The Gift that Renews Hope: “Unbreakable Love”

Passage: Romans 8:31-39 Guide for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection Sermon Summary In the gospel, God gives us the strong assurance that his love for us is unbreakable—no matter what we need, how we sin, or what we suffer. And yet, as strong as God’s love is, we need to be continually persuaded of it anew,…

Christ Is Our Living Hope

Passage: 1 Peter 1:3-9; 3:13-15 Guide for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection Sermon Summary While many of us initially expressed hope about what changes 2021 would bring, it’s already looking like 2021 will be unable to carry the weight of the hopes we’re placing on it. Thankfully, the gospel gives us a hope that is…

The Difference of Jesus: “Christ is One of Us”

Passage: Hebrews 2:5–9 Guide for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection Sermon Summary People hold all kinds of beliefs about who Jesus was, but many struggle to understand the practical difference Jesus makes in the lives of those who follow him. In this Advent series in Hebrews, we’re exploring the difference that Christ makes in our…

Our loss joined brokenness and love together

The following is a letter from Curtis and Joanne Ersing to our church family, expressing thanks and sharing with us how God has continued to minister to them in this past very difficult year. A letter to our church Dear Church Family of NSCBC, Curtis and I would like to thank each one of you who…

God Keeps His Promises

Today’s post is part of a series to help us take what we learn on Sunday into the rest of the week. These posts summarize the main points from the week’s sermon and include questions for continued reflection and prayer. The posts in this series are written by members of our church’s Adult Christian Formation…

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….

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…

Orlando Shooting: A Response

Many have been devastated by the news of those who were killed and wounded in Orlando during the nightclub shooting early Sunday morning, June 12. We mourn with those who lost loved ones and pray for physical and emotional healing for the others affected. North Shore Community Baptist Church is part of the denomination Converge…

 
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