Imperfect

“God is looking for imperfect men and women who have learned to walk in moment-by-moment dependence on the Holy Spirit. Christians who have come to terms with their inadequacies, fears, and failures. Believers who have become discontent with ‘surviving’ and have taken the time to investigate everything God has to offer in this life.” –…

The Gift of Emotion.

Have you ever watched the World Cup soccer matches on TV? I love watching the fans. They are so passionate about their team. They shout, they jump, they hug each other, they clap, they sing, they laugh, they cry. They don’t care what they look like, the emotion takes over and they are fully involved.…

Becoming a Woman of Influence

Influence is a virtue possessed by a rare few, but sought after by all of us. Distilled down to the simplest terms, having influence requires leadership. Being vocal does not result in influence. Either does being popular. Nor does ambition. There is more to the equation. It takes leadership to influence others because influence means…

Beautiful Gift

This Sunday we’re launching a new four week series called “Beautiful Gift” at Northstar Church. The truth is that God has given us different gifts for doing certain things well. Passages like 1 Corinthians 12, Romans 12, and 1 Peter 4 go into specific detail about  spiritual gifts and how they should be used. They…

Shaking Off The Rust

“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal.” – Matthew 6:19. We all know the Tin Man from the Wizard of Oz movie. The poor unfortunate person who is made of metal and has no heart. But, as we have learned in our…