Think of a flock of 100 sheep. How can a shepherd know each one of these? To you and me, they all look alike. Now take that flock to 600, 1,200, 2,000, and more. How does one person keep track of this many sheep? How many does it take to watch that many? Let’s further … Continue reading Shepherding Sheep
For those of us in the United States, we celebrate Independence Day tomorrow. This independence brought about a number of freedoms that we enjoy, including the freedom of religion. We are able to worship God where we choose, how we choose, and when we choose. We take this freedom for granted until we see brothers … Continue reading Celebrate Freedom!
The two had been friends since childhood. They had gone to school together, and had remained in the same small town after graduating. They each married, their children played together, and they vacationed together. They were both in Church leadership at the same Church. To say they were close was an understatement. There was a … Continue reading Righting Wrongs
The two young boys had been very close to their great-grandmother. They would tease each other, laugh together, and “Granny” would always have a little tune or rhyme to teach them. When she developed pneumonia, the family took her to the hospital. The boys were concerned, but weren’t prepared for what was to come. A … Continue reading Be There
We’ll be celebrating the birth of our nation in a couple of weeks. The Independence Day holiday weekend will bring a four day weekend for many, giving them time to have a short vacation. Unfortunately, for many it will also be a vacation from church attendance. We see this during many of our holidays as … Continue reading A Matter of Priorities