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We’ve heard of Jesus referred to as a shepherd. There are countless sermons and illustrations about the nature of sheep (us) in contrast to the nature of the shepherd (Jesus). I’ve heard some preachers take the metaphor so far as … Continue reading
Today was a fairly normal day for me… with one particularly abnormal event. I went to a town about 60 miles from where I live to pre-site some potential work sites for an upcoming junior high missions camp I’m directing. … Continue reading
I’m excited that tonight is the third and final installment of History Channel’s mini-series “Hatfields and McCoys.” My wife and I decided to watch it simply because we saw the commercials and it looked to be very well-done and worth … Continue reading
Well, our Lenten Journey is in the home stretch. We’ve made it to Holy Week. The gospel accounts of this week are riveting as we see the daily chronicles of the Master’s last hours on earth. But one of today’s … Continue reading