ChristMas – Andrev Baltazar

It’s December again, the month we celebrate Christmas. My wife gets very excited this time of year, especially when it comes to making memories and sharing some wonderful traditions with our children. She puts out all the Christmas decorations the day after Thanksgiving, which ... [ more ]

Prophetic Word – Lindsey Boasso

This morning’s prayer time: Tuesday Oct. 25 God clearly showed me how many believers out there right now are being pounded by the enemy. Across the board, Christians are individually in their personal 'pits' trying to get their heads above water. He showed me ... [ more ]

The Affections of Your Heart – Dustin Box

Every so often it’s healthy to take a moment and re-examine our priorities and affections. It’s good to take stock and see what your heart spends most of its time thinking about or dwelling on. Before crossing into the Promised Land, God reminded Joshua ... [ more ]

What is Growing in the Tall Grass? – John Bidaurreta & Mao Winesberry

From my teenage years to my early twenties, I worked as a landscaper with several members of my family. Many springs and summers I spent countless hours operating a powerful gas weed whacker, mowing down overgrown yards and tall grass. You never knew what you were ... [ more ]

Faith Legacy (Mothers’ Day)

Faith Legacy (Mothers' Day) Recorded at New Life Christian Center, Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 11 AM. Message by Pastor Rachel Klinge ... [ more ]

Take a Break – Rachel Klinge

With the summer months here, many of us don’t need to be reminded that it’s time to head out of town on a vacation or at least take some extra time for RNR (rest and relaxation). “You need a break today” isn’t just to ... [ more ]

Altar Calls – Andrev Baltazar

As a young pastor, I’ve asked the Lord many times to give me the gift of connecting to this generation. I want to be able to share the gospel with people in way that they can clearly understand the love of Christ and the ... [ more ]

The Baby Bison – Caleb Klinge

In this week’s news there was a story about two visitors that attempted a rescue of a Bison calf in Yellowstone National Park. They thought newborn calf was freezing and lost. I’ve been to Yellowstone, and there are signs everywhere asking visitors to not ... [ more ]

Maturity and Passion – Dustin Box

In Revelation 4 we see a picture of heaven and the worship around the throne of God. There are some intense displays of creativity and passion. One particular aspect I want to bring attention to is the example set by the Elders seated around ... [ more ]

Top 10 Tips For a Successful Marriage – Rachel Klinge

I can’t believe that Caleb and I just celebrated our 20-year anniversary! While I’m not sure how all that time disappeared so quickly, I am certain that we have been on quite a journey. As with any journey, the journey of marriage has many ... [ more ]

The View from the Top – John Bidaurreta

I recently got back from a camping trip; my guy-friends and I snowshoed up to a backcountry cabin near Lake Tahoe. It took us four hours to make it up to the mountain cabin with all our gear and supplies. It was a brutal task that tested us ... [ more ]

Choices That Matter – Dustin Box

It’s 6:00 am, your alarm goes off, and your first thought is “another day of the same.” You get up, get yourself ready, perhaps you have kids you need to get ready and out the door to school. Maybe you need to walk the ... [ more ]

Just Wondering – Caleb Klinge

If there’s anything that causes wonder, it’s the birth of a newborn baby. I was there for the birth of both of my children and it’s the most amazing thing I’ve ever seen. I think that’s why birth announcements are so special. Luke 1 ... [ more ]

Let the Fire Fall – Rachel Klinge

During summer evenings for many decades, visitors would gather on the Yosemite Valley floor and cry out, “Is the fire ready?” An answer would then be shouted down from the top of Glacier point, towering 3,200 feet above the valley floor, “The fire is ... [ more ]

Jesus & Fun – Dustin Box

Marked by the annual release of the Pumpkin Spice Latte, the holidays are officially here…at least for me anyway. This is my favorite time of the year. The best food, dinners, desserts, parties, warm clothes, fireplaces - the list goes on. Sometimes we forget ... [ more ]

Disciples – Andrev Baltazar

​Recently, I have been wondering how Peter, a disciple of Jesus, would have fared in this generation in terms of effectiveness. Would Peter or John be wearing skinny jeans, sporting a tailored beard, and preaching with iPads? With the current outcry for the church ... [ more ]

Alignment by John Bidaurreta

Have you ever hit a nasty pothole with your car by accident? You did not see it coming or did not have time to swerve around it, and you ended up hitting it dead on. The whole car catch’s air and, as result, there is a loud boom sound upon ... [ more ]

You Will Be Like a Watered Garden – Caleb Klinge

When we first moved into our house here in Novato in 2003, we inherited at least 8 mature fruit trees. Our favorite trees are the two Golden Delicious apples trees in our front yard. Aside from annual pruning, we’ve never really done much to ... [ more ]

Layers of Paint – Rachel Klinge

Over the years, Caleb and I have tackled many house projects. Anything from scrapping wallpaper, removing popcorn ceiling texture, to tiling, and laying wood floors. But nothing really changes a room like a coat of fresh paint. Our current house, having been built back ... [ more ]

Bring On The Kids! – Dustin Box

As I reflect on the Kids and Family Worship Night this last Sunday night, I keep thinking about that moment when the band had finished practice and people were just connecting before the service started. The room was filled with the sound of children ... [ more ]