Better Church Or A Better Life?

This may be wishful thinking and it is admittedly anecdotal, but I’ve noticed a shift in the kinds of new people coming into the life of Good Shepherd these days. In earlier seasons of this church’s life, we seemed to get a lot of people who were looking for “a better...

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“Finished Business” Launch — “So Over Celebrity”

Finished Business While hanging on the cross and in the throes of death, Jesus called out: “It is finished.” But just what got “finished” in that moment?  What was completed in the last week of Jesus’ life on earth that could not have been accomplished any other way?...

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A Little Bit Of This, A Little More Of That

Some random, disconnected thoughts on the first Thursday of March Madness . . . . At Good Shepherd, we have to take care that we don't "brand the bullets & forget to brand the gun"; which means, as one expert told us, don't spend so much time promoting individual...

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A Big 48 Hours Ahead

Here's what's up: Tonight, Friday, March 10 at 7 p.m., we're having another Night Of Worship in the Moss Road Worship Center.  Full on, full color, all out Holy Spirit celebration. You won't want to miss it. Saturday March 11 before you go to bed -- SPRING FORWARD! ...

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#TBT — Fall, 1967, Turning Six

Here's a childhood picture I shared with our staff on our Whimsy-Centric Staff Meeting Day (everyone had to submit a baby picture and then we took turns guessing who was who).   Some highlights from this day: It was a Dinosaur Party because my mom didn't want me...

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