Rural Newspapers-Hope for Today Column2019-10-11T08:39:10-05:00

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.

2908, 2021

Why the Deity of Jesus Is Good News

Jesus once said, “I and the Father are one” (John 10:30). This was an offensive statement to fellow Jews, so much so, they immediately picked up stones to throw at Him, not simply to injure, but kill. Why? Because in their mind, His statement was a violation of their religious laws and it was deserving of death. Yet, Jesus calmly responded to their flaming anger with a question, “I have shown you many good works from the Father; for which of them are you going to stone me?” (10:31) [CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO READ THE FULL COLUMN]

106, 2021

What It Means To Be A Man

Is there a singular standard that describes what a man is and how he should live? The story of man’s origin is found in the Bible in its opening pages, in the book of Genesis.  Read the first two chapters and you will find these eight descriptions about what it means to be a man. Read my column and find out what God says about a man. [CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO READ THE FULL COLUMN]

1205, 2021

Forgive and Be Forgiven

When someone you trust lies, physically abuses, verbally intimidates or uses you – it hurts. It causes emotional injuries that swell up into resentment, anger or bitterness. Read my column and find out what interest God has in your name. [CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO READ THE FULL COLUMN]

604, 2021

What Does God Think of Your Name?

When your name is said in your community, what do you think comes to a person’s mind?  What about among your family and closest friends, those who know you best, who know both your good and bad?  What about with God? Read my column and find out what interest God has in your name. [CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO READ THE FULL COLUMN]

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