Maddie and Emily

Maddie and Emily

Emily Poirier (aged 22) and Maddie Low (aged 18) are two young adults girls who entered into a mentoring relationship a few years ago, when Emily was one year out of high school and Maddie was just entering Grade 8. Their relationship has remained strong throughout the years, and they offered us a peek at [...]
Around The Table

Around The Table

Esther Nelson is a valued member of Northside and a key leader in a new ministry called Around The Table, a women's gathering that seeks to encourage and uplift through conversation and cooking. Here, she shares her heart behind beginning this ministry and her past experiences that led her to value community. What is the [...]
And Hannah Waited

And Hannah Waited

When I think of Hannah, I think of discomfort. If you’ve never heard the story of Hannah, it goes a little bit like this. Hannah was a woman married to a man named Elkanah, who also had a wife named Peninnah. Peninnah had children, Hannah did not. And Hannah desperately wanted a child. Her story is found in 1 Samuel 1 & 2, but I’ll recap it here for you. […]

Being “Of The World But Not In It” – Are We Doing It Right?

Being “Of The World But Not In It” – Are We Doing It Right?

Church today looks vastly different than it did 50 years ago. Sanctuaries are darker, there’s coffee and doughnuts served, and on any given Sunday there are probably more blue jeans than an American high school. Church has done quite well in keeping up with culture. But there’s always the age-old debate: how do we stay [...]