Double Sermon Rewind

With the surreality of our current situation which led to Livestream worship only, here's what we did: We recorded two welcomes -- one from April Portrais, our communications director, and one from me. Then we pointed to a sermon originally preached in the summer of...

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Sermon Killers

Preachers: you don't want to walk people through a sermon outline. You want to take them on a sermon adventure. Crafting such an adventure requires tension, uncertainty, and intimacy.  It also requires avoiding a couple of very common sermon killers.  Let’s make sure...

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When A Sermon Series Become More Than A Series Of Semrons

Good Shepherd Church has been involved in the battle against human trafficking, and in particular what we called the rape-for-profit industry, since 2007.  Motivated by what we had heard at a recent conference, we organized a single, stand alone Sunday called Not For...

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Who Shot JR? And How That Relates To Preaching …

On November 21, 1980, more than 350 million people around the world to watch the season premiere of the prime time TV soap opera, Dallas. Why the extraordinary global audience? People wanted to know who shot J.R. The previous season of Dallas ended in March of 1980...

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