Vocation or Occupation Podcast Discussion
Occupation vs. Vocation?
Our culture is more focused than ever before on jobs and occupations. There’s a growing sense that our happiness, even our self-worth, depends on finding a purposeful, impactful, and fulfilling…Read More
Conversation Sunday Resources: A Waiting Community
Watch the Sermon from Conversation Sunday Questions for Discussion Do you think waiting feels difficult? Why or why not? What are some of the ways that our surrounding culture tries…Read More
What Jim Carrey and The Grinch Taught Me About Advent
A Tale of Two Grinch Productions CBS broadcast the original “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” TV special in December 1966. It’s a heartfelt holiday special with a sentimental message about…Read More
Church Community: Waiting vs. Doing
A church community is so radically different from everything in our culture, because as it turns out, churches are more about waiting than they are about doing.
In Advent, we remember the promises God speaks to us. We wait for those promises to be fulfilled. And as we wait, we welcome. We forgive. And we serve.
Radical Hospitality: Resources for Discussion
Let’s Talk About and Reflect on Hospitality Tell a story of a time you received a memorable welcome…. What made it so memorable The extensive or elaborateness of the welcome…Read More
Radical Hospitality: How is a gym like a church?
On our first Conversation Sunday, we looked at the question: “What is Radical Hospitality?” Ryan Panzer walks us through one way we can think about what radical hospitality is (and isn’t) by thinking about an experience at a local gym.Read More
Why Radical Hospitality Matters in a Lutheran Church
In a culture that is so quick to judge between right and wrong, where the practice of hospitality is itself an attempt to get people to be more like us, radical hospitality is difficult work.Read More
Ash Wednesday at Good Shepherd
Join us for worship on Ash Wednesday as we begin our forty-day journey toward Easter with a day of fasting and repentance.Read More
“Go Tell it on the Mountain” | Christmas Around the Tree
A Special Performance Recorded live at Christmas around the Tree at Good Shepherd’s Verona CampusRead More
Palm Sunday | March 28, 2021
This week, the center of the church’s year, is one of striking contrasts: Jesus rides into Jerusalem surrounded by shouts of glory, only to be left alone to die on the cross, abandoned by even his closest friends.Read More
Mid-Week Worship | March 24, 2021
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Lent 5 | March 21, 2021
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Mid-Week Worship | March 17, 2021
Although Lent is rightly seen more often as a time for individual practices of repentance, prayer and fasting; Lent
can also be seen as a time for the deepening of community.
Lent 4 | March 14, 2021
The Sunday readings for Lent 4, year B include the visit of Nicodemus to Jesus at night. Though he is a leader in the community, his interest in Jesus pushes him to the outside of his own group and to the edges of Jesus’ followers.Read More