Entries by Mark Lohman

Fixed-Hour Prayer

Pastor Mark continues our prayer series looking at the ancient, Biblical, and much needed practice of fixed-hour prayer. Scripture: Daniel 6:10; Psalm 55:17; Acts 3:1 https://media.blubrry.com/newlifecommunitychurch/p/s3.amazonaws.com/artesiawebsite/messages/+20180909.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

The Disciples’ Prayer

Pastor Mark starts the new series on prayer focusing on the first part of The Lord’s Prayer and what it means to seek God in prayer for who He is, not what He gives. Scripture: Matthew 6:9-13   https://media.blubrry.com/newlifecommunitychurch/p/s3.amazonaws.com/artesiawebsite/messages/20180812.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

Church as a Meal

Pastor Mark continues our series by showing how the early church, following the practice of Jesus, primarily met in a house around a table for a meal — and shares this invitation for us today. Scripture: Acts 2:42-47 https://media.blubrry.com/newlifecommunitychurch/p/s3.amazonaws.com/artesiawebsite/messages/20180722.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

Eating and Drinking

Pastor Mark starts our new series on the simple but profound act of eating and drinking with others to show grace – just like Jesus did. Scripture: Luke 5:27-34   https://media.blubrry.com/newlifecommunitychurch/p/s3.amazonaws.com/artesiawebsite/messages/20180708.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

The Gospel is for Everyone

Pastor Mark describes the 3 main characters in Acts 16 and shows us that no matter who we are, Jesus can meet our needs. Scripture: Acts 16:11-40   https://media.blubrry.com/newlifecommunitychurch/p/s3.amazonaws.com/artesiawebsite/messages/20180617.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

Grace to Grace

Pastor Mark unpacks the Jerusalem Council where Gentiles are told they don’t need to be circumcised to be saved but are to still abstain for pagan rituals. Though foreign to our cultural context, we learn from this passage that you don’t have to change for God to accept you, but God will change you once you’re […]

REMEMBERING: Men and Women in the Military

Cassie Dobrick, granddaughter of Paula Dobrick, is in the United States Navy, stationed in Bremerton, Washington. Petty Officer 3rd Class Dakota Klump, nephew of Norma See, is serving as a nuclear mechanic on the USS Carl Vinson, which is based in San Diego, but currently in dry dock in Seattle. Capt. Mike Miersma, son of […]

REMEMBERING: People Who are Homebound

Remember all those who are shut-ins due to age or illness, and can no longer be a part of regular worship. Think about those in your circle of influence who are homebound, or those listed in the CONTINUE IN PRAYER FOR section below. You may wish to give them a call or send a note […]

REMEMBERING: People in Cottages, Assisted Living, and Memory Care

This week, pray for the following New Life partners and friends residing in Cottages, Assisted Living, and Memory Care at the Artesia Christian Home: Cottages: Jack and Agatha Flint, Mary Williams Assisted Living: Tena De Jong, Johanna Freerks, John Hop, Ruth Merritt, Miriam Mowl, and Dorothy Visser Memory Care: Josie Busman and Betty Haringsma  Scripture: Matthew […]