Good Shepherd In The Charlotte Observer

This story was in the Sunday morning edition of the Charlotte Observer, courtesy of correspondent Marty Minchin:Good Shepherd Church’s Latino ministry has progressed far from the days of Latino parishioners listening to sermons translated to Spanish through special...

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The Next Ten Days At Good Shepherd

Here's where we are going over the next 10 days at Good Shepherd:Sunday, December 21 at 8:30, 10, and 11:30Jingle Jam, a multi-media, multi-sensory, and multi-generational Christmas experience.  Includes a compelling Gospel invitation.  You will not want to...

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A Young Adult’s Reflection On Absolute Truth

Those who comment on the state of religion in America often remark how truth is relative for emerging generations.  You can read about that here, here, and here.Yet in contrast to that cultural assumption -- which most of us accept as gospel without much...

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Another Step Towards Full Color

As a lot of you know, Good Shepherd opened a different sort of multi-site in the Twin Lakes Mobile Home Community this fall.Serving a primarily Latino population, our staff and volunteers provide after-school tutoring, snacks, and love.Anyway, a crew of high impact...

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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Christmas Presents EVER

If you can trace the history of your life through Christmas presents you have received -- the ones that catch you completely by surprise and fill you with wonder and gratitude -- then I have been blessed indeed.This list is front-loaded a bit . . . but isn't that when...

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When God Speaks . . .

In my experience, when God speaks, he tends to repeat what he has already said.(Or, to be more precise, he repeats what he inspired biblical authors to say.)That's why, for example, when I was looking through some resumes in 2010 for a job we had open here, I quite...

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Latino Ministries Anniversary

Here I am with Latino Ministries Pastor Sammy Gonzalez at last weekend's Two Year Anniversary of our Spanish-speaking worship service.I was able to murmur a few words in espanol before turning the program back over to Sammy who is blessedly and thankfully...

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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Takeaways From A Sick Day

If you attended Good Shepherd on Sunday, you knew something was up with my voice.As in going, going, GONE!So Monday was laryngitis, doctors, Augmentin, and Prednisone. And being home alone.These don't happen very often, but what takeaways emerge from a sick day?Here...

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