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  • RHM Newsletter 33: 2018 Year-end Wrap-up

    Posted December 27, 2018 by Dion Todd

    13 Comments 9 Likes 1,813 Views

    RHM Newsletter #33, 2018 Year-end Wrap-up from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. (For those interested, there are quite a few more photos in the video version of this newsletter :)) For to us a child is born, to u Read More...

  • Blessings and Curses

    Posted December 27, 2018 by Dion Todd

    26 Comments 11 Likes 4,471 Views

    I have been young, and now am old, Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, Nor his children begging for bread. All day long he deals graciously, and lends. His seed is blessed. Psalms 37:25 WEBToday is the tomorrow t Read More...

  • Seasons Change

    Posted December 26, 2018 by Dion Todd

    31 Comments 13 Likes 4,192 Views

    For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven: A time to be born, And a time to die; A time to plant, And a time to pluck up that which is planted; Ecclesiastes 3:1 WEBSpringtime is so beaut Read More...

  • The Servant King

    Posted December 25, 2018 by Dion Todd

    24 Comments 15 Likes 3,728 Views

    So when he had washed their feet, put his outer garment back on, and sat down again, he said to them, 'Do you know what I have done to you? You call me, 'Teacher' and 'Lord.' You say so correctly, for so I am.If I then, Read More...

  • Spiritual Bullies

    Posted December 23, 2018 by Dion Todd

    28 Comments 16 Likes 4,176 Views

    RHM Devotional: Spiritual Bullies from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Today I want to talk about the heart of Jesus towards the lost sheep, compared to the heart of the religious leaders that should have been ta Read More...

  • Hearing The Shepherd

    Posted December 23, 2018 by Dion Todd

    20 Comments 15 Likes 3,988 Views

    and your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, This is the way, walk you in it; when you turn to the right hand, and when you turn to the left. Isaiah 30:21 WEBA shepherd herding sheep down a path does not have to i Read More...

  • Sharks That Wear Suits

    Posted December 22, 2018 by Dion Todd

    20 Comments 12 Likes 3,951 Views

    Brothers, even if a man is caught in some fault, you who are spiritual must restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; looking to yourself so that you also aren't tempted. Galatians 6:1 WEBBrothers, even if a man is c Read More...

  • Trust Me

    Posted December 21, 2018 by Dion Todd

    25 Comments 13 Likes 4,576 Views

    Therefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in injuries, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ's sake. For when I am weak, then am I strong. 2 Corinthians 12:10 WEBThe Apostle Paul learned to be content Read More...

  • A Christmas Story

    Posted December 20, 2018 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 17 Likes 4,257 Views

    Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you. Luke 6:38 ESVAs Christmas approached, Read More...

  • Satisfaction

    Posted December 19, 2018 by Dion Todd

    15 Comments 13 Likes 4,250 Views

    For he satisfies the longing soul. He fills the hungry soul with good' Psalms 107:9 WEBThere are so many things in this life that promise, or would appear to offer satisfaction, but they all fall far short of truly satis Read More...

  • When Out of Answers

    Posted December 18, 2018 by Dion Todd

    18 Comments 13 Likes 4,434 Views

    I have said these things to you, while still living with you. But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things, and will remind you of all that I said to you.' John 1 Read More...

  • The Chain of Command

    Posted December 16, 2018 by Dion Todd

    19 Comments 13 Likes 4,512 Views

    RHM Devotional: The Chain of Command from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Today I want to talk about the chain of command in the Kingdom of God. When we began RHM, I was blown away by some of the prayer requests Read More...

  • The Giant Killers

    Posted December 16, 2018 by Dion Todd

    18 Comments 12 Likes 3,921 Views

    David therefore departed there, and escaped to the cave of Adullam: and when his brothers and all his father's house heard it, they went down there to him. Everyone who was in distress, and everyone who was in debt, and Read More...

  • Come Walk on the Water

    Posted December 15, 2018 by Dion Todd

    18 Comments 12 Likes 4,275 Views

    Peter answered him and said, 'Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the waters.' He said, 'Come!' Peter stepped down from the boat, and walked on the waters to come to Jesus. But when he saw that the wind was Read More...

  • Barren

    Posted December 14, 2018 by Dion Todd

    18 Comments 14 Likes 4,319 Views

    Isaac entreated Yahweh for his wife, because she was barren. Yahweh was entreated by him, and Rebekah his wife conceived. Genesis 25:21 WEBRebekah was barren and could not have children, but when her husband Isaac prayed Read More...

  • The Special Place

    Posted December 13, 2018 by Dion Todd

    23 Comments 13 Likes 4,281 Views

    Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where He prayed. Mark 1:34 NIVIt was early in the morning as I walked into my little prayer room. After p Read More...

  • Repentance

    Posted December 12, 2018 by Dion Todd

    27 Comments 16 Likes 4,777 Views

    Then he began to denounce the cities in which most of his mighty works had been done, because they didn't repent. 'Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the mighty works had been done in Tyre and Sidon whic Read More...

  • The Whole World In His Hands

    Posted December 11, 2018 by Dion Todd

    28 Comments 15 Likes 4,234 Views

    The God who made the world and all things in it, he, being Lord of heaven and earth, doesn't dwell in temples made with hands, neither is he served by men's hands, as though he needed anything, seeing he himself gives to Read More...

  • Heroes and Monsters

    Posted December 9, 2018 by Dion Todd

    25 Comments 13 Likes 5,345 Views

    RHM Devotional: Heroes and Monsters from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Today I want to talk about the potential of being a Hero, or a Monster, that exists inside each one of us. We get to choose. Once when Jesu Read More...

  • Hell on Earth

    Posted December 9, 2018 by Dion Todd

    16 Comments 9 Likes 4,431 Views

    He said to them, 'Go into all the world, and preach the gospel to the whole creation.' Mark 16:15 WEBJesus spoke these words to the eleven Apostles before He ascended to heaven. There is so much that could be said about Read More...