Coronavirus Prayer Guide

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The following was shared with us by our friends over at NLCF. Coronavirus Prayer Guide Praying Through Uncertainty: We are all being impacted in ways that stretch us during this time.  We are however not without hope!  Now more than ever, our prayers matter.  Use this prayer sheet as a resource for you as you pray for the world suffering …

Live Stream Scenes

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On Sunday, March 15, Northstar learned “on the fly” and hosted its first livestream worship event in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Many thanks to our tech volunteers who made it possible: Ezra Richards, Ethan Smith and Joseph Hunter. Our worship team scaled down in size but made up for it in spirit and heart as Matt Simpson, Lissa Brown …

Stuff Kids Say: Baby Theology

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In the gospel of Matthew, Jesus says “Unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” The innocence of childhood can reveal the type of heart that we are all supposed to have as we approach Jesus. In this new blog series, we will be noticing and celebrating how we see God working …

Tributes: Karly Vittetoe

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This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Tributes

When I moved to Virginia Tech in the fall of 2016, I did not know anyone or anything about the area. I spent the first two years trying to find my place in a large university but failed to get it right time and time again. In 2018, I began thinking that what needed to change for me to fit …

Urging Easter

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It’s March 1. I declare it’s time. Time to begin inviting people to Passion Week services at Northstar! People need “lead time,” so I’d urge you to sincerely invite people to attend Easter services with you this year. I wrote this post over on my blog back in 2018, and I hope it encourages you to think about invitational investment …

Tributes: Jeff Noble

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This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Tributes

My family began attending Immanuel Baptist Church in Little Rock, Arkansas when I started junior high. They were drawn to IBC by the preaching of Dr. W. O. Vaught. I was extremely active and involved in the youth group there and loved the games, fun, camps and Bible studies with my peers, but it was Dr. Vaught’s preaching that was …

Tributes: Stefanie Seaton

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This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Tributes

This is the second installment in our Northstar blog series, “Tributes,” where we celebrate people that God has used in our lives for his glory and our good. This week’s post is by Northstar member Stefanie Seaton. Over the past couple of years, I have been serving in the discipleship program at Northstar. It has been a blessing to help …

Tributes: Nicholas Alley

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This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Tributes

This is the second installment in our Northstar blog series, “Tributes,” where we celebrate people that God has used in our lives for his glory and our good. This week’s post is by college student and Northstar intern Nicholas Alley.  A True Brother In Christ When Erin Peterson first asked me to write a blog about someone who has had …