Easter 2014 Recap

Easter is always special.  After all we celebrate the glorious good news that God died for us, but didn’t stay in the grave.  On Resurrection morning Jesus swallowed up sin and death victoriously! Easter was truly extra special this year.  Here are some of the highlights: 1) Our NorthStar Kids Eggstravaganza – Our Next Generations…

Our Godly Pyramid Scheme

by Sarah Coleman A decade and a half ago, when I met my husband, he shared a passage of scripture with me from Deuteronomy 5:8-10.  It states: …for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me, 10 but…

When morning doesn’t come

When morning doesn’t come – 21 Days of prayer and fasting Author: Brad Raby Daily Scripture Reading: Nehemiah 13 One of the more familiar and encouraging verses in the Bible is Psalms 30:5, the later portion of which states: “Weeping may last through the night, but joy comes with the morning.” That phrase encourages us because…

Repenting of our Repentance

Repenting of our Repentance – 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting Author: Brad Raby Daily Scripture Reading: Psalm 51 Is it possible for our repentance to be selfish, prideful, and even sinful? I’ll confess that many times I have repented of sin because I realized the consequences that sin would bring into my life.  I…

Finding Light in the Darkness

Finding Light in the Darkness – 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting Author: Brad Raby Daily Scripture Reading: Psalm 91 Quite often I find myself believing the Gospel only on the weekends.  That is because I believe in Ecclesiastes and Lamentations on Mondays.  I’ve spent a great deal of time over the years walking in…

Ebenezer Stone

Ebenezer Stone of Gratitude and Remembrance – 21 days of prayer and fasting devotions Author: Sharon Horn Daily Scripture Reading: Psalm 34 and Nehemiah 10 Samuel took a large stone and … named it Ebenezer—‘the stone of help’—for he said, “Up to this point the Lord has helped us!” 1 Samuel 7:12, NLT It had been a long…