Sex & Sexuality A Church-wide Discussion

Life is full, isn’t it?  Often, in a good way.  It’s good to work hard, it’s good to occupy your time and energy with family life, to volunteer hours in the community, to maintain the home God’s given you.  But that leaves many of us sleep-deprived and a little the...

Doing Church, Part 2: The Word

Some years back I remember Tim Stiemann, now a pastor in Houston, teaching our kids a song:  “I am the church, you are the church; we are the church together.”  This is pretty advanced theology.  “The church is not a building,” the song says.  It’s not an institution,...

Doing Church, Part 1: Prayer

You know that New Life Church is down a pastor or two these days. Some of you have expressed concern for me in our current shorthanded situation–I appreciate it. But I believe that, in God’s providence, the departure of leaders can be a very good opportunity for...

Encouragement from Rose Marie Miller

This is the text of the remarks Rose Marie brought to us in Sunday morning worship on December 29, 2013.  We wanted to make these available to everyone to read over again slowly. – Marc Davis Your elders have asked me to say a few words perhaps to help us...