Who We Want to Be as a Church

We live in a context where the wider community does not always share our basic Christian beliefs and values. We have many friends, family-members, and co-workers who are either suspicious or apathetic towards the truth-claims of the Gospel. Culturally speaking, we are increasingly marginalized in the media, politics, and educational academy. We love the North…

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….

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…