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We want God’s kingdom to spread throughout Muncie, Yorktown and the world as ordinary people are empowered for extraordinary living through the grace of the Gospel and through the multiplying of Gospel-centered churches.

Nomination Period Now Open for Elder & Deacon

The nomination period for elders and deacons is now open. This is the time when you, the members of New Life, can have input on who leads our church. One of the responsibilities of church members is to discern, based on the leading of God’s Spirit … [Read more]

Adult Sunday School Classes for Winter 2017

On Jan. 15, Pastor Brian will resume his class on Laying Down the Law: Discerning the Proper Place and Practice of the Ten Commandments. The class will be picking up at the fourth commandment and will continue through the winter. On Feb. 12,  Dr. … [Read more]

Should Christians Long for the ‘Good Ol’ Days’?

As we begin a new year, we have been inundated with countless retrospectives of the year past (in sports, politics, movies, music, deaths), along with various predictions for the year coming (some positive, some ominous). In any case, whenever a new … [Read more]

10 Favorite Books of 2016

The other day I received an email from Goodreads, telling me about my “year in books” — so far in 2016, I’ve read 7,834 pages, with my shortest book being 80 pages, and my longest being 672 pages. There is no way I would have been able to read this … [Read more]

4 Things for Christians to Remember in the Aftermath of the Election

I have been out of the country recently so I realize I’m late to the game on this, but I couldn't let this contentious and unusual election season pass without some commentary from a pastoral perspective. Donald Trump has been elected to serve as … [Read more]

Are the Unborn Human Beings?

It is curious to me that we are not hearing more about abortion in this election season, especially after Chris Wallace presented the issue to presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton during the candidates’ debate last month. … [Read more]