Noodles for Newborns

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Noodles for Newborns is a way for us as a church to show Christ’s love to NRV. Every family leaving The Birth Place at Montgomery Regional Hospital will get a bag with a box of noddles, sauce and a box of brownies. The bag will also have all of Northstars information. This is a simple yet effective way for us …

Christmas Parade Opportunities

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Last year, Northstar put a float in two local Christmas Parades, which was not only an absolute blast for those who were a part of it, but it also drew folks from the community in who are now a part of our Northstar family.  This year we will be participating in three local parades: Pulaski Christmas Parade – Thursday December …

Bible for Life checkup

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By Jeff Noble Our small group is mid-way through the Bible for Life workbook, and we are enjoying the journey of learning how to read scripture with the right heart. The material written by George Guthrie has been immensely practical for all of us. It’s like a condensed seminary-level class on biblical interpretation. It has been a consistent encouragement for …

Prayers needed as three services begin

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By Jeff Noble Wow. Three morning services? Really? We’ve talked, met and prayed since last spring about what we sensed God is doing in our faith family. We shared together our fears about the loss of intimacy in our church family as we continue growing. We expressed our joy in being able to minister to students and internationals while at …

Challenges of growth

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By Jeff Noble In August 2011, Ron Edmonson wrote an excellent article entitled 5 Dangers of Explosive Growth. I’d like to share his points and elaborate on them in the context of Northstar. Explosive growth masks real problems. EG outpaces leadership development. EG strains existing structures and systems. EG causes people to be left behind or feeling scattered. EG tends …