About Dan

Dan North is our Pastor of Youth and Young Adults. He and his wife Amy, a physician, moved to Quincy in 2014. Our congregation has ordained him, and he has earned his Masters of Divinity at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School with a program emphasis on pastoral ministry. His favorite food is beans, as long as those beans are pepperoni pizza.

Numbers 23:19, The Promise Keeping God

“God is not human, that he should lie, not a human being, that he should change his mind. Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise and not fulfill?” Numbers 23:19 As God lead the nation of Israel to a promised land, they first needed to pass through the territories of a few hostile nations. [...]

2019-04-23T17:05:51-05:00April 25th, 2019|Today At 12th and Maine|

Romans 12:18, “Live At Peace with Everyone”

“If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.” – Romans 12:18 The central command of this verse is simple: Christians are always to conduct themselves to preserve good relationships with everyone in their lives. Not just friends, family or fellow Christians. But everyone. Including enemies. This is, [...]

2019-04-13T09:09:26-05:00April 15th, 2019|Today At 12th and Maine|

Matthew 22:29, “God’s Power and God’s Word”

“But Jesus answered them, ‘You are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God.’” – Matthew 22:29 While He was teaching at the temple, a group of religious elites approached Jesus. They asked him to consider a hypothetical situation which they had designed to trap Jesus into admitting that belief in the resurrection of [...]

2019-04-12T15:22:49-05:00April 10th, 2019|Today At 12th and Maine|

Those Whom He Loves, February 13, 2107

By Dan North “Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline, so be zealous and repent.” Revelation 3:19 Some people simply cannot handle any criticism. They have such an insecure sense of their sense of worth that any perceived threat to it is fought tooth and nail. The tactics employed in counter attack are emotionally [...]

2017-11-20T09:44:16-05:00February 13th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

Christ’s Commandment, February 11, 2017

by Dan North “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.” John 15:12 So, you have faith in Christ. You believe he is Lord, and you have devoted your life to him as his disciple. Well, here is a commandment from your King: “Love your brothers and sisters with [...]

2017-02-10T16:42:20-05:00February 11th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

Resist Temptations to Sin, February 6, 2017

By Dan North “No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.” 1 Corinthians 10:13 “Temptation” refers to those moments when [...]

2017-02-03T15:15:36-05:00February 6th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

Free to Serve in Love, February 4, 2017

By Dan North “For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.” Galatians 5:13 Those who openly and sincerely confess their reliance on Jesus as their Lord satisfy God’s righteous requirements and are spared God’s wrath. Thus, Christians are saved by [...]

2017-02-03T14:14:29-05:00February 4th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

Alert and Sober Minded, January 30, 2017

by Dan North Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. 1 Peter 5:8 The devil wants to destroy you, Christian. He’s real and he’s out to get you because you belong to Jesus. You’re a lamb in the flock of the Chief Shepherd, [...]

2017-11-20T09:44:16-05:00January 30th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|