Help Needed! Tragedy Strikes…the Church Responds!

By now I’m sure you’ve heard about the tragic passing of Megan Johnson, Mandi Walton’s sister. Mandi and her husband Kyle have been members of NC since we launched over 10 years ago. On Tuesday, Megan passed away only hours after giving birth to her beautiful...
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Ancient Words for Today

A long time ago, a religious, Jewish Christian wrote these words. They are incredibly helpful today. Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Do not be slothful in zeal, be...
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Lament

In light of recent events on a local, national and global landscape, I think it might be good for us to consider what it means to lament. I am not alone in feeling sad, confused and angry about the what is happening in the world. Lamenting is a useful tool and I hope you find...
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Be Faithful…To what He has called you.

What has called called you to do? A lot of times this a confusing thing. We overthink it a lot. We want to offer some grand, world changing answer to that question. But as with most things it is really pretty simple. You can be confused about a lot of things about how you are to...
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Be Faithful… To Fight Sin

Sin separates us from God. It lies to us and tells us it is the path to pleasure and joy. But sin is a liar. Sin comes from our enemy Satan who has one weapon against. That weapon is to get us to believe something about ourselves, other people or God that is not true. Sin is a...
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Affordable Christmas

North Church will be working with Trinity Church this year to partner with Empower North County to serve North County families this Christmas season. You may remember last year we did this and it was a huge success. We have connected with several families in the schools that our...
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Truth/People/GOD

People A list of people that drive me crazy: • Donald Trump • Overly political people • Miley Cyrus • People who like Miley Cyrus • People who post aggressively on Facebook • Michael Moore • Justin Bieber • Sean Penn • Barry Bonds • People who do not drive the way I want them to...
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Truth/People/GOD

People I know a guy who was raised in a house where perfection was demanded. It shapes him today. I know a guy who has a failed marriage, a family and personal history of alcohol abuse. It shapes his ability to trust and be trusted. I know a girl who was told she was good girl...
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Dinner and Theology: Parenting

We continue our monthly series of Dinner and Theology this Sunday from 4:30-6:30. We will eat together and be led in conversation about parenting by Pastor John Ryan and his wife Fran. John and Fran are parents of two boys and lead Summit Community Church on O’Fallon....
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Truth/People/GOD

  People To value people is to be kind. Kindness is a virtue and a fruit of the Spirit. When people are valued as God values people, we respond to bitterness with kindness. Let kindness shape your outlook and attitude today. Whatever you receive from people today, respond to...
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