If Not You, Who?

by Ricky Chelette, Executive Director

Living Hope Ministries is a strange ministry, let's be honest. When I did a career assessment in seminary, LHM was not one of the choices for one's career path. In seminary, we didn't talk about sex, well, at least not much, and no one I can remember talked about any kind of sex other than one man married to one woman for life.

However, the world we live in is filled with all manner of sexual and identity expressions that lie far outside the narrow reality of one man and one woman for life. How did we get here? What is the church to do? How do Christians respond? Can God really transform ALL of a person's life?


Though it took me over a dozen years of church ministry to eventually find myself in the position of Executive Director of Living Hope Ministries, I always knew the gospel message was bigger than just a ticket into heaven. I knew it could radically change a person. I knew it because it had radically changed me.


Honestly, I didn't want to do this work because I knew I would have to (read more here)


LHM Annual Fundraising Celebration Banquet

We all wonder if we are enough.
Jesus has done what we could not do to free us from the shackles
of our sin and transform our hearts and lives. 
Join us on November 6th, 7:00 pm in the Great Hall of
Park Cities Baptist Church, Dallas, TX.
Enjoy a wonderful meal, hear incredible music, and experience the
personal stories of those who discovered that  Jesus is ENOUGH!

Click here as tickets are now on sale! Space is limited to 400!

If you are between 18-27 years old and seeking to discover your true identity in Christ as the man of God He has created you to be, join us for this one-year, highly accountable discipleship program and see the amazing work God can do in and through your life. More info here.

Join Us In Prayer

Would you please join us in praying for financial and spiritual provision for LHM this month?
  • Please pray for the Lord to continue to provide for LHM through financial gifts, church partnerships, and the generosity of our participants.
  • Pray for the Lord to stir in the hearts of those who support the mission of LHM to give on North Texas Giving Day on September 23rd
  • Pray for our Annual Fundraising Celebration Banquet coming on November 6th to expand the reach of LHM and provide an opportunity for more people to partner with us through their generous gifts.
  • Pray not only for financial provision but also for spiritual provision resulting in more lives transformed by the Gospel message.
  • Pray that the Lord would send us a media person to fill our job opening.
  • Pray for the Lord to bring us additional young men to fill this season at the Hope House.
  • Thank God for His continued faithfulness to the message of the gospel that brings hope taught at LHM.
Check out over 100 episodes of Hope Cast! - Honest conversations about real issues Christians face regarding sexuality, faith, and discipleship.
Designed specifically to speak into the sexual and relational brokenness of our lives, these verse-by-verse teachings of the Bible help all believers discover how to surrender their lives, sexuality, and identities to the Lord and be faithful followers of Jesus Christ.
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