Member Spotlight: Meet Vanessa

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A large church body is a tremendous blessing but also comes with the challenge of getting to know other people as Sunday mornings are usually a flurry of activity. We want to help overcome that challenge by introducing you to some of the members of Northstar. Today, we are excited to introduce you to Vanessa Tegenkamp. Vanessa is a stay-at-home …

Immeasurably More: LOVE

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Sunday, September 20 was an especially exciting Sunday as we kicked off our four week Immeasurably More series. The series is part of our epic faith adventure to build a ministry center that we firmly believe God has called us to do. This center will allow us to continue to be the church to our community for generations to come. …

Vision Sunday: Rainbow

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The sight of a rainbow on the future site of Northstar Church of Blacksburg, Virginia was an incredible encouragement to the congregation on Vision Sunday, September 13, 2015.

Northstar history

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We’ve been compiling a Northstar “History” document for some time now. Bob and Sandra Jackson began the document for us. Bob was the founding pastor of Northstar. Since that time, we’ve not been great at updating the material. We welcome your help and input into “filling in some of the gaps,” so we’re making the document available on Google docs …

Staff Spotlight: Meet Megan

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What is your name and your job title?  Megan Evans, Administrative Assistant How long have you worked at Northstar and what did you do before? I’ve been working at Northstar for 2 months. Before I started working here, I worked in the quality assurance department for a materials testing lab, formulated shampoo and worked as a research and development technician for a …

Grasping the Gospel: The Work of Gospel Renewal

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Jeff, our lead pastor, delivered a powerful sermon to conclude our “Grasping the Gospel” series. One of the arguably most powerful moments of the sermon was when Jeff reminded us that God doesn’t accept our moral self-improvement as an adequate offering to make ourselves right with Him. Jesus has already done all your work for you. The beauty and simplicity of …

Grasping the Gospel: The Essence of Gospel Renewal

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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: Jeff Kinney {Video}

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMsiTzX9N9g&w=420&h=315] Jeff Kinney shares his testimony at our BigSmallGroup. Jeff delves into how Gods plans were laid on his heart leading to decisions that may baffle the world but not God. Through His plans God has blessed and provided for Jeff, allowing God to be ultimately glorified.