To Whom Will We Go?

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This past Sunday, Jeff kicked off a new sermon series titled BE’N’GO. The high point of this week’s message was the importance of knowing who Jesus is before we attempt to serve Him. As we read through John 6:60-71, we saw Jesus’ followers walk away from Him. I know that, as I listened to the message, I was quick to judge …

A Life of Joyful Obedience

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Don’t be dejected and sad, for the joy of the Lord is your strength! – Nehemiah 8:10, NLT A life of joyful obedience. This is a statement I have heard our pastor, Jeff Noble, make during some of his sermons. I’ve scribbled these words down on my blue Northstar bulletin many times. The other day, I came across one of …

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. …

Butterflies and Rainbows

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As our church family prepares to vote on borrowing money for our building project this coming Sunday, my heart is filled with hope. Sure, there are butterflies in my stomach because, let’s face it, we are talking about 4.7 million dollars. That’s A LOT of money, y’all. As I think about this journey our church has been on, my mind wanders …

Everyone Has a Story

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“Return to your home, and declare how much God has done for you.” And he went away, proclaiming throughout the whole city how much Jesus had done for him. – Luke 8:39 At our most recent member meeting, Jeff wrapped things up by sharing a desire that we have as a church: for everyone to, at some point, share their …

Mommy, My Backpack Is Too Heavy!

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Honor and thanks be to the Lord, Who carries our heavy loads day by day. He is the God Who saves us. – Psalm 68:19 NLV “Mommy, my backpack is too heavy!” Sully complained. “You only have to carry it a little ways. If it’s too heavy, let me carry it,” I remind him as we make our way out …