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REST FOR THE BEAT UP AND BURNED OUT

Every Sunday at North Pointe's celebrations, anyone can come as they are. We drink coffee, laugh, worship, learn, pray, hug, love. Most importantly, we recover our lives. This Is Who We Are Over eighty four nationalities are represented in the community of North Pointe. We are characterized by multiple languages, ethnicities, educational backgrounds, preferences and styles - but one priority – a personal relationship with Jesus. North Pointe is a Bapticostal-Anglican-Reformed-Catholic-Lutheran-Charismatic-Alliance community of single, married, divorced, remarried, pre-believers, seekers and fully devoted followers of Jesus. We're a plurality of race, culture, style, socioeconomics, politics, language, ages, marital status - and a singularity in devotion to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. Come As You Are The Church is imperfect but…
Bob Jones
January 31, 2018
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WHY WE SAY “COME AS YOU ARE”

North Pointe is known as the “come as you are” church on 167 Avenue in Edmonton. Why do we say, "Come as you are?" More Than A Welcome We take our cues from Jesus. He said, “Come to me all who are loaded down with burdens and I will give you rest.” (Matthew 11:28) That’s an invitation to anyone and everyone – the burned out, the discouraged, the overachiever, the non-religious, and the _________ (you fill in the blank). "Come as you are" is an invitation to freedom because that's what Jesus offers. He doesn't give added burdens. He gives rest. The kind of "rest" Jesus provides is more than the refreshing of a good night's sleep. Its rest for…
Bob Jones
July 30, 2014