Room In The Inn Begins

Here's a glimpse of Good Shepherd's Room In The Inn Ministry:It's one of the best things we do.And it's starting over again this year.If you'd like to make your life count by living for someone and something beyond yourself, come to the Room In The Inn training event...

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Men’s Pathfinders TAILGATE

Instead of a conventional "launch" for our Men's Pathfinders on October 25, we're doing a tailgate party. Here's how we promoted it during church yesterday:We even did a slow motion instant replay of the tackle.It's going to be a great night.You can sign up here.

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Sacred Marriage Week 6 — Sexual Saints

The words "sex" and "saints" are rarely in the same country, much less the same sentence.Or the same sermon title.Until this Sunday.And it's one of those message in which I'm going to say some things that I just can't wait to say. I love those days.Sunday.8:30. 10....

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Purity Of Faith

Last night I went with some of our students to an event sponsored by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) at Fort Mill High.Four students -- not from Good Shepherd but from the different FCAs in York County -- gave testimonies.The speaking was not polished.The...

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The Verbs Of God

In Exodus 3, God introduces himself to Moses.Here's what God says as part of the introduction, and I have put the verbs in bold:7 The LORD said, "I have indeed seen the misery of my people in Egypt. I have heard them crying out because of their slave drivers, and I am...

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Fresh Eyes

There is a marvelous pattern in the book of Proverbs:let the wise listen and add to their learning,and let the discerning get guidance. (1:5)The way of a fool seems right to him,but a wise man listens to advice. (12:15)He who listens to a life-giving rebukewill be at...

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The Curse Of Knowledge

Several years ago, I heard a teaching about the curse of knowledge.It goes like this:Once you know something,you forget what it's likenot to know that thing.That's so true. And especially applicable to the world of faith and church.Once you know the bible stories, you...

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Breakfast And The Bible

In my on-going attempts to put a little variety into my diet -- limited now because of a gluten allergy -- I came across a container of honey in our pantry.It had probably been there five years or more. Bleh.But then I remembered: honey is one food that does not...

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