What I’m Learning From Wayne Hobson

Along with Wayne Hobson, our Pastor of Congregational Care, I am currently on a teaching team in South Asia. To know Wayne is to love Wayne, and here is some of what I've learned from him when he takes us through First Peter. The beauty of God's word is that it never...

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No Longer Slaves Launches

Did you know that over the last decade the people of Good Shepherd have given more than $700,000 to fight human trafficking? Did you know the more people are in slavery around the world today than at any other time in human history? Did you know that the scourge of...

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#TBT — Family Graduation, 1968

This is from either the Dallas Morning News or the Dallas Times-Herald (RIP) in the spring of 1968. My mother received her Master's, my brother-in-law received his J.D., my brother received his B.A., and on my second attempt got my K. (For reasons that remain murky to...

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The Dangers Of Memorizing A Bible Verse

Huh?  What could be wrong with that?  (Usually, nothing.) Until there is. Case in point, though is Romans 3:23, which many, many Christians have memorized:  For all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.  So far, so good. Except memorizing it that...

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Snatching Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory

After church on Sunday, a very nice woman from Good Shepherd introduced me to some friends of hers who are new to the church. And my long-time Good Shepherd friend was so excited. "I used these invite cards y'all passed out for the series,"  she said, referring to the...

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English Majoring Forever

As a lot of you know, I majored in English in college. I feel like it has served me well in ministry and I’m glad that my daughter Taylor has is doing a double major in History and English at hVanderbilt while my son Riley had an English concentration at UNC-Chapel...

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