Sermon Recap – Lessons in Confidence

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“God doesn’t give you grace by the teaspoon, but by the bucket!” I gravitated to this spiritual object lesson in Jeff’s sermon on Sunday. How many times have I over-analyzed, critiqued, or belittled my situation and myself–all the while knowing, mind you, that God’s grace is plenty enough for the loved ones in my life or even the stranger I …

Choose To Set Your Heart On Jesus

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This past Sunday, Northstar had the privilege of hosting Tim Hartin, who is the area director for YoungLife in the NRV. Tim started out his message encouraging us to become men and women of God’s word and to keep our eyes on Jesus. We studied Tim’s favorite passage, Colossians 3:1-4. “So if you have been raised with Christ, seek the …

Spiritual Endurance: Sermon Recap

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Did you make any New Years’ Resolutions for 2018?  If you’re like me, chances are those resolutions have already been broken and abandoned.  It’s easy to fall back into old patterns and habits – endurance takes work. This past Sunday, Matt Simpson preached on the topic of spiritual endurance.  He pointed to the passage in Mark 14:26-42 as an example …

Better Together – When the Retreat Ends

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If you were able to attend last weekend’s marriage event, Better Together, you know that there was probably a lot to unpack. Because even if you were able to be there for the entire day, time just did not allow for everyone to hear every speaker in every breakout session. But, don’t worry. You don’t have to miss out on …

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 …