The Perfect Pastor

I don’t know if you have ever seen the program Crimewatch while surfing through the channels. In this TV series, they use sophisticated software to produce composite pictures of criminals based on various eyewitness accounts. It was fascinating to watch the the suspect’s face be put together on screen; first the hair, then the eyes,…

Can a Christian Have Fun?

There are many new and newer Christians attending Northstar and that number increases weekly. But even people who have been Christians for some time or even all their lives have questions on Christianity in contemporary culture. There is a pretty wide array of common misperceptions, characterizations, stereotypes, caricatures and outright myths about Christianity that circulate…

Marriage and Communication

A few years ago, the Harry S. Truman Library in Independence, MO made public 1,300 recently discovered letters that the late President wrote to his wife, Bess, over the course of a half-century. Mr. Truman had a lifelong rule of writing to his wife every day they were apart. He followed this rule whenever he…