Entries by Brenna Rubio

Fill It Up – Food Drive

Connect, serve & eat (the New Life way of saying thanks!), as we partner with the Artesia-Cerritos Post Office Food Drive on Saturday May 9th. Together we will fill up the weekly Food Distribution’s storehouse for months to come! Together we receive 4-5 TONS of food at this annual event and need  crews to help us get it […]

Difference Makers and Disruptors

When Jesus taught his followers what mattered most in the beginning of his Sermon on the Mount, it was the opposite of what anyone expected. Strength in gentleness, power in humility… So what happens if we actually live into this new way of being human? In the next verses (Matt. 5:13-16), Jesus teaches that by […]

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Since 2009 New Life Community Church has operated a weekly Saturday morning food distribution to help feed 150-200 families in need. This Fall we are conducting a Thanksgiving Food Drive to make sure none of our neighbors goes hungry during the holidays. Anytime from October 26th through November 17th, you can help by donating non-perishable holiday foods […]

Ultimate versus Ulterior Motives

It doesn’t seem like loving your neighbors is an idea that needs too much explanation. Jesus taught it, and he lived it… But many of us have had too many experiences with Christians with ulterior motives not to be a little suspicious! How do we bring together our desire to love others authentically, without any […]

Who Do You Think You Are?

We can spend a lot of time and energy trying to manage how other people perceive us, our sense of identity and status. But God offers us a better way, the way of humility and unity. These are big themes in Paul’s epistle, Philippians, and they really get fleshed out as we explore the lives […]