– Pastor Brandon’s Article from the June 2019 Newsletter Throughout the New Testament, we read about people whom we might consider giants of the faith. Names such as Peter, John, and Paul stand out among the apostles as we read page after page recounting their experiences with Jesus and study their writings inspired by the […]

– Pastor Brandon’s article from the April 2018 Newsletter To the Church of God sojourning in Staunton, Swoope, Churchville, Deerfield, Grottoes, Raphine, Fishersville, and Waynesboro: Grace to you and peace from Almighty God through Jesus Christ be multiplied. Last summer, I spent some time reading letters written by early Christian leaders who lived during the […]

– Pastor Brandon’s article from the February 2018 Newsletter In just a few short weeks, Hannah and I will be welcoming a new little one into our family. Anticipation is building as we approach the due date. Is the baby a boy or a girl? We’ll find out soon. The first two were early arrivals, […]

– 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 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 February 2017 Newsletter Each and every day we are bombarded with people in need. Our families, our coworkers, our neighbors – the world is filled with people who need help, and as followers of Christ, we know that God has called us to share his love. Yet, at times we […]

– Pastor Brandon’s article from the January 2017 Newsletter Happy New Year Everyone! I hope you’ve had a wonderful time celebrating the holidays with family and friends. This season tends to be a time when we emphasize the value of togetherness. We throw parties and visit family members who are far away. We gather around tables […]

– Pastor Brandon’s article from the June 2016 Newsletter This morning I rolled out of bed and reached for my phone.  I know, I have a problem.  I admit it.  I need help, but I’ll save that discussion for another time.  Here’s the truth:  I rolled out of bed, and I reached for my phone.  I […]