From the Paster – July

Pastor Todd BuurstraPastor Todd BuurstraHappy Sabbatical to you all!

As most of you know I’ll be away for the first part of a sabbatical stretched over the next two summers. For the next […]

From the Paster – July 2017-10-10T09:25:27+00:00

From the Pastor – May

Pastor Todd BuurstraI am not an evangelist. I am a pretty relational guy. Yet today’s church needs the evangelistic gift desperately, as more and more churches get stuck in old ways of doing and being while the culture zooms by the […]

From the Pastor – May 2017-10-10T09:25:28+00:00

From the Pastor – April

Pastor Todd BuurstraI am sitting in my four-windowed office at which time I am enjoying the sun streaming. I love the change of seasons. While you may or may not agree with me, I would have a hard time living in […]

From the Pastor – April 2010-11-15T15:06:01+00:00

From the Pastor – March

Change and decay in all around I see,
O Thou who changest not, abide with me.

Pastor Todd BuurstraI often think of those lines in the classic hymn Abide With Me when I go through change. As a matter of fact, my sister-in-law needlepointed […]

From the Pastor – March 2017-10-10T09:25:28+00:00

Pastor Joy Carroll

Pastor Joy Carroll, our beloved Pastor of Discipleship from July of 2001 until November of 2006, passed suddenly into the nearer presence of God on Saturday, February 23, 2008. She never woke up from a nap.

When arrangements are available they will be posted at NBRC.com. Meanwhile our prayers go out to her family and the […]

Pastor Joy Carroll 2008-02-24T16:14:03+00:00

From the Pastor – February

One ThingAs I write this I am preparing to go away for four days to San Antonio, Texas for a denominational conference. While many Reformed Church (RCA) groups will be gathered at this One Thing conference I will be there with the RCA […]

From the Pastor – February 2017-10-10T09:25:28+00:00

From the Pastor: Bold Changes

WaterfallPastor Todd BuurstraIf you were in worship on Sunday, September 16, you may remember that I did my annual anniversary/vision sermon. In it I used the waterfall picture here displayed to talk […]

From the Pastor: Bold Changes 2010-11-15T15:06:26+00:00