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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Reasons I Have A Roger Federer ManCrush

It’s Wimbledon week which means I am both easily distracted and lacking in any objectivity. read more

Proving A Point Or Shaping A Life?

I have recently realized that much of my bible reading is in order to prove a point.  If I am in a religious or political or cultural debate with someone, for example, then I’ll just pull out my Scriptures, point out the relevant verses, and voila!  Point proven. read more

Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Bible Passages To Use In The Hospital

It’s not too much of an exaggeration to say I cut my ministry teeth on hospital visitation. read more

Escape From Average, Week 5 — The “Dying To Go To Church” ‘Sermon’ Rewind

Yesterday we closed the Escape From Average series with what we call internally a “movement” service. read more

Escape From Average, Week 5 — “Dying To Go To Church”

If a Sunday goes well, we do less talking ABOUT the Scripture and more experiencing OF it. read more

Paul & Mark Say EXACTLY The Same Thing In COMPLETELY Different Ways

Mark 4:35 – 5:41.  A perfectly designed and built
section where faith and art meet.  Remember: chapters and verses were not
original to Mark or any other book. read more

What Happens At Good Shepherd Summer Camp DOESN’T Stay At Good Shepherd Summer Camp

I came across this story recently from a Good Shepherd mom regarding her eight year old daughter named Addy who is a student in our Summer Camp. read more

Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Strategic Shifts In Going From Transactional To Relational

In the fall of 2018, we solicited the help of some outside experts — ok, call them what they are, consultants from Artistry Labsto try to help us reach our potential as a congregation. read more