True to Self or Simply Selfish?

There’s a wonderful article over at publicdiscourse.com about gays and lesbians forgoing their same-sex attractions in order to forge successful heterosexual marriages.  Author Douglas Mainwaring contrasts their decision to the recent decision of Christian music artist Trey Pearson to leave his wife and family in order to pursue a same-sex Read more…

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How Christianity Changed the World

Several years ago I read a wonderful and inspiring book called How Christianity Changed the World by Alvin J. Schmidt who is an emeritus professor of sociology at Illinois College, Jacksonville, Illinois. This book along with others documents the positive effect the life and teachings of the Jesus and His Read more…

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Reason Isn’t Enough

Harvard professor, Mark Tushnet is arguing that conservative Christians ought to be treated like Nazis.  In Duxbury Connecticut dozens of nude and semi-nude ‘selfies’ taken by local high school girls for their boyfriends were discovered posted online at Dropbox and NYC mayor Bill de Blasio called for a boycott of Read more…

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‘Free’ to be Who I Am?

In 1987 a public relations consultant and a researcher of neuropsychiatry wrote a book laying out a strategy designed to change the minds of Americans about homosexuality.  Among other things the book (After the Ball) detailed a plan to cast homosexual behavior not as an activity in which men and Read more…

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Without Truth (there is only manipulation)

Last month several leaders from our church attended one of the “Understanding Gender Identity” sessions sponsored by District 211 in order to help us (the community) better understand the school board’s 5-2 decision in December to allow a biological male to use the girls’ locker rooms and restrooms at Fremd Read more…

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God is Like a Train

We Christians have a communication problem when we try to share the truth about God with unbelieving friends and family members.  The problem is there are actually two different kinds of truth claims and most people tend to mix them up.  Consequently, sometimes we talk past each other when witnessing. Read more…

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New Hope Cited in Daily Herald Article

New Hope was cited yesterday in a Daily Herald article entitled, “Church revives Dist. 211 transgender locker room debate.”  Reporter Eric Peterson gave us far too much credit in his headline.  The opposition to last month’s D211 school board decision to allow a young man to use the girl’s locker Read more…

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The Mind Polluters Part 2: Are Schools Sexualizing Our Children? September 27, 2022 - 6:30 PMNew Hope Community Church 1023 E. Palatine Rd. in Palatine (next to fire station, parking in back).

Join us as we continue to take a stand against the sexualization of children in our schools. We will be showing the first full hour of "The Mind Polluters" documentary and have discussion/Q&A time. ***We are taking ACTION steps prior to 9/27. Please email us at schooltaskforce@newhopeforyou.org for details.*** Thank you.