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Authenticity in Parenting and Ministry

I’m often asked how my ministry impacted my kids when they were young. To that, I say that I had an amazing example in my parents, and especially my dad. Bob Hoskins, founder of OneHope, wasn’t a missionary because it was his vocation. We saw his calling lived out. Time after time, during our family […]

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Millennials, Movement, and Meaningful Work

How do you lead a workforce that attracts young professionals who have many, different types of professional passions and goals? The younger generation values experience above other aspirations. Where the signature of the Greatest Generation was institutional fidelity, Millennials and those in Gen Z are interested in pursuing a range of different experiences throughout their […]

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Generational Leadership

OneHope has always been a family organization, both in our work culture and through literal family ties within our leadership. However, passing the mantle from my dad to me wasn’t always a guarantee. In fact, there was a time when I was sure it wouldn’t happen. Early in the ministry of OneHope, during a period […]

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Instagram, Mental Health, and Self-esteem

You’ve seen the latest headlines–the ones about the negative effect Instagram is having on teen girls’ mental health, the facts stemming from a recently unearthed report from Instagram’s parent company, Facebook.  Sadly, I wasn’t surprised at what was gleaned from the report, as OneHope’s own research has revealed similar trends in our Global Youth Culture […]

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Afghanistan, a month later

A few weeks ago, the news about the Taliban overtaking Afghanistan was prevalent in the U.S. as news outlets offered a play-by-play of the crumbling situation. Now, Afghanistan related stories are few and far between, primarily about the relocation of refugees in various cities across the country. Although the news cycle has largely moved on […]

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Vision

God’s Word. Every Child. – the mission of OneHope summarized. It’s a massive undertaking that can’t be done alone but requires reliance on the Lord and partnership with churches and friends of the ministry.  You know the saying ‘hindsight is 20/20’, and it’s true for reflecting on the journey of OneHope, too. As we work […]

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Legacy

My mom and dad have modeled what it looks like to live with emboldened faith in many different spheres of life. I had a front row seat to my mom’s day-to-day reliance on the Lord until she was called home a few years ago. Dad and I still work closely on OneHope initiatives, continuing to […]

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Hope

An intriguing question recently popped up in the comments on my Facebook page: “Did you ever think when OneHope first began that the ministry would extend worldwide?” To answer requires a quick reflection on how the ministry started in the first place. I vividly remember the day over 30 years ago when my dad shared […]

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Faithfully Present

If your wallet or passport has ever been misplaced or stolen, you know the immense hassle it can be to get your identification documents renewed. Replacing your passport and driver’s license can typically be settled in a matter of weeks, but sometimes, as Christians, we need to be reminded of our Kingdom identity and how […]

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4 Tools for Change

4 Tools for Change It’s easy to be deceived into thinking that success comes from larger-than-life events, name recognition, or endless resources. These can be catalysts, but are not key ingredients for change. Instead, turn your focus to 4 simple, yet effective tools for change: passion, dedication, action and celebration. Passion – If you have […]

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LIVING AN ALL IN LIFE

LIVING AN ALL IN LIFE Joe Champion is a OneHope Board member and I am so excited about his new book, Confronting Compromise.  During our fruitful friendship I have seen Joe live out these words that he presents to us today…     I’ll never forget the day I quit quitting! At seven years old, […]

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What we can learn about storytelling from Marvel: Part 3

What we can learn about storytelling from Marvel: Part 3 Over the years, Marvel has learned how to contextualize decades-old stories, captivate audiences, and keep us coming back for more year after year. In my previous two posts, I discussed what the Church can learn from Marvel about contextualization and captivation. Today, I’ll be diving […]

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