Rebecca’s Story

The best part of yesterday's message was this video story from Rebecca Dinkins. I'm glad to be able to go to church with people like her.  

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The Beyond Culmination — “The Great Beyond”

As we move to Sunday's culmination of Beyond, complete with first-fruits giving and three year promised giving, I want to share a note I received from someone in our church who has been impacted by the entire movement. In particular, she had a response to last week's...

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Above And Beyond — Sermon Recap

The sermon on the Sunday BEFORE the "big give" day of a Capital Campaign is typically the most important one of the lot.  It's the final opportunity a preacher has before people write their checks and make their pledges to get the project underway. And yesterday was...

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Beyond Friday Feature

Part of the Beyond Movement is our Beyond Friday Feature. Written by Jill Wilson, who is part of the Good Shepherd family and is married to a guy named Russell Wilson ("but not THAT Russell Wilson" he is quick to say), today's is about my friend Patty Fitzpatrick....

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Beyond’s Bottom Lines (So Far)

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]  Beyond Me:  A life that is all about getting what you want quickly becomes about hating what you have. Beyond Now: Your hands will either enforce order or enable progress, and we're choosing the latter. Beyond...

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Some Nooks And Some Crannies

Just some observations from the details of life: I hate when the word "countless" is used in speaking or writing.  Except for the size of the universe in light years, the number of stars in space, or the depth of the love of God, everything else can, technically, be...

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