Proclaiming the Gospel to One Another

Tim Chester, pastor and author, has written this post about developing a gospel focus in our churches. He says that our church community – in order to grow and last – must be founded on Jesus Christ. “We don’t read the Bible simply to fill our minds, but to change our hearts. We don’t read the…

Sermon Scraps: A Community of Hope

In yesterday’s sermon, Pastor Bobby shared from 1 Peter about how we should be a community that holds up the hope we have in Jesus Christ. We can be different, like this small village in Le Chambon that saved thousands of Jews during WWII because they cared for others more than they cared for themselves….

Call to Prayer in Response to Shootings

We cry out to God as we see and experience the brokenness in our world. Recently, a handful of shootings have resulted in lives lost and hearts unsettled. North Shore Community Baptist Church is part of the denomination Converge (formerly Baptist General Conference). The President of Converge has written this response and call to prayer for the…

30 Days of Prayer for the North Shore

On Sunday we kicked off 30 days of prayer for the North Shore. To unite our hearts, we have provided a Prayer Guide written by local people and born from the desire to meet God where he is working, right here in our communities. Why a prayer guide like this? In Scripture, prayer is not treated…

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…

Senior Moments: Ray & Jan Biggar

One of the aspects of our church that many of us value is our inter-generational congregation. Today we continue in our “Senior Moments” series with an interview with Ray & Jan Biggar. Through these interviews with seniors at NSCBC, we will see how God has sustained them, taught them, and used them. Sometimes they will…

Student Spotlight: Caleb Morgan

Caleb Morgan is currently studying at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. One of the requirements of his Master of Divinity program is that students connect with a local church for practical ministry experience and learning through Mentored Ministry. Caleb’s NSCBC mentor is Brian Indrelie. Caleb and his wife, Hannah, have been attending NSCBC since the fall 2015….