{Video} Testimony: Erica Thorton

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We are so thankful for Erica Thorton’s willingness to share her faith story. Erica chooses to find her joy in Jesus and she chooses to rejoice in blessings rather than become overwhelmed by struggles and challenges. We especially loved when she said, “My ultimate prayer is that you can see the joy and light of Christ in me. No matter what my life …

{Video} Becoming a Person of Love

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Adam Wilson, our Discipleship and College Minister, recently took us through the idea of what it means to become a person of love, as part of our Think to Change summer series. The focal passage of Adam’s message was 1 John 4:7-12: Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God …

BigSmallGroup: July 8, 2015

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This week at our #BigSmallGroup things got shaken up a bit. We transitioned into a time of focusing on #Invest. Our pastor Jeff Noble delivered his “August” address, challenging all members and regular attenders to find ways they could really #Invest through ministry experiences in and out of the church. All present were given a chance to share what #Invest oppurtunities they were interested …

Staff Spotlight: Meet Adam Wilson

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Hello! Thank you for checking out the first “Staff Spotlight” here on the Northstar blog. These regular posts are aimed at helping you learn more about the staff here at Northstar Church. We are blessed to have a staff consisting of passionate, loving, and Christ-focused people. For this week’s post, we are pleased to introduce to you our Minister of College and …

“A Miracle at the Lake”

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July 5th was an especially beautiful worship service for Northstar Blacksburg and Northstar Pulaski. We joined together at Claytor Lake for one unified service. Jeff Noble, the lead pastor at Northstar Blacksburg delivered a message entitled, “A Miracle at the Lake.” (click link for podcast) The breathtaking backdrop of Claytor Lake provided the perfect context for a sermon that was based on …

Claytor Lake Service: Gallery

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On Sunday, July 5, Northstar Blacksburg and Northstar Pulaski joined together for a morning of worship at Claytor Lake in Dublin. We had to improvise a little, due to the overcast and drizzly weather, but didn’t let that stop us from and incredible morning of outdoor worship. We sang together, prayed together, and heard a message from Northstar Blacksburg’s lead pastor, Jeff Noble. We …

Think to Change: Love

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We had a powerful & memorable service this past Sunday. We welcomed our youth group back from their week long trip to Crossroads Camp, we observed the Lord’s Supper, and heard an excellent sermon (listen here) from Adam Wilson on love.  We also worshiped the Lord with the Northstar Worship team–to include a joyful rendition of the classic country gospel song, I …

Big Small Group: June 24, 2015

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On Sunday, June 21st we learned about the biblical concept of Fellowship. The following Wednesday we got to practice what we preach (bad pun definitely intended) with a continuation of our #BigSmallGroup gatherings. During this time we played a silly mixer game–and enjoyed laughing together, reviewed the previous sermon, and then broke off into small groups to share a meal and …