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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…

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…

God My Rock

To You, O LORD, I call; My rock, do not be deaf to me, For if You are silent to me,  I will become like those who go down to the pit.  Hear the voice of my supplications when I cry to You for help, When I lift up my hands toward Your holy sanctuary.  Psa 28:1-2 Large trees and rocks are symbols of stability…

It’s Time For A Team Huddle

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia*: In sport, a huddle is an action of a team gathering together, usually in a tight circle, to strategize, motivate or celebrate. It is a popular strategy for keeping opponents insulated from sensitive information, and acts as a form of insulation when the level of noise in the venue is…

Obstacles to Multiplication: May the Source be with You

Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. These words begin Leo Tolstoy’s influential novel Anna Karenina.  In science the Anna Karenina principle, derived from these opening words, describes the situation in which the least amount of deviation in any one of a number of factors will doom the…

VBS 2015 is Coming!

The Coolest Week of the Summer! + New friends   + Amazing experiments   + Glacier game + Lip-smacking snacks  + Surprising adventures  + Incredible music Vacation Bible School June 28th-July 2nd Sunday at 5:00pm Monday-Thursday at 6:00 pm FREE Admission ages Preschool-5th Grade Enroll Your CHILD Online Register to Volunteer   Kids embark on an “icy” mountain adventure—right at Good Shepherd Baptist Church! At…

Does Fear Have You “Frozen”?

I have not been a fearful person over the course of my life, but I’m all too familiar with the tendency to struggle with the Lord and His will for my life as I want to avoid conflict, avoid stress, avoid vulnerability, avoid extra work and accountability – the list goes on. I shared with…