• 50th Anniversary Party!

    Posted Aug 31st, 2016 By in Uncategorized With | Comments Off on 50th Anniversary Party!

    October, 29th 2016 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm New Life is celebrating 50 years as a Presbyterian congregation in San Diego! Please mark your calendars and plan to attend on Saturday, October 29. We would love to have you join us for an evening of fun!

  • Read through the Bible, Part 23

    Posted Aug 28th, 2016 By in Pastor Brian's Blog, Read through the Bible 2016 With | Comments Off on Read through the Bible, Part 23

    Psalm 120 – 137; 1 Corinthians 1 – 6 In last week’s sermon I mentioned weddings as one of the last remaining pageants that we have in our culture. The military has some and so do colleges. But weddings are something everyone can relate to. During these ceremonies significant things of life take place. Commands …

  • Former New Life Member and Pastoral Intern, David Zadok and God’s Providence in Establishing Grace&Truth Congregation in Israel

    Posted Aug 26th, 2016 By in Missions News Blog With | Comments Off on Former New Life Member and Pastoral Intern, David Zadok and God’s Providence in Establishing Grace&Truth Congregation in Israel

    The Long Road to Building Israel’s First Post-Statehood Church Despite fierce opposition, these Israeli Christians are making history with their new home.  http://www.christianitytoday.com/local-church/2016/august/long-road-to-building-israels-first-post-statehood-church.html I first visited Grace and Truth Christian Congregation in Israel in the summer of 2007. It was Saturday, the room was packed, and the sermon was preached in Hebrew. After the service, …

  • Russia’s Newest Law: No Evangelizing Outside of Church (from CT Today)

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    Posted from this 7/8/2016 article Update (July 8): This week, Russian president Vladimir Putin approved a package of anti-terrorism laws that usher in tighter restrictions on missionary activity and evangelism. Despite prayers and protests from religious leaders and human rights advocates, the Kremlin announced Putin’s approval yesterday. The amendments, including laws against sharing faith in …

  • Read through the Bible, Part 22

    Posted Aug 14th, 2016 By in Pastor Brian's Blog, Read through the Bible 2016 With | Comments Off on Read through the Bible, Part 22

    This week we finish our reading of the book of Romans. One of the topics taken up in the latter chapters (13:1-7) is the Christian’s relationship to the state: Let every person be subject to the governing authorities… Just as God has given us ministers in the church and parents in the home, so too, …

  • Read through the Bible, Part 21

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    Psalm 88 – 105; Romans 5 – 10 Some years ago a prominent Christian radio program sent one of their producers to a pastors’ conference to ask attendees if they knew what the theological word justification meant. The answers were tragically revealing. What was so sad was how many who were asked couldn’t articulate an …

  • Read through the Bible, Part 20

    Posted Aug 7th, 2016 By in Read through the Bible 2016 With | Comments Off on Read through the Bible, Part 20

     Week 32; Psalm 70 – 87; Acts 28:11 – Romans 4 When I was growing up, “queer” was what we called the effeminate boys who always got picked last during the pick-up football game during recess on the dirt lot out behind school. In my lifetime and in my vernacular queer has always been used …

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