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Steps Toward Alignment

In my last blog post, Two Horses are Better than One (Or are They?), we engaged the process of alignment. You may remember the various analogies, or perhaps the graphic representation of the stages of alignment. If you missed that post, check it out before...

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8th Grade Baptism and Confirmation 2015

On Sunday, July 26th at both our 9 & 10:45 gatherings, we welcomed four new members to the family of Good Shepherd, baptizing and confirming them in their faith in Jesus. If you missed it, here's the video!...

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Two Horses are Better than One (Or are They?)

I once read a story about a pastor who, while in seminary, purchased a Toyota Cressida from a fellow seminarian. On his first road trip from Dallas to Houston, upon accelerating to 65, the car began wobbling violently. After a front-end alignment, though,...

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8th Grade Confirmation

The 2015 Confirmation Adventure began as we entered the tunnel on Highway 41, entering the top of Yosemite Valley. In the darkness, playing through the speakers were the words of Genesis read by the Apollo 8 crew as they circled the earth in 1968. We came...

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Pray Like Jesus

In the midst of declining religious commitment in America, one thing remains constant: prayer! Commenting on a recent study by the University of Chicago, the Washington Post reports: “American religion is on the ropes, but is has a prayer.” Author Scott...

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