Coronavirus… Northminster’s Response

We are now holding worship services on Sunday mornings with many social distancing policies in place. You are also welcome to worship with us online.

Location Details

6800 Tezel San Antonio, Texas 78250

Latest Sermons

“Soap Operas from Genesis”

This Sunday, we will be looking at, without a doubt, the most dysfunctional families in the Bible.  They are so bad that I will occasionally be using big adult words, so that young ears will not understand what we’re talking about.  No matter how bad you think your family is, no matter how many problems you are having with estranged, or just strange, relatives, I promise, you will feel better after hearing these “Soap Operas from Genesis.”  Spoiler alert:  the…

The Trinity: Our Security and Our Song

Sunday            06-07-20                    Trinity Sunday Text:  Revelation 4:1-8  OK, confession is good for the soul.  I confess that I have always struggled with abstract language.  In seminary, while many of my fellow students raved about their theology courses, I was signing up for every Hebrew and Greek course that was offered.  The biblical languages were so tangible while theology seemed, well, fuzzy. In church history classes, I marveled that the church fathers spent centuries arguing about the precise nature of…

Tohu-bohu and the Spirit of God

Text:  Genesis 1:2             Acts 2:1-4 The Bible is the source of our deepest Spiritual insights, but it also faithfully reflects the culture that produced it.  If we read a purported ancient religious text that mentions global warming and Covid-19, we will have reason to  question its authenticity.  Likewise we shouldn’t gasp if we hear the Bible  casually mentioning commonly held Jewish beliefs about the joys of owning slaves, having multiple wives and sex slaves (e.g. Abraham), and wives being…

God’s Finishing School

Text:  Genesis 37-39 This morning we’re looking at Genesis chapter 37-39, a fascinating Bible story that has all the makings of great piece for a gossip magazine:  a dysfunctional family, attempted murder, attempted adultery, unjust incarceration, sibling rivalry, slavery, and much more!  And through it all, God brings ultimate good out of all the good and bad choices that our characters make. Over the years, many people have tole me, “My family put the ‘fun’ back in ‘dysfunctional.’” Join with…

Next Events

Worship Service Suspended

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and local restrictions about gathering sizes, there will be no ongoing activities at the church until further notice. The staff is diligently working to produce weekly digital communications and events including Sunday School. Please check the weekly newsletter each week for additional ways to worship and fellowship. 9:00 A.M. – Sermon available on website 9:30 A.M. – Sunday School via Zoom

Adult Sunday School

Join us for Adult Sunday School with Sara each Sunday at 9:30 am through the end of May.  We will using the Animate series to highlight challenges in our understanding of the bible and of our faith practices.  Leading contemporary voices of faith will help us to thoughtfully consider our own perspectives and how we can better live out those beliefs.  I look forward to the conversation! Join Zoom Meeting ID: 926 0458 2102Password: 536312 One tap mobile+13462487799,,92604582102#,,#,536312# US (Houston)…