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  • The Outcasts

    Posted April 14, 2015 by Dion Todd

    85 Comments 24 Likes 11,989 Views

    Behold, at that time I will deal with all your oppressors. And I will save the lame and gather the outcast, and I will change their shame into praise and renown in all the earth. Zephaniah 3:1719 ESVMy brother and I wen Read More...

  • The Master Carpenter

    Posted April 13, 2015 by Dion Todd

    44 Comments 28 Likes 12,081 Views

    Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! Ps 133:1 KJVWood, I grew up around it. Often I was carrying it, sawing it, nailing it or pulling the splinters from my hands. My dad was a Read More...

  • The Repetition Competition

    Posted April 12, 2015 by Dion Todd

    43 Comments 18 Likes 11,470 Views

    For You will not delight in sacrifice, or I would give it; You will not be pleased with a burnt offering. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise. Psalms 51:161 Read More...

  • About Us & Statement of Faith

    Posted April 11, 2015 by Sylvia Todd

    29 Comments 16 Likes 17,704 Views

    Refreshing Hope Ministries began as a simple daily devotional from Pastor Dion Todd sent via email, with personal testimonies of God’s work in our lives. Our vision was, and still is, to help renew hope in the worl Read More...

  • An Open Door

    Posted April 11, 2015 by Dion Todd

    41 Comments 25 Likes 12,633 Views

    Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4:16 ESVAccess to God was very limited before Jesus came. There was a thick curtain in the Read More...

  • The Redeemer

    Posted April 10, 2015 by Dion Todd

    48 Comments 24 Likes 11,860 Views

    Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, who formed you from the womb: I am the LORD, who made all things, who alone stretched out the heavens, who spread out the earth by Myself. Isaiah 44:24 ESVIn the Bible when someone was Read More...

  • Scary Movies

    Posted April 9, 2015 by Dion Todd

    69 Comments 21 Likes 12,283 Views

    For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. 2Tim. 1:7 ESVHave you ever felt a sense of dread come over you? Have you been afraid of that monster in the closet or under yo Read More...

  • Shout To The Lord

    Posted April 8, 2015 by Dion Todd

    49 Comments 23 Likes 12,753 Views

    Oh sing to the LORD a new song; sing to the LORD, all the earth! Psa. 96:1 ESVI was still nervous as I took the microphone. The singers in our praise and worship team had failed to show up, and the rest elected me to lea Read More...

  • A Mustard Seed of Peace

    Posted April 7, 2015 by Sunnie McPhetres

    3 Comments 6 Likes 878 Views

    "The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the bird Read More...

  • In God I Trust

    Posted April 7, 2015 by Dion Todd

    50 Comments 23 Likes 13,551 Views

    When I am afraid, I put my trust in You. In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid. What can flesh do to me? Psalms 56:3 ESVTired and needing a rest, David had been on the run from Saul. His own Read More...

  • A Bridge Over Troubled Water

    Posted April 6, 2015 by Dion Todd

    50 Comments 19 Likes 11,667 Views

    He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the LORD. Prov. 18:22 ESVOne morning I was praying in my room, my mind aimlessly drifting from one thing to another. I saw a picture of my wife and I walking Read More...

  • The Third Day

    Posted April 5, 2015 by Dion Todd

    56 Comments 25 Likes 11,543 Views

    And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing white as snow. And for fear o Read More...

  • Skeletons in The Closet

    Posted April 4, 2015 by Dion Todd

    42 Comments 21 Likes 11,474 Views

    So Joseph went after his brothers and found them near Dothan. But they saw him in the distance, and before he reached them, they plotted to kill him. Here comes that dreamer! they said to each other. Come now, lets kill Read More...

  • How to Start a Group

    Posted April 3, 2015 by Sylvia Todd

    2 Comments 2 Likes 2,320 Views

    This article is for members who would like to start their own small group as part of this ministry. We would love to hear from any who are called to take this kind of leadership position here. Please review the guideline Read More...

  • Dirty Laundry

    Posted April 3, 2015 by Dion Todd

    42 Comments 18 Likes 12,103 Views

    Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. But if God so clothes the grass, which is alive in the field today, and tom Read More...

  • Jesus Loves Me, This I Know

    Posted April 2, 2015 by Dion Todd

    33 Comments 23 Likes 11,346 Views

    And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood Rev. 1:5 ESVJesus l Read More...

  • RHM April 2015 Newsletter

    Posted April 1, 2015 by Dion Todd

    8 Comments 8 Likes 2,153 Views

    So then the Lord Jesus, after He had spoken to them, was taken up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God. And they went out and preached everywhere, while the Lord worked with them and confirmed the message Read More...

  • The Pack of Nails

    Posted April 1, 2015 by Dion Todd

    36 Comments 19 Likes 11,574 Views

    And you shall remember the whole way that the LORD your God has led you these forty years in the wilderness, that He might humble you, testing you to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep His commandments o Read More...

  • Sifted Like Wheat

    Posted March 31, 2015 by Dion Todd

    39 Comments 14 Likes 11,731 Views

    Simon, Simon, behold, Satan demanded to have you, that he might sift you like wheat, but I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned again, strengthen your brothers. Luke 22:31 ESVPeter t Read More...

  • The Fish Hotel

    Posted March 30, 2015 by Dion Todd

    44 Comments 17 Likes 11,182 Views

    Now the word of the LORD came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and call out against it, for their evil has come up before me. But Jonah rose to flee to Tarshish from the presenc Read More...