Her Family

October 2, 2022 –  Pastor Mark Albrecht Message Big Idea – The idea of family evokes many different images.  Yet, Peter provides a very clear picture for what kind of family the Bride of Christ should be.  As a chosen people, fellow ministers, and the dwelling of the Holy Spirit, Christ’s Church is a Kingdom family.  This will inherently reframe …

Her Body

September 25, 2022 –  Pastor Mark Albrecht Message Big Idea – The human body is an intricate and interconnected wonder. Scientists and biologists are still discovering new wonders about how and why things work the way they do. There are whole systems in place like the nervous system and respiratory system where different parts of the body and organs interact …

Her Groom

September 18, 2022 –  Pastor Mark Albrecht Message Big Idea – Rather than using a building, a worship service, a business, or a political institution, we observe Jesus describing his Church (ekklesia) as a called-out people with a common belief that Jesus is “the Christ, the Son of the living God.”  Furthermore, this collective group should have an offensive posture, …

Say Yes to the Mess

September 13, 2022 –  Pastor Mark Albrecht Message Big Idea – In his letter to the Ephesians, Paul describes the Church as the “Bride of Christ.” He also indicates that Christ is actively cleansing his Church “so that he might present the church to himself in splendor.”  That is not to say that the Church is without blemish.  As the …

Relationally Connected

September 4, 2022 –  Pastor Mark Albrecht Hebrews 10:19-25 Message Big Idea – The church is a God-designed community that promotes relational connectivity and spiritual engagement. It is the context that promotes a faith that is vibrant and enduring. The church is a community that teaches you how to love, brings out your very best, gives you the courage to …

Spiritually Engaged

August 28, 2022 –  Pastor Mark Albrecht Message Big Idea – Engagement can be defined as the intentional occupying of one’s attention and efforts. As disciples, we are called to be engaged spiritually with Jesus and His kingdom. We are to occupy ourselves with His agenda. It is a costly endeavor to engage with the Creator and King. However, daily …

Almost There

August 14, 2022 –  Pastor Gary Ricci Hebrews 12:1-3 Message Big Idea – Summer is quickly coming to an end, and we are running towards Fall 2022. For over 20+ years here at NorthBridge Church, we have witnessed “Yay God” stories about God’s faithfulness and how He has given us a mission to share the Good News with our  community! …

Time Spent in God’s Presence…Priceless

August 7, 2022 –  Pastor Ernest Duplessis Luke 10:38-42 Message Big Idea –The situation is this… Jesus has been invited to the house of Mary and Martha, to visit, eat, and perhaps even lodge with them. As Jesus sat, Mary sat as well, and engaged Him in conversation, listening and hanging on His every word. In the meantime, Martha is …

Life Through Knowing Jesus

July 31, 2022 –  John David, Elder 1 John 4:7-21 Message Big Idea – Whether now or later, everyone has to figure out what to do with Jesus Christ. If we reject Him, we also reject the life that He gives. But if we accept Him, we receive the abundant and eternal life that He has promised those who put …

Repeat Love

July 24, 2022 –  Matt Slove, Pastoral Resident 1 John 4:7-21 Message Big Idea – God is love. If we are His children, we should do love. As we love, He participates and brings His love to full expression through us. Love is an action verb that is rooted in the identity of our Father in Heaven and all He …