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Here We Grow Again!

Here We Grow Again!

When you have a sign by the front door of your church, like we do, that says, “Everyone is welcome here. EVERYONE” it changes the life of our church. It means we have to be open to everyone who wants to come, no matter who they are, no...

Mar 27, 16 • Scott's Blog, Upcoming Events, What We're Up To Comments
Quite a 24 Hours at New Story Church

Quite a 24 Hours at New Story Church

Wonder what a day is like in the life of New Story Church? Here’s what our last 24 hours have looked like: 12 p.m. Saturday: Since it was so cold outside we let our shelter guests spend the day inside the church instead of having to brave the...

Jan 24, 16 • Scott's Blog, What We're Up To Comments
7 Tips for Keeping New Year's Resolutions

7 Tips for Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

We all do it. We start the new year off with great plans and resolutions and by the 3rd week in January, we’ve given up, only to go back to our old ways. With some help from our friends at Fast Company, here are some helpful tips for keeping...

Jan 4, 16 • Scott's Blog Comments
Galatians Bible Study

Galatians Bible Study

Update: Our Wednesday evening class is full. We are adding a Wednesday morning class. If you are interested, please email pastor Scott at the link below. This coming February (2016) we will start an intense Bible study on the book of Galatians. This...

Dec 22, 15 • Scott's Blog, Upcoming Events, What We're Up To Comments
Where We're Going in the Future

Where We’re Going in the Future

October, 2015 Let’s be honest. In our brief existence as a church, God has blessed us more than we could have ever imagined and more than we could ever deserve. Just look at at few of the things God has done through New Story Church: We now...

Oct 14, 15 • Scott's Blog, What We're Up To Comments
The Temptation of Fear

The Temptation of Fear

It all happens so fast. One minute you’re sitting in worship singing, and the next minute you’re watching your friend, brother, co-pastor being loaded in an ambulance with a gunshot to the head. Pastor Steve is one of the greatest men you could...

Jun 2, 15 • Scott's Blog Comments
Writing on the Floor

Writing on the Floor

When we moved into our Peter’s Creek location, we wrote prayers on the floor of all the rooms before the carpet went down. So, we’ve been worshiping and having class for the last 2 years on top of prayers. How cool is that! We’re...

Mar 16, 15 • Scott's Blog Comments
Boundaries Overview

Boundaries Overview

Last Sunday Pastor Steve taught on the first 3 laws of boundaries. Since this information is something we can all benefit from, we thought we’d post a few notes about it. Passage #1 Galatians 6:7-8 Don’t be misled: No one makes a fool of...

Mar 16, 15 • Scott's Blog Comments
The Agony of Canceling Church

The Agony of Canceling Church

We had never done it before today. Not even when it snowed, or there was the threat of a hurricane, or even during Sharknado. But today we did. We canceled our morning services. At 5:45 a.m. I got up and walked outside. I almost bit it on my front...

Mar 1, 15 • Scott's Blog Comments
No Church This Sunday Morning, March 1

No Church This Sunday Morning, March 1

Aaaarrrrggghhhh!!!! New Story Church will NOT have worship services this morning. We just can’t stand the thought of anyone getting in a wreck on the way to church or being in church and then coming out to an ice covered car. We will have...

Mar 1, 15 • Scott's Blog Comments
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