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Welcome Rev. Dr. Randal Quackenbush

Northpoint Bible College & Graduate School is pleased to announce that Rev. Dr. Randall Quackenbush has joined the faculty as the Music and Worship Divisional Chair.

I Know Your Struggles and I feel Your Pain – Judy Mensch

I know your struggles and I feel your pain - Judy MenschEmpathy is a lost art. Not that I really think it’s an art but it is something that is certainly becoming lost in Western Culture. We live an “I deserve the best” kind of world: a philosophy that threatens the...

How Many Bridges? – Chris Green

How Many Bridges? - Chris Green I was a foreigner in a foreign city but somehow I found myself sitting across the table from the mayor. On one side was a spokesman for the Moroccan mosque and on the other was the pastor of the liberal Protestant church. It was the...

The Real Battle – Dusty Small

The Real Battle is Internal not External - Dusty Small    Currently we are witnessing an enormous amount of social and civil unrest in our nation. Political differences have created a chasm between people; daily racial tensions are elevating; and major...

The Halfway Point: Mentoring A Fatherless Generation – Steve Mingey

It is one of the highlights of my week. Every Tuesday morning, I make my way over to the Palate Coffee Brewery. No matter how crazy life is, the meeting has become engrained into my routine. I look forward to the good coffee. Even more, the conversation I have with...

Transformation Through Academics – Brendon Norton

Transformation Through Academics - Brendon Norton I remember when I was at Northpoint, every so often a well-meaning pastor or student would remind me not to lose my spiritual fervor in the midst of studying and doing "academic" things. It was always a statement that...

Are Christians Entitled To A Victory? – Kristen LaValley

Are Christians Entitled To A Victory? - Kristen LaValley   I woke up one night in a cold sweat, heart racing, full panic attack. I’d been having severe panic attacks for a few months, but experiencing them in my sleep was a brand new thing. I sprinted to the...

A Word on Insecurity & Comparison – Taylor VanWagner

A Word on Insecurity & Comparison - Taylor VanWagner (Current Student)   Insecurity mixed with comparing myself to others has been one of the hardest things the Holy Spirit has been revealing to me this year. It truly boils down to not seeing the...

Friends Who Wound – Kayla Yadao

Friends Who Wound – Kayla Yadao (alumna)   If you've ever been in relationship (friendship, romantic, familial, etc.) for an extended period of time, chances are you already know that people hurt each other. It's been said that the people we love the most will...

Reading for Retention – Dr. Dan Crabtree

Reading for Retention - Dr. Dan Crabtree   “Why can’t I remember more of what I’ve read?” That wishful thought has crossed the mind of more than one frustrated reader. Why is it that we don’t retain more of what we read? What can we do about it? Here are a few...

Succeeding After Time Away

Succeeding After Time Away - Jenni Beles, Online Contributor   My return to college life came twenty-five years after I had received my diploma from Zion Bible Institute back in 1983, the Dark Ages, according to my son. As I think on my own journey to my recent...

Professional Networking for online students

Professional Networking for online students - Ken Kinnamon, Online Contributor   Many students have difficulty connecting to the main campus from which they are receiving their online education, and understandably so. However, here at Northpoint we want you to be...

Four Tips for getting the most out of online lectures

Four tips for getting the most out of online lectures - Rev David Hodge, Online Contributor   There are some very obvious benefits to online education. It is mobile, able to go wherever you have an internet connection. In many cases it is also on-demand. With...

Suffering and the Plan of God

Suffering and the Plan of God - Pastor Ben Phillips, Online Contributor   No one likes hardship.  When others go through it, we do our best to help and pray - all the while silently thanking God it isn’t us.  We may ask God why, but we do not wonder where He is...

Research source material in Online Education

Research source material in Online Education - Elaine Martell, Online Contributor   Research is an important part of education.  The sources that you use for your research will make a big difference in what you learn and the value of the papers that you write...

Prioritizing God’s Presence in a Busy Life

Prioritizing God’s Presence in a Busy Life - Donna Hanshumaker, Online Contributer   Psalm 42:1, 2 NIV “As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you my God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God?”  One of...