"Hope is a dangerous thing.  Hope can drive a man insane." Red, The Shawshank Redemption.

Have you ever thought about that?  How dangerous hope is, how careful we are about it?  Jesus showed up inviting us, enticing us - to hope.  It is not an invitation to take lightly...and we don't.  We often hedge our bets in all kinds of ways. 

This Sunday morning at Storyline's Gathering Mike Gathright began a new series on hope and why it is so dangerous and so critical.