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Do you know what time it is?

By |2019-02-20T12:11:30+00:00February 20th, 2019|

Obsessed with Time As a society we are obsessed with time. Most people wear a watch, a watch that tracks their heartbeat, steps, and location while delivering email and text messages. There are clocks everywhere. Our computers and phones display the time, here and anywhere in the world. We need to be to work, to [...]

Can You Pause and Throw a Mini-party?

By |2019-02-15T17:06:55+00:00February 15th, 2019|

In the Immeasurably More process of watching God lead us and provide as we prepare for the construction of our ministry center, I know there will be some great celebrations when we dedicate and begin to use that tool for ministry. There is no party event planned this week to celebrate anything with Immeasurably More, [...]

Permits, permits, permits

By |2019-01-11T13:39:00+00:00January 11th, 2019|

At long last.. Northstar Immeasurably More team members Jim Rancourt and Travis Jessee attended a Planning Department meeting at the county office on Tuesday, January 8. At that meeting, representatives from G&H and Spectrum were present to respond to questions and issues that had been raised over the last two months of permitting applications. Virtually [...]

When will dirt start flyin’?

By |2019-01-05T15:32:39+00:00January 7th, 2019|

Maybe you have heard or even asked this question at least a couple times. With our ceremonial groundbreaking four months behind us, I think we all had hoped that Northstar’s land would be dotted with various types of earth moving equipment before Christmas. Most of the delay is because we have had a longer than [...]

News on the financing front

By |2019-01-05T15:11:09+00:00January 5th, 2019|

There’s no doubt that 2019 is going to be an exciting year for Northstar, and we have a lot to look forward to as the building construction work takes shape. While moving dirt and building a ministry center is fun, the finance team has some great things to share too. For some background for the [...]

Rooted Moment: Ethan & Sarah Smith

By |2018-11-27T08:05:07+00:00November 27th, 2018|

We asked our church family to submit their reflections and thoughts about the Immeasurably More process. We're calling them "Rooted Moments." Many thanks to Sarah Smith for her thoughts: It's very evident that God is using Northstar church in the New River Valley. I've seen and experienced some of the most healthy and genuine relationships [...]

Rooted Moment: Jim Rancourt

By |2018-11-27T08:09:08+00:00November 16th, 2018|

We asked our church family to submit their reflections and thoughts about the Immeasurably More process. We're calling them "Rooted Moments." Many thanks to Jim Rancourt for his thoughts: What you sense and see God doing God is clearly working in the lives of the people of Northstar. Such an interesting collection of people with [...]

God in the Equation- You Want to Borrow How Much Money?

By |2018-11-15T13:09:35+00:00November 15th, 2018|

The Backstory First, a backstory to this blog post that really does relate to the Immeasurably More campaign of Northstar Church and the construction of the Northstar Ministry Center... Years ago, I read a lot of books that other people were reading, partly so that I could be part of the conversation. For example, with no [...]