Ministry Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers to thrive in their personal lives, and to do the work of the ministry.
 
 
 
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PASTOR JASON HOMAN

Jason has served for many years as the pastor of Northside Baptist. He was raised in a Christian home and made the decision to follow Jesus Christ at an early age. After earning his degree in theology Jason married his college sweetheart, Debbie. Together Jason and Debbie have served in some of the most dynamic and challenging churches in Canada. Today, they are proud to serve in Northside Baptist Church. They are glad to call Cape Breton their home and its people their friends.

 
Pastor Jason is the author of three books:
a book of gospel music titled “Six Strings and a Song”, and Seeking Jesus: Stepping Into a Life of Bold Surrender, Freedom, and Deep Joy (coauthored with Claudine Broussard).
 
Pastor Jason has a passion for carefully unpacking the truths of Scripture. He and his wife Debbie have a solid background in music and have served Christ in some of the most dynamic ministries in Canada. Jason and Debbie are passionate about helping people follow Christ. Jason enjoys woodworking and travelling with Debbie in his spare time.
 
 DEBBIE HOMAN  / Church Pianist
 
A classically trained pianist, Debbie enjoys serving in music ministry as the church pianist. She shares her husband’s passion for ministry and desire to reach people for Christ, and together they make an incredible team. Debbie is also a pastry chef and professional dog breeder.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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NOAH SPARKES  / Deacon
 
Noah has been a deacon of Northside Baptist Church for many years. His service to the Northside community goes all the way back to the founding of the congregation and the construction of the first church building. Noah’s big heart for others is only exceeded by his love for God.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  COMMUNITY YOUTH OUTREACH TEAM  / Jonathan Robinson,    Carolyn Robinson, Carmen Hood (not pictured)
 
We are so thankful for our dedicated outreach team who serve at our youth group on Thursday nights. Their love for others, godly example, and faithfulness are a huge blessing to us.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 COMMUNITY SUNDAY SCHOOL TEAM  / Dave Compton, Cathy Compton, Sandra Rice (not pictured), Nina Pentecost(not pictured)
 
Our Sunday School team has a heart to reach the children of our community for Christ. Through age-appropriate Bible lessons, activities, songs, and more, they teach kids about God and how to have a personal relationship with Him. We are so thankful for their faithfulness and heart for children.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 TREASURER  / Bud Rice
 
Bud Rice is one of the pillars of our church. His faithful ministry as a treasurer is invaluable to our church. In his free time, Bud enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TREASURER DEACON (RET.), DIRECTOR OF BUILDING MAINTENANCE MINISTRY  / Al Crow
Although he’s a bit camera shy, Al plays a vital role behind the scenes in our church. His servant’s heart and cheerful attitude are a constant encouragement to all of us!