The In-Between

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Perhaps you remember, as I do, being a young child and having such a strong desire for some toy or trinket that in my young mind it quite easily passed over from a want to a more immediate and dire need. As a birthday or Christmas drew close, my anticipation grew for what I would hopefully find beneath layers of wrapping …

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 …

New Member Spotlight: David & Gloria McEwen

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This entry is part 31 of 32 in the series New Member Spotlight

Tell the church a little about yourself My husband David, our daughter Melissa, and I all moved here from St. Petersburg, Florida, at the end of June 2018. We immediately started attending Northstar, because David and Melissa had scouted out churches the year before and made an excellent decision. In addition to David, Melissa and myself, one of my brothers …

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 …

Passion Week Devotional: Easter Sunday

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This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Passion Week Devotionals 2019

Three days It had been three days. I try to put myself in the disciples shoes, what they must be feeling, the disappointment the confusion. They had given up everything to follow this guy named Jesus who said he was the Messiah. He was crucified, died and was buried. What now? As Mary Magdalene and the other women approached Jesus’ …