Flannery O’Connor & The Source Of Inspiration

This might be my favorite graphic ever. Favorite author articulating a treasured belief.  Inspiration to write, create, build, or achieve never arrives in your life. It instead emerges from the hard work you're doing when it comes to writing, creating, building, or...

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How A Surprising Gift Unleashes A Pleasant Memory

Earlier this week, a couple from Good Shepherd was cleaning out their attic, came across an ancient bible, and decided I might have a use for it. And this time, I did.  I do. See, the edition my friends gave is called the Douay-Rheims Bible, translated and published...

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Delightful Consequence Of New Prayer Team

As a lot of you know, we've started a new "up front" prayer team for the conclusion of our Sunday worship gatherings at Good Shepherd.   We want to normalize what was previously remedial.  Meaning: we want our altar area to be a center of prayerful conversation...

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Yikes! The UNPARDONABLE Sin!

  Here are words from the mouth of Jesus that we find in Mark 3: 28 Truly I tell you, people can be forgiven all their sins and every slander they utter, 29 but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven; they are guilty of an eternal sin.”...

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A Walk On The REAL Romans Road

Many of you are familiar with the Romans Road, a collection of verses from that signature New Testament book designed to lead people on the "road" to salvation.   It starts out with our Problem from Romans 3:23:       For all have sinned and fall short of the...

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