Fingerprints Of Grace

This video was one of the highlights of our most recent LadiesLife event. Watch it and you will catch a glimpse of what makes Good Shepherd so . . . Good Shepherd. Courage, faith, beauty, and purpose all rolled into five minutes very well spent:...

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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Modern Easter Songs

Well, it's coming up, right? So we ought to get it right. Easter music isn't as nostalgic as Christmas. But it's much more anthemic. Here are five that serve as this generation's "Christ The Lord Is Risen Today":   5.  Alive, by Hillsong.  Easter goes disco!...

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Wrestling In Prayer

Colossians 4:12 says this: Epaphras, who is one of you and a servant of Christ Jesus, sends greetings. He is always wrestling in prayer for you, that you may stand firm in all the will of God, mature and fully assured. What an interesting phrase: wrestling in prayer....

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“Bless This Seat,” Connect-Style

I saw this picture and fell in love with it.     It's some of our Good Shepherd students praying over the seats in the moments before Sunday night Connect.  They touch and pray over every seat in the house, asking God to fill the teenagers who sit in the...

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“Solve” Edits Are IN

Solve:  Finding God's Solutions In A World Of Problems is coming soon. I know it's coming soon because just yesterday I sent the final edits to Abingdon Press who will then zip them into production and . . . PRESTO!  The book itself will be available on May 17, 2016....

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With Students. On Leadership.

On Monday night of this week, our own Devin Tharp asked me to spend some time with the Student Leadership Team of Good Shepherd Student Ministries. He asked me to talk to a group of leaders.  About leadership. Now: those of you who know me well know that I don't read...

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