Seize the Day

— yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring… for you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes. Instead you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that.” James 4:14,15 Being but a mist here on earth, may we bloom, and may … Read more

Visitors from Tanzania

“Shake Your Tailbone” 2019 is rapidly approaching.  Get your $30 ticket by contacting:  Mary Hanson at: or 712-259-4918 On September 21st., we will open doors at Bodega 401 at 6:30 p.m. for a buffet dinner that will be served until 7:30 p.m.  Immediately following, the band “Spinal Chords” will lead an evening of celebration … Read more

Ask. Seek. Knock.

Ask, and it will be given to you. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and the one who knocks, the door will be opened. Matthew 7:7-9 Ask. Seek. Knock. Find. Please join Hope Ministries as we … Read more

Hope Ministries is pleased to announce that our annual “Shake Your Tailbone” fundraiser is September 21, 2019 at Bodega 401.  The $30 ticket cost includes a buffet dinner from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.  The band created by Dr. Ralph Reeder, “The Spinal Chords” will again be performing immediately after dinner. This year Hope Ministries will … Read more

Trusting in the Lord

Fearing people is a dangerous trap, but trusting the Lord means safety. Proverbs 29:25 As our team at Hope Ministries continues to serve hands-on with hardships in Tanzania, Africa and as all of the shootings, deaths, and tragedies come out so frequently on the news, we must not place our fear in the danger of … Read more

Shake Your Tailbone Sept 21, 2019

Hope Ministries would love to invite you to a fun evening out at Bodega 401 in Sioux City, IA on September 21, 2019. Come listen to music from the “Spinal Chords” as you take an evening to invest in the lives of the poor and underprivileged of Tanzania. All proceeds will go towards providing access … Read more

God is Good

The Lord is merciful and compassionate, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love. The Lord is good to everyone. He showers compassion on all his creation. Psalm 145:8-9 Even when our eyes cannot see and our earthly minds cannot grasp everything that occurs in our own lifetime, we can still trust knowing that … Read more