Fostering: Extending Love to the Orphan
Are you sorry you missed our recent foster event? Here’s what we learned: On Tuesday, May 30, about a dozen gathered at the home of Bob & Nancy Stallard to meet two foster families who attend First Presbyterian Church Northshore and a recruiter from the Department of Children and Families. We had the opportunity to…
Responding to God’s Call: A Foster-Family’s Story
From the very earliest times, there have been Christians who responded to the good news of God’s grace by caring for children in need. Many still respond in this way, including Lynnette Lovasco, a former member who graciously shares her story with us below. Read to the bottom to find out how to join us…
Rejoicing in God with Us
“…where morning dawns and evening fades you call forth songs of joy.” —Psalm 65:8 As many of our brothers and sisters at NSCBC know, on October 22, 2016 we lost our youngest son to metastatic adenocarcinoma pancreatic cancer at the age of 39. I believe that, since we arrived here on July 6 to join…
Helping Your Kids Start the School Year Well
It’s just around the corner: “the most wonderful time of the year”…back to school. Sports, youth group, Awana, Sunday School, curriculum nights, small groups, scouts, and many other activities are also starting up. All that empty space on the calendar seems to fill up too quickly. Summer – that welcome break from routines, homework and…
Fiercely Flourishing Moms
The theme this year of Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) was A Fierce Flourishing. We learned how to celebrate lavishly, embrace rest, and notice goodness. We had some incredible speakers that gave us insight on flourishing in our marriage, our career, as mothers, and as women in Christ. We were blessed to have over 50 mothers…