Baptism Sunday: “God Calls Us Into a Family”

Passage: Mark 3:31-35 Guide for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection Sermon Summary One of the most precious truths of the gospel is that God is a Father who calls people by grace into a family. This past Sunday, we saw this truth powerfully illustrated through baptism, and we heard a sermon from Pastor Brian Carlson…

Community in the Age of COVID

Social distancing and stay-at-home orders make staying connected a challenge. But community is still an essential part of the life of a Christian. Through Christ, we are united as brothers and sisters. So, what does the family of God look like in an age of social distancing? Watch this video to get a glimpse into…

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…