"Follow me"

In this never-anticipated time of uncertainty, may we find comfort in the fact that we don’t have to figure Jesus out or know what He’s doing or understand what He…

Do you put God first?

  In a recent tour of Egypt it was remarkable to see what the Egyptians did 1,000 years ago with goddesses of the sun, love, beauty and even crocodiles. It…

God’s Sovereignty

If you love to study the lives of the pillars of faith that came thousands of years before us, I encourage you to listen to the two volumes of sermons…

Christmas greetings from Doug & Holly

Doug and Holly came across a nativity scene recently and stopped to take a closer look. What they came away with were some encouraging words for shepherds leaders.

Cheered by God

Take a moment. Read this slowly. More than once. Let it sink deeply into the depths of your soul. “Cheered by the presence of God I will do at each…

Requires

How often do we as leaders experience frustration and, at the end of our patience, become so exasperated that we look upward and scream out “What do you want from…

I shall not want?

In Psalm 23, David clearly notes that the perfect shepherd, our Lord, never leaves his sheep wanting. “I shall not want,” he said very early in this Psalm. Then, why…

Peace in Christ

And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:7 The word “peace” appears 429 times in the King…

Deeply Rooted

Do you have times when everything is going right and you feel continually renewed? Or what about those times when no one is listening to you and everything feels half…

Inside

Jesus hit the nail on the head when He went right to the core of our issues. He had been approached by the Pharisees and religious teachers about why some…

God’s Amazing Creations

Take a look at the overwhelming beauty of Prince William Sound and realize that if God can create this, he can do anything in your life.  

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I was having a pity party. Sitting alone on a short stool in our bedroom, almost literally facing a corner, I was feeling sorry for myself. I had slept just…

The Sound

The cave was utterly dark. Absolutely still. No movement. No sound. A rock blocked the entrance. Guards were posted outside. Inside the cave was a motionless corpse. For three days…

Easter Morning

In my former life leading a small, but busy HR consulting practice, I often drove home late in the evening. It was during one of those short commutes that I…

Good Friday

As they led Jesus away, they seized a man, Simon of Cyrene, who was coming from the country, and they laid the cross on him, and made him carry it…

Suffering

If you’re like me, you know you’re called to lead – by the Almighty Himself – and to do so with all that is in you.You know that as you…

Psalm 22

It seems impossible that one could spend much time in shepherding others and not have moments like David describes in verse 13 of Psalm 22. When no matter your best…

The Lent Project

During the Lenten season, we often neglect to take time and appreciate everything heading our way as we prepare to observe Palm Sunday, Good Friday, and Easter. The celebration of…

God’s Glasses

A recently posted video caught my eye and made me wonder. Maybe you’ve seen it. In the video a young man arrives at his sister’s soccer game and receives a…

The love of our Good Shepherd

“There’s no plan B with the love of God”, Cory Asbury states. You may have heard the song, “Reckless Love” on the radio. The first part of the chorus goes…
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