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 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 to...

Anchorage, Alaska: June Update

I want to apologize for the drop off in updates for the past couple months. My husband and I have been traveling and itinerating quite a bit lately; therefore, our schedule has been unpredictable. Thank you for your patient understanding. The family has been...

Anchorage, Alaska: Delayed Update

One day at the Downtown Soup Kitchen, Bro. Martin noticed a couple of the volunteers trying to calm down a young girl that was thrashing around. Bro. Martin was informed that she had just taken a hit of spice. Spice is a drug they make from various chemicals as an...

Anchorage, AK: Code Blue

We had a wonderful turn out at Hope Church last Sunday. Bro. Martin preached about the importance of surrendering our will to God's will. He brought out that it’s not just focusing on the cross that Jesus bore, but also about the cross that He has called upon us to...

Anchorage, Alaska: Testimonies and Opportunities

God blessed in the service at Hope Church this past Sunday in a great way. Bro. Martin preached from Ps. 23 on What you Don't Have to do without when the Lord is your Shepherd! -- "I shall not want." God had really used this passage to encourage Bro. Martin’s heart...

Anchorage, Alaska: Personal Experiences

Last Wednesday, Julie, Jalisa, me and Derek were singing during the lunch hour at the Downtown Soup Kitchen. Derek gave a short devotional from the story of the leprous man in Matthew 8. While he was speaking about the willingness of Christ to take your case, no...

Anchorage, Alaska: Firsthand Experience

Firsthand Experiences: It is with great joy that I come to you today from Anchorage, Alaska! My husband, Derek, and I flew into Anchorage Airport on Friday afternoon. We are thrilled to be here with the family and to be involved in the ministry here. Soon after we got...

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(903) 632-4466