"How True Hope Ministries of America Came To Be"
By: Dr. Timothy Hoflund
True Hope Ministries of
There are several
functions of True Hope Ministries of America. THMA is both a Church of and for Ministry Servants and
Leaders and a Christian services support ministry that exists for the purpose of glorifying God in Christ
Beginning as a single
"house church" in 2002, there are now a number of worship/ministry centers in homes and other congregations, proclaiming the Gospel of Salvation by
faith in Christ Jesus to the people and communities in which we serve.
We endeavor to provide every
possible means of educating, edifying, equipping and encouraging the saints of God whose purpose it is to
present the Lord Jesus Christ to all humanity as mankind’s one and only True Hope.
Congregations chartered by
True Hope Ministries of America presently meet in homes, small congregations and via live internet
We currently have licensed
and ordained ministry servants and leaders in the states of: Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio,
Wisconsin, Minnesota, Washington, South Carolina, Texas and New York state.
TRUE HOPE LIVE! - Live, interactive Bible sermons and Bible
studies via the internet on Sundays and Tuesdays.
True Hope Live! is free to attend and participation is encouraged among the attendees!
Learn more about True Hope Live! Click Here
TRUE HOPE BIBLE INSTITUTE is the Bible College of
True Hope Ministries of America.
Accredited in 2009, True Hope Bible Institute (THBI) was recognized in 2010 by the Arkansas
Department of Higher Education as a Religious College exempt from secular certification requirements. Upon
relocating to Springfield Missouri, we filed for the same exemption with the Missouri Deparment of Higher
As a distance-learning Bible college, THBI has enrolled students in many different states with
some of our students choosing to become ministry leaders within the True Hope Churches & Ministries
THBI offers programs from diploma through doctoral degrees in Biblical and Christian Ministry
disciplines. We do not offer any secular liberal arts or sciences degrees of any kind, all of our degrees are
“religious” in designation and strictly Christian in nature and substance.
True Hope Ministries of
America can best be described as being DENOMINATIONALLY
OPEN. We neither advocate nor oppose any denomination, fellowship or ministry organization that
is faithful to the Lord Jesus Christ, based on the Holy Christian Bible and holds the Bible to be the inspired,
inerrant message of God to humanity.
We will join in ministry efforts with any denomination, fellowship or ministry organization that
is devoted to proclaiming the full and complete Gospel of Christ to the people and communities of the world for
redeeming lost souls in spiritual salvation and making disciples of all people who will by faith receive Christ
Jesus as Lord.
THMA has two primary websites:
True Hope Ministries of America also provides web services to our membership - -
The TRUE HOPE JOURNAL ...
The ministry’s Email Newsletter that is published monthly and subscriptions are at no charge. Visit
our Archives or Subscribe Today!
True Hope Churches & Ministries
believes that our ministry emphasis is to be within North America and so while we may support missionary work in
foreign countries, the focus of our direct ministry efforts and works are limited to the United States and
Federal Identification Number: XX - XXXX935 (Available for legitimate requests)
Tax Exempt Number (Group Exemption): 3317
Group Exemption/Ministry Affiliation Oversight: Full Gospel of Christ Fellowship, Inc.
(Provider of Group Exemption Ruling with IRS)
Bible College Accreditation: World-Wide Accrediting Commission of Christian Educational Institutions, Richmond,