Seeking God’s Will is our constant prayer and asking for wisdom and guidance from the church as a whole is very important to us. The church is shepherded by our pastor and staff, but we look and listen to the church for where we feel God is leading us.  

Our goal is to continually grow spiritually. Discipleship and missions are key. We desire for all members, of all types, to feel like they have a God given purpose here at Living Hope. The Lord is willing and able to use the church to be the salt and the light around us.  The future is bright because the Holy Spirit is alive and active through us all.

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
— Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)