To glorify God through the fulfillment of the Great Commission

(Matt 28:19-20)

OUR MISSSION

OUR VISION

To see lost people saved, saved people mature, and mature people multipled to the glory of God.

OUR COMMUNITY

We desire to be a loving people filled with hope because we look to Jesus, who is our hope, and we are committed to sharing that hope with those who are in need of hope.

What We Believe

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The Bible

We believe the sixty-six books of the Old and New Testaments to be the full record of God’s self-disclosure to mankind. Different men, while writing according to their own styles and personalities, were supernaturally moved along by the Holy Spirit to record God’s very words, inerrant in the original writings. Therefore, those applying themselves to study its literal, historical-grammatical context can accurately understand God’s Word. Scripture is fully trustworthy as our final and sufficient authority for all of life (2 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Peter 1:20-21).

 

The Triune God

We believe in the one living and true God, eternally (John 17:3) existing in perfect unity as three equally and fully divine Persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:19-20). Each member of the Godhead, while executing distinct but complementary roles in redemptive history, has precisely the same nature, attributes, and being, and is equally worthy of the same glory and honor and obedience (John 1:1-4; Acts 5:3-4).

God the Father

We believe God the Father created all things in six literal days for His glory according to His own will (Revelation 4:11), through His Son, Jesus Christ. He upholds all things by the Word of His power and grace, exercising sovereign headship over all creation, providence, and redemption (Colossians 1:17, Hebrews 1:3).

God the Son

We believe that Jesus Christ, the eternal Son, moved by love in accordance with the will of the Father, took on human flesh (John 1:1, 14, 18). Conceived through the miraculous work of the Holy Spirit, He was born of the virgin Mary. He, being fully God and fully man (John 14:8-9), lived a sinless life and sacrificially shed His blood and died on the cross in our place accomplishing redemption for all who place their faith in Him. He arose visibly and bodily from the dead three days later and ascended into heaven, where, at the Father’s right hand, He is now Head of His Body the Church, the only Savior and Mediator between God and man, and will return to earth in power and glory to consummate His redemptive mission (1 Timothy 3:16).

God the Holy Spirit

We believe that the Holy Spirit, in all that He does, glorifies the Lord Jesus Christ during this age. He convicts the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment. He draws the unredeemed to repentance and faith, and at salvation imparts new spiritual life to the believer, bringing that person into union with Christ and the Body of Christ. The Holy Spirit sanctifies, seals, fills, guides, instructs, comforts, equips, empowers, permanently indwells at salvation, and bestows spiritual gifts to the believer for Christ-like living and service (John 16:8; 13:15; Titus 3:5; Ephesians 1:22; 4:11-12; Romans 8:9-17; 12:4-8; 1 Corinthians 3:16; 12:4-5, 11-13, 19; Galatians 5:25; Hebrews 2:1-4; 2 Corinthians 12:12).

Mankind

We believe that God created mankind—male and female—in His own image and likeness, free of sin, to glorify Himself and enjoy His fellowship. Tempted by Satan, but in the sovereign plan of God, man freely chose to disobey God, bringing sin, death, and condemnation to all mankind. All human beings, therefore, are totally depraved by nature and by choice. Alienated from God without defense or excuse, and subject to God’s righteous wrath, all of mankind is in desperate need of the Savior (Genesis 3:1-6; Romans 3:10-19; Romans 1:18, 32).

The Church

We believe that upon placing one’s faith in the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior, the believer is made part of the Body of Christ, the one universal Church, of which Jesus Christ is the Head. The Scriptures command believers to gather locally in order to devote themselves to worship, prayer, teaching of the Word, fellowship, the ordinances of baptism and communion, service to the local body through the development and use of talents and spiritual gifts, and outreach to the world to make disciples (Ephesians 1:22-23; Acts 2:42-46; 1 Corinthians 14:26; Matthew 28:18-20). Wherever God’s people meet regularly in obedience to this command, there is the local expression of the Church under the watchful care of a plurality of pastors. A church’s members are to work together in love and unity, intent on the ultimate purpose of glorifying Christ (Ephesians 4:16).

Baptism & Communion

We believe that Christian baptism is a public declaration of the believer’s salvation in Christ, identifying with Christ in His death, burial, and resurrection symbolized by immersion in water. The Lord’s Supper is the united commemoration by believers of Christ’s death until He comes and should be preceded by a careful self-examination (Acts 2:41; Romans 6:3-6; 1 Corinthians 11:20-29).

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Things to Come

We believe in and expectantly await the glorious, visible, personal, return of the Lord Jesus Christ. The blessed hope of His return has a vital bearing on the personal life, service, and mission of the believer (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18). We believe in the bodily resurrection of both the saved and the lost. The lost will be raised to judgment and experience eternal wrath in hell. The saved will be raised to eternal joy in the new heaven and new earth in the manifested presence of God (Acts 1:3, 9; Hebrews 7:25-26).

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The Great Commission Collective

Hope Bible Church is part of the Great Commission Collective, an international family of churches and strategic partners that exist to glorify God by planting, strengthening, and multiplying great commission churches around the world. For more information on the GCC, you can visit their website here.

 

Core Distinctives

 
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Fervent

Prayer

With a conviction for shared partnership 

Matthew 16:18b; Acts 11:19-30; Acts 20:17-35;

Titus 1:5-9

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Passionate

Worship

With an emphasis on

spiritual response 

Mark 12:30; John 4:23-24; John 12:32

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Courageous Evangelism

With an priority on

intentional engagement

Matthew 9:36-38; Acts 1:8; Romans 1:16; Ephesians 6:19-20, Romans 15:20

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Bold

Preaching

With a commitment to

biblical exposition

1 Timothy 4:1-5; Hebrews 4:12; 1 Corinthians 2:1-5

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Purposeful

Discipleship

With a value for

spiritual community

Matthew 28:28-20; Ephesians 4:11-16; Acts 2:42-47; Romans 12:3-8

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Strategic

Church-Planning

With a conviction for

shared partnership

Matthew 16:18b; Acts 11:19-30; Acts 20:17-35; Titus 1:5-9

Staff

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BILL BORINSTEIN
SENIOR PASTOR 

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DAVID GANNON
PASTOR OF COMMUNITY LIFE & YOUTH
David was born and raised in south Alabama and is married to Katie, who grew up in Phoenix. After graduating from the University of Alabama, he spent a year overseas in missions and then enrolled at Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, AL where he earned his M.Div. (’18). David joined Pastor Bill and the Hope community in August of 2018, overseeing Youth Ministry, Small Groups, and various administrative tasks as well as preaching on occasion. David is passionate about Bama football, loves golf, & will eat Chick-fil-A anytime of day. Most notably, David and Katie recently welcomed their first son, Red, into the world.

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ALIVIA SIMPSON
CHILDREN'S DIRECTOR
Alivia was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. She grew up very active in the church, serving alongside her family in the children’s ministry and foster care. After graduating high school, she lived overseas teaching English to students and doing mission work for a year. Alivia currently attends Grand Canyon University where she is earning her Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology with an emphasis in children’s psychology. Alivia officially joined the team in August of 2020, serving as the Hope Children’s Director. For fun, Alivia enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, running, and reading.

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CHRIS JENNINGS
WORSHIP DIRECTOR 
Chris was born in southern California but was raised in Glendale, Arizona. Growing up as a pastor’s kid, he was actively involved in church ministry and began leading worship in his youth group. Chris attended Grand Canyon University where he led worship for chapel services while earning his Bachelor’s in Christian Studies. At GCU, he also met his wife, Nikki and they now have three beautiful children. After occasionally leading worship at Hope, Chris officially joined the team in August in 2019, serving as the worship director. For fun, Chris enjoys hanging out with his family, eating Mexican food and arguing about fantasy football.

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BRANDON CRUSE
WORSHIP ASSISTANT
Brandon was born and raised in Tempe, AZ.  Brandon grew up attending and Serving in church which ignited a zealousness for God and a passion to create an atmosphere to worship Jesus. Outside of Church, Brandon is  a student at Grand Canyon University with a major in Communications (class of 2022). At Grand Canyon University he plays drums for GCU Worship and is also part of GCU Tech. Brandon has been in his position at Hope Bible since October of 2020, serving as a Worship Assistant. For fun, Brandon collects vinyl records.
 

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ZOEY MEDINA
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Sorrayda (Zoey) was born in Tuscon, Arizona and lived most her life in Los Angeles, California. Zoey came to know the Lord when she was a teenager though serving as a Sound Engineer at her local church. Zoey attended Grand Canyon University where she was on the Worship Tech Team and graduated with her Bachelor's in Business Administration in 2021. Zoey joined Hope Bible in June 2021 and decided to further her education by starting her Master's in Psychology at Grand Canyon University (Class of 2023). For fun, Zoey likes to read, watch movies, and explore the art of makeup. 

 

Leadership

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Bill & Pam Borinstein

Elder & Wife (Women's Ministry Leader)

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Eric & Lisa

Elder Candidate & Wife

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Jeremy & Emily

Elder Candidate & Wife

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Matt and Robin Brown

Elder Candidate & Wife (Women's Ministry Coordinator)

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Ralph & Laura

Elder Candidate & Wife

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GRACIE GRETTENBERGER
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Born and raised in San Diego, California, Gracie enjoyed growing up in the church, volunteering, and serving at youth events and summer camps. Gracie is a recent graduate of Grand Canyon University, where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Marketing and Advertising. This past summer, she moved to Colorado where she lead mountain backpacking expeditions and ministered to high school youth groups. In her free time, she loves to enjoy creation by hiking, camping, and surfing. Gracie joined the Hope staff in August 2021, serving under administration and marketing.

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ARWEN GILBERT
WORSHIP INTERN
Arwen grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She grew up very active in her church, was very involved in her youth ministry, and started a youth worship band. Throughout high school, Arwen felt a calling to ministry and decided to follow that calling to Grand Canyon University. She is currently getting her degree in Christian Studies with a minor in worship arts. Arwen joined Hope in August of 2021 and is looking forward to becoming apart of the church family. Arwen enjoys camping and all things outdoors, coffee, and thrift shopping. 

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SYDNEY MOEN
WORSHIP INTERN
Sydney was born and raised in Boise, Idaho. She grew up in a beautiful church and served along many people, including the worship team for five years. After graduating from high school, she decided to follow the call God had on her life to move to Arizona. She is now attending Grand Canyon University where she plans to get a degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in forensics. Sydney officially joined Hope in August of 2021 and is looking forward to growing relationships with people at the church. For fun, Sydney enjoys rock climbing, eating sushi, and exploring the outdoors!