Jeff Noble

Jeff became Northstar's second pastor in 2009 after the retirement of founding pastor Bob Jackson. He and his family are from southeast Arkansas where he served as a campus minister at the University of Arkansas at Monticello for eight years before planting Journey Church there and serving as its founding pastor for six years.

Jeff's wife, Carolyn, works at Blacksburg High School in the guidance office as the administrative assistant. Their son Sam, 21, is into all things sports and outdoors. He is a student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and actively involved in Young Life. Their daughter Adelyn, 18, is a student at Christopher Newport University and helps lead worship at a local church as well as Cru at CNU.

Jeff desires that Northstar Church continue to encourage others and build spiritual leaders. He blogs regularly at journeyguy.com, and his first book called Super Center Savior is available at the church office or through online retailers like Amazon.

Jeff is the Lead Pastor on the staff at Northstar. Visit our leadership page to get to know the rest of the team.

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Posts by Jeff Noble

Baptism Celebration: Andrew Ansell

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It’s always a special Sunday when we have the opportunity to see people declare their faith in Christ through baptism. On Sunday night, December 8, we celebrated with Andrew Ansell. Click the video to hear his story and watch his baptism:

Baptism Celebration: Chris Graveline

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It’s always a special Sunday when we have the opportunity to see people declare their faith in Christ through baptism. On Sunday, November 24, we celebrated with Chris Graveline. Click the video to hear his story and watch his baptism:

Congratulations to our parade volunteer winner

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We had a such a great time participating in the Blacksburg Christmas parade this year! Our float received third place overall, but the joy and fun of joining our community in celebrating Christmas was even better. Many thanks to our families and children and worship team who made this year’s float possible. We had a drawing to give one of …

Kids Christmas Story

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In December 2018, our kids got together to tell the Christmas story in their own way. We are thankful for their joy, and their video is timeless. It’s fun to see how much they’ve grown in the past year! Credits to Finley Petersen for reading the story for us:

Advent Devotionals – Christmas 2019

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The King is coming. Jesus Christ has come and will come again. This is the hope of the Church whom He purchased with His blood. It is the eager expectation and desire of His people. Advent, formed from a Latin word meaning “coming” or “arrival,” is about the coming of Christ. It’s the traditional celebration of the first advent of …

Discipleship Initiative: Mid-Year Progress

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At our State of the Church Sunday in January, I announced my intentions as pastor to lead every one of our members through an initiative during 2019 that would intentionally nurture their walks with Jesus. I called it the Discipleship Initiative. A six-week curriculum was created that guided leaders and participants through an understanding that the root of faith in …

WWW: Why we web

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If our staff has heard me once, they’ve heard me 1000 times: “We need blog entries!” The strategic importance of web ministry: go where they are I am a firm believer in web ministry. I’ve been a personal blogger since 1997. When I was a pastor and church planter in Monticello, Arkansas, I was bivocational for several years, creating and …

Visited on Easter? What’s next?

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We are so thankful for all our guests who visited Northstar on Easter Sunday! We’d love to see you again – and soon! Each of our ministries has planned some next events designed to get to know one another and be fun and informal. Here is the list: Youth Friday, May 3: Game Night College Friday, May 3: Connect Coffee …