Passage: Ephesians 1:3-14 Guide for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection https://nscbc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/sermon0705.mp4 Sermon Summary In this divided time, it’s more important than ever to remember what unites us as Christians, which is Christ. He is the center of our faith, and indeed the center all creation. In Ephesians 1:3-14, Paul gloriously
This past March, our church took a survey for the second year in a row, aimed at helping us assess our growth as disciples.  We did this because of our conviction that fruitful discipleship is central to our vision to see a gospel movement on the North Shore. Discipleship is
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Passage: Amos 9:11-15 Guide for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection https://nscbc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/sermon0628.mp4 Sermon Summary The gospel includes the good news that through Jesus, God is restoring all things in heaven and earth to their intended state of flourishing. The book of Amos ends with a glorious vision of how God restores
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In a sermon on June 14, 2020, Pastor Bobby helped us understand justice as “meeting needs through practical deeds.” Oftentimes in Scripture, justice is restorative and is accomplished by giving people what they need. This doesn’t mean giving everyone the same thing. We often think that equality is the way
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Passage: Amos 6:1-6; 7:1-9; 8:11-14 Guide for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection https://nscbc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/sermon0621.mp4 Sermon Summary The book of Amos is “apocalyptic” literature, because its purpose is to reveal to us a greater perspective on truths we often can’t see. In Amos chapters 6-8, through visions and pronouncements, Amos reveals a
North Shore Community Baptist Church is one of over 10 churches in the North Shore Gospel Partnership (NSGP). The NSGP is a multi-denominational network of churches collaborating for the advancement of Jesus’ mission to transform the North Shore of Boston. The NSGP recently published a statement denouncing racism, repenting of
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Passage: Amos 5:18-27 Guide for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection https://nscbc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/sermon0614.mp4 Sermon Summary It is possible to have a faith that appears vibrant, but in reality, is empty and decaying. Amos reawakens us to this possibility, lamenting our false worship and teaching us what true worship entails. First, true worship
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Passage: Psalm 126 Guide for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection https://nscbc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/sermon0607.mp4 Sermon Summary At so many levels our world is not as it ought to be, and as Christians we long for God’s restoration. Psalm 126 trains us in that longing for restoration. First, we need to look back on