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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Someone Is ALWAYS Listening

On two occasions this week, I received vivid reminders that people are always listening -- regardless of age, education, or even apparent interest level. First, I had lengthy phone conversation with a young man who literally grew up in Good Shepherd and is now a...

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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five POSSIBLE Upcoming Series

Here's a Top Five Tuesday list in which I am inviting your participation. And it has to do with upcoming sermon series. Here's where I am:  we just finished Week One of Jaw Droppers.  That series takes us through Easter Sunday, March 27. Then, on April 3, I will begin...

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Jaw Droppers, Week 1 — The Light Saber Miracle

Here's our Jaw Droppers bumper: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fw8MoUYO2O4   What's a jaw dropper? One of Jesus' miracles that left its original spectators with mouths open wide in amazement. And over the next five weeks, we're entering into these stories in a...

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Preservers And Reachers

Good Shepherd staff meetings offer fascinating insights into the natural instincts that people bring into ministry. And recently, as we have been strategizing around the launch of Zoar, the opening of the Living Room, and opportunities for long-term expansion, I have...

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