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Notes from our Meeting with our Church Consultant

Notes from our Meeting with our Church Consultant

Brian Zehr, of Intentional Impact, is an incredible church consultant who has worked with us in the past and has been awesome. Brian was with our staff and some of our leaders last week to help us think through where we are as a church and where God...

Feb 5, 18 • Scott's Blog Comments
Finding Your Way Back to God - Week One Sermon Notes

Finding Your Way Back to God – Week One Sermon Notes

Finding Your Way Back to God – Week 1 – Awakening to Longing Since so many people who had to miss church on Sunday because of the weather have asked me for notes from Sunday’s sermon, I’ve written something up. Here it is:...

Feb 5, 18 • Scott's Blog Comments
Why Feeding People Spiritually Isn't Always A Great Idea for the Church

Why Feeding People Spiritually Isn’t Always A Great Idea for the Church

There seems to be a new catchphrase in ChurchWorld for people who are disenchanted with their church: “I’m just not being fed there”. As someone who talks with people who go to tons of different churches (and are often leaving them), I hear it...

Jan 28, 18 • Scott's Blog Comments
Books I've Read - Fall 2017

Books I’ve Read – Fall 2017

I did a lot of reading and very little t.v. watching this fall. Here’s a brief summary of what I’ve read. If you have any questions or other suggestions, please leave a comment. – Pastor Scott Deep Survival – Laurence...

Dec 11, 17 • Scott's Blog Comments
Sanctuary Renovation Questions and Answers

Sanctuary Renovation Questions and Answers

We’ve had many great questions about the renovations we’ll be doing to the sanctuary at our West End Campus, so we thought we’d try to answer them here. If you have any more questions, just let us know! 1) What are we doing? We’re going...

Sep 26, 17 • Scott's Blog Comments
Books I've Read This Summer

Books I’ve Read This Summer

This Summer I’ve tried to watch almost no television and instead read a lot of books that have been on my shelf for a while. Some have been great, some not so much. Here’s a brief summary of what I’ve read so far: Cork Dork –...

Jul 16, 17 • Scott's Blog Comments
July at New Story!

July at New Story!

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Jun 26, 17 • Scott's Blog Comments
Church-Wide Fast On May 24!

Church-Wide Fast On May 24!

On Wednesday, May 24, we are going to fast (from food) as a church. It’s going to be wonderful (and tough) and we know it will help us grow deeper spiritually as a church. The Bible is filled with examples of people who fasted when seeking...

May 22, 17 • Scott's Blog, Upcoming Events, What We're Up To Comments
Why New Story Church Isn't Having Worship Services on Christmas Morning

Why New Story Church Isn’t Having Worship Services on Christmas Morning

It’s tempting. Really tempting. I’m talking about having worship on Christmas Sunday at New Story West End. It’s tempting because I know if we don’t, there will be those who condemn us, those who tell us we’re not faithful, and those will...

Dec 11, 16 • Scott's Blog Comments
A New Focus on Prayer

A New Focus on Prayer

At New Story Church we believe very strongly in the power of prayer. We wouldn’t be the church we are without a great focus on communicating with God. But we feel the need to take it even deeper. So, starting this Wednesday, we will have...

Oct 3, 16 • Scott's Blog Comments
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