A Photo Of An Image On A Screen …

A Good Shepherd friend was unable to attend Sunday's service in person and so watched it on Facebook Live, took this photo, and then posted it on her Facebook timeline. While I always prefer the in person variety, it's encouraging to know our reach expands beyond Moss...

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On This Anniversary … The Supremacy Of Christ

On this somber anniversary, I find it meaningful to acknowledge the supremacy of Christ. My favorite verses in Scripture are those that describe the reality of the incarnation of God in Christ. The concept is such that human language is frankly inadequate to describe...

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ForCLT Launch — The “For The Gospel” Sermon Rewind

Yesterday's message .... Joined with about 75 other Charlotte area churches in focusing on Galatians 2:11-21 as a way to become For The Gospel. Saw how St. Paul turned a personal confrontation into Gospel proclamation. Made a passing reference to Dr. Seuss that...

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ForCLT Launch: For The Gospel

For CLT What would it look like if the churches in a city all preached the same messages at the same time? We’re about to find out. Good Shepherd is joining with more than seventy-five other churches in the metro Charlotte area throughout the month of September,...

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Counseling & Preaching

I probably spend 15-20 hours a week preparing messages. And 8-10 in pastoral counseling and visitation. Sometimes I wish I could counsel less so I could prepare more; other times I wish I could prepare less so I could visit more. But as I have thought about that...

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The Big In The Small

Frances Havergal said this: "Faithfulness to principle is only proved by faithfulness in detail." Think about that. How applicable to the life of a pastor. I may believe in the principle of servanthood, but am I faithful to the detail of helping with Room In The Inn...

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