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September 1, 2020 by Eric Stillman 0 comments

Our country is divided. Where will unity be found?

2020 has been a tough years in many ways, but one of the most recent causes for dismay has been the civil unrest we see all around us. Between politics, race relations, the relationship of citizens to the police and government, and many other arenas, there just seems to be division and strife everywhere we look. What should the church’s response be?...Keep Reading

Tags: Church, Unity, division

July 2, 2019 by Eric Stillman 0 comments

Unity in diversity

This past week, I spent five days in Hartford with 100 middle and high school students as part of The Hartford Project, learning about life in Hartford, serving the city, and worshiping God in community. It was an incredible time, and there is much that I could say about it, but the one aspect I found to be the most unique was the diversity represented in this mission. The 100 students came from eleven different churches, from Catholic to Pentecostal and everything in between. Some churches were urban, some suburban, and some rural. They came from every ethnic and racial background. And they were led and taught by men and women, young and old, all using their gifts to preach the gospel and serve the city in the name of Christ....Keep Reading

Tags: Unity, The Hartford Project

September 8, 2015 by Eric Stillman 0 comments

The great things God does when churches serve together

This past weekend, our church joined with three other churches to worship and serve together. On Saturday, thanks in part to the leadership of our own Jesse Christophel and Sarah McCoy, a team from NewLife worked hard alongside individuals from other churches to clear brush and poison ivy, kill weeds, and beautify the exterior of Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School in the north end of Hartford. On Sunday, during our time of worship, we were able to hear from the principal of Simpson-Waverly School, the other school our churches served at, as well as the family resource coordinator from MLK, about the great difference all the painting, repairs, and landscaping had accomplished....Keep Reading

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