Gospel Life Church (NC)

Together We Find Life in Jesus Newton, NC

Who We Are

Welcome to Gospel Life Church! We are so glad you have taken the time to stop by our website to learn about who we are and the amazing God we live for. The people of Gospel Life Church are just like you. We are not perfect. We are in fact broken and we are on a journey together to find life in Jesus. This page will help you get a feel for what Gospel Life is all about and hopefully we will give you enough information so that when you visit with us on a Sunday you will know where to go and what to expect. Gospel Life Church is for all people. It is a place where you will feel like you belong even if you do not believe. It is a place where you can be real and leave your mask at home. So, take a look around the site and then come visit with us on a Sunday morning. We'll be there to welcome you with open arms.

About Us

Casual, Multigenerational

Children's Ministry, Community Service

Passionate Reverent, Traditional Hymns, Contemporary

Baptist (SBC)




Plan Your Visit



110 East 1st St
Newton, NC 28658-3959

(828) 850-9036


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Our Services

What are services like?
Our greatest desire on Sunday mornings is to point all people to the greatness of Jesus Christ. We do not want you walking away talking about whether or not you liked the music or the preaching. We desire for you to walk away amazed at who God is, what He has done for you, and what He is going to do in your life. We want you to feel comfortable coming to our gatherings just as you are. God doens't play favorites and neither do we. So, no matter what you wear or what you look like you are welcome here!

What if I'm not a Christian?
You are more than welcome. Jesus didn't play favorites and neither do we. Gospel Life is a place where you can belong before you believe. We are not going to sugar coat what we believe because we are passionate, but we're not going to jam it down your throat. You can ask questions because if what we say we believe is true...then we can ask questions and find answers.

Leadership View all


Josh Kappes
Lead Pastor

I am a follower of Jesus Christ…a glorious mess. I am a mess because I am not yet who God has made me to be. I still have times when I choose to love self more than I love Him. I am glorious because in Jesus Christ I am right with God. I am His son and I exist to know and enjoy Him forever. I have been married for almost 13 years to an amazing woman named Jenna. She is a picture of God’s beauty, grace, strength, and forgiveness. I could not imagine doing this life without her. She truly is my helper and best friend. We have two amazing children. They are both very different and we have great hopes for them. Katelyn is 12. She is my warrior princess. If you have seen Bridge to Terabithia, picture the little blonde haired girl and you have a good idea of what Katelyn is like. She loves the outdoors. She loves to dress her own way. She loves people and animals. She brings joy to our home. Our prayer for her is that she never becomes religious. We want her to love Jesus and learn to walk with God. We have no doubt that she will influence many people, she already has. Samuel is special because he came after we had three miscarriages. He is a nut! He loves to dance and play drums and guitar. He has a crazy smile that lights up the whole room. He screams like no child should ever scream and he needs to stop that soon. We pray Psalm 1 for his life that he would love God’s word, not walk with those who do not love God, and be like a tree planted by streams of living water. We are embarking on a journey God called us to several years ago. God has called us to plant a church and live by faith. This burden in my heart keeps growing. I want to see people break free from religion and a small self-centered gospel and find true LIFE that Jesus came to give us.

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