Happy New Year!

Written by GospelBlog on Monday, January 01, 2018. Posted in Holidays

Happy New Year!

We here at the Gospel Blog want to wish you all a very happy New Year! Today, we thought we'd do something fun. Here's a little year-end review of 2017.

Since Jan. 1, 2017…

  • We've published 256 posts
  • We've grown to 699 email subscribers
  • We've sustained 5+ years of continuous blogging (starting March 5, 2012)

We've enjoyed the regular contributions of 13 columnists, six of whom have been on board with the blog since day one (they've got stars by their names). Two have hidden identities — do you know them?

  • Brother Rich Nath*
  • Sister Linda Scolaro
  • Sister Zarella Mosqueda
  • Sister Natalie Shawver*
  • Brother Jerry Valenti*
  • Brother Jordan Champine
  • Sister Stefanie Callens*
  • Sister Colleen Moore*
  • Sister Michelle Watson*
  • Sister Ruth Gehly
  • Sister Rachel Alessio
  • Brother P.
  • Original Atlantic Coast Member

Do you remember all 9 of this year's special themes?

  • Book of Mormon Series by Brother Jerry Valenti
  • Fruitful Women by Sister Linda Scolaro
  • Divine Delays by Sister Michelle Watson
  • Spiritual Fitness by Sister Stefanie Callens
  • Lessons From the Nursing Home by Brother P.
  • Meekness by an Original Atlantic Coast Member
  • Godly Giving by The Church Finance Committee
  • GMBA Camp Report by Sister Linda Scolaro
  • Meet the Pillars by Sister Zarella Mosqueda

We've also heard from 27 guest writers this year! These folks submitted Miracle Mondays and other great blog posts. Thank you to everyone for your valuable contributions!

  • Brother Chris Gehly
  • Brother Jared Scolaro
  • Sister Patty Rabe
  • Brother Brandon Coppa
  • Brother Rich Scaglione
  • Brother David Nolfi
  • Sister Marie Fallavollitti
  • Sister Cindy Henderson
  • Brother Paul Pezzenti
  • Brother Ray Intrieri
  • Sister Gelsa Staley
  • Sister Janet Oestreicher
  • Sister Alicia Draskovich
  • Sister Terri Nath
  • Sister Lynette Huttenberger
  • Sister Jennifer Robertson
  • Brother Marcus Natoli
  • Brother Randy Ciccati
  • Sister Tammy Valenti
  • Sister Joyce Smith
  • Brother Frank Natoli
  • Brother Michael and Sister JoAnn McGuire
  • Sister Kathy Golling
  • Brother Tony Micale
  • Brother Joe Nicosia
  • Brother Justin Severson
  • Sister Mary Ann Heaps

Thank you to all who helped make the Gospel Blog a success for one more year. We are so thankful to you. We're also excited about new and returning columnists who are lined up for 2018! So, look out for new faces and voices in the coming months.

May you all have a most blessed day thinking about what God has in store for you in 2018.

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Comments (3)

  • Brother Gary Thompson

    Brother Gary Thompson

    01 January 2018 at 08:38 |
    Just wanted to say to all the Brothers and Sisters who contributed this last year that you guys are awesome. I can't even put into words the excitement I have every morning when I start my day reading the current article. Thank you so much. GOD Bless.


  • Linda Scolaro

    Linda Scolaro

    01 January 2018 at 11:23 |
    Thank you, Brother Gary, for always being so quick to respond. Your positive comments are always so insightful, reflective, and uplifting.


  • Teri-Lyn Tunno

    Teri-Lyn Tunno

    05 January 2018 at 19:26 |
    I also want to express my gratitude for all that you do by taking time and thought to prepare your articles and bring about the spirit of God with each article! God bless you all much! I look forward to the New Year 2018 and what it will bring.


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