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Join us for inspiration and encouragement through real stories from around the globe. Students, parents, and scholars will share advice on many topics including college, online learning, homeschooling, health, faith, and navigating daily life. #educated To learn more about NorthStar Academy, visit us at nsa.school

The NorthStar Narrative NorthStar Academy

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Join us for inspiration and encouragement through real stories from around the globe. Students, parents, and scholars will share advice on many topics including college, online learning, homeschooling, health, faith, and navigating daily life. #educated To learn more about NorthStar Academy, visit us at nsa.school

    Uniquely Created for God's Purpose

    Uniquely Created for God's Purpose

    Today we talk with Rachael Jenneman! Rachael served in children's ministry for many years and is now in broadcasting ministry, hosting her own radio show and podcast called Unique on Purpose. She is passionate about people using their uniqueness and how they were created for God's glory. Listen as Rachael shares her story and be encouraged to embrace the way God made you!

    • 47 min
    Why Is Celebration So Important?

    Why Is Celebration So Important?

    Join us as our host Stephanie Shafer talks about celebration today! Why is celebration important? Why is it that so often we forget to celebrate? Listen as Stephanie shares about the importance of celebrating in all circumstances. What do you have to celebrate today?

    • 22 min
    Authentic Community and Vulnerability

    Authentic Community and Vulnerability

    Today the tables are turned! Join us as Kristi Velasquez interviews our host Stephanie Shafer around the topic of vulnerability. Listen as Stephanie shares the importance of being instead of doing. There is power in realizing that we don't have it all together and recognizing that and sharing it with others can be a game changer. If we press in during that time, God can do such a transformation in our lives. When was the last time you were vulnerable?

    Learn more about NorthStar Academy here: https://www.northstar-academy.org/ 

    • 34 min
    Dwelling in Unity Through Community

    Dwelling in Unity Through Community

    What is community? Why is it important?

    Listen as our Director Stephanie Shafer shares about the community here at NSA! Where do you find your community? If you are here at NorthStar and looking for somewhere to plug in, contact us! We will be happy to help you find community, whether you are a student, supervisor, or alumni! 

    • 15 min
    Rest in Jesus: A lesson from Mary and Martha

    Rest in Jesus: A lesson from Mary and Martha

    We are so excited to have Tabatha Hull on the podcast today! Tabatha is a homeschool mom and the writer behind AJoyFueledJourney.com. She seeks to encourage women in their faith, parenting, and marriages and joins us today to talk about resting in Jesus.  Listen as Tabatha shares the story of Mary and Martha, and how one of them is reflective of true rest in Jesus. Be encouraged and motivated to keep Jesus intentionally centered in your life each day. 

    • 21 min
    What Does It Look Like to Rest in the Lord?

    What Does It Look Like to Rest in the Lord?

    Today, our host  Stephanie Shafer shares one of our three main themes for this school year: rest. Stephanie shares scripture related to resting in the Lord and encourages us to find that in our own lives. What does that look like? How do we rest in a  fast-paced world full of demands and things on our to-do list? What gets in the way of us truly finding rest? Listen and be motivated today to rest well in the Lord.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

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41 Ratings

41 Ratings

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Encouraging Content for Everyone

The NorthStar Narrative is such an inspiring resource. I love getting to learn something new, hear the heart of others, and see how God weaves us together. Every episode is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get!

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Inspiring and informative

Thank you for all the encouragement and relevant topics. I look forward to every episode.

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Great Podcast!

I look forward to each new episode ... informative, and relevant topics. Thank you for a great podcast!

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