Welcome to Glorious Hope Publishing!

Glorious Hope Publishing is a Christian book ministry that is making a difference for the youth. We are targeting the youth with a unique and special brand of books that not only connects with the reader but also conveys a biblical message of encouragement, hope, and a future. Christian pre-teens, teenagers and young adults alike will face a tsunami of pressures, struggles, and ungodly influences in this world. It is our primary goal and focus to communicate to this group with books that will not only keep the reader engaged but are also fun and enjoyable to read. These books are inspirational and can be used as a great discipleship tool as well.

The books are also a great resource for churches, youth groups, colleges/universities, campus ministries, bible studies, home schooling, prison/youth ministries, and more. Pastor Steve's unique writing style make the Bible come alive and relevant in today's world and culture. He accomplishes this by keenly interconnecting the Bible with pop culture, history, music lyrics, movies, and personal illustrations. We invite you to read the life-changing testimonials and customer reviews both on our website and amazon.com. Please visit our online bookstore for quick and convenient payment thru Paypal. Our books are also available at His Way Christian Bookstores in Glen Burnie and Ellicott City, MD.


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Steve Speaking at Church

Pastor Stephen J. Mitchell is the Youth/Associate Pastor of the Trinity Bible Church located in Severna Park, MD. He is a very dynamic and gifted speaker of the Word. He graduated from Valley Forge Christian College in Phoenixville, PA in 2007. His sermons and messages have touched the hearts, lives and souls of both young and old. He is available for speaking engagements for churches, youth groups, retreats and other events. If your congregation is interested in having Pastor Steve speak at your church or event, please contact us for more details.

Listen to Pastor Steve!!

Do you know what is the greatest blessing you can have in this life? Do you want to experience God's best for your life? I encouraged you to take the next 11 minutes and listen to this excerpt from a recent message preached by Pastor Steve entitled, "Blessed". Simply click on the sermon below; there is no cost involved.

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Coming in the near future, we will be joining the Barnes & Noble distribution network. Our books such as Broken Mirrors will be available to order through Barnes & Noble's website or at any of their bookstores.

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Check out Broken Mirrors: Putting the Pieces Together available now through the Glorious Hope Publishing bookstore. They are also available now at His Way Christian Bookstores in MD.

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Glorious Hope Publishing will have both War With The World: The Teenage Battlefield and War With The World: The College Battlefield available as eBooks in the near future. They will soon be available through Kindle, Nook, and many of the other eBook distributors.

ghp stamp NewsFlash - Glorious Hope books are now available at His Way Christian Bookstores in MD

After 2 successful book signings at His Way in Ellicott City, MD and Glen Burnie, MD, the retail chain has opened its doors to allow us to sell our books in their stores. We are grateful for this opportunity and thank them for their amazing hospitality.

Youth Pastor at Rick Warren's Church Recommends Book
Book Review: War with the World

Josh on March 30, 2010

I read some of Steve Mitchell's War with the World: The Teenage Battlefield a few months ago and meant to make a mention of it here on the blog as well in case it might interest you. War with the World is a devotional book for students, calling them to fight through the all-too-common struggles of their teenage years and live a sold-out life for Christ. It challenges them to a life of purity and living above the temptations of the world. The book is very conservative in style and tone, it is a tool that would work really well at churches like the one I grew up in and most of my family attend. It is written with tons of Bible references and will definitely point students to Scripture. If that is the setting you are ministering in, definitely check it out.


Amazon.com Testimonial

"I couldn't put it down!" - January 31, 2010

By Ariel Walters "wittlemermaid"

I received this book as a gift on my 17th birthday last year. As a mild Christian who had barely opened the Bible (let alone a book about Christianity) before then, I didn't expect this book to exactly "hit home" with me. Well it did. As soon as I started from page one, I couldn't place WWTW down until I had finished reading about the author in the back. I was impressed that someone in this day and age could touch base with modern teenage society and essentially "mould" the Bible into everyday events. WWTW takes the reader on a journey through the toughest parts of their life: school, family matters, social events, and even the sexual battlefield fighting it out with kids today. The author connects with the teenage reader one-on-one through these pages, opening up a point of view that was shared by one man thousands of years ago. A teenager, once introverted and self-conscious before reading this book, will learn to open up and feel a sense of belonging in the world. I can personally say that I was that shy, self-loathing teenager once, but now I know I am loved through God's eyes.

Even if the reader doesn't believe in the "Creator", they could not possibly deny that this book has given them a sense of self worth and understanding of the "teenage battlefield" out there these days.

This book had literally made me laugh, cry, and experience all other emotions in between. I have never been stronger in my religion now thanks to this book. I highly recommend War With The World: The Teenage Battlefield to anyone seeking to understand God's inner workings, and to those teenagers who seek knowledge on how to fight in the "war" around them.


"...I wish I had War With The World: The College Battlefield when I was attending college..."

"Going off to college can be both exciting and challenging. It seems that we have the whole world open to us with being on our own, working toward a major, and moving onto adulthood. Along with the exciting experiences, Pastor Mitchell reminds Christians that there is much deception at both Christian and secular colleges. I am reminded of the verse in Matthew 4:9, where Jesus was tempted to bow down to the devil's schemes and gain worldly pleasure. While attending a secular college as a Christian myself, I have seen firsthand temptations, such as alcohol, premarital sex, secular humanism, and how the temptations have claimed the souls of both Christians and non-Christians. War With The World: The College Battlefield was written as both a practical guide for Christians faced with tempting situations and as a guide for Christians to stay connected and stay strong in their faith all four years by an author who has lived through every word he has written. While sometimes difficult, staying connected with Christ and His followers helped me survive my college experience and helped me become a stronger man of God. I wish I had War With The World: The College Battlefield when I was attending college, as I did not know what to expect, both spiritually and naturally, until I was on campus. I highly recommend Pastor Mitchell's book to future generations without reservations."

-Steven Spivey - Towson University Alumni - Baltimore, Maryland - 2005

ghp stamp NewsFlash - Valley Forge Christian College does featured article on Pastor Steve and his books and ministry

Valley Forge Christian College recently did an article in their online magazine about Pastor Steve, his books and his ministry. Please click on this link to check it out.

Valley Forge Christian College News Article

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Featured Book

Broken Mirrors: Putting the Pieces Together
By Pastor Stephen J. Mitchell

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Only $13.95!!

This book will help show you how to put the broken pieces of your self-esteem back together and become whole and healed.

Featured Book

War With The World: The Teenage Battlefield
By Pastor Stephen J. Mitchell

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Only $11.95!!

"The book you are about to read by Stephen J. Mitchell is a very important book for many reasons... I hope you read this book and learn from the lessons and messages contained in these pages. They are filled with life, and influenced by the very person who gives life - Jesus Christ."

Phil Chalmers - national speaker and author of Can You Handle The Truth and Inside the Mind of a Teen Killer

Featured Book

War With The World: The College Battlefield
By Pastor Stephen J. Mitchell

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Only $14.95!!

"..'WWTW: The College Battlefield' could have been a beacon of light in an otherwise dark period of my faith. I personally recommend that every Christian who is considering college or is already in college to give this a read... I believe 'The College Battlefield' should be a keystone piece in the arsenal of books handed out by Christian organizations at college campuses."

Kate Erickson -University of California at Santa Barbara Alumni-Santa Barbara, California- 2009