Whatever It Takes

“And those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the sky above; and those who turn many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever.” – Daniel 12:3. At Northstar, we will do whatever it takes, short of sin, to find people far from God and lead them to life in Jesus. That’s…

Right On The Money

“Here’s a scary thought: What if God called you to give beyond your comfort level? Would you be afraid? Would you try to explain it away or dismiss it as impractical? And in the process, would you miss out on a harvest opportunity for which God had explicitly prospered you in the first place?” –…

The Not-So-Small Matter Of Groups

“So often, it’s others around us who can see where God wants to grow us even before we see it ourselves.” – James MacDonald. We talk about small groups a lot at Northstar, and rightly so. When we look at the early church, we get a picture of small communities of people who followed Jesus together.…

The Scarcity Problem

“The people rejoiced over the offerings, for they had given freely and wholeheartedly to the Lord, and King David was filled with joy?” – 1 Chronicles  29:9.  Imagine that two people are walking down the street. They both need oxygen to survive. But there is no worry about running out of oxygen.  Oxygen is not…