Plugged In

“I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he will empower you with inner strength through his Spirit.” – Ephesians 3:16. (NLT) There are a number of theories on how to generate more power in a baseball swing. Most include the same ideas, but in slightly different applications and theory. The primary ingredients are lower-body…

Life In The Vine

“and they are not connected to Christ, the head of the body. For he holds the whole body together with its joints and ligaments, and it grows as God nourishes it.” – Colossians 2:19 (NLT) On Sunday we talked about John 15:5 which says, “I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in…

Easter’s Over. Now what?

“I was a stranger…..and you welcomed me.” Matthew 25:35 (Amp) This Easter, across all our Northstar locations, we celebrated Jesus, His death, resurrection, and the hope that He has given us all who believe in Him. On Good Friday the world said, “No” to Christ. On Easter morning God said, “Yes” to the world. During…

Patterned After

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is–his good, pleasing and perfect will.” – Romans 12:2. Most of us have had the opportunity to stand in awe as our eyes perceive the…

The Secret To Significance

“Without God, life has no purpose, and without purpose, life has no meaning. Without meaning, life has no significance or hope.” – Rick Warren. There are a certain number of questions that seem to haunt our lives at different times and in different ways. What real difference does my life make? What real contributions have…