About Us

Pastor Chris Foster

Chris Foster is the Senior Pastor of New Life. He is married to Lori Foster, RN MSN. Together they have three adult children, Lance, Lincoln, and Leah.

After resigning his position in 1976 with Fluor Alaska Inc., Pastor Foster began actively pursuing his ministry in Dallas, Texas at Emmanuel United Pentecostal Church, pastored by Paul Hosch. In 1981, the Fosters moved to Temple, Texas to serve as pastor of the First United Pentecostal Church.  For the next three years he also served the Texas District United Pentecostal Church International in the Youth Department.

In 1985, the Fosters moved to Cortland, New York to found Abundant Life United Pentecostal Church.  He again served in the Youth Department in the New York District United Pentecostal Church and later served as the Home Missions Director.

In 1998, the Fosters moved to Las Cruces, New Mexico to become the pastor of New Life United Pentecostal Church.  Pastor Foster served the Texico District United Pentecostal Church as Presbyter of Section 5.

In 2009,  New Life United Pentecostal Church became New Life Church and Pastor Foster was asked to continue to serve as pastor.

He has authored several teaching booklets: The six G’s, The Last Days Past or Present, Primer to the Book of Revelation, The Salvation of Israel, Times of the Gentiles, and Lessons from King David. His current book “An Ancient  Path to a Magnificent View” is in the process of being published.