HALLELUJAH GOAL: $500,000
The Big Give ministry plan is Northstar’s initiative to radically reach others At Home and Around the World. 15% of what is given will go directly to missional opportunities that impact our city, our region, and our world. These are new ministry partners that we will pray for, in vest in, and send teams to serve alongside. The additional offering will allow us to remain financially healthy as we begin to build a new worship center.
This is a big, audacious goal, and to accomplish this, it will take everyone working together. As a church we have always been about two things: Powerful Prayer and Great Generosity. We are asking you to Pray and we are asking you to be obedient to what God is calling you to Give. As a church, we will not measure success on what is safe or what is comfortable. We will not be complacent with past or current success. And we will not settle for low impact in our city or around the world. We serve a BIG God and we are believing for BIG things in the days ahead.
What is The Big Give funding?
- Knoxville, TN – The Change Center
Partner with The Change Center to help provide relational, recreational, leadership development, and job initiatives for at-risk children and teens.
- Boulder, CO – Pinewood Church Plant
Provide rent for one year for a new church plant as they gather, worship, and teach God’s word in one of the most unreached cities in America.
- Hyderabad, India – Bethel Gospel Church
Care for and help provide shelter, education, and medical treatment for orphans who have been impacted by AIDS.
- New Northstar Worship Center & Preschool Ministry building
Maximizing Our Influence – Beginning 14 years ago as a backyard prayer group, we have been constantly amazed and humbled at how God continues to use Northstar for His glory. Every step of the way, God has allowed us to reach the lost, make disciples, minister to the hurting and helpless, and participate in incredible life change. During this time, He has expanded our faith, our church family, and our facilities.
In everything we do, we seek to be obedient to the leading of the Holy Spirit. With Northstar’s anticipated growth and with a reported 88,000 unchurched people in West Knoxville alone, we feel God once again calling us to expand our reach. In 2018, we want to break ground on a new facility (in our front lawn) that will house both a new worship center and a new preschool area. This new facility will allow more people to come onto our campus, allow for more children to be ministered to, and create room for additional events.
We know that mere brick and mortar will not make us more effective for the Kingdom. But as we expand our tents and dedicate this space for His purposes, we pray that God will move mightily through our faith, willingness, and obedience.