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A Quincentennial Celebration

10.19.2017 This week, Pastor John hands over the TAGD keyboard to Pastor Brent Whitefield, Northpoint’s Pastor of Missions and Outreach. A Quincentennial Celebration On October 31, we will remember the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. This is a big deal; quincentennial anniversaries don’t come around very often. Most things simply don’t have that kind of longevity. It certainly wasn’t clear in the… Continue Reading

A Neglected Priority

This week, Pastor John hands over the TAGD keyboard to Dave Dussault of Northpoint’s Prayer Ministry.   Each week, our own Dave Dussault writes Prayer Life, NP’s weekly prayer guide. You can get it via email by contacting him at davedussault21@gmail.com, or you can pick up a copy at the Information Center in the Foyer each Sunday.   Here’s what Dave sent out last week:   A Neglected… Continue Reading

What Do You Say at a Moment Like This?

This week, Pastor John hands over the TAGD keyboard to Marti Wiegman, Northpoint’s Director of Women’s Ministries. “What Do You Say at a Moment Like This?” Hello Family, The question came from a woman in our church family whose co-worker had been at the Las Vegas Country Music Festival on that fateful Sunday night when… Continue Reading

The God Who Sees

The God Who Sees   Hello Family,   When I do pre-marriage counseling, on the very first session I typically ask the anxious couple: “Tell me about your last fight, and how you resolved it.” I do this because I want to see how they are at conflict resolution, and how far they are from… Continue Reading

Our Friend, Mang

This week, Pastor John hands over the TAGD keyboard to Pastor Brent Whitefield, Northpoint’s Pastor of Missions and Outreach. Our Friend, Mang Hello Family, Next month, the third set of students will graduate from our Training of Trainers (TOT) program in Shillong, Northeast India. We have been involved in this ministry for four years, sending trainers from our church to instruct church planters… Continue Reading

Overcoming (Spiritual) Weapons of Destruction

Overcoming (Spiritual) Weapons of Destruction Hello Family, Northpoint’s Pastoral Assistant, Tamene Menna, and I have been reading together a new book called, Old Paths, New Power, in which the author, Daniel Henderson, calls for lifting up the tried and true path to transformation: prayer and proclamation. In the first chapter, Henderson writes: “For every Gospel… Continue Reading

Three for Thursday

8.31.2017 Three for Thursday Hello Family, I’ve been praying for you this week, specifically that “the Lord who sits enthroned forever” would be “the stronghold that you run to in times of trouble,” and that he would “not forget your cries for help” (Psalm 9). When I first started working in the television industry at… Continue Reading

Sunday Morning Hustle

This week, Pastor John hands over the TAGD keyboard to Marti Wiegman, Northpoint’s Director of Women’s Ministries. Sunday Morning Hustle On Monday morning, two of our staff members here at Northpoint, Andria Brucks and Amber McEwen, challenged each other to a Fitbit “Workweek Hustle”—a competition to see who can get the most steps in from Monday… Continue Reading

Botswana Ministry Update

This week, Pastor John hands over the TAGD keyboard to Pastor Brent Whitefield, Northpoint’s Pastor of Missions and Outreach.   Botswana Ministry Update   Hello Church Family,   Over the next month or so, we will be wrapping up our financial partnership with Gaborone Chapel in Botswana. I want to thank everybody who has participated… Continue Reading

An Update from Our Elder Chair

  This week, Pastor John hands over the TAGD keyboard to Mark Kiker, Northpoint’s Elder Chairman. An Update from Our Elder Chair Dear Church Family, As John shared last week via the all-church email, the elders have been crafting a new vision for our music ministry. We have been working on this for some time; it began when we were looking for a Pastor of… Continue Reading