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A SHOUT OUT TO JOY

You know real joy when you see it. Happiness is often mistaken for joy. But real joy is more than emotion or feeling good. Joy isn’t something you have, its something that can’t be taken from you. (more…)
Bob Jones
December 15, 2019
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O, NIGHT DIVINE: NPCC’S ROCK CHOIR

North Pointe's 10th Anniversary Rock Choir Photo by Shareen Baker If you saw North Pointe's Rock Choir's "O, Night Divine" on December 11th you would understand why it got rave reviews. Pastor Sean and his team gave the glory of Christmas its due with three presentations that left people wishing more could be crammed into sixty minutes. The music of Christmas has its own special power and today's choir presentation was firing on all 8 cylinders. Comments "Best choir, ever!" G. B.  "It was simply beautiful!" M. D. "A fantastic performance, well done." L.W. "It was awesome!!!!!" A.H. "NP has been blessed with great talent and awesome extended family." F. S. Photo by Shareen Baker Photo by Bob Jones Photo…
Bob Jones
December 11, 2016
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THE GIVING TREE: BARBARA MEYER’S STORY

It all began with mittens. Mittens, hats, gloves and an old, somewhat battered Christmas tree in my school library. I wanted to do something...to start something to give the gift of warmth at Christmas and to provide an opportunity for our junior high students to be reminded that not everyone is well cared for at Christmas. By after Christmas, and with God’s grace, the boughs of the tree were hanging low under the weight of the bounty - a veritable menagerie of mittens, gloves, hats and scarves. This is a guest post by Barbara Meyer. Barbara is a Jazz vocalist & pianist with 25 years of international performing experience. Solo, duo, trio, big band, orchestra soloist. She is a school…
Bob Jones
January 24, 2016
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15 THINGS I DISCOVERED IN 2015

When you're done learning, you're done. 2015 was a year of firsts - first grandson; first trip to Israel, Germany, France; first Caribbean cruise; first book published. It was a year of learning and discovery. 15 Things I Discovered In 2015 In random order of importance: 1. If you leave the window of your hotel room open overnight in Tiberias, Israel don't be surprised if you wake up to find pigeons roosting on your lampshade in the morning. 2. Grandkids are God's gift of family that can be returned to the manufacturers after every use. 3. Spider Mable is the greatest superhero in Edmonton. 4. Israel is a miracle. Jerusalem is unforgettable. Pilgrimage should be experienced by every believer. Walking…
Bob Jones
December 28, 2015
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Awe-Inspiring Sounds of Christmas

Experiencing a North Pointe Sunday of worship for the first time, may feel more like Broadway Avenue than Church Street. That's OK. Worship can be subdued and it can also sparkle. December 14th was our Sunday to sparkle! CHRISTMAS MAKES EVERYTHING NEW For Christmas 2014 our Rock Choir presented, "Christmas Makes Everything New." You can hear the full version below. Some of the choir’s music will carry you. Just listen. Soak it in. Let it inspire you. Worship music communicates in a manner that spoken words cannot. God’s Spirit will make this more than just melodies for you - He’ll make it a ministry to you. HEARTFELT RESPONSES Read what people had to say after experiencing the presentation. "The concert…
Bob Jones
December 17, 2014