– Pastor Brandon’s article from the November 2018 Newsletter In the gospel of John, Jesus describes himself as the good shepherd. He exclaims that he has come so that those who trust in him may be saved–that they may have life, and have it to the full. As the good shepherd, he offers eternal life. […]

– Pastor Brandon’s article from the September 2018 Newsletter “Don’t forget to ‘WIP’ your time!” That’s a funny little phrase that has made its way into normal conversations at our house. “WIP” stands for something like “work-in-process,” and at Hannah’s office they use the phrase to remind one another that when a particular task is […]

– Pastor Brandon’s article from the July 2018 Newsletter “Dad!” – I couldn’t tell you the number of times I hear that name every day. William and Kate love to have me around, and whenever I’m with them I feel like I am constantly in an echo chamber. “Dad, dad, DAD!” Usually, they call out […]

– Pastor Brandon’s article from the June 2018 Newsletter There are very few clocks in my house. In fact, I can only think of two, almost side by side on the ovens in kitchen. For whatever reason, there are two ovens in our kitchen, each with its own digital clock; so, effectively there is only […]

– Pastor Brandon’s article from the May 2018 Newsletter “The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not be in want. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul. He guides me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through 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 […]