New Beginning Blog

Strange Taxes

In the 18th and 19th centuries, England, Scotland, and Great Britain taxed windows. This was an ingenious way to tax the wealthy without calling it a tax on the affluent. While some bricked their windows . . .

Thoughts About Life

Ever had a sudden event happen that made you stop and think about life? Well, four of those events . . .

Why Are So Many Christians Unhappy? 

Have you read 1 Peter 1:8 lately? “Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy.” If you believe the scripture to be true as I do, then why are so many believers sad? 

Pray for Our Pastors

According to Pastoral Care Inc., 7,000 US churches close their doors each year. A study by Malony and Hunt in The Psychology of Clergy reported 75 percent of pastors experienced periods of major distress, while 33 percent have seriously considered quitting the ministry.