Northstar Vlog: Easter Hope from Staff

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I asked our staff this week what they were excited about in relation to our upcoming Passion Week services. Beginning with Palm Sunday on March 20 through Good Friday and ending on Easter Sunday March 27, this key week highlights the apex of Jesus’ earthly ministry. Each of our staff had a different perspective that you’ll enjoy. I hope their …

ReVerb- “February in Review”

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Hey, Northstar! I am so blessed to be your Youth Minister, and I am very thankful to be an influencer in so many of our youth and family’s lives. It is humbling to know that God uses me, just an ordinary guy from Ohio, to share His truths with the world. As our youth ministry continues to grow spiritually and …

Clicking, sharing, and commenting for Jesus

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I always enjoy Member Meetings.  I like the laid-back, informative, prayerful, and fun atmosphere where I get to talk with members and be reminded what has been going on and what is coming up in the life of my church. But I really enjoyed the member meeting this past Sunday, February 21.  Caitlyn Scaggs used her business skills to serve …

Baptism celebration: February 21, 2016

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On Sunday, February 21, we celebrated the baptisms of Matt Schroeder, Rob Weir and Robert Taylor. We are excited as a church family anytime someone is baptized because it is a public demonstration of a spiritual reality. Through their baptism, they showed their families and friends that they have given their lives to loving Jesus Christ and have received His …

Northstar Vlog: Winter Youth Retreat Recap

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Northstar ReVerb joined up with Northstar Pulaski’s Youth Group this past weekend, February 12-14, for a Winter Retreat. They stayed at Blue Ridge Christian Camp in McCoy.  Jonathan Bowell was the speaker for the weekend, and Michael Worrall was the worship leader. There were 19 youth from Blacksburg and 12 from Pulaski with 9 leaders for a total of 40! …

A Guide to Help You Tell Your Story

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We all love a good story. Often, impactful stories are tools which can influence others in powerful ways. The Bible is full of people sharing stories of how God radically changed their lives. The sharing of these stories and testimonies often brought about life change in others as God used the stories to open their eyes to the beauty of …

Northstar Vlog: The Helper

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Introducing the Northstar Video Blog – or, the “Vlog.” We’re going to try a 2-3 minute video each week to share with you different things the staff is learning, laughing about or encouraged by. Our first vlog is by Associate Pastor Neal Nelson. He was challenged by the message from Sunday, February 7. In this video, he shares about the Holy Spirit being …