Testimony: Carolyn Noble

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Carolyn is a six-time cancer survivor. Six times. For many people that is incomprehensible. If you haven’t met Carolyn you need to. She is one of the most joy-filled people around, because her joy is found in Jesus. She’s also our pastor’s wife. She and Jeff have two children: Sam and Adelyn. Carolyn shared her faith story at our July …

Staff Spotlight: Meet Dave

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If you haven’t met Dave Farris in person yet, you’ll definitely want to. He is extremely easy going and friendly with a heart on fire for Jesus and spreading The Gospel. He is the lead pastor at Northstar-Pulaski and can also be found playing percussion in the worship band. He leads Northstar Pulaski and serves the community with a strong emphasis …

Fall GAP Kickoff

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Get ready to kickoff a great semester with old friends, and meet some new ones! We’ll have games, food, and some information about small groups and activities for the semester to come. Please invite other people to join us! We’ll be at Blacksburg Municipal Park, Shelter #2, at 6 p.m. on August 26. The park is located at 920 Turner …

Staff Spotlight: Meet Alex Kacere

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You are in for a real treat! Prepare to meet Alex Kacere, Northstar’s Youth Minister. He is a fun loving guy that serves our youth with enthusiasm and passion. His sense of humor is incredible and keeps us on our toes. Make sure you look for Alex on Sunday at Church, give him a fist bump, and then give him a hard …

Northstar is…

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Our church is located in Blacksburg, Virginia. We are fortunate to live, work, and worship in a community that is situated against the breathtaking backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our faith family is a dynamic mixture of young adults, families and internationals. Virginia Tech, Radford University, grad and medical and veterinarian school students all worship with us and are …

Think to Change: Worship

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God is both good and great! He is perfectly compassionate and loving, while also sovereign and powerful. When we digest and internalize these truths, we can worship with all our hearts. Darrell Cook, the director of the Virginia Tech Baptist Collegiate Ministry, delivered our message on worship as part of our Think to Change series. [Listen here.] Darrell began by asking us …

Staff Spotlight: Meet Julie Jewel

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Hello! Thank you for checking out “Staff Spotlight” here on the Northstar blog. These regular posts are aimed at helping you learn more about the staff here at Northstar Church. We are blessed to have a staff consisting of passionate, loving, and Christ-focused people. For this week’s post, we are excited to introduce to you our Children’s Ministry Director, Julie Jewell. Julie is …

{Video} Testimony: Erica Thorton

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We are so thankful for Erica Thorton’s willingness to share her faith story. Erica chooses to find her joy in Jesus and she chooses to rejoice in blessings rather than become overwhelmed by struggles and challenges. We especially loved when she said, “My ultimate prayer is that you can see the joy and light of Christ in me. No matter what my life …

{Video} Becoming a Person of Love

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Adam Wilson, our Discipleship and College Minister, recently took us through the idea of what it means to become a person of love, as part of our Think to Change summer series. The focal passage of Adam’s message was 1 John 4:7-12: Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God …