Moving Into the New Year

By Charlotte Gleason Sometimes, my age surprises me. In my head, I am still in my early twenties, looking forward...

Gospel Poem

By Ward Shope Eden’s garden, Designer fashioned Fertile earth, painless birth Human freedom, love impassioned Tree of life, taste forbidden,...

Christmas 2016

Christmas ads on TV Used to really annoy me With their focus on material stuff. This year, they’re only silly...

An Answer in a Time of Struggle

By Tosha Morris During my son Gavin’s two-year battle with stage 4 Neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer involving the sympathetic nervous...

Surviving The Holidays

By Catherine Krasinski It’s amazing how many of us resonate with the idea of having to “survive” the holidays. There’s...

God Is with Us

By Tim Shaw One of Jesus’ names, Emmanuel, tells us “God is with us.” I believe this is true, but...

Food Cupboard Blog

By Steve and Donna Daly Quietly and behind the scenes, every weekend at New Life there is a logistical marvel...

Glory

By Debbie Shope Sometimes my mind gets stuck. As you might imagine, this can often be quite unhelpful. Occasionally, though,...

Plumbing the Nature of Thanksgiving

By Ward Shope This past summer, we remodeled our bathroom. The ubiquitous pink tile of the 1960’s standard bathroom wall...

Sun Salutations and Worship

By Jane Highley Yoga and Jesus were two words that rarely fell into the same sentence in my mind. And...

My Hope for Perfection

By Todd Hill Just last month, I ran into a young, 20-something cashier at the local Subway. After a brief...