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Establish

1 Peter 5:10 And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you. As we have been taking down the trappings from the holiday season, I carefully tucked away the nativity figurines, and the…

Lord, Change My Attitude

I am enjoying the sights, sounds, and traditions of the Christmas season. I always do. However, last Christmas was not as enjoyable as usual. I came down with a stomach bug the weekend before Christmas. I will spare you the details, but it was not pretty. I felt terrible and it really affected my ability…

What Can I Give the King?

What can I give to the King? Give to the One who has everything? What can I give? What gift can I bring? What can I give to the King? What can I give to the King? Give Him a heart that’s opened up wide Give Him a life that’s got nothing to hide Give…

2015 Mission Training Summary

These are excerpts from some training sessions during 2015 fall semester missions training recently completed. It is hoped that in reading them you will be inspired to dig deeper spiritually, pray more specifically, or follow through on some leading the Lord may be doing in your life. Enjoy! September 2015: What a blessing of the…

Trusting in the Lord

Over the last week or so, I have really struggled to figure out what I should write for this week’s blog post.  I considered giving an update for our Men’s Ministry, and I thought about elaborating on certain Scriptures that I’ve been reading during my quiet time.  However, each time I prayed about this post,…

Amateur Sports and the Local Church – Part 2

Continuation of Amateur Sports and the Local Church – Part 1.  Here are some additional items to consider when determining our level of participation in amateur sports when they conflict with our Christian community. Am I or my spouse trying to live vicariously through my children? Dictionary.com offers this definition of vicarious: felt or enjoyed through…

Amateur Sports and the Local Church

I love sports. I love watching sports. I love playing sports. I love talking sports. Apparently, I’m not the only one. Our communities are littered with ball fields, gymnasiums, tracks, and sports equipment stores. Sports are ingrained in the American culture and make up a substantial part of the economy. It’s not just the collegiate and…

OUTREACH & MISSIONS MINISTRY AT GOOD SHEPHERD

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the uttermost part of the earth.” Acts 1:8 Our Jerusalem- Please pray about becoming involved with on-campus and local outreach ministries:  G.R.O.W Ministry (God Rewards Our Work, based…