Matt Kesler

Matt comes to us from Richmond, Virginia. He has lived in the Short Pump area and currently lives with his family in Mechanicsville. He graduated from Virginia Tech this past spring with a degree in Business Management. Matt says he enjoys any kind of sports, as well as hiking, camping, campfires, boating, and spending quality time with friends.

During his time at Virginia Tech, he spent two years involved with Cru, then worked with Young Life College during his final two years. He has a passion for global missions and says he is super excited to begin his time with us at Northstar!

Matt is the Youth Minister on the staff at Northstar. Visit our leadership page to get to know the rest of the team.

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Leader Spotlight- Nate Deacon

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In addition to Jake Clark, we also are having Nate Deacon join our team of Adult Youth Leaders! Nate is from Glen Ridge, NJ, a small town outside of New York City and is a Senior here at Virginia Tech. Nate is currently studying Marketing Management and he is hoping to pursue a job that will allow him to do anything/everything marketing. …

Spotlights and Platforms

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Last night, myself and over 100 million of my closest friends tuned in to watch the most televised event of the year: The Super Bowl. For those of you who decided to watch This Is Us instead, you missed a thrilling game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots. As a fan who didn’t have a tie to …

Youth Leader Spotlight – Jake Clark

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I would like to take a moment and introduce you to our newest Youth Leader! Jake Clark is going to be working with the middle school boys in ReVerb. Jake is from Williamsburg, Virginia and, as a Sophomore here at Virginia Tech, is studying Finance. After his time at school, he’s hoping to pursue a career in Financial Advising and …

Where Does Joy Come From?

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Over Thanksgiving Break, I had the opportunity to go to New York City with my family. It truly was a beautiful place during this Holiday Season- lights were strung from buildings, the tree was set up in Rockefeller Center, and there was a buzz in the air. Throughout all of the hustle and bustle of shopping, seeing shows, and people …

Responding to Hurricane Harvey

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How do you respond when an event of such epic proportions inundates a city of 6 million people? First of all, we pray. We pray for God’s people to shine during these moments. For believers across Texas to reflect the strength, compassion and glory of Jesus to a flood-ravaged region. We pray for the first responders. We pray for rescue. …