Hope For The Home | Strengthening the home through proclaiming hope to all nations in Alaska and beyond

Who We Are

Since 2000, the James Martin Family has been engaged in ministry across the North American continent.

What We Do

We focus on strengthening Christian families and discipling Native Americans in Alaska and beyond.

Get Involved

We cannot do this work alone. Partner with us in prayer, giving, or volunteering.

A New Way Forward / Rev. James Martin

A wise and committed person once said, “I’ll go anywhere, so long as it’s forward!” Our current worldwide health and economic crisis is presenting challenges that are unprecedented. We are navigating uncharted waters; at least they’re off our charts. Where do we turn...

A Great Prayer Request

A Great Prayer Request: Greetings to our dear Family and Friends! We greatly appreciate your continued prayers on our behalf and on the behalf of the ministry here in Anchorage, Alaska. We have a specific prayer request for you to agree with us about. We need HELP! We...

How God worked in the Tent Revival

“Some want to live within the sound of Church or Chapel bell; I want to run a rescue shop, within a yard of hell.” C.T. Studd First of all, we want to say “Thank you” for your prayers for us and the Tent Revival here in Anchorage, Alaska. The...

A Tent Hope Revival in Anchorage, Alaska

Two years ago next Sunday I began having church services in the Downtown Soup Kitchen/ Hope Center at 240 E. 3rd Avenue. Most of the people who we bring to our Hope Church via shuttle bus on Sunday mornings are those who regularly hang out around the Brother Francis...

2nd Anniversary at Hope Church

It’s hard to believe that another year has gone by at Hope Church. We were thrilled to have Bro. Mike & Sis. Sheila Shelton with us for this special occasion. Bro. Shelton shared a powerful message on “Decisions Determine Destiny”. Several responded to the...

God is Working In Anchorage

“IT’S A MIRACLE” Carolyn* was sitting up in her chair! On Saturday, when Bro. Martin last saw her, she was put down (in a medically induced coma) because of liver failure. Bro. Martin prayed then with her tearful and fearful husband beside her bed....

A Chaplaincy Testimony

Bro. Martin was visiting people at Anchorage Native Medical Center (ANMC) last week when a nurse came up to him. She told him that they wanted him to visit a lady who had been asking for a preacher to talk to. She further relayed that they knew that he should be the...

Anchorage, AK: Chaplaincy Testimonies Part 1

A Touching Story from a Hospital Room Bro Martin shares, As I approached the private hospital room, I noticed the door was closed and the placard was posted with instructions to wear the protective gown and gloves. A nurse was standing nearby, so I asked if now was a...

Anchorage, AK: July Update

Wow! It’s hard to describe a month of happenings in one concise email. We will share several highlights and save the rest for another time. The family has enjoyed having more guests over the summer. Being family makes it even better. Jamin and Allison were able...

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PO Box 975
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(903) 632-4466