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The Good Shepherd

The sheep, Shrek, pictured to the right was found after hiding for six years in a cave. Obviously, with no shepherd to take care of him, his fleece grew till it weighed an astonishing 60 pounds! Most sheep have an average fleece that weighs just under ten pounds. For six years, Shrek carried six times […]

January 30th, 2014

Some Thoughts from a Group Life Conference

I attended a small group conference last weekend and it reiterated how small groups are so important if we really want to see real transformation in our lives. It is just too tough to go it alone in this world! The word of the day was “poo.” It seems like a weird word to represent […]

December 15th, 2009

Are Your Spiritual Disciplines Gathering Dust?

This is an interesting question and came about when my small group leader lugged in a “huge” piece of exercise equipment to our small group meeting. She had to even get our maintenance supervisor to help her figure out how to put it together because it had been so long since she had used it. […]

November 20th, 2009

Community- Essential for the Human Heart

The whole premise of the group life conference that ten of us were privileged to attend last month, is that community is as essential for our human heart as is oxygen and water. Why community? We need encouragement since we fail more than we are right. We may not want to admit this, but in […]

November 11th, 2008