Posts in the Church Category
December 17th, 2014 by Pastor Scott Rees
Every third Tuesday of the month we have the Men's Dinner. We start showing up at 6:30 to greet and talk, then eat at 7:00, and then have Bible study at 7:45-8:15 or so.
August 17th, 2014 by Pastor Scott Rees
This Sunday we were blessed with the kids of VBS leading in worship.
July 18th, 2013 by Pastor Scott Rees
The Discipleship Committee met tonight, 7/18/13 and came up with a "grand plan." Here it is:
May 9th, 2013 by Pastor Scott Rees
It is a common experience of mine to have someone say to me, "Hey, what's up with so-and-so? I haven't seen them in a while." Or someone will ask, "Did you meet that new couple? They've been coming for a month already."
September 18th, 2012 by Pastor Scott Rees
It occurred to me a long time ago that the Church is more like a river than a lake. This insight came at a point when I was in several discussions with pastors, leaders, and others involved in churches going through lots of changes and the pain it was causing.
August 4th, 2012 by Pastor Scott Rees
The "Stepping Up" men's simulcast on Saturday, Aug. 4, was awesome. 35 men, three churches represented, one Lord honored.
June 14th, 2012 by Pastor Scott Rees
This summer we have a video based class for our Kingdom Kids Classes. It's really simple: you greet the children, be friendly to them, maybe get to know their names and their parents, sit them down to watch a bible story video, and then after it's done wait with them until their parents pick them up. Since it's so simple I have only one question...
January 24th, 2012 by Pastor Scott Rees
On January 20-21, 2012 the Consistory of NLCC met to discern "what the Spirit is saying" to us at this point in life as a church. The work was the hardest I've ever seen a group accomplish, and there are big ramifications. We reflected on our Heritage and Destiny.
October 14th, 2011 by Pastor Scott Rees
I have always loved to see Christians working in their areas of gifts and passion in the ministry of Jesus Christ. Many people are finding their "sweet spot" of serving at NLCC and it's exciting. I think this shows the genius of Jesus in making the church function best when many share the work. It makes for a beautiful mosaic.
August 9th, 2011 by Pastor Scott Rees
As New Life Church moves forward with Christ the greatest threat to success is not the challenges we face in the future, but the successes we've had in the past. The Church suffers from a severe case of nostaliaitis - wishing for the past as an escape from the challenging realities of living as the Church today.
July 2nd, 2011
So often in evangelicalism in the pursuit of a Christian's walk, the pendulum swing of ideology and methodology is so dramatic that it often hurts more than it lifts up. Instead of reaching a "middle", that is the true center of the issue or its intended result, extremes are instead the landing point in which people make it their "hill to die on"