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“The Hooks On Which Paul Hangs His Argument”

As part of our ongoing series “The Fine Art Of Belly-Aching” we’re encouraging the people of Good Shepherd to begin their days in the Word and not in the world. I am devoting this space to reading prompts so that we can resource the same people we encourage. read more

More Pronouns! And More Grace.

As part of our ongoing series “The Fine Art Of Belly-Aching” we’re encouraging the people of @goodshepherd to begin their days in the Word and not in the world. I am devoting this space to reading prompts so that we can resource the same people we encourage. read more

The Pronouns Have It! Romans 1:1-17 Reading Prompts

During the “Fine Art Of Belly-Aching” series, we are inviting the people of Good Shepherd to begin their days in the Word and not in the world. I am devoting this space to reading prompts so that we can resource the same people we encourage. read more

All Together Now … James 4

For the people of Good Shepherd Church and in support of our current series “The Fine Art Of Belly-Aching,” we’re reading through the book of James this week. Each morning, I’m devoting this space to reading prompts. read more

What We’re Doing Every Day In This Series …

For the people of Good Shepherd Church and beyond we are beginning the day in the Word rather than in the world. In support of “The Fine Art Of Belly-Aching” series, we’re starting each day this week in the book of James. read more

Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Movie Scenes That Make Me Cry

I cry at odd movies, at scenes most other people don’t find so traumatic. But anything having to do with fathers and sons or divorce or unexpected death . . . well, pass the kleenex, please. read more

“The Fine Art Of Belly-Aching” Launch — “Mine Eyes Have Seen The Gory”

Have you noticed that when you ask someone, “how are you doing?” and they answer, “can’t complain,” that they’re REALLY telling you that if they COULD complain they sure WOULD? read more

Believe It And Not

One of my favorite verses is Mark 9:24, where a father who has asked Jesus to heal his son has the honesty to say this: read more

How To Kill A Sermon

I know a preacher is in trouble whenever he or she says, “Webster’s defines ___________ as __________________.”  read more