The Search for Meaning
As we begin a new year, we begin a new sermon series at NSCBC. Throughout January and part of February 2017, Pastor Bobby will be speaking from Ecclesiastes. In a culture that prizes authenticity and reality TV, Ecclesiastes is relentlessly honest in its appraisal of life. Life is a gift from God, but the book’s…
Update from Your Elders: July 2016
We as elders met last week. We, like you, are realizing what Pastor Bobby has said: “It’s an exciting time to be part of NSCBC. Not because we’ve discovered some new strategy or hidden ‘talent’ among ourselves, but because we are realizing more about how God is passionate about magnifying his Son and the Gospel.”…
Leadership Retreat Reflection
Here is a conversation starter for an upcoming small group discussion – or – (for the internal processors among us) for a long walk in the woods. Imagine a person who has faced some hefty personal failure and received not judgment but mercy. How does that change a person? Might he or she relate to…
Sermon Scraps: How do I live life well?
Yesterday, was the second sermon in a series addressing some of the most heartfelt questions we have for God. “How do I live life well?” The following resources may be helpful as you continue grappling with this question, attempting to understand your purpose in life: Books A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World by Paul…