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Reflections on Fear and Faith


On Sunday, October 14, Matt Simpson preached on Genesis 12:10-20. [Podcast here] The message encouraged us to examine decision-making in light of fear versus faith. Due to the discussion generated, Matt followed up with four points for biblical decision-making:  

Grasping the Gospel: The Essence of Gospel Renewal


We began today’s service by observing the Lord’s Supper. Our Lead Pastor, Jeff Noble, led us into this time of worship. He reminded us that in spite of our decisions and choices to disobey, God sent his son Jesus for our salvation. Jeff pointed out that following Jesus really is about following, it is a verb requiring action on our …

Testimony: Carolyn Noble


Carolyn is a six-time cancer survivor. Six times. For many people that is incomprehensible. If you haven’t met Carolyn you need to. She is one of the most joy-filled people around, because her joy is found in Jesus. She’s also our pastor’s wife. She and Jeff have two children: Sam and Adelyn. Carolyn shared her faith story at our July …

New Podcasts


Our new podcasts page is now available at http://northstarfamily.org/podcasts/

Jumpstart Fun!

Children's Ministry

Our Elementary kids learned about Joseph and the coat of many colors last Sunday. Thanks to some creativity from our dedicated volunteer leaders they had a blast making some Joseph and the coat of many colors cookies. Look at some of their sweet work!

Baby Dedication January 2013

Children's Ministry

  On Sunday, January 20th, Northstar’s service included a special event, the dedication of seven precious babies! This dedication was a commitment before God, church, and family that each family desired to spiritually lead and nurture their  child. During the dedication each family vowed to raise its child in Christ. In return, church members committed to praying, teaching, encouraging, and supporting these children and their …

Bible for Life reading plan for non iOS devices

Bible For Life

We learned that the YouVersion App which is available for 10 different platforms + a browser has George’s BFL plan. You can see the app versions at https://www.youversion.com/mobile and subscribe to the plan at https://www.youversion.com/reading-plans/reading-gods-story.

Kids Night Out

Children's Ministry

Last Saturday our Elementary Small Group Leaders hosted our first ever Kids Night Out at the Lancaster House. The night was complete with pizza, gingerbread nativity making, Christmas card making and lots of games. We had kids K-5th grade entertained for 3 hours while parents got to enjoy a night out on the town. This was all organized by the …

Psalm 115:1


By Nomeka Sours A couple of months ago, my dad (a graphic designer) found out that he was being laid off from his job the same day that my mom decided to leave her job. Needless to say, this was one of the most challenging things my family and I have ever experienced. My parents began looking for jobs locally, …