Is Boston the most intolerant city in America?

A Challenge to NSCBC In our sermon this week from Will Cottrell we heard the challenge to be people who reach across the divide and make bridges with people who are not like us. In Luke 19, Zaccheus was a despised and a hated outsider, but Jesus went to Zaccheus, invited himself into his life and…

Significant Words

“Hi, how are ya?”  has become the new “Hello.” But too often when we say this, we are not necessarily wanting to know how someone is and we may not even wait for a response. How often do we just talk about nothing and “shoot the breeze”? How much more meaningful it would be to…

We Need You: Thoughts on Service in the Church

Over the next few weeks the Nominating Committee will be approaching some church members with requests to prayerfully consider taking on elected positions within North Shore Community Baptist Church as Elders, Deacons-at-Large, Auditors, and Nominating Committee members. These leadership roles are a great way to serve church members and provide direction to the church. What…

6 Ways to Get Plugged In at Church

Are you new to our church? Maybe you’ve been coming for a while but haven’t really gotten involved. Here are the top six ways to get plugged in at North Shore Community Baptist Church! Stop by the Welcome Center As soon as you walk in the door of our building you can’t miss our Welcome…

It Takes a Village

Moving to the North Shore almost two years ago I felt lonely and overwhelmed as a mom of a newborn and a toddler. I needed friends, support, encouragement, wisdom and time to myself. Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) provided each of these for me and I am very thankful for this ministry in my own life….

Talking to Your Kids About School

Last week, we talked about helping your kids start the school year well. Along those lines, parents usually want to know how their kids’ school day was when they get home. But, when parents ask “So how was school today?” the response is often a one-word “fine.” Here are 25 Ways to Ask Your Kids ‘So How Was…

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…

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…