Who Is Your Keeper?

Fall Kick-Off // Mark Burch


Stand Firm

Seconds - Summer Series // Ezra Okoti


The Last Days

Seconds - Summer Series // Ezra Okoti


Swimming Upstream

Seconds - Summer Series // Mark Burch


How You Finish Matters

Seconds - Summer Series // Mark Burch


Give us the Truth

Seconds - Summer Series // Vinh Doan


Suffer for the Gospel

Seconds - Summer Series // Levi Friesen


Living With Gospel Courage

Seconds - Summer Series // Joshua Scott


Christmas In July

Seconds - Summer Series // Greg Harris


Love One Another

Seconds - Summer Series // Fredy Orozco


Lord! Heal Our Land

Lord! Heal Our Land - Mark Burch


A Fun Farewell for Jeff

Jeff, Ezra, Mark, and Jonathan have a conversation together for a fun farewell episode.


Parting Shots – Part II

Series: Parting Shots - Part II - Jeff Bucknam


Parting Shots – Part I

Series: Parting Shots - Part I - Jeff Bucknam


Next Steps with Mark and Karolyn Burch

Jeff, Mark, and Karolyn talk about where Northview is at, and where we're going, in the midst of transition.


Steady as We Go

Series: Preachers' Choice - Steady As We Go - Joshua Scott


The Race Before Us

Series: Preachers' Choice - The Race Before Us - Mark Burch


Race and Evangelicalism with Matt Jones

Jeff and Matt talk about Matt's studies in the history of race and evangelicalism.


How To Live In The In Between

Series: Malachi - Week: 8 - Greg Harris Malachi is an Old Testament book of the Bible where God rebukes the Israelites for their apathy towards Him. They…


Christian Counselling in COVID with Bob Youssef

Jeff and Bob talk about immigrating to Canada, and doing Christian counselling during COVID.


Give Us Patience Now!

Series: Malachi - Week: 7 - Vinh Doan Malachi is an Old Testament book of the Bible where God rebukes the Israelites for their apathy towards Him. They ticked…


UnApologetics-ly Optimistic with Andy Steiger

Jeff and Andy talk about the present realities of Apologetics Canada, and doing apologetics in general.


The Right Response is Repentance

Series: Malachi - Week: 6 - Jeff Bucknam Malachi is an Old Testament book of the Bible where God rebukes the Israelites for their apathy towards Him. They…


Wine Country Witnessing with Josh Dool

Jeff and Josh talk about how Josh became a church planter, and why he wants to pastor in the Okanagan.


You Called Down The Thunder And Now You’ve Got It

Series: Malachi - Week: 5 - Jeff Bucknam Malachi is an Old Testament book of the Bible where God rebukes the Israelites for their apathy towards Him. They…


A Conversation with Jeff Bucknam

Adam and Jeff talk about coming to Northview over a decade ago, and what they are looking forward to next.


Despicable Devotion and Devastating Divorce

Series: Malachi - Week: 4 - Jeff Bucknam Malachi is an Old Testament book of the Bible where God rebukes the Israelites for their apathy towards Him. They…


The Maritime Mission with Steve Bray

Jeff and Steve talk about the unique challenges and opportunities when planting churches in the Maritimes.


Do Your Job!

Series: Malachi - Week: 3 - Mark Burch Malachi is an Old Testament book of the Bible where God rebukes the Israelites for their apathy towards Him. They ticked…


The Essence of Evangelism with Shaila Visser

Jeff and Shaila talk about the state of evangelism in Canada, why it matters, and how to approach it well.


Shut the Temple Doors

Series: Malachi - Week: 2 - Joshua Scott Malachi is an Old Testament book of the Bible where God rebukes the Israelites for their apathy towards Him. They…


You Are Loved

Series: Malachi - Week: 1 - Jeff Bucknam Malachi is an Old Testament book of the Bible where God rebukes the Israelites for their apathy towards Him. They…


Easter 2021 // Livestream

Easter 2021 - Livestream


Easter 2021 // Raised to Life

Easter 2021 - Jeff Bucknam


Don’t Waste Your Life!

Series : Ecclesiastes Week: 7 Mark Burch


Will The Underdog Win?

Series: Ecclesiastes Week: 6 Greg Harris


An Unhealthy Lack of Focus

Series: Ecclesiastes Week: 5 Jeff Bucknam


The Dangers and Delights of Wealth

Series: Ecclesiastes Week: 4 Jeff Bucknam


The Frustration and Gift of Living

Series: Ecclesiastes Week: 3 Jeff Bucknam


It’s My Pleasure

Series: Ecclesiastes Week: 2 Jeff Bucknam


Making Sense of the Dash

Series: Ecclesiastes Week: 1 March Burch


Jesus Is Better

Jesus Is Better


So. Many. Names.

So. Many. Names.


Baptized and Affirmed

Baptized and Affirmed


How Do You Solve A Problem Like Our Churches?

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Our Churches?


Repent

Repent


Catching a Glimpse

Catching a Glimpse


The Supporting Cast

The Supporting Cast


Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve


Who Needs a Saviour?

Who Needs a Saviour?


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The King is Born

The King is Born


Zechariah’s Song

Zechariah’s Song


Zechariah’s God

Zechariah’s God


The Church Has Left the Building

The Church Has Left the Building


Mary’s Song is Our Song

Mary's Song is Our Song


Hail Mary

Hail Mary


A Barren Woman and a Mute Man

A Barren Woman and a Mute Man


Why listen to Luke?

Why listen to Luke?


The Fight | Part 2

The Fight | Part 2


The Fight | Part 1

The Fight | Part 1


Know Your Enemy | Part 3

Know Your Enemy | Part 3


Know Thine Enemy | Part 2

Know Thine Enemy | Part 2


Know Your Enemy

Know Your Enemy


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The Nature of the Battle

The Nature of the Battle


Here We Go Again (!)

Another school year has started. As a dad with a kid in Elementary school, that means drawing straws with my wife to see who is making his lunch and figuring…


So What Do We Do Now?

So What Do We Do Now?


Maverick

Our oldest child’s name is Maverick. He is a fun kid, he is 6 now, loves biking, playing video games with me and is always down for an impromptu wrestling…


The Folly of Adultery

The Folly of Adultery


TLC Today: Friday, August 28

Doing good and being rich in good works and being generous and ready to share aren’t just about money. Too often we limit generosity to writing checks. But…


“Small” Church Blessings

My wife and I travelled back to my hometown of Jasper for a few days this last week in order to visit my parents and to explore the old stomping grounds. We…


The Invitation to the Fool

The Invitation to the Fool


TLC Today: Friday, August 21

In a recurring dream (or maybe it’s a nightmare?), I find myself back in college during exams week. The registrar’s office has informed me that I am still…


Bearing fruit in a year of drought

Summer is for the simple joys of sunshine, cold drinks, long nights, and memorable but unremarkable moments with friends and family. So what better season to…


Hard Words, Soft Hearts.

Hard Words, Soft Hearts.


TLC Today: Friday, August 14

In a recurring dream (or maybe it’s a nightmare?), I find myself back in college during exams week. The registrar’s office has informed me that I am still…


Answer the fool…or don’t.

Answer the fool...or don't.


TLC Today: Friday, August 7

I've heard several self-defense experts through the years suggest that people trust their “sixth sense.” If a situation doesn’t feel right, even if you can’t…


Wisdom’s Rebuke

Wisdom's Rebuke


TLC Today: Friday, July 31

When I talk to my seminary students and pastoral interns about preaching, I often warn them against the sermon whose organizing principle is basically, “Here…


Gentle Jesus

Summer is for the simple joys of sunshine, cold drinks, long nights, and memorable but unremarkable moments with friends and family. So what better season to…


Ask for Enough

Ask for Enough


Is Coronavirus a Sign of the End Times?

The title of this article is not some attempt at christian click-bait but a question that I have received from several curious Christians who are trying to…


The Beginning of Wisdom

The Beginning of Wisdom


TLC Today: Friday, July 17

Perhaps no year in modern history so parallels the turmoil of 2020 than 1968. The assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy, the…


Making Plans?

Sometimes developing a relationship with someone feels effortless, but often it takes a good chunk of work. When I look at some of my closest friendships,…


In Good Company Ep.7

Join our three campus pastors Greg, Jesse, and Joshua, as they discuss and debate various cultural issues and see how God’s word might inform our understanding…


God is at Work

God is at Work


TLC Today: Friday, July 11

After watching the George Floyd video and seeing the ensuing destruction to our city, the four walls of the house began to feel suffocating. I needed to go for…


Disputable Matters

If you were attending Northview services or watching our messages on-line this Fall, it is highly likely that you will remember Pastor Jeff’s sermon based on…


In Good Company Ep.6

Join our three campus pastors Greg, Jesse, and Joshua, as they discuss and debate various cultural issues and see how God’s word might inform our understanding…


The Great Reversal

The Great Reversal


TLC Today: Friday, July 3

In January, 1921, George Washington Carver testified to the Ways and Means Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives on behalf of the United Peanut…


Church is a Team Sport

I played a lot of baseball growing up. I was on a few good teams and several bad ones but it’s not about winning, it’s about having fun…. Ok I’ll be honest, I…


In Good Company Ep.5

Join our three campus pastors Greg, Jesse, and Joshua, as they discuss and debate various cultural issues and see how God’s word might inform our understanding…


The Tragedy of Haman

The Tragedy of Haman


TLC Today: Friday, June 26

I was a five-minute walk from home when a police car abruptly stopped beside me. Then the police officers rolled down the window and yelled, “stop!” But I…


In Good Company Ep.4

Join our three campus pastors Greg, Jesse, and Joshua, as they discuss and debate various cultural issues and see how God’s word might inform our understanding…


Slowly Improving

I’ve never been a good golfer. I like playing, but I’m terrible. It’s a weird bit of golf etiquette to talk about how bad you are- but believe me, this is no…


How Ironic

How Ironic


TLC Today: Friday, June 19

I paused by my favourite field on my bike ride this morning. It’s hot for early June, and unless I was riding into the wind, the heat and humidity were…


In Good Company Ep.3

Join our three campus pastors Greg, Jesse, and Joshua, as they discuss and debate various cultural issues and see how God’s word might inform our understanding…


Esther Goes To The King

Esther Goes To The King


TLC Today: Friday, June 12

As our nation reels from George Floyd’s death, many in the church feel compelled to do something. Responses have run the gamut from listening, learning, and…


In Good Company Ep.2

Join our three campus pastors Greg, Jesse, and Joshua, as they discuss and debate various cultural issues and see how God’s word might inform our understanding…


Rebuke?!

Early on in our marriage my wife and I decided to have what we called “grievance” conversations. It was our opportunity to talk openly with each other about…


For Such A Time As This

For Such A Time As This


Elder Update

To our Northview family: COVID-19 has meant enormous change for many  institutions including churches. In times like these  James 4:13-14 takes on new…


TLC Today: Friday, June 5

Whenever there is a cataclysmic global crisis—be it war, rumours of war, or a novel coronavirus—we see a sharp uptick of interest in the book of Revelation.…


In Good Company Ep.1

Join our three campus pastors Greg, Jesse, and Joshua, as they discuss and debate various cultural issues and see how God’s word might inform our understanding…


Racism, Rioting and Redemption

The Biblical Framework they use to discuss the events which have unfolded in North America this week following the death of George Floyd, centers around the…


An Appointment With Death

An Appointment With Death


TLC Today: Friday, May 29

When I saw my governor’s announcement that church gatherings won’t resume until stage three of California’s reopening plan, I was sad—not because I disputed…


The Last Dance and Lemonade

I count myself among the many who thoroughly enjoyed Jason Hehir’s The Last Dance. It was a 10-part documentary series released on Netflix that explored the…


The Rise Of Queen Esther

The Rise Of Queen Esther


TLC Today: Friday, May 22

There were imaginative flickers of Middle-earth in the precocious child, Ronald Tolkien. Enchanting English landscapes, a language invented with a young cousin…


I Will Help You

I recently got into building model cars with my 5 year old son, the box says for ages 12 and up but he’s mature for his age. When he is not gluing his fingers…


A King and a Queen

A King and a Queen


TLC Today: Friday, May 15

Certainly, my life has had its brushes with disabilities. I myself have suffered bipolar disorder. My husband and I have a daughter named Doni who has severe…


Joy In Your Circumstances

We encourage people to do a lot of finding nowadays. And not just your run-of-the-mill “finding” a dime on a street corner, but the existential kind of…


TLC Today: Monday, May 11

Every now and then, I am overcome with gratitude for little things that bring a rush of happiness that far surpasses their cost.


An Audience With The Almighty

An Audience With The Almighty


TLC Today: Tuesday, May 4

“Listen. I gotta break it to you . . . I’m post-Christian. . . . I don’t believe it anymore. I don’t believe any of it.”


TLC Today: Monday, May 3

It is not often in human history that words like plague and pestilence become household terminology, but here we are.


Living With Letdown

Living With Letdown


Central Abbotsford Launch Video

This may seem like a strange time to be thinking about launching a new campus while our world remains largely shutdown...


TLC Today: Friday, May 1

As COVID-19 has brought the world to a standstill, we have seen both the beautiful and also ugly sides of humanity.


Zoom Calls: The Perfect Example of the “Now and the Not Yet”.

In our COVID isolation season, it seems like almost overnight our world has transformed into a largely ‘cyber' community


TLC Today: Thursday, April 30

For the past nine years, residents of Windsor just across Detroit river, have been complaining of a mysterious and persistent low-frequency humming noise.


Abundant Suffering and Abounding Comfort

The part of the lecture that I will never forget is the part where she strayed away from her academic research and leaned forward on the podium to share with…


TLC Today: Tuesday, April 28

Perspectives from above can be fascinating, as in this article: “These Drone Images Will Change the Way You See the World.”


What difference does it make to believe in God when you experience hard times?

Twenty years ago in April I found out that I was pregnant with twins. Eight weeks later an ultrasound detected differences in growth patterns between the two…


Marked

My 92-year-old neighbour Pearl died yesterday. Eight years ago I met her and her husband John while they were out for one of their daily country walks in the…


TLC Today: Monday, April 27

Jesus Loves Me, This I Know - A simple song can be an anchor in stormy times, as this author reflects


Eyes On The King

Eyes On The King


TLC Today: Friday, April 24

The Beresheet lunar lander carried thousands of books, DNA samples, and a few thousand water bears to the moon. But did any of it survive the crash?


In Pursuit of Jesus – Kristal interviews Johnny Markin

Kristal interviews Johnny Markin - regarding what it looks like to Pursue Jesus by forgetting what is behind, and straining forward to what is ahead.


The Aching Heart of a Separated Father

I have a great relationship with my daughter. Some of my best memories are when we would just hang out, chatting and enjoying each other’s company over a great…


Proximity is Precious

I miss the hustle and bustle of a Sunday morning. Spilled coffee. Running children. A long-distance nod or wave from someone across the room.


How Great is the Father’s Love?

On May 9, 2011, a smart dude by the name of Richard Panek stood before a graduating class at a university in New York.


TLC Today: Tuesday, April 21

Baptism is the opposite of social distancing. A Baptist writer reflects.


I Press on

After 9 years of studying and, more recently, six straight semesters of juggling school and work, I could hardly wait to stop!


TLC Today: Monday, April 20

The Decadent and the Damned? Ross Douthat’s Timely Vision of Western Civilization


The Apostle’s Creed and the “holy catholic church”

Northview’s Easter Sunday service began with the words, “I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth.”


Sleeping In The Storm

Sleeping In The Storm


TLC Today: Friday, April 17

Let Your Nostalgia Point You Home


In Pursuit of Jesus – Kristal interviews Analea

Kristal interviews Analea - the newest member of Northview's Discipleship Team


How Worship Helps Us ‘Raise Our Gaze’: Comfort from Psalm 121

I have always been an avid news follower. 6 o’clock was a sacred hour for us as the TV news came on.


Cancer, Chemo, Covid-19, and the Peace that Comes from God

On March 2nd I was diagnosed with a re-occurrence of an early stage of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma that was found in a few lymph nodes in my chest.


TLC Today: Thursday, April 16

Your rod and staff, they comfort me...


Resurection Power

The first real beach that I remember going to was Kaanapali beach in Hawaii.


TLC Today: Wednesday, April 15

The turn to Easter is an appropriate time to ponder questions of meaning amid the welter of death and suffering worldwide.


TLC Today: Tuesday, April 14

An early shortage of toilet paper is being joined by a run on dumbbells and hair colour.


Easter Service 2020

Easter Service 2020


Good Friday

Good Friday


TLC Today: Easter Weekend 2020

We Can Worship Even When We Don’t Understand. Florence Chadwick, the first woman to swim the English Channel, decided in 1952 that she wanted to swim from…


Jesus Weeps and Wins

few days ago a friend of mine posed this question on Twitter:


Praying to a Sovereign God

The Wednesday before Good Friday looked relatively normally to most of the people around Jesus.


TLC Today: Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Apparently President Donald Trump has started watching the documentary Tiger King on Netflix and has purchased seventeen tigers, which are currently roaming…


Take Heart … Do Not be Afraid

As a teenager I got very sick while away from home. I ran a temperature of 40.5+ Celsius (105 Fahrenheit) and was genuinely fearful for my life.


TLC Today: Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Even in these unique times, there are many similarities connecting us all.


Good Friday Service – Taking Communion Online

At 6:00 pm on Friday April 10, Northview will host its first Good Friday Service on-line.


TLC Today: Monday, April 6, 2020

Here's why everyone you know is baking bread in quarantine.


Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday


TLC Today: Friday, April 3, 2020

What’s it like to be a Christian in the gaming industry?


TLC Today: Thursday, April 2, 2020

The untold origin story of the N95 mask


Good News People in a Bad News Time

John Krasinski, known to many as the witty and charming Jim from the highly popular TV show The Office, started a YouTube channel Some Good News.


TLC Today: Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Satire is most effective when it helps drive home a point. Were the disciples lying, even to their own demise?


Paul and His Prayers part 1 (Romans)

Growing up with two sisters and no brothers meant that when it came to movie night I lost every time.


TLC Today: Tuesday, March 31, 2020

"These are strange days, days of fear, days of hysteria. In other words, days that simply bring all our latent anxieties up to the surface; anxieties that were…


Parenting amidst COVID-19

As we learn to deal with the ongoing implications of COVID-19, we must not forget that our children are watching us and trying to make sense of the world…


Jeff did an Instagram Live with Dr. Clayton Tuffnell

Last week Jeff did an Instagram Live with Dr. Clayton Tuffnell Who delivers babies at the local hospital. He is also an elder at Northview Community Church and…


Come and Eat.

Those of us who studied the Gospel of John this past year ended our 19 week series by reflecting on Jesus’ last three commands to his disciples in John 21:…


Don’t Be Afraid

Don't Be Afraid


TLC Today: Friday, March 27, 2020

“How does this change things? What does radical, Christian hospitality look like under COVID-19?"


Worshiping Together… Alone… but not really!

How to bring back fellowship to our online services.


TLC Today: Thursday, March 26, 2020

A fascinating comparison to — and contrast with — the pandemic over 100 years ago.


Nothing says “lack of character” like cheating.

I was in grade 11 when it happened. I had just finished my second season of Junior High School Football at PCVS in Peterborough, Ontario, and we were about to…


TLC Today: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Ease Coronavirus Fears: 7 Lessons from Persecuted Christians


Aren’t We Neglecting to Meet Together?

A few years ago my wife and I asked some of our friends why they had stopped coming to church on Sundays. Their response was: “Yeah, we do church online now,…


TLC Today: Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Tim Keller describes how Christianity uniquely addresses our questions in this moment.


For the Love of God (and Neighbour) Stay Home

Living As Everyday Christians During a Global Pandemic. We are living in historic days. How will our actions to the COVID-19 pandemic be interpreted by future…


TLC Today: Monday, March 23, 2020

'In this psalm [Ps 34], David guides us through three steps to trust God and fight our fears.'


we STILL exist to make disciples.

When I was 11 years old, my dad decided to step into self-employment. He and our neighbour purchased several hundred acres to develop into building lots, and…


God Gives Grace to the Humble

Some Bible people and Bible stories are well known in the church and in society in general, but knowledge of the Old Testament prophets seems to be fuzzy at…


TLC Today: Links on Theology, Life and Culture

A Practical Way to Love Your (Self-Isolated) Neighbor. The second part of the Greatest Commandment (Matt. 22:36-40) is to love your neighbour.


Surviving Our ‘Covid ‘Babylon’

Why Christians Should Worship Together Online… For Now. Imagine that it’s 597 B.C. and you are a devout Jew whose world has just been turned upside down by the…


We in the west have mastered the art of meditation…

When I think of the word meditate a lot of different things come to mind, like that one weird character from the video game street fighter, or sweaty people…


In Times Like These

In Times Like These