Bullets and Bears

“From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking along the road, some youths came out of the town and jeered at him. “Go on up, you baldhead!” they said. “Go on up, you baldhead!” He [...]

Irrelevant?

“But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous [...]

No, not Him!

“…But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.”  (Luke 15:20, NIV) We [...]

Under the Broom Tree

“He [Elijah] came to a broom tree, sat down under it and prayed that he might die. “I have had enough, Lord,” he said. “Take my life; I am no better than my ancestors.” Then he lay down [...]

Faith and Reason

“Then the fire of the Lord fell and burned up the sacrifice, the wood, the stones and the soil, and also licked up the water in the trench. When all the people saw this, they fell prostrate [...]

Calling All Heroes

“Those of us who are strong and able in the faith need to step in and lend a hand to those who falter, and not just do what is most convenient for us. Strength is for service, not status. [...]

“Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin….” (Zechariah 4:10, NLT) Quick!  Answer this riddle: Three frogs are sitting on a lily pad.  One [...]

I Believe…

“…I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!” (Mark 9:24, NIV) Do you sometimes feel like this is your life verse?  Me, too! The last few weeks at New Life we’ve been talking about reasons to [...]