New Members Spotlight (Summer 2019)

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This entry is part 36 of 36 in the series New Member Spotlight

Bob & Sandra Jackson Bob and Sandra are involved in ministry to international students at Virginia Tech and are employed by International Students, Inc. of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Working with a team of volunteers in the Blacksburg/Christiansburg area, they conduct Dinner and Bible Discussion Groups, host Men’s and Women’s activities and do periodic retreats. They enjoy watching Virginia Tech basketball and …

Celebrating Ten Years with Jeff

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This past Sunday, we were able to celebrate Jeff Noble’s ten year anniversary as our pastor. So much has changed in the past ten years. We sometimes take the time for granted, but that was like, ten iPhones ago. Think about the last time you saw somebody using an iPhone 4… and then remember that the iPhone 4 didn’t even …

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 …

Why Kids’ Camp?

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Every summer at Northstar we look forward to a week of fun, learning and growing in our understanding of God’s Word at a thing called Kids’ Camp. Kids’ camp is what many may know as Vacation Bible School or VBS. As the children’s ministry director, I have to be real honest with you, it’s a week that I LOVE but …

New Member Spotlight: Brian Lindamood

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This entry is part 35 of 36 in the series New Member Spotlight

Tell the church little about yourself I’m a retired Soldier – 32 years on active duty. We have two daughters – Emily (30) and Aimee (27). Susan and I moved here after I retired. I’m an LSU alum and a rabid college (SEC) football and baseball fan. What brought you to Blacksburg? Work – our company won the contract to …