Monthly Archive: February 2013

Feb 25

Simple Prayer

          Prayer has never come easy for me. For much of my journey with God I have felt like the Apostle Peter: making grand promises and then falling flat on my face when I fail to live up to them. When I was in college I felt a desire and call from God to pray …

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Feb 19

News To Know, February 2013 Edition!

News to Know 1.) We will be having communion in March. It will be on March 29, during the Good Friday Service. 2.) There will be FirstServe on March1 & 2. If your LifeGroup would like to sign up to serve together, please do so by Clicking Here. 4.) Financial Peace University, Grief Share, and …

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Feb 18

Should We Question God?

            About 7 years ago, when I first started attending Good Shepherd, my wife and I joined a Sunday morning LifeGroup. One of the first studies we did in that group was to look at the differences between a Children’s Bible and an actual Bible. We would read a story (i.e. Noah and the Flood, …

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Feb 11

Revelation in Context

         If I could teach only one principle about reading and using the Bible properly, it would be to understand context. Most Biblical misunderstandings and debates arise out of a lack of understanding the context of scripture. Two integral parts of context are what’s in the text (such as the type of writing, theme, and …

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Feb 04


            My grandfather (his grandchildren called him Poppy) passed away several years ago. There are several things about Poppy I remember immediately when I think about him. One of the most vivid memories I have is his love of gardening. The gardens around his house took up more square footage of land than the house …

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