Writing Your Prayers

Earlier this week, I received this email from a Good Shepherd friend.  The email came in response to a section of Sunday's sermon on Psalm 13 in which I mentioned that for the past 18 months I have been writing the majority of my prayers. (If you think that is somehow...

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Simplify The Message; Multiply The Impact Launches

This group of 16 preacher friends from Western North Carolina Methodism descended on Good Shepherd yesterday for the launch of an eight month workshop I am leading called Simplify The Message; Multiply The Impact.     Everyone who signed up showed up. ...

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#TBT — Highland Park High School Tennis Team, 1977

Here I am, second from the left on the front row, as a freshman on the Highland Park High School tennis team in January of 1977. Why the sad face?  Three reasons, at least: 1. I was a freshman. 2. The bangs. 3. The racket.  I was using a Spalding World Open and, well,...

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