Posts by Randy (Page 2)

Posts by Randy (Page 2)

The Road to Emmaus

Luke 24:13-33 On the same day that a group of women discovered the tomb of Jesus empty, two disciples, one named Cleopas and the other unnamed, started their seven-mile journey from Jerusalem to their home in Emmaus. As they walked, they discussed the events of the past few days. As they walked and talked, Jesus drew near and walked with them; however, they did not recognize him. Jesus asked them of their sayings and why they were sad. Cleopas asked…

Easter Egg Hunt 2017

New Life held their first Easter egg hunt at our current location and what a great day it was… games, bounce houses, prizes, food, egg hunting.

Nicodemus, the Visitor in the Night

Nicodemus, the Visitor in the Night (John 3:1-21, John 7:50, John 19:39) Nicodemus was a Pharisee; a ruler of the Jews; a teacher of Israel, and a member of the Sanhedrin, the highest council of the Jews. He is only mentioned in the book of John. He believed in Jesus because of His teachings and miracles. In this single encounter with Jesus, Nicodemus acknowledged Jesus was come from God. Unlike the typical Pharisee, noted many places in the Scriptures that…

Video of our Veteran’s Breakfast 2016

Thank you to everyone that came out to be with us at our 2nd Annual Veteran’s Breakfast. During this event we also dedicated our new Flag Pole located in the front parking lot. Complete video of program and dedication Video starting at the Flag pole dedication  

What do you mean born again?

What is a Born Again Christian? The term “born again” is one of the most used phrases among present-day Christians. Yet, if asked what the term born again means, most church members could not give a clear explanation. The importance of this subject is shown in what Jesus said, “Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God” (John 3:3). Jesus is saying that to be born again is to be saved. Being born again is…

Easter Egg Hunt 2016

We had a great time at our Cookout and Easter Egg Hunt. Thanks to everyone who put the event together and all the kids who came to have fun with us. See all the pictures here.

Our beginnings

On many Fridays we post pictures and video of the new construction that will be the home of New Life. But how did it begin? For Westside it began in April of 1974. When Pastor Philip Swinford first rented a wash-a-teria to hold services. The men of the church did extensive remodeling, making a platform and adding restrooms and Sunday School classrooms. Their first service was held April 7, 1974 with an attendance of 26. As the church grew the…

Veteran’s Day Events

We enjoyed a wonderful breakfast and morning service for our local veteran’s.     See album of pictures

Youth Stand 2015

Sunday Morning service with Rev Philip Johnson for Youth Stand 2015