– Pastor Brandon’s article from the December 2017 Newsletter “How’s the church doing?” As the lead pastor of New Life Church, I get asked that question quite often. I regularly find myself at different social events catching up with friends, family members, and acquaintances—people who care about me and our fellowship—and they want to know […]

– Pastor Brandon’s article from the November 2017 Newsletter With our third little one on the way, Hannah and I have begun the search for a new vehicle that will hold our growing family. We’ve been looking locally and online for about a month now, and a few days ago, we made a trip to […]

– Pastor Brandon’s article from the October 2017 Newsletter We live in an instant world.   We value high-speed, on-demand, and instant everything. Instant messaging, instant video, instant replay, instant coffee, instant mashed potatoes. If it can be done faster, then let’s do it. I admit I sometimes go crazy watching 120 seconds tick away on […]

– Pastor Brandon’s article from the September 2017 Newsletter In the beginning when God created man, he placed him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it. Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.” And […]

– Pastor Brandon’s article from the August 2017 Newsletter In his first letter to the Corinthians, Paul emphasizes the importance of the bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is the truth upon which all others hang. Without it, our faith is useless and we who follow Christ are without hope. We might as well do […]

– Pastor Brandon’s article from the July 2017 Newsletter William will be four years old this month! Wow, I don’t even understand how this happens. The time has gone by so fast, and it’s been an adventure. I still remember the day when I finally stumped him. We were just getting into the stage where everything […]

– Pastor Brandon’s article from the June 2017 Newsletter Over the last few months in Sunday School, we have been working on a project called My One Word. The main idea is that we all want to grow in following Jesus, but we are often pulled in so many directions that we make little progress. So, […]

– Pastor Brandon’s article from the May 2017 Newsletter “I’m full,” I think to myself as I look at the remains of dinner on my plate. I can’t eat anymore. I’m not even sure if it still tastes good because I’m so stuffed, but the food is there in front of me. So, for some reason, […]

– Pastor Brandon’s article from the April 2017 Newsletter A few weeks ago we introduced the song “Build Your Kingdom Here” to our congregation during our worship service. It has been one of my personal favorites over the last several years, and I am praying that it will bless, encourage, and challenge you as well. I […]