How We Are Practicing The Presence This Week

Practicing The Presence, our current sermon series at Good Shepherd, is all about providing practical, hands-on tools for helping people take their next step in their living relationship with Jesus Christ. Here's what it looks like this week:       And...

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A Week Of Presence Practicing

The heart of the new Practicing The Presence series include hands-on, practical tools for people to take their next step in the living relationship with Jesus Christ. If I preach a message letting people know that WHERE you start the day determines HOW you finish it,...

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Clergy Fashion Statements

While reading Jessica LaGrone's Set Apart, I came across this interesting factoid about prophetic garb:   Which made me wonder: how is it today that clergy let you know what they do by how they dress? For sure, in the liturgical tradition, it's involves a collar,...

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When Humans Get Trafficked In The Bible …

In the final chapter of the book of Judges, the ancient Israelites -- bereft of leadership and devoid of faith -- come up with a sickening solution to an unexpected problem. The problem?  Not enough women of child bearing age in the tribe of Benjamin. The solution? ...

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