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An Update from the Elders: Hard work, Patience, Prayer, and Love

An Update from the Elders: Hard work, Patience, Prayer, and Love Hello Church Family, As God continues to work His will and purposes here at Northpoint, it’s a good time to thank Him for providing for us and to pray for His continued guidance and direction. That’s something we can be so thankful for here; … Continue Reading

Rehearsing the Gospel

Rehearsing the Gospel Hello Church Family, Chelsea and I enjoy canoeing more than any other hobby. There is something serenely beautiful about being on the water, slicing the calm with the paddle, hearing the ripples skirt along the boat. As much as Southern California allows us, we try to get out and keep our strokes… Continue Reading

An Update from the Elders

Northpoint Family, As we continue to work through the transitions that have come to us since Pastor Sloan resigned, we have talked with many of you. We have heard sorrow, confusion, grief, disappointment, understanding, and resiliency. And we see people trusting in God and desiring to pray and serve. Many have defined this as a… Continue Reading

The Times They Are A-Changin’

The Times They Are A-Changin’ For our teachers who travel twice a year to minister in NE India, there is in the city of Shillong a coffee shop called Dylan’s Café, that is one of our favorite hangouts. They make a mean plate of pancakes and bacon for those who yearn for some comfort food.… Continue Reading

A Message from Your Elders

A Message from Your Elders: Dear Church Family, To everything God has created, He brings seasons of change, and we are going through such a time now. As difficult as these transitions are, they ultimately work for our good and God’s purposes. As you may know, on March 11, John Sloan tendered his resignation and… Continue Reading

God’s Peace

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 recently:   God’s Peace “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is… Continue Reading

The Unique Message of Easter

Our TAGD for this week is a reposting of what Pastor Brent Whitefield, Northpoint’s Pastor of Missions and Outreach, wrote for Easter last year. Enjoy. The Unique Message of Easter Hello Family, Easter is a wonderful occasion for Christians. Not so much because it is a “holy day.” As Protestant Christians, we are not altogether… Continue Reading

Curse Jars, Soap Bars, and the Futility of Perfecting the Tongue

Curse Jars, Soap Bars, and the Futility of Perfecting the Tongue Hello Family,   I hope you’re enjoying this rainy day. My prayer for you this week has been that God would “satisfy you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s” (Psalm 103:5).   It’s a strange thing to remember, but… Continue Reading

Heart Motives

This week, Pastor John hands over the TAGD keyboard to Scott Williams, Northpoint’s Pastor of Adults and Families. Heart Motives A few years ago, I heard a message that changed my perspective on sin and the struggle with sin. Dr. John Henderson gave a talk here at Northpoint to many of our churches leaders, and he started off his remarks with this: “Whatever rules your heart rules your… Continue Reading

A Promise-keeping and Preserving God

This week, Pastor John hands over the TAGD keyboard to Pastor Brent Whitefield, Northpoint’s Pastor of Missions and Outreach.   A Promise-keeping and Preserving God   Recently, I had the privilege of accompanying a group from Northpoint to visit Israel and Jordan. The trip was a wonderful experience on many fronts: it was a great opportunity to make… Continue Reading