Author: Joe Brosious

Broken Commandments So, I’m gonna start with a question. It’s a personal question that I’m not going to ask you to share with anyone, so you don’t have to worry or stress about having to come up with some form of an answer that won’t offend...

The Gift of Hope We now begin our journey through the season of Pentecost. Last Sunday tongues of fire rested on the heads of all those gathered with the disciples in Jerusalem. And this morning we begin to grapple with the meaning and reality of this...

Words are important in our world today. Words like PEACE are important in an age when Language has been weaponized. When we have allowed ourselves to be categorized according to the world’s terms, Not God’s terms… We fight TO be categorized in certain ways… actually… DON’T WE??? We fight to...

Make a Difference with the Mellowhood Foundation this Summer Mellowhood Foundation has multiple opportunities to support under-served youth in our community this summer. 1 person is needed each day Mon-Fri to work with middle school and younger kids in community gardens from 8:00-10:00 a.m. 1 person is needed...

Experiencing Abundant Life Jesus, the Good Shepherd, came so that we may have life, and have it abundantly (John 10:10). Following in the footsteps of savior, our church is continuing its two-fold partnership with Team World Vision. Once again, we will run, jog, and walk in...

I hope you have been able to follow our Songs of the Soul Lenten journey. The readings & podcasts & devotional about songs that have impacted your faith. It’s like GS’s greatest hits, & let me tell you, the playlist on Spotify is definitely one of a...

The Polar Plunge is here! Saturday February 16th at Olin Park Minus 50 degrees and freezing rain seems like the perfect weather for a Polar Plunge. To say thank you for the congregations participation in our Dunk the Deficit Campaign 2018, several pastors (including Pastor Chris)...

This week we jump back into Luke’s gospel (Luke 4:14-21), And hear a story about every seminarian’s worst nightmare… Going back home to preach at the congregation or synagogue you grew up in, Because they know all your baggage...

Sing a Joyful Song Join Good Shepherd friends on Sunday, December 16th at Toot and Kate's Wine Bar at 109 S Main St in Verona for an evening of sharing and singing. Good Shepherd Worship & Music Director Jared Stellmacher will be leading a sing-a-long of...

A New Ministry with Orchard Ridge Elementary The children of some very needy ORE families have little to eat on weekends.  The ORE Adopt-a-School Committee is working with ORE staff and our Food Pantry Coordinators to provide weekend food supplies to those families. "Weekend Wellness Wrap"...

Divorced? Separated? Know someone who is? When a marriage ends, the holiday season can be especially painful. Our Surviving the Holidays seminar helps participants face challenges and discover: How to deal with emotions, Helpful tips for surviving social events, Ways to help children through the holidays...

So the holidays have officially arrived. With all the hustle and bustle of peppermint mocha laced shopping sprees, or tryptophan induced binge sessions of football. And each year thrown into the mix is Christ the King Sunday. The Feast of Christ the King was first observed in...