Posts by Abigail Hammack


Blog, Youth

A couple of weekends ago, I had the immense privilege of hanging all weekend with “my youths” (AKA the youth group at Northstar Church). The students in ReVerb are truly amazing and continue to impress, inspire, and encourage me daily. The theme of our Winter Retreat was Joy. Something we probably all need to recognize more in our lives. Amidst …

Meet Erin Petersen


I met with Erin at the Northstar Church offices one Wednesday after staff lunch. I came by too early and got bullied into going with them, which is just utter torture. Spending time with your friends? No, thank you. Erin and I had just gotten into a semi-half-hearted argument about me applying to grad school out of state. I think …

Identity and Faith in Christ: A Semi-Rambling Essay from a Non-Professional


Please read these words that are infinitely better than mine: Philippians 4 Isaiah 43:1 and listen to Oceans by Hillsong United Matthew 14:22-23 Ephesians 2:1-10 James 2:26 In college I lost my sight. Not my literal sight; we’re about to get metaphorical up in here. I lost sight of my identity in Christ. As a born and bred Christian gal …