Northside Blog

What if Jesus doesn’t Answer Your Request?

This kind of sounds harsh coming from such a “loving” God, doesn’t it? I mean, if He loved us, He’d give us what we wanted, right?  We discovered this weekend in Luke 12 that Jesus is more concerned about our hearts than our requests. A man came to Jesus & asked for His help to get his brother to share the inheritance (which he didn’t need to) with him. Turns out greed has been around for a loooonnngg time!  Jesus heard the man’s (and... Read More
at Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Purpose is Caught not just Taught

Ben did a great job preaching this weekend preaching on the Good Samaritan out of Luke 10. Jesus was asked a question, “who is my neighbor?” by a man who was trying to justify himself by what he knew instead of how he lived.  Jesus leaves no room for us to think we’re great followers of Him by only knowing Scripture by never applying it.  So Jesus did as only Jesus can, He leaned into the heart of the matter so everyone could catch His... Read More
at Tuesday, February 19, 2019

What’s My Purpose in Life?

This is a hard question to answer, especially if we don’t put purpose in its rightful place. This is why it’s always fuzzy when we ask ourselves or others ask,  ‘what’s your purpose?’     We want to know what the purpose is for  MY  life but the problem is that purpose is a means not a goal. So we keep looking for ‘our’ purpose but never find it because we’ve focused on the end and not... Read More
at Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Break Through

It has been an absolute joy to go through this Rooted series with you all. But I’ll be honest, it feels like each topic could be a series of its own!  Some of you right now are saying, “Nate, you DID preach a whole series in a sermon!”  I heard that!  Understanding spiritual warfare and Satan’s schemes are crucial to our growth as Christians. He’s slicker than we give him credit for but the good news is we have the power of the Holy... Read More
at Tuesday, February 5, 2019