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.

Update on Hope Church

Yesterday marked 1 month since the first service at Hope Church. It has been very exciting to see how God has worked over this month. One of our largest crowds was on the 14th of this month with 40 homeless people in service. Bro Martin preached “Life for a...

Martin/Rich Wedding

June 24, 2016 – The day that Derek & I, along with many others, have prepared for is HERE! Oh, what excitement filled our hearts as we got ready for this blessed occasion! I was blessed to have my 5 sisters and 1 sister-by-love (Native from Oregon) as my...

June 24, 2016

Dear Friends, I have a correction to make to the previous post concerning the first Sunday at Hope Church. I had added a parentheses with June 24 instead of July 24. The first Sunday at Hope Church was July 24, 2016. By this mistake, You may can guess what date...

First Sunday at Hope Church

Rejoice with me (x4)!!!! Hope Church was blessed to have 30 people in attendance on this first Sunday (June 24, 2016). My girls did a wonderful job leading the worship in song. We gave out about 15 new Bibles sent to us by Bro. Larry Landress. I preached on...

Hope Church in Anchorage, Alaska

  You are cordially invited to attend the launching of Hope Church in Anchorage, Alaska. The initial service will be conducted on Sunday, July 24 at 10 a.m. We will meet at the Downtown Soup Kitchen (DSK) / Hope Center located at 240 East 3rd Ave., Anchorage,...

Return to Alaska

Upon arriving back in Anchorage on July 2nd, the family quickly got back into the swing of responsibilities and ministry opportunities. They were welcomed with a family of hornets or yellow jackets that had invaded the space while they were away. Thankfully, they were...

Reconciliation Through Apology

Sitting at a small kitchen table in Deering, Alaska, Bro Martin began to counsel Larry and Suzanne* who were at the point of divorce. After listening to many grievances, Bro Martin asked a straightforward question to Larry, “Have you apologized to her?” To which he...

An Update from Alaska

    It is hard to believe the time has come for everyone to return back to the Lower 48 (or “Outside” as some Alaskans would say it). It has been a joyous and fulfilling endeavor to set up long-term residence there in Anchorage. We have been asked of our favorite...

How to Use Acceptance to Bless Others

How to Use Acceptance to Bless Others {Thoughts from a message by Dr. S.M. Davis that challenged our family.} Mark 10:13 And they brought young children to him, that he should touch them: and his disciples rebuked those that brought them. 14 But when Jesus saw it, he...

Alaskan News

Much has happened since we first stepped foot onto Alaskan soil (or snow!) on January 13th. Upon our arrival here, we quickly began to get our home ready to live in. With cleaning supplies, paintbrushes, rollers, and tools in hand, the rooms started taking on a better...

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PO Box 975
Mount Vernon, TX 75457


(903) 632-4466