My Family’s Story

By Ward Shope Several months ago, I sat speaking to my 91-year-old mother about family history.  Over the years, I’ve...

Labor Day Reflections

By Ward Shope There seem to be two extreme reactions to work: those who avoid it, and those who adore...

Giving from Weakness

By Sandy Elder The last few months have been challenging for me. I like to be active, I like to...

On My Own

By Ward Shope Recently, in consecutive church membership interviews, Kevin and I addressed the question, “Why should a believer officially...

Time in the New (School) Year

By Jane Highley The new year beckons many of us. The new school year, that is. For many people in...

Send in the Clouds

By Debbie Shope The clouds in New Hampshire have a fearsome beauty.  The mountains themselves are magnificent and formidable, of...

Serving in Easton

By Karis and Chloe A couple of weeks ago, a group including both Jr. High and Sr. High youth traveled...

Preconceptions and Relationships

By Jane Highley I spent four weeks this summer taking a crash-course on the foundations of American Constitutionalism in Washington,...

Using Power

By Ward Shope Several weeks ago, a number of us from New Life attended Diane Langberg’s day-long seminar on domestic...

On the Way to Harmony

By David Almack Adapted from David’s blog, “FaithLit” with permission.  See the full blog here. Driving to work one day...

Summer Reading List

By Tim Shaw Whether lounging on a sandy beach, sitting lakeside in a comfy Adirondack chair, or chilling on the...