Impact: India

We showed this video on Sunday to give the people of Good Shepherd a ground level view of the impact their generosity makes in India. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeifBMsktsk&feature=youtu.be

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ThanksLiving, Week 3 — When NOT To Support Your Church

Huh? You're titling a message -- a message that will be coupled with the receiving of ThanksLiving Pledge Cards for 2018 -- with a message called When NOT To Support Your Church?!?! Well, yes ... yes, we are.  And the purpose WON'T be to set up a Straw Man of churches...

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Samson, Impulses, Recovery, Gospel

The story of Samson in Judges 13-16 is NOT the story of a really strong guy who gets a really hot girl because he has really cool hair. It IS the story of a man whose life ends tragically, buried beneath the rubble of his own consequences.  Consequences that come from...

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Foundational Monotheism in Psalm 86

The first ten verses of Psalm 86 read this way: Hear me, Lord, and answer me,     for I am poor and needy. 2 Guard my life, for I am faithful to you;     save your servant who trusts in you. You are my God; 3 have mercy on me, Lord,     for I call to you all day long....

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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Candy Bars

There is nothing quite like a good candy bar, is there? I remember when they cost a dime. I’d ride my bike up to the neighborhood Seven-Eleven Store, put a dime on the counter, and ask for a Baby Ruth. Those really were the days. It’s no exaggeration to say that candy...

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ThanksLiving, Week 2 — The “No Words” Sermon Rewind

Paul was a wordsmith. While other biblical artists draw word pictures, Paul's specialty is word "pile ons."  He explains his words with more words.  He adds to his arguments with more words.  Words are his currency and he spends them well. And yet in 2 Corinthians...

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