Suspense. Intrigue. Hope. Motivation. Inspiration. Romance. Encouragement. 1000 year Hurricane Harvey took the lives of 11 year old Jack Miller’s parents moving him from Texas to live with his aging grandparents who introduced him to love without conditions. In addition to heart-wrenching grief of suddenly losing both parents, Jack witnesses the horrific murder of a classmate’s mother’s boyfriend and subsequent chaos. He also experiences fear of losing his grandfather/mentor from a heart attack. There is reason to hope and God’s love is unconditional…meaning there are NO conditions!
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We are partnering with Landen Lucas to help children with medical, spiritual, and athletic needs. Hear Landen Lucas introduce the raffle on youtube:
$10 for 1 ticket! Discounts for bulk tickets.
What's included in the prize?
Starting the first Sunday in April, we’ll be going to different locations each Sunday as we take the Really Good News to people in our community right where they live! We’re becoming a “Pop-Up Church!”
Sunday April 2, 10:30 a.m. MEADOWLARK ESTATES 4430 Bauer Farm Drive (just off 6th and Folks Road) We’re very excited about meeting new friends and telling them that God loves them unconditionally and because of Jesus’s Finished Work at the cross:
Our plan is to have a couple of places where we go the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month, and then go to different places the other Sundays. We’ll also have a “home base” where we’ll meet occasionally.
We will “live-stream” these events on Facebook and encourage people to participate via real-time comments. Our intent is to be as simple as possible with tech, music and set-up and for everyone to have a fun time. Initially we’ll store and take what equipment we use in our trailer.
Please pray for a RV for Children’s Ministry to use in our new paradigm. And please pray and look for places where we can Pop Up as a church! We’ll be discussing this much more in the days to come. Please give us your input!
During January, every 10 Facebook check-ins helps provide a winter coat to somone in need. We're working with Reach by Causely and Soles4Souls to make it happen. Remember to add #KeepAmericaWarm when you check in.
Do you remember learning Bible stories as a kid? Unless you were a child prodigy, you probably learned by reading picture books. Sadly, there are thousands of children that don’t have access to Gospel picture books. That’s why this December, we’re providing faith-based books for children in developing nations. 3 check-ins provides a book to a child.
We are partnering with Causely and OneHope to make this happen. OneHope presents the Living Word of God in an engaging ways to children and youth. They plan to reach every young person, in every nation, with a relevant Gospel message by the year 2030. Take a quick look at OneHope’s Facebook page and website to see how they are transforming children’s lives.
The hashtag this month is #books4kids. Be sure to use it when you check-in! It’s a great way to remind your friends why you’re checking in. Thanks for always supporting our monthly cause! Together, we can spread the Gospel to hundreds of children in need.
This November, we are partnering with feedONE to provide meals for children in Haiti. After Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti at the beginning of October, feed One responded quickly with disaster relief and support. Let’s encourage everyone to check-in and feed children in need. #meals4kids Every 2 check-ins in the month of November provides a meal for a child in Haiti.
The goal of the feedONE is to see lives changed as they promote healthy children and communities that are free from poverty and hunger. Many of the children enrolled in this initiative have their only meal of the day at school — a meal provided by feedONE. They have about 146,000 children enrolled in the Children’s Feeding Initiative. Take a quick look at feedONE’s Facebook page and website to see how they are transforming children’s lives.
When you check in on Facebook, make sure to add #meals4kids to your posts.
For the month of October, we are partnering with Compassion International to provide loving care for children living in poverty. Every 6 check-ins provides 1 day of care for a child in need. Compassion International is a child-advocacy ministry that pairs compassionate people with those who are suffering from poverty. The ministry releases children from spiritual, economic, social, and physical poverty. The goal is for each child to become a responsible and fulfilled adult.
When you check in on Facebook, make sure to add #compassion4kids to your posts.
This September, we are partnering with Haiti Partners’ to provide meals for students. Every 2 check-ins at New Life In Christ helps provide a meal for a student in Haiti.
Haiti Partners’ mission is to help Haitians change Haiti through education. They currently run one flagship school, partner with six more, and believe growing children need quality meals to help them learn and develop.
When you check in on Facebook, make sure to add #meals4students to your posts. It’s a great way to remind your friends and family why you’re checking in!
Remember, your Facebook check-ins not only help change the lives of hundreds of students, they also gently invite your friends to participate in our church community.~Pastor Paul
P.S. If this is the first time you’ve heard of our Facebook check-in program, here's how it works... we make a donation to a Kingdom-building cause every time our community checks in on Facebook. It’s a great way to tell your friends about New Life in Christ and do some good in the process. If you need some help checking in on Facebook, just ask any of our staff members and we'll show you how.
Now through August 31st, we're partnering with The American Red Cross to provide disaster relief for the 20,000 families displaced by the Louisiana flooding. This means that for one week, your check-ins will help support people affected by the flooding. #love4louisiana
This August, we are partnering with Save The Children to provide early childhood education and tools for kids in need in the United States. Every 2 check-ins at New Life in Christ provides 1 day of lessons and tools for kids.
Save the Children’s Early Steps to School Success is a federal early childhood development program that promotes school readiness and social/emotional development for children from low-income families.
When you check in on Facebook, make sure to add #earlylearning to your posts. It’s a great way to remind your friends and family why you’re checking in! Remember, your Facebook check-ins not only help change the lives of low-income children, they also gently invite your friends to participate in our church community.
If this is the first time you’ve heard of our Facebook check-in program, here's how it works... we make a donation to a Kingdom-building cause every time our community checks in on Facebook. It’s a great way to tell your friends about New Life In Christ and do some good in the process. If you need some help checking in on Facebook, ask Pastor Paul, Cait, or just ask around!
For the hot month of July, we will help raise people out of poverty by providing safe drinking water to Haitian families. Every Facebook check-in at New Life In Christ will provide 1 week of safe drinking water for a family in need. Northwest Haiti Christian Mission (NWHCM) partners with local churches to bring the people of Northwest Haiti out of spiritual, physical and social poverty. They serve thousands of people through a diverse collection of programs that include schools, meal projects, orphanages, medical clinics, church planting, and agricultural development.
When you check in on Facebook, make sure to add #givewater to your posts. It’s a great way to remind your friends and family why you’re checking in! Thanks for being involved with our missions and outreach efforts.
Remember, your Facebook check-ins not only help raise people out of poverty, they also gently invite your friends to participate in our church community.
To learn more about Northwest Haiti Christian Mission, check out their site below.
During the month of April, our Facebook check-ins will provide nutritious food for children and families in need! Thanks to our new partnership with Reach, we’ll be supporting feedONE, a faith-based non-profit. Every 2 Facebook check-ins at NLIC will provide 1 meal to a child in need.
Here are few stats you can share with your friends about hunger:
When you check in on Facebook, make sure to add #meals4kids to your posts. It’s a great way to remind your friends of why you’re checking in! By encouraging each other at NLIC to check in, we can change the lives of children by fighting hunger!