Baptism At An Indian Shrine

I guess I feel like the timing was providential.Wait, that makes me sound . . . Calvinist.So the timing was . . . prevenient.Timing of what?  The report I received this week from some of our partners in ministry in eastern India regarding a baptism.  A...

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The Immensity Of Smallness

Rob Wegner of Granger Church in Indiana coins a beautiful phrase in his book Share The Well:The Immensity Of SmallnessI love that.    It reminds us that vision casting without an action plan is mere daydreaming. It assures us that every significant...

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Skinny On The Men’s Steak Out

A critical part of the just-completed Home series was an exploration of the role men play in a healthy, functioning household.As well as an examination of the role men play in creating the sickening demand for underage girls that leads to the traumatized supply of...

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There’s No Place Like Home

You remember this. Dorothy, Toto, red shoes, and a nice witch:Click here. It's true.  There really is no place like home.Which is what the grand finale of the Home series is all about.  Providing a home that heals for some young girls who desperately need...

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Porn, Women, & Home

Among the many communications we have received about the Home sermon series and Radical Impact Project, the most moving was an email I received from a woman in our church.She shared about the impact of growing up in a home where her father watched and was ensnared by...

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Home — Frequently Asked Questions

Here is what we're doing, why we're doing it, and how we expect it to happen in the Home series: What Is The Home Campaign?Home is both a sermon series and a Radical Impact Project that Good Shepherd is embracing in January of 2013.  From the sermon side,...

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Lessons From A Board Retreat

I spent Friday night and Saturday morning at Bethelwoods Retreat Center near Rock Hill, SC, learning about leadership with the Board of Good Shepherd.Eight men and five women gathered together to sit under the tutelage of Good Shepherd member Brent...

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Home Week 3 — “Curb & Gutter”

Week Three is here.We've got a Facebook page, LifeGroup Liaisons, leadership meetings, and student projects.I can honestly say I've never worked more focused hours or with more personal discipline than on this project.And I've never liked being a pastor...

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