HOPE FOR TODAY Column2017-10-31T17:56:32+00:00

The HOPE FOR TODAY monthly column started in 2006.  It is written by Clint Decker and published in local newspapers and online. The column offers hope through the current events of our day.  Clint may select a news headline to address or a topic that connects with a wide audience then discusses it while weaving together encouraging spiritual truths.

Currently, we are in over 300 newspapers across 10 states.  You can access a full archive of the column online through the HFT website.  Each week we are calling more papers with the goal of contacting newspapers in all 50 states.  If you find Clint’s column in your local paper tell them “thank you”.  If you’d like to get the column in your local paper, contact us.  Also, we’d love to get your comments and feedback on any of the posts you read.

611, 2018

The Deep Meaning of Thankfulness – Column

November is Thanksgiving month, it’s just a couple weeks away. When people talk about thankfulness it seems to be always dealt with in self-help, motivational or Christian bumper sticker ways. There is a depth to thankfulness that is rich and meaningful. Read Clint Decker’s November column to learn about “The Deep Meaning of Thankfulness.”(Click on the picture to read the full column).

310, 2018

How to Fight The Culture of Sexual Abuse – Column

Stories about clergy sexual abuse within the catholic church seem to be in the news continually, and it is alarming what the world is learning. Yet, what we’re reading about isn’t something unique just to them. It is a red flag warning that sexual immoral behavior is in every sphere of our society, making our sons and daughters sexual prey to lustful eyes all around them. Read Clint Decker’s October column called “How To Fight The Culture Of Sexual Abuse.” (Click on the picture to read the full column).

409, 2018

Freedom from Alcohol – Column

Have you ever spent needed household funds down at the bar? Have people ever had to apologize to others for the way you acted after drinking? Have you ever had to be bailed out of jail because of doing something stupid after a few cold ones? There’s a better way. You don’t have to walk down this path anymore. Read Clint Decker’s column “#FreedomFromAlcohol.” (Click on the picture to read the full column).

3107, 2018

The Danger of Thinking You’re a Good Person – Column

We’ve all observed someone who has done something nice, and commented out loud or to our self, “Boy, they sure are a good person!” Have you ever observed yourself doing something nice and thought, “Boy, I’m a good person”? Are you? Am I? What makes us good? And if we think we’re a good person, is that enough to wash away all the wrong we have ever done? Read Clint’s column this month, “The Danger of Thinking You’re a Good Person.” (Click on the picture to read the full column).

307, 2018

What is America’s Future? – Column

With all the crazy stuff going on in our country, do you ever wonder where America is headed? Someday will the United States no longer exist? In my July column I discuss who is America’s greatest enemy, concluding they are the single serious threat to our way of life. Read my column #WhatIsAmerica’sFuture? (Click here to read the full column)

506, 2018

Is Life Worth Living? – Column

Are you discouraged and wondering how you can keep going? The weight of our problems are unique to us, because they are ours and can seem overwhelming. In Clint Decker’s June column he shares about his own journey through a very difficult season of life and how God brought him through. If you have ever wondered if life was worth living, please read this. (Click on the picture to read the full column).