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  • Hidden Talent

    Posted May 15 by Dion Todd

    23 Comments 15 Likes 2,562 Views

    Hidden Talent from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. One of the last public sermons Jesus gave was on the Mount of Olives and called "The Olivet Discourse." It was right before His crucifixion. Jesus and His discip Read More...

  • Inspiration from Desperation

    Posted May 8 by Dion Todd

    26 Comments 17 Likes 2,791 Views

    Inspiration from Desperation from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. "Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together!" David wrote these words after the Lord rescued him from the Philistines. David Read More...

  • Here I Am

    Posted May 1 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 17 Likes 2,814 Views

    Here I Am from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. There is a pattern repeated through scripture we can learn from. It's not just words but the attitude of our hearts—total submissiveness to what the Lord wants Read More...

  • Believe

    Posted Apr 24 by Dion Todd

    23 Comments 16 Likes 3,304 Views

    Believe from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. When the Lord brought the Hebrews out of slavery in Egypt, they crossed the desert and came to Kadesh-Barnea. It was an oasis with at least four springs of water. A Read More...

  • Resurrection Power

    Posted Apr 17 by Dion Todd

    26 Comments 18 Likes 2,717 Views

    Resurrection Power from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. While praying about this message, I had a vision of a man completely immersed in a pond of dark mud. The mud was thick like gumbo clay, and it clung to him. Read More...

  • Seek the Lord

    Posted Apr 10 by Dion Todd

    26 Comments 16 Likes 2,964 Views

    Seek the Lord from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. The book of Jeremiah gives us a vivid description of the Lord's backslidden people. They chased every god under the sun except the right One while claiming they Read More...

  • Breakthrough

    Posted Apr 3 by Dion Todd

    26 Comments 13 Likes 2,819 Views

    Breakthrough from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. When two armies meet in battle, it can sometimes lead to a standoff. Perhaps one side is dug into defensive positions and hard to dislodge. Eventually, one side m Read More...

  • The April Challenge

    Posted Mar 27 by Dion Todd

    17 Comments 13 Likes 2,978 Views

    The April Challenge from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Well, it's that time of year again! For over ten years, Sylvia and I have fasted for the months of April and August and witnessed life-changing events. In Read More...

  • The Unseen Realm

    Posted Mar 20 by Dion Todd

    20 Comments 11 Likes 3,075 Views

    The Unseen Realm from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. I often find abandoned ruins intriguing. Some structure that people poured so much time, labor, and money into creating. Then it's just left to return to natu Read More...

  • The Lawnmower in the Rain

    Posted Mar 13 by Dion Todd

    26 Comments 13 Likes 2,940 Views

    The Lawnmower in the Rain from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. When you neglect something, it begins to deteriorate. Whether it is a lawnmower sitting out in the weather, a relationship, or a gift that God has pl Read More...

  • High Anxiety

    Posted Mar 6 by Dion Todd

    24 Comments 15 Likes 3,383 Views

    High Anxiety from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Something we see on the rise in the church is anxiety. It's true that we live in a perilous time. Wars are raging, and nations are under severe financial stress. Read More...

  • Knock Knock

    Posted Feb 27 by Dion Todd

    15 Comments 12 Likes 2,889 Views

    Knock Knock from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. The hustle and bustle of life can get a bit overwhelming at times. There are often so many things pulling at our attention, yet there is something that you need to Read More...

  • Fire Salt

    Posted Feb 20 by Dion Todd

    25 Comments 14 Likes 2,961 Views

    Fire Salt from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. I have a tendency to get deeply involved in the churches we attend. I always start out planning to sit in the congregation as invisible as possible. Still, almost in Read More...

  • Such a Time as This

    Posted Feb 13 by Dion Todd

    29 Comments 16 Likes 3,561 Views

    Such a Time as This from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. The preacher Charles Spurgeon once said, "I believe that in dark times God is making lamps with which to remove the gloom." For every Goliath that appears, Read More...

  • Hope and Despair

    Posted Feb 6 by Dion Todd

    31 Comments 15 Likes 3,234 Views

    Hope and Despair from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. The difference between life and death often has less to do with the strength of our physical body than our mental health. Prisoners of war who survived had so Read More...

  • The New Generation

    Posted Jan 30 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 12 Likes 3,185 Views

    The New Generation from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. When the Israelites came out of slavery in Egypt, the Lord instructed Moses to build an Ark of the Covenant. It was much like a treasure chest overlaid wit Read More...

  • The Sword

    Posted Jan 23 by Dion Todd

    22 Comments 13 Likes 3,299 Views

    The Sword from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. We often get emails and comments about how timely a particular devotional is for them. Sometimes, they feel as if it was written especially for them. One man told me Read More...

  • Dark Night of the Soul

    Posted Jan 16 by Dion Todd

    22 Comments 16 Likes 3,137 Views

    Dark Night of the Soul from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Jesus once took five loaves of bread and two fish and fed 5,000 men and their families until they were full. He miraculously multiplied the food, and th Read More...

  • Young Hip and Rich

    Posted Jan 9 by Dion Todd

    21 Comments 18 Likes 3,093 Views

    Young, Hip and Rich from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. As with most couples, Sylvia and I had separate bank accounts before marriage. I had my money, and she had hers. We each took care of our own expenses. But Read More...

  • The Wedding Garment

    Posted Jan 2 by Dion Todd

    23 Comments 19 Likes 3,255 Views

    The Wedding Garment from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. What is the Spirit saying to the Church today?: "People get ready, for the marriage supper of the Lamb is coming. Prepare your hearts!" This is what came t Read More...