Christian – Part 1 – Introduction

“For God is not a God of confusion but of peace…” – 1 Corinthians 14:33 We live in an increasingly complex world, and our ability to fully understand our world becomes increasingly more difficult.  And, the future only promises to increase the difficulty. As knowledge grows, so does technology. We’re cloning animals. We’re transplanting all…

Kenya Update

7,537.76 miles. That is exactly how far it is from the US and Kenya at their closest points. A few short days ago Northstar released a team of doctors and health professionals to the Kenyan community of Kiu. We adopted this community in 2010 and since then it has been unbelievable to see the progress…

Words Matter

“Words matter.” I am a firm believer in thinking before you speak, so much that we have dedicated a series to the subject. And, for good reason. Words are that powerful. Plus, with the age of constant emails, tweets, media, and—yes—blog posts and sermons, Christians must find a way to use words wisely in the…

Getting connected – Part 2

The core question we need to ask ourselves in preparation of joining a Northstar Group is pretty simple: can I make a difference in someone’s life?  I believe that answer is yes.  Daily, God chooses to work and show his presence through imperfect people who are committed to Him. But the follow-up question is, am…

Update on East Bay 

“He who was seated on the throne said, “I am making everything new.” —Revelation 21:5 Northstar was started with the person in mind who doesn’t go to church and didn’t grow up in church.  There are a lot of people who don’t really know that God is relevant and has a purpose for their lives. …