Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 28

November Serving Spotlight

LifeGroups have three key areas we focus on in our communities: Live, Serve, & Grow. Today’s post is the second of the “Serving Spotlight Posts” which “Spotlight” some of the creative ways that LifeGroups have served together. Hopefully these posts will give you some great ideas on how you can “Serve Together” as a LifeGroup! …

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Nov 28

Who are the 144,000?

           The book of Revelation is one of the most misunderstood and disproportionately studied books of the Bible. Sometimes this is due to an unhealthy obsession with dating and charting the end-times. Another reason, however, is due to the cryptic way the book of Revelation was written.             Revelation is an example of a style …

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Nov 15

News to Know for November 2012!

News to Know 1.) If your LifeGroup meets at the church, please note: the church building will be closed for all LifeGroup meetings for Thanksgiving from November 22-November 24, and for Christmas/New Years from December 21-January 2. If your group meets on Sunday mornings, the building will be available on the morning of the 23rd …

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Nov 12

Extension of the Good Shepherd

       Throughout the history of Israel, the harshest condemnation God delivered to His people for disobedience was reserved for the leaders of the community. The main reason Israel underwent defeat from other nations throughout their history was because the leaders disobeyed God’s decrees for how they were supposed to act. For instance, the Kingdom of …

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Nov 06

The Real Romans Road

I’ve been getting questions recently from LifeGroups who would like to study the book of Romans. I’ve shared with them that most teachers teach Romans by taking verses out of context rather than teaching within the argument Paul has constructed through the whole book. Talbot Davis recently blogged about this very topic, so I wanted …

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Nov 04

Culturally Relevant for Who?

        This year, Good Shepherd is partnering with Operation Christmas Child. It is an excellent organization, and a great opportunity to share the Gospel with children across the world.  We have a goal of packing 2,000 boxes. Sometimes sharing the Gospel can be as simple as packing a shoebox for a child and sometimes it …

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