Author: Joe Brosious

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What is racial equity?  Why is it important?  As people of Christian faith, why does this matter? Good Shepherd Church welcomes Percy Brown, Jr., the Director of Equity and Student Achievement for the Middleton Cross Plains Area School District.  In 2016, Madison365 recognized Percy Brown, Jr....

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Setting the Scene The Sitz im leben is a German term that roughly translates into Setting in Life. It questions why an object or story has been created, and how it functioned or how it was received, it’s purpose...

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There's No Place Like Home Home. It’s a word that can elicit a vast array of emotions…And feelings… Memories of an idealized past… Home is where the heart is. A person’s home is their castle. Robert Frost once wrote, “Home is defined as the place where,...

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Does God have a specific purpose or plan for your life? Is there a reason you are here? Jesus calls us the “Children of the Light.” What are we called to do as God’s children in this generation? I think a morning like this in the...

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For ALL who exalt themselves will be humbled, And those who humble themselves will be exalted In 2001 I was a captain in the USAF stationed at DMAFB in Tucson, AZ. I was tasked with the responsibility of resurrecting a program called Pilot for a Day,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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)...

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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...