Been On a Joy Ride Lately?

“To miss joy is to miss all,” – Robert Louis Stephenson. In the movie October Baby, college freshman, Hannah, learns that she was actually adopted,   after a failed abortion attempt. Bewildered, angered and confused, Hannah embarks on a journey with Jason, her oldest friend, that is strewn with potholes and unforeseen circumstances.  But in…

Sandcastles

This morning as I was having my quiet time I was extremely challenged with the message that the author brought home. They asked the simple question, “How do you personally handle things in your life that become wrecked unexpectedly?” I immediately began thinking about different things in my life that have taken time and hard…

The Man Who Believed God

What makes a story compelling? Stories are compelling when they connect us to our culture. They are compelling when they provide themes and ideas that add a rich context to our own lives. They are compelling when they resonate with our history. Our current teaching series is entitled “Stories.” The pastors at Northstar will share…