New Office, New Year

In my ministry career, I’ve only had a few offices to call my own. They ranged from a metal trailer, to a former storage area under the baptismal, to a beach office with an incredible view. Next week, I’m moving to my 8th office in 7 years, but I have to say my current office…

Worship Evangelism

When you hear the word “worship” it usually conjures images of Christ followers together exalting God. You rarely think about worship having any other purpose than focusing our attention and affection solely on God and that is exactly what worship is. It is our response to the revelation of God in our every day lives…

2012: The year of availability

If you attend Northstar, you have heard me say that “nobody’s perfect” a whole bunch of times.  Those two words, part of our church’s slogan if you will, are more than just words to me. It reminds me to invest my time and energy on making myself more available to God’s presence, not on becoming…

New Year's Resolutions for 2012

I still can’t believe it is 2012 already. Many of us have made New Year’s resolutions that are kept no longer than a few weeks. Maybe that is because the resolutions we make are usually some of the most difficult challenges we face in life, from losing 30 pounds to mending broken relationships. I would…